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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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The study, which appeared in the January issue of APHA's American Journal of Public Health, followed 1,204 Chickasaw and Choctaw people for up to 12 months to determine their produce-buying habits and consumption.
Claudia Chambers-Beach has a big order to fill for the Choctaw Nation.
Home to Choctaw Academy, the first Indian school run (more or less) by the US government, and to Richard Mentor Johnson, the famous Indian fighter and Vice President, Great Crossings was a well-named meeting point of nations and races, laws and customs, dreams and nightmares.
A series of treaties with the United States reduced the Mississippi Choctaws to a landless people.
Anderson said there are many people in Mississippi who know little about the Choctaws.
The Choctaws took handfuls of earth from the land around the Nanih Waiya, our mother mound in Mississippi, as they began their journey on the Trail of Tears.
"The Choctaws in Oklahoma: From Tribe to Nation, 1855-1970" attempts to draw the lines connecting the past of this Native American tribe from their wrongful displacement back in the mid nineteenth century to over one hundred years later.
Choctaws found themselves sandwiched between French, English, and Spanish rivals during the eighteenth century, and after the American Revolution the corruptive influence of Protestant Americans.
In the third article, "Political Protest, Conflict, and Tribal Nationalism: The Oklahoma Choctaws and the Termination Crisis of 1959-1970," Valerie Lambert (Choctaw) uses a combination of interviews and archival research to examine Choctaw resistance to termination in the 1960s.
Features a pictorial history of Choctaws and maps of their lands.
New additions include Charlotte Wilcox's THE SEMINOLES (0822528487) and IROQUOIS (0822526379), Alison Blake's THE APACHES (0822559153), Michelle Levine's THE OJIBWE (0822559102), DELAWARE (0822559145), CHEROKEES (0822524430) and SIOUX (0822528649), Liz Sonneborn's THE CHOCTAWS (0822559110) and NAVAJOS (0822524457), SHOSHONES (0822528495), CHUMASH (0822559129) and CREEK (0822559137).
In 2000, Reed arranged for the Mississippi Choctaws to send $850,000 to the Christian Coalition of Alabama.
As Irish people struggled to survive during the Great Famine, the Choctaws got together and did something about it.