In researching John B Sanborn’s 1865 reports, we find evidence of the complex political reality of the Freedmen living in Choctaw and Chickasaw Nation during emancipation.
You are hereby invited to our first major event, scheduled for Saturday, August 20th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm! This event […]
It is hard to find much information, let alone reliable information, regarding the Choctaw Stomp Dance Grounds near Talihina. With this post, […]
Picture the mid-late 1970s… You’re having a normal day when you hear from the radio, or perhaps a friend that the United […]
The history of school buildings and general education in the Choctaw Nation is often hard to track. While the brick school pictured […]
We are excited to offer more from the transcription of the 1896 Principals Report of Tushkalusa Academy by Dora Johnson! This is […]
In 1910, Bird McGuire attempted to pass a bill that would have allowed thousands of Freedmen to file additional testimony to be moved to the Blood Rolls. The bill’s creation and destruction were lost to history until now.
When discussing Freedmen in the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations we often hear one of three types of stories. The most popular of […]
“This place was not called Talihina at this time but was known as Kiamichi Valley; however, it is the same ground where […]
A meeting of indigenous dynasties. In the year 1866, delegates from the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee and Pawnee Nations visited Washington D.C. The […]