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New Video Surfaces Of Producer's Confrontation With Native American Actors On Sandler's 'Ridiculous Six'

Last week, the big story was the “Native American Cultural Advisor” walking off the set of Adam Sandler’s latest movie for Netflix (The Ridiculous Six… 591 more words

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Exclusive Kidsbook Friends Illustrator Interview: Leslie Stall Widener

While attending a SCBWI Illustrators show in Dallas, I had the opportunity to meet Leslie and her husband Terry. Their artwork drew me to them. I have such a respect for the authors and illustrators I meet and their work. 800 more words


Perks of being a mixed blood raised by your white mother

I know there is a part of me that needs to be uncovered, I know it’s there, I know I can be who I truly am. 80 more words

Chukfi Rabbit's Big, Bad Bellyache, "What's Better Than Butter?"

Many of the Choctaw Indians live in Oklahoma and Mississippi, their original homeland. Author, Greg Rodgers, discovered this tale while looking for his own ancestral information in the Oral History Archives in Oklahoma and revived the story for all to enjoy today. 617 more words


P is for Pushmataha

Pushmataha (c. 1760s–December 24, 1824; also spelled Pooshawattaha, Pooshamallaha, or Poosha Matthaw), the “Indian General”, was one of the three regional chiefs of the major divisions of the Choctaw in the 19th century. 614 more words


Lozen, the Warrior Woman

AS a boy, I remember looking longingly through the window of Turner’s shop on Aughrim Street and wishing I had more in my pocket than the 50p that nestled there. 944 more words

1837 Treaty with the Choctaw and Chickasaw

Jan. 17, 1837. | 11 Stats., 573. | Proclamation Mar. 24, 1837.

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Articles of convention and agreement made on the seventeenth day of January, 1837, between the undersigned chiefs and commissioners duly appointed and empowered by the Choctaw tribe of red people, and John McLish, Pitman Colbert, James Brown, and James Perry, delegates of the Chickasaw tribe of Indians, duly authorized by the chiefs and head-men of said people for that purpose, at Doaksville, near Fort Towson, in the Choctaw country. 955 more words