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Seminole Indian Scouts
Our name “Absentee” is indicative of a historical connection to the Seminole Tribe of Florida, and theSeminole Nation of Oklahoma. Our ancestors were absent from Oklahoma when the Dawes Rolls were created in the 1890’s, and Black Seminole became Freedmen. Our ancestors were absent from Florida in 1957, when a Seminole census and constitution Created the Seminole Tribe of Florida.