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The Emigrating Choctaws: An Epic Journey

Articles from the Arkansas Gazette, Little Rock, Winter 1831-1832

About two years ago, while visiting the library at the Oklahoma History Center, I attempted to find a newspaper reference to that evocative phrase “Trail of Tears.” I had read a reference to a Choctaw Mingo at Little Rock, telling newspaper reporters that it had been a “trail of tears and death.” If that event occurred, I have not found proof. 3,458 more words

Trail Of Tears

The Chickasaw - Part 7

The Chickasaw – Part 7

Sipsee took hold of the horse carrying Hawk’s body and started the sorrowful procession deep into the forest.  The Indian families followed their song of death floated into the wind that was shaking the leaves and bending small branches.  575 more words

Life

Submitting Redbone and Melungeon Book Mss.

I am finally submitting my book mss. to an academic publisher.   The publisher requested the finished mss.  a year ago.  This book is about Redbones and Melungeons in literature, art and popular culture. 416 more words

BBC Foundation selected as Head Start grantee for Dallas, Choctaw, Marengo and Wilcox Counties

Selma-based organization will provide high-quality services to the children and families of the Black Belt region. Will host community information sessions.
June 23, 2017 (Selma, AL) The Black Belt Community Foundation (BBCF) has been awarded over $1.4 million by the U.S. 375 more words

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#Todays3 25.6.17 Socialism, Choctaw, Tupac/Carrey

#Todays3 is our collection of material that we think should be highlighted and discussed more. Whether it is science, politics, history, religion or anything else for that matter. 65 more words

Politics

Choctaw Native Americans honoured in Cork for famine aid

A donation from the Choctaw Nation of Native Americansto alleviate the hardship of Irish people during the famine has been marked with the dedication of a commemorative sculpture in Cork. 21 more words

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