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Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen: 'They basically voted us out'


Five years after petitioning the Bureau of Indian Affairs for status as a separate tribe, members of the Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen Band remain in limbo.

While these descendants of slave Creek Indians held before the Civil War are preparing to observe the 150th anniversary of the treaty that made their ancestors Creek Nation citizens, they have been a band without a tribe for the last 37 years.


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