The Seminoles, under the leadership of Chief John Jumper, moved to their new nation and established a community known as the Green Head Prairie. A council house was located about two miles north and two miles west of the agency.
The aftermath of the Civil War devastated Indian Territory forcing the five Civilized Tribes to give up their claim to all their land in the western half of what is now Oklahoma. With the signing of yet another treaty in 1866, the Seminoles bought 200,000 acres from the Creeks which is present Seminole County.
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The Seminoles are a very proud people, devoted to their heritage and traditions. They believe strongly in their culture, which is displayed in many ways, including Stomp Dances Art, Storytelling, Music, and the devotion to their loved ones who pass on.
Wewoka, OK Ethnic Heritage
Sportsman Lake has more than 1,400 acres that provide a wildlife refuge with a 350 acre lake. Sportman's has a variety of activities to offer including fishing, boating, overnight camping, and picnicking areas. The lake area provides the following conveniences:Wewoka, OK Recreation