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Metal Detecting Seminole Indian War Sites By James M. Gray
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Seminole Indian War Sites were manned by both military and civilians during the three Seminole Indian Wars in the early 1800's and some were later used as camp and fortification sites during the War... More > Between the States; by both Confederate and Union soldiers and are a part of that period of history with many now protected and preserved by civilian and state authorities as well. I was with such sites that James Gray began his years of research in Florida, not only locating many unknown sites, but also documenting and recording many of them with the office of the Division of Archives and History in the State of Florida. Being recognized by Florida state officials allowed the Florida Historical Research Foundation to approach private property owners about suspected fortification sites that might lie on their land. As a result many lost sites were rediscovered, completely mapped and state authorized records filed revealing their location and existence; preserving some for future state parks.< Less
Seminole Mascot: Osceola, the Seminole Tribe, and their celebration by Florida State University By James B. Ford
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"Seminole Mascot" is on the Native American mascot controversy. In that controversy, FSU's fans, students and alumni, are all deemed “racist.” And at least one activist has... More > called the Seminole “hang around the fort Indians,” because they let FSU use their name. And so some activists put this controversy in terms of “good against evil.” The evil - of course - is the unfeeling, all-encompassing “White Oppressor.” But the truth seems a bit more complex, as explored in the 27 chapters of this book. Each chapter is no more than three pages long, including notes, and is modeled after a newspaper-style column. These 27 columns explore topics including the conflict between cherished First Amendment freedoms. For example, here free speech is pitted against the right of a people to have their "sacred images" treated with respect. Through it all there is much to learn from the "unconquered Seminole," prime examples of the kind of "freedom and defiance" we could use about now.< Less
Friendly Texas Indians and some who weren't By Barbara Barton
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Friendly Texas Indians describes individuals who tried to help the young Texas country as settlers arrived from the east. Chiefs Flacco, Placido,and John Gopher were great scouts who helped men like... More > Texas Ranger Jack Hays and Col. Ranald McKenzie fight the agressive tribes. Black Seminole scouts won many medals of honor. Jumano Indians were a gentle, kind group who helped the Spanish explorers as they made their first trip through Texas. The climax account of each of these Texas tribes is a riveting story.< Less
Far from Paradise By Bren Yarbrough Bruhn
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EXCLUSIVE LULU VERSION In the aftermath of an Indian attack, Jordyn regains consciousness only to discover she cannot recall her name, her past, or even the reason she was there in the first place.... More > Inexplicably drawn to handsome Grayson Prophitt, the half-Seminole Indian who rescues her, Jordyn will soon learn that the only thing worse than not knowing her identity… Is finding out who she really is! In a place... Far from Paradise.< Less
Far From Paradise By Bren Yarbrough Bruhn
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In the aftermath of an Indian attack, Jordyn regains consciousness only to discover she cannot recall her name, her past, or even the reason she was there in the first place. Inexplicably drawn to... More > handsome Grayson Prophitt, the half-Seminole Indian who rescues her, Jordyn will soon learn that the only thing worse than not knowing her identity… Is finding out who she really is! In a place... Far from Paradise.< Less
THE PRICE OF EDEN By Bren Yarbrough Bruhn
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With the help of half-Seminole Indian, Hunter Prophitt, Cait McCandless flees New Orleans and the manipulations of her father for a new beginning in the Florida wilderness. Soon after her arrival,... More > however, her dreams of a new life are threatened by an unexpected death, a suspicious business deal, and an imminent Indian war. WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT "THE PRICE OF EDEN" Generally I don't read much historical fiction, but I found myself engrossed in this novel. The characters are ones I'll remember for a long time to come, which is something I can only say that about a handful of characters I've read in the past forty years...< Less
THE PRICE OF EDEN By Bren Yarbrough Bruhn
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With the help of half-Seminole Indian, Hunter Prophitt, Cait McCandless flees New Orleans and the manipulations of her father for a new beginning in the Florida wilderness. Soon after her arrival,... More > however, her dreams of a new life are threatened by an unexpected death, a suspicious business deal, and an imminent Indian war. WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT "THE PRICE OF EDEN" Generally I don't read much historical fiction, but I found myself engrossed in this novel. The characters are ones I'll remember for a long time to come, which is something I can only say that about a handful of characters I've read in the past forty years...< Less
FORGOTTEN PROMISES By CRYSTAL MAY
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Evelyn Carlton, daughter of the Duke of Hampshire, would never have imagined she’d run away and fall in love with a man who was not as English as she. Nevertheless, she finds herself head over... More > heels in love with a handsome, rugged Seminole Indian. The decision to love Dark Thunder is easy, but the decision to give up her heritage––much more challenging. Can she survive the primitive Florida swamp and the hard life of the Seminole tribe? Dark Thunder can’t help being drawn to the delicate white flower whom he carries in his strong arms one foggy night. He also can’t help being repelled, for she is not one of his tribe. Her white race has driven his quiet peaceful tribe into the hot humid swamps of southern Florida. A warrior with strong principles, Dark Thunder must decide between loving Evy and the life he’s been raised to live.< Less
FORGOTTEN PROMISES By CRYSTAL MAY
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Evelyn Carlton, daughter of the Duke of Hampshire, would never have imagined she’d run away and fall in love with a man who was not as English as she. Nevertheless, she finds herself head over... More > heels in love with a handsome, rugged Seminole Indian. The decision to love Dark Thunder is easy, but the decision to give up her heritage––much more challenging. Can she survive the primitive Florida swamp and the hard life of the Seminole tribe? Dark Thunder can’t help being drawn to the delicate white flower whom he carries in his strong arms one foggy night. He also can’t help being repelled, for she is not one of his tribe. Her white race has driven his quiet peaceful tribe into the hot humid swamps of southern Florida. A warrior with strong principles, Dark Thunder must decide between loving Evy and the life he’s been raised to live.< Less
Florida's Vanishing Trail By James Hammond
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Following the pioneer trail started in 1837 on the banks of the winding Caloosahatchee River, Florida's Vanishing Trail takes you on a historical and visual journey through time. Beginning with the... More > U.S.Army when it fought battles with the Seminole people hunting them through the inaccessible parts of the Everglades, to the starting of the earliest pioneer settlements, Florida's Vanishing Trail documents the last 170 years of development in South Florida and brings you to the front doors of one of the most unique and mysterious places in Florida and one of the Big Cypresses 'best kept secrets'-Deep Lake is finally revealed to the public.< Less