Two Treaties, One Message: Move West

Neal McCaleb, Ambassador At-Large, Chickasaw Nation

Neal McCaleb, Ambassador At-Large for the Chickasaw Nation, recounts that the Choctaw tribe signed the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek in 1830, agreeing to surrender their homelands east of the Mississippi River in exchange for land in Indian Territory. In 1832, the Chickasaw Nation signed the Treaty of Pontitock, also agreeing to remove to Indian Territory.

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