Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Indian Land Cessions in the American Southeast

Federal Period Indian Land Cessions
In the American Southeast

Maps detailing the cession of Indian lands to the United States government, with the names and dates of the treaties ceding each track of land. There is also a link to a page discussing cessions west of the Mississippi.

To view the maps: Click Here.

For for Indian land cessions during the colonial period: Click Here.

The map shown below, not found at either of the above sites, gives an overview of Cherokee cessions by show the extent of Cherokee lands at the beginning of the colonial period, at the close the American Revolution and at the time of their forced relocation west of the Misssippi. Click on it to enlarge.

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