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A STUDY of THE PEOPLES of the CREEK TRIBES of SOUTHEASTERN AMERICA
& of THOSE WHO LIVED AMONGST THEM

The Muscogees- we call them Creeks to identify them from other Native groups of the area -- the Southeastern United States -- the Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Choctaw-- were really a group of tribes. Kashitas, Koasati, Yammassee, Tuckabatchee, Coosa, Coweta, Alibamo are some tribes associated with Creeks. They mainly lived along waterways of (now) Alabama and Georgia, in villages connected by paths-- trading paths. And threaded among the trading paths were hunting paths. Crisscrossing the trading and hunting paths were war paths. A telling pattern.

Much information is available on the Creeks as a people and as tribes. I seek to look at the individuals they were. And at the families. And at how they strived to survive the influx of Whites. And at how they fought for their homes. Yet assimilated successfully with the Whites when there seemed no other way to live. Most were finally driven from their territory but some stayed. And of the ones that are gone, their stories remain, and this is what I desire to share.

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go to my search engine page, scroll to the Among The Creeks engine, and enter your Among The Creeks keyword(s), hit "search".

ABOUT THE CREEKS
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to find general information on the people known as The Creeks that lived in Southeastern America

SOME CREEK FAMILIES & FRIENDS
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for a study of the complex relationships of some people and events leading to the Creek War, and before and after the Removal. Family histories of some Creek families and others amongst them.

THE CREEK WAR
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for stories of the war -- The Battle of Burnt Corn; first- and second-hand accounts of The Massacre at Fort Mims, Red Eagle's Surrender. More to come.

ENROLLMENT APPLICATIONS --
Guidelines for searching the Guion Miller Rolls Index at NAIL plus an offer of help for you!

Free Lookups in the Eastern Creek Rolls Index plus an offer of advice

THE ARCHIVES
The Creek Documents:
A collection of transcribed documents. Within this remarkable material you may find the names of many of your kin and of those important figures in Creek history
The Creek Stories: A collection of stories and accounts of Creeks from old books and periodicals.
New!
Albert James Pickett's History of Alabama!

THE QUERIES
SECreeks at GenConnect:
Click on the link and post your queries if you are searching for persons who were Among The Creeks in what is now the Southeastern United States

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You may still search through older queries (collected during 1998) that remain on this site:
Creek Queries 1998, Creek War Queries 1998, Fort Mims Queries 1998, Surname Registry 1998

PATHS TO OTHER SITES
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