A point often overlooked or ignored when discussing Indigenes/Black slave relations: Many (Choctaw and Cherokee especially) were happy to serve as slave owners and runaway slave catchers.

Also, interestingly, the VERY LAST Confederate general to surrender after their defeat in the Civil War was an "Indian" general (Cherokee) named Stand Watie.

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