Treaties Maintain Sovereignty

Experience Chickasaw History

In 1855 and again in 1866, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the rights and stipulations outlined in the 1830 Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek. Rabbit Creek was the first of the removal treaties carried out under the Indian Removal Act and ceded about 11 million acres of the Choctaw Nation in Mississippi in exchange for about 15 million acres in Indian Territory.


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