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The History Girls: CHOCTAW CODE TALKERS by Tanya Landman

At the end of the ‘Indian Wars’ in the 19th century many Native American children were taken away from their parents and sent to school to become ‘civilized.’  The policy – ‘kill the Indian to save the child’ – meant cutting their hair, putting them in white people’s clothes, forbidding them to speak their own languages. 117 more words

20th Century

Choctaws Down, Not Out

-Andy O’Brien, Assistant Editor

The Choctaws have lost three consecutive games and have fallen to a 7-8 record on the year. In Gulf South Conference play, MC’s men are now 5-8 this season. 457 more words

The Collegian

Mississippi College Athletics: Project Rebuild?

-Jarvis Gatlin, Contributing Writer

The announcement that Mississippi College Athletics was moving to Division II was met with excitement around the campus. Every single sport would be affected by this move. 511 more words

The Mississippi Collegian

Choctaw at Durant Oklahoma...quick glance

I took a road-trip to Oklahoma and visited Choctaw Casino. The area was big and vast during the road-trip. I had a fun time there and only made $2. 239 more words

HS Hoops Tournaments Thrill the Metro

This time of year high school basketball tournaments are scattered all across the metro before conference play begins.

The John Nobles Tournament in Moore featured 4 of the states top 5 in girls hoops. 90 more words

News

House of Purple Cedar by Tim Tingle

This mesmerizing novel centers on a Choctaw (Native American) tribal community at the close of the 19th century. The community faces two monsters: one is a panther lurking in the woods; the other is Marshal Hardwicke, a murderous, bullying alcoholic. 484 more words

Book Review

Remembering Michael Jackson And The Racial Mashup Of 'Black Or White'

Sources: Indian Country Today | Edited By – All Things Michael

Michael Jackson, who was reputed to have Choctaw ancestry on his father’s side and possible Blackfeet ancestry on his mother’s, was also known for his spirit of inclusivity and desire to bring people of different races together. 192 more words

Michael Jackson