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Choctaw Activist Found Dead In Miss. Jail Cell After Traffic Fine Arrest


Rexdale W. Henry, 53, long-time civil-rights activist and beloved leader in his Choctaw community, was found dead in his cell in the Neshoba County Jail in Philadelphia, Miss., sparking family and friends to seek an independent autopsy, reports  450 more words

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Choctaw Activist Found Dead In Miss. Jail Cell After Traffic Fine Arrest

Rexdale W. Henry, 53, long-time civil-rights activist and beloved leader in his Choctaw community, was found dead in his cell in the Neshoba County Jail in Philadelphia, Miss., sparking family and friends to seek an independent autopsy, reports  454 more words

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52 Ancestors #23 Florence J Smith Howington

This challenge is set forth by No Story Too Small and this week’s theme is “Challenging.”

The most challenging ancestor for me to trace is not only challenging and frustrating, but darned near impossible. 452 more words

Ancestry

A Warm Welcome

So honored @POTUS is gracing our tribe with his presence. http://t.co/SWftBerztU


Kerry Steve (@SteveKerry) July 15, 2015

Turner Norman is an assistant with the Durant Chamber of Commerce.

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Uncanny Georgia: Water Cannibals

Cherokee mythology includes a number of supernatural beings: some friendly, some neutral, some definitely hostile. In this last category are the ama yvwigisgi or “water cannibals.” 279 more words

Mythology

Old Chief, New Chief

Halito Brothers & Sisters,

Well my Chahta family we have a new Chief, Gary Batton. I say new because the Chahta people have spoken (as it should be) and Miko Batton was actually voted in. 625 more words

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