Native American History
People of the Sacred Fire |
By: Henry Heflin
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Edition: Paperback, 139 Pages
Publication Date: October 30, 2008
|Before the White Man, the discovery and exploration by
Hernando de Soto, landing at Port Charlotte, Florida in
1539, until after the Second Creek War of 1836.
The Principal Chiefs of the Confederacy, with their
portraits, are covered. (The Upper Towns - War Towns,
known as “Red Sticks” and the Lower Towns - Peace Towns,
known as White Towns). Full descriptions of the Muscogee
Peoples, the Creeks, with emphasis on their physical
appearance, life, habits, ceremonies, dress, communities,
customs and symbols. Their own political intrigues with
ever-encroaching Spain, Britain, France and the New
A Glossary on Muscogee Words and Spanish Words. Maps.
The Battle at Horseshoe Bend with Andrew Jackson and his
Tennessee Militia, Cherokee and Creek allies against
Menawa and his “Red Stick” Creek warriors. The
adventurer William A. Bowles, British Loyalist, who
settled in among the Creeks in then Spanish north
Florida and became their Director General; his capture
of Fort Marks and wars in West Florida, taking scalps.
This is not “a book.” It is an adventure.