The Chickasaw Nation

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The Chickasaw Nation is a Native American tribe situated in Oklahoma. They were a part of the Five Civilized Tribes. Choctaw, Creek, Cherokee, and Seminole made up the rest of the Five Nations. The Chickasaw Indians initially lived in the southeast, residing in parts of Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, and Kentucky. Later on, they were forced to migrate to Oklahoma. The Chickasaw became known as the “Spartans of the lower Mississippi Valley” for their fierceness in battle (Native Americans Chickasaw Tribe). The Chickasaw were a unique group of individuals who can be observed through their history, culture, and lifestyle. The first recorded history of the Chickasaw Nation was in the year 1540. In that year, Hernando de Soto’s expedition
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