By Katherine M. B. Osburn
Despite overwhelming poverty and critical racial prejudice within the rural South, the Mississippi Choctaws controlled, over the process a century and a part, to take care of their ethnic identification, convince the place of work of Indian Affairs to supply them with companies and lands, create a functioning tribal executive, and identify a wealthy and sturdy reservation economic system. The Choctaws’ fight opposed to segregation within the Nineteen Fifties and Sixties is an ignored tale of the civil rights flow, and this examine of white supremacist help for Choctaw tribalism significantly complicates our knowing of southern heritage. Choctaw Resurgence in Mississippi strains the Choctaw’s striking tribal rebirth, attributing it to their sustained political and social activism.
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