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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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A joint 1866 treaty signed by the Choctaws and Chickasaws with the federal government acknowledged emancipation but set a complicated and indirect route to citizenship and an 1868 deadline to resolve the citizenship issues.
A series of treaties with the United States reduced the Mississippi Choctaws to a landless people.
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.
She crosses by means of a stone path that the Choctaws have built across the river, just beneath the surface.
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.
A list of further readings on the Choctaws is also helpful.
Isolated for over a century, the Choctaws preserved their language and other cultural characteristics," said Ferguson.
General Pershing proved the value of code talkers when he assigned two Choctaws to different stations.
To understand and appreciate the effects of current technology on the Choctaw community, it is important to understand something about the history of the Choctaws and new technologies in general.
He shows how age-old cultural imperatives guided Choctaws, both individually and collectively, in their ongoing effort to find the "straight bright path" (p.