The Chickasaw Nation
Present day site of Tchichatala De Crenay 1733, The Territory Between the Chattahoochee and Mississippi Rivers Woodcut Bust of a Chickasaw Warrior by Bernard Romans
The Chickasaw Villages Dating the Chickasaw Beads Chickasaw Villages Defined by Bead Dating


Glass Trade Beads

Database Fields: Artifacts

Database Fields: Glass Beads

Glass Bead Descriptions

Glass Bead Database

Glass Bead Sequence
A Beginning

Major Bead Types/Varieties
Glass Bead Chronology - Start/Finish

Glass Bead Sequence
Major Bead Fields

Glass Bead Sequence
Minor Bead Fields

Glass Bead Sequence
Major & Minor Glass Bead Fields

Glass Bead Chronology
An End, A Beginning

Glass Bead Chronology

Other Artifacts - Dating

Beads as Heirlooms

Bead Dating Conclusions

Other Factors

Paper 2 Figures

Paper 2 Tables

Paper 2 References

References Cited:

Adair, James
1775 The History of the American Indians. Edward and Charles Dilly, London.

Brain, Jeffrey Pl
1981 Glass Beads from the Tunica Treasure. Lower Mississippi Survey Bulletin No. 7 Peabody Museum Harvard University.

Cook, Steve; Palmer, Buddy and Riley, Julian
1980 Historic Chickasaw Village Locations. Unpublished, Lee County Library Tupelo, Mississippi.

Cook, Stephen R.
2005 The Chickasaw Villages.

Courtney-Rausch, Donna
2003 Glass Trade Beads. Chapter 5 NEH Grant RZ-206200-00 Pending publication.

Crane, Verner W.
1981 The Southern Frontier, 1670-1732. W.W Norton & Company New York.

Draper Papers
2005 Chickasaw History According to Malcolm McGee,

Kidd, Kenneth E. and Martha A. Kidd
1970 A Classification System for Glass Beads for the Use of Field Archaeologists. Canadian Historic Sites

Malone, James H.
1922 The Chickasaw Nation A Short Sketch of a Nobel People. J.P. Morton and Company, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky

Moore, Alexander (editor)
1988 Nairne's Muskhogean Journals, The 1708 Expedition to the Mississippi River. University of Mississippi Press, Jackson.

Rowland, Dunbar and Albert Sanders (editors & translators)
1927 Mississippi Provincial Archives, French Dominion, Vol. I. 1729-1740. Mississippi Press of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, Mississippi.

Swanton, John R.
1979 The Indians of the Southeastern United States, Bulletin One Hundred Thirty-Seven Bureau of American Ethnology Smithsonian Institution Press Reprint