History Department  
C. Blue Clark

C. Blue Clark, OCU professor of history and law.
C. Blue Clark
Instructor of Law
OCU School of Law
Native Law Center
Professor of History
WC221
F: (405) 208-5200
T: (405) 208-5017

bclark@okcu.edu

Education:
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Background:

Dr. Clark teaches in the areas of History, Legal Anthropology, and Native American Economic Development. He is a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, and has served the Indian community in several roles throughout his career. In the past, he has offered history courses on Early American history, Native American history, Native American Legal and Spiritual Issues, and Oklahoma and the Southwest. Dr. Clark formerly served as an administrator at Oklahoma City University and is the author of "Lone Wolf v. Hitchcock: Treaty Rights and Indian Law at the End of the Nineteenth Century." He also has published numerous articles in legal journals, history journals, and historical essay collections, including Native Christianity Since 1800, in Raymond Fogelson ed., 14 HANDBOOK OF NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS [SOUTHEAST] (Smithsonian Inst. Press, 2004)

Dr. Clark authored a book detailing the American Indian tribes of Oklahoma. The book, published through the University of Oklahoma Press, is titled Indian Tribes of Oklahoma: A Guide. Click the following link for a podcast interview with Dr. Clark. It has just been reprinted in a new edition.

Additional Publications

Introduction to DAVID CAWTHON, THE SOUL OF LEADERSHIP (Rutgers Univ. Press, 2002)
How Bad It Really Was Before World War II: American Indian Sovereignty, 23 OKLA. CITY U. L. REV. 175-88 (1998)
LONE WOLF V. HITCHCOCK: INDIAN TREATY RIGHTS AT THE END OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY (Univ. of Nebr. Press, 1994) 182 pp.
Bury My Lungs in Smog: Assessing Urban Indian Studies, in Donald L. Fixico ed., NATIVE VIEWS OF INDIAN-WHITE HISTORICAL RELATIONS 157-66 (Newberry Library Press, Pub. Co., 1989)
The New Deal For Indians, in Arrell M. Gibson ed., BETWEEN TWO WORLDS: SURVIVAL OF TWENTIETH CENTURY INDIANS 72-84 (Okla. Hist. Soc., 1986)
To Preserve Local History: The WPA Historical Records Survey in Oklahoma, 1936-1942, 61 CHRON. OF OKLA. 168-79 (1983)
Opothleyahola and the Creeks During the Civil War, in H. Glenn Jordan & Thomas M. Holm eds., OKLAHOMA'S FIRST STATESMEN: INDIAN LEADERSHIP IN OKLAHOMA 49-63 (Oklahoma Historical Society, 1979)
The Beginning of Oil and Gas Conservation in Oklahoma, 1907-1931, 55 CHRON. OF OKLA. 375-91 (1978)
Chickasaw Colonization in Oklahoma, 54 CHRONICLES OF OKLA. 44-59 (1976)
Buffalo: A County Seat, 51 CHRON. OF OKLA. 2-20 (1973)
Delegates to the Constitutional Convention, 48 CHRON. OF OKLA. 400-16 (1970) 

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