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week 5 day 2 - Creek Ethnogenesis This is the story of an...

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Creek Ethnogenesis “This is the story of an Indian people—the Muscogulges—who were not a people, and of Indian nations—The Creeks and Seminoles—that were not nations Muscogee or Muskogee = wet land ulge = people “reduced, broken tribes, who have helped to multiply the Muskohge to a dangerous degree”
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Why “Creek?” Ochese Creeks Ochese Creeks Others simply because they lived on Creeks, had no other names
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Continual Spanish Presence Mission system Continued hierarchies, political structures
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Creek: No continual presence for hundred or so years after contact British, not Spanish Complete restructuring of society--no maintenance of anything Apalache & Timucua vs. Creek
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Long Story Short: Creeks can evolve, meet new and challenging situation, Apalaches cannot. What does this mean? Apalache & Timucua vs. Creek
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Estimate 4,000 “gunmen,” ration of 5:1 means 20,000 Creeks at Revolution
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