Chickasaws

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Chickasaws (Ethnol) A tribe of North American Indians (Southern Appalachian) allied to the Choctaws. They formerly occupied the northern part of Alabama and Mississippi, but now live in the Indian Territory.
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Usage

In literature:

He was justice of the peace and representative for two terms from Chickasaw County in the state legislature.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Chickasaws and Choctaws, 23.
"A History of American Christianity" by Leonard Woolsey Bacon
The air is full now of rumors of a Spanish war, and a Natchez-Chickasaw alliance.
"The Black Wolf's Breed" by Harris Dickson
She was the slave of a Chickasaw part-breed name Sobe Love.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
These were of the Mitchigamea tribe, who, with the Chickasaws and others of the Muskoki family, fought the Spaniards so valiantly.
"French Pathfinders in North America" by William Henry Johnson
The Manhattan had arrived on the 20th and the Chickasaw came in from New Orleans on the 1st of August.
"The Gulf and Inland Waters" by A. T. Mahan
Wars with the Natchez and Chickasaws {225} had been constant.
"Canada" by J. G. Bourinot
The Chickasaws and Choctaws, nearest the Mississippi, gave little trouble.
"History of the United States, Volume 2 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The Southern tribes, who are also descended from one stock, and comprise Creeks, Cherokees, Choctaws, Catawbaws, Chickasaws, etcetera.
"Diary in America, Series Two" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
The treaty concluded the 24th of May last, with the Chickasaws, has altered the relations in which they were placed with the United States.
"Impressions of America" by Tyrone Power
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In news:

In her recent State of the State address, Gov Mary Fallin lamented Oklahoma's looming federal court battle with the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations over water rights.
Chickasaw & Choctaw Nations speak out about water plan.
Oklahoma weather guarantees no two seasons are alike for Monte McCoy, groundskeeper for the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
Members of Chickasaw tribe were first laid to rest there more than 900 years ago.
The Dale Pirates won their second consecutive fall baseball championship and third straight overall with a 10-0 run-rule win over Latta in five innings at the Class A title game Saturday at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
Chickasaw, Satsuma follow Saraland's lead in opening own schools.
For many in Chickasaw and Satsuma , a two-decades-old dream comes true on Aug 20, when hundreds of students there start classes in city-run schools.
The Chickasaw Nation is bringing a new event to Sulphur , sharing culture and ideas on the big screen.
Eagle watching events are planned at Lake Thunderbird and the Chickasaw National Recreation Area this month.
' Take Five ' opens July 7 at Chickasaw Civic Theatre.
That was the message today at the fifty-second annual Chickasaw meeting .
Chickasaw Civic Theatre presents 'To Kill A Mockingbird'.
Chickasaw Civic Theatre presents 'To Kill A Mockingbird '.
Satsuma, Chickasaw school boards among minority that aren't paid.
He was born May 11, 1935, in Chickasaw County to Dolly Bressler Rape and Sherman Lee Rape.
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