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Choctaw's Mendoza beats Pine Forest on kick

Balls can be a funny object, and sometimes they take weird bounces because of their shapes.

But for a kicker, it comes down to one thing — when toe meets leather. 354 more words

News

Classifying Native American Little People (2)

Mason Winfield has observed that Iroquois and Algonquin informants today generally speak of two distinct classes or tribes of “little people,” whom he designates “Healers” and “Tricksters.” The former are more magically potent and more beneficial to mere mortals. 1,745 more words

Mythology

bayou

Marshy outlet of a lake or river in southern USA. American French “bayou” < Choctaw “bayuk”=creek, stream.

Etymology

Antiquities of the Southern Indians, Particularly of the Georgia Tribes

This book, by Charles Jones, written in 1873, is extremely interesting and reveals a great deal about the culture of these tribes.  There are areas that discuss conjurers, marriage and divorce, government, social relations, tools, burials and documentation of mounds. 22 more words

Cherokee

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

National

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

Nation

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