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  1. Chata_Sia_Hoke
    01-16-2010 02:36 PM - permalink
    Hello Grandmother,

    We are from the Oklahoma Band. I have just found out a little bit about stickball, pre-european contact dress and after we started trading with the europeans how our dress changed. The redundancy is fine its understandable. I grew up knowing about my choctaw ancestory. Just don't know too much about it because my family grew up in the white world away from our people. I would love to read books, would appreciate the recommendations.

    I am at Ft Knox, KY now stationed with a Cavalry unit as support. I go to Afghanistan next year sometime not sure yet.

    God bless
  2. veritasxl
    10-25-2009 06:36 PM - permalink
    Where R U now, I see you went to Fort Sill for training, I have Kiowa kin there. One of my grandsons is a Medic in the Corps. He's already completed a tour in the Sandbox, next he'll probably go to Afganistan. In way God bless you and I'll keep you in my prayers.
  3. veritasxl
    10-25-2009 06:27 PM - permalink
    Hello, I just saw your post, haven't been on the site for awhile, so I apologize for the delay. Where are your people from, Mississippi or Oklahoma? What have yoiu been told already or have you just found out you have Ndn ancestry, I hate to be redundant. I can recomment some books that are written by Choctaw writers. that cover legends and history.

  4. Chata_Sia_Hoke
    10-07-2009 03:33 PM - permalink
    Halito. I saw your posts on the Choctaw Dress thread. I have been looking for information about tradition Choctaw designs, clothing, stories, culture. Things to help me identify with our ancestors. I was just wondering if you could help me learn any of these things. You seem very knowledgeable and as an elder I come to you with respect and a willingness to learn. Yakoke.


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