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Synonyms for Choctaw

a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in Alabama

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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.
This Article uses the Supreme Court's seminal opinion in Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians v.
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.
Career development programs at Pearl River Resort will keep our associates continually learning, thus providing them the ability to build a rewarding and satisfying career," says Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Chief Phillip Martin.
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.
A statement from Becerra said the $6,500 he received from the Agua Caliente Band and $1,023 he got from the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians were donated because of his long-standing relationship with American Indian tribes.
She said the party would look into its options, including returning the $2,000 it received from an Abramoff client, the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, in 2002.
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.
Swanton, Source Material for the Social and Ceremonial Life of the Choctaw Indians, Bulletin 103, Bureau of American Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution (Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1931); Wilcomb E.
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.
The use of Native languages was discouraged by the US military, but the commander sought out and recruited 18 Choctaw Indians to assist in the transmission of field telephone communications during an upcoming operation.
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.
Many of these experiences (noted by an asterisk) were developed my the staff of the Choctaw Early Childhood Education Program, a comprehensive child development program provided by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians for use with preschool children.
Wells, "Choctaw Indians and Jeffersonian Policy," Doctoral Dissertation, Department of History, Southern Mississippi University, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1987; Florence Rebecca Ray, Chieftain Greenwood Leflore and the Choctaw Indians of the Mississippi Valley: Last Chief of Choctaws East of Mississippi River (2nd ed.