Published Stealing Tvlse Stories
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The tragic story of Lucinda Hickory
An Indian girl dead at thirteen years old, just eight months after a newspaper reported her land held an estimated 20 million in gas. Full story here.
A Creek man’s fight for freedom plagued by “accidents” and suspicious deaths
A dead child. A dead wife. Homelessness. A crushed leg. House fires. An untimely end. Such was the life of Thomas Hickory. Full story here.
The not-so-distant history of Allotment Era injustice
While some historians may place the Allotment and Assimilation Era from 1887 to 1934, Indian Country assaults continue to this day. Full story here.
Tuckabache: The Mvskoke legend who won’t stay buried under Tulsa’s dark past
“One of the famous Indian characters of the Southwest”, Tuckabache is the Tvlse legend you’ve likely never heard of. Full story here.
Allotment horror remains unsettled at Oaklawn Cemetery
The mysterious deaths and post-mortem circumstances of a Mvskoke Creek family all point to a dark secret within the oldest public cemetery in the city. Full story here.
Investigation reveals dark depths of Indigenous probate crime coverup
This year marks 100 years since an Indian Rights Association investigation into the scandalous probate system attacking the so-called Five Civilized Tribes. Full story here.