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Seminole - The Seminole Wars, The Seminole nation today, Florida State University connection, External links and sources

A Muskogean-speaking North American Indian group of SE USA, descended from Creeks who settled in Florida in the late 18th-c, many intermarrying with runaway Negro slaves. They fought whites encroaching on their territory, eventually surrendering to US troops in the 1820s and 1830s, and moved to reservations in Oklahoma, now numbering c.12 000 (2000 census).

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