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The Kickapoos: Lords of the Middle Border (The Civilization of the American Indian Series)

By: Arrell M. Gibson

Price: $24.95

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: April 1975

Seller ID: 72522

ISBN: 0806112646

Condition: Used - Very Good


The Kickapoo Indians resisted outsiders' every attempt to settle their lands--until finally they were forced to remove west of the Mississippi River to the plains of the Southwest. There they continued to wage war and acted as traders for border captives and goods. In 1873 they reluctantly settled on a reservation in Indian Territory. There, corrupt politicians, land swindlers, gamblers, and whiskey peddlers preyed on the tribe. Not until the twentieth century did the Ki... View more info