Choctaw

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  • noun

Synonyms for Choctaw

a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in Alabama

Related Words

the Muskhogean language of the Choctaw

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12] "President Has Busy Day With Callers, Choctaw Indians Are Among Those Who Pay Their Respects at the White House," The Washington Times, February 5, 1914.
3) The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians were federally recognized in 1945, and the Jena Band of Choctaw were federally recognized in 1995, though, of course, their communities existed long before US government acknowledgment (see Phyliss J.
DeLay claimed to be an ardent opponent of gambling, but after returning from a trip to Scotland and Britain--paid for by Amy Ridenhour's National Center for Public Policy Research, which in turn had received donations from two of Abramoff's clients, the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and eLottery, Inc.
In fact, they were working on behalf of the Choctaw Indians in neighboring Mississippi, who feared that an Alabama casino would cut into their action.
Joe Baca, D-San Bernardino, who received $6,000 from the Agua Caliente Band and $2,000 from the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
It was the story of how some Galway folk remembered a past kindness by American Choctaw Indians and returned the favour 160 years later by sending cash to help the Choctaw survivors hit by Hurricane Katrina.
His powerful photos introduced readers to a religious commune in New Mexico, to the celebration of the Day of the Dead among Zapotec Indians in Mexico, to migrant farmworkers in California, juvenile delinquents trying to turn their lives around in the Florida swamps, Mongolian Buddhist exiles in New Jersey, gangs in Los Angeles, Choctaw Indians in the backwaters of Mississippi, and a 14-year old Palestinian boy named Jemal in Jerusalem.
If you want to see the Big Woods as Faulkner or, better yet, as the Choctaw Indians knew these massive cathedral forests, the best place--actually the only place on a massive scale--is along the lower White River and Cache River in eastern Arkansas.
Small Business Administration (SBA) as a Tribally-owned 8(a), HUBZone, Small Disadvantaged Business and is wholly owned by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
About Pearl River Resort Pearl River Resort, located on Highway 16 West in Choctaw, Mississippi is a development of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
Prior to joining the Reed Administration, she was the Government Affairs Advisor to the Chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, a federally-recognized 10,000 member gaming tribe, where she developed and sustained key relationships between the Tribe and federal, state and local governments, businesses and economic development organizations.
The original building on the property was erected in 1869 and served as a trading post for the Choctaw Indians after the Civil War.
and which has about 77 members, claims to be a group of Choctaw Indians who migrated from North Carolina to Georgia and then to Florida following the Indian removals of the 1830s.
IN 1931, ANTHROPOLOGIST JOHN SWANTON PUBLISHED SOURCE MATERIAL for the Social and Ceremonial Life of the Choctaw Indians, a groundbreaking, ethnohistorical text that reflected the author's combination of historical and anthropological research methods.
Grateful pale-faced Galway folk are paying the Choctaw Indians back after their homes were hit by Hurricane Katrina.