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Norman Project

Tom Steed Collection

Contains correspondence and newspaper clippings concerning various issues related to the Norman Project, including the city of Tecumseh, land rights, and the relocation of the Absentee Shawnee.


Clipping from Daily Oklahoman about the Norman Project and its affect on the Absentee Shawnee

Carl Albert, 1908-2000

Contains an interview with the widow of Chief Little Jim.


Blanchard, Clifton

Doris Duke

Notes from an interview with Clifton Blanchard about the Absentee Shawnee. The interview includes Blanchard's experience with the creation of Lake Thunderbird. Audio of the interview is available onsite at the Western History Collection.


Poafpybitty, Mary Neido

Doris Duke

Transcript of an oral history interview with Mary Neido Poafpybitty and Thomas Bentley about the history of the Shawnee. The interview discusses how Native Americans are required to sell land and how this influenced the creation of Lake…


Jim, Webb Little

Doris Duke

Transcript of an oral history interview with Chief Little Jim's son. The interview discusses the history of the Absentee Shawnee including the loss of their land for the creation of Lake Thunderbird. Audio of the interview is available onsite at…


Shawnee Indian History Class and History of the Absentee Shawnees

Doris Duke

Materials prepared by Julia A. Jordan as part of a history class for Shawnee Indians sponsored by the Little Axe Multi-Purpose Center of the Community Action Program. The materials discuss the importance of understanding the differences in oral…