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From their migration to what is now Mississippi, Kentucky, Alabama and Tennessee in prehistoric times, to the purchase of a new homeland in south-central Oklahoma in the mid-1800s, the Chickasaw culture and heritage is rooted in nature and the elements. The Chickasaw Nation's first contact with Europeans came with Hernando de Soto's 1540 expedition. Living in sophisticated town sites, the Chickasaw people were forced to move from their homeland by the U.S. government.
The 1837 Treaty of Doaksville called for resettlement of the Chickasaws among the Choctaw Tribe in Indian Territory. ...