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  • Kimberly Diulio RESEARCHING CHOCTAW HERITAGE from Kimberly Diulio. 9 comments, most recently from Michelle Miller on May 30, 2013

    I’m in the process of researching my American Indian heritage. According to my father, his mother was half Choctaw. She is now deceased. I don’t know much about her except her last married name and her maiden name. She may have been born in Texas and was living in Oregon…

  • Aisha Deersound Linole Choctaw rainbow magic (the rainbow spell) from Aisha Deersound Linole on May 22, 2013

    All the harming that’s been done, shall be returned upon them, who used videos to hurt our minds, and try to make us common, the good was resting now it rises, those who wove false webs like spiders, but now the spirit of all things shall make them seem as…

  • Carolyn Freeman McDaniel/Lindsey from Carolyn Freeman. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on May 20, 2013

    My grandmother, Armentie Pearl Lindsey 1900-1987 was born on the Choctaw Nation, Maude, Oklahoma. Her mother was Arrenia Isabelle McDaniel, father was Robert Starkey Lindsey. Their other children were Rubye, Hattie and Johnny Willie. I am trying to locate information on whether they had Choctaw heritage. I would appreciate any…

  • Erin Location of the Sophia Folsom Pitchlynn portrait? from Erin. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on May 16, 2013

    Does anyone know where the portrait of Sophia Folsom Pitchlynn is housed? http://www.marciesalaskaweb.com/Family/sophia.jpg

  • Amy helping a determined child from Amy. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on May 14, 2013

    I have a 10 year old child who is Choctaw on his father’s side. (His GGG grandmother renounced her Choctaw rights and applied for American citizenship so he can not to my knowledge apply for citizenship to the Choctaw Nation if he ever wanted to) and also he has some…

  • nicole patrice dickson i know what he felt like now from nicole patrice dickson. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on May 12, 2013

    ive been searching and research about 8 years and some indian told me you get out what you put in.i know now how my father felt all those years wondering where he came from.he was a very gratful and proud to a native american fullblooded choctaw. its been one dead…

  • Jamelle Goodgame Help finding my Heritage from Jamelle Goodgame. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on May 10, 2013

    I’m currently trying to research and find out more about my heritage. needless to say I am new at this and would love some assistance.. My Grandmother passed some years back and most of my family don’t know much about our heritage. From the research I have done I have…

  • Erin I have to change my birth certificate? from Erin. 4 comments, most recently from Sarah Turner on May 4, 2013

    Hello, all! I am in the process of getting my membership and CDIB. This process has been complicated by the fact that I changed my name a few years ago, and they want me to also change my birth certificate. Has anyone had any experience with this or know who…

  • Abe Combest Choctaw id card from Abe Combest. 3 comments, most recently from Sarah Turner on April 26, 2013

    I have lost my Choctaw nation id, and am in need of it. How can I go about getting a replacement?

  • J Keeley Contacting author of Original Enrollee entry from J Keeley. 3 comments, most recently from J Keeley on April 24, 2013

    I recently found a biography of an ancestor, Green McCurtain Bond, in the Original Enrollee list online here. I would like to contact his daughter, who submitted it, to exchange more family history information. Can anyone tell me how to go about finding her contact information? Thank you.

  • aiahninchi ohoyo choctaw manifesto from aiahninchi ohoyo on April 14, 2013

    my heart lies on the ground… you came to my country and took from me my languages, customs, beliefs… all i held dear and believed to be true… my relations fell under your diseases and genocides on the assumption that by ridding yourselves of us you would have free rein…

  • Stephen C. Reed Choctaw Nation Census Cards from Stephen C. Reed. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 10, 2013

    How can I find the Index of the Choctaw Nation Census Cards

  • Luanne King Looking for the Choctaw Shirey's from Luanne King. 3 comments, most recently from Luanne King on April 8, 2013

    Hi , my Mother had Choctaw blood , her Name was Barbara Shirey , I found some Shirey’s on the Dawes rolls , card #2215, an Edmund F Shirey & 4 other Shirey’s as well. How do I find out if theses are the Shirey’s I would be related too?…

  • Cody mcdonald Child Care/Home loans/ closing cost. from Cody mcdonald . 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 7, 2013

    hey i have a few important questions. i currently live in claremore ok and i work at hardrock cherokee casino. my questions were what kind of child care does choctaw nation offer? and on buying a new house will choctaw nation help you with closing cost? i have a daughter…

  • brandy murray family from brandy. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 5, 2013

    I am looking for info on the Murray family from Tom OK. I have found some but running into walls. My grandmother is Exie Marrie Davis Murray her parents were Lake Erie Davis and Mossey Viola Posey Davis. My grandfather is Hampton Murray and his parents we’re James Ealy Murray…

  • Martin Jenson Indian Home Guard from Martin Jenson. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 2, 2013

    My Great grandfather, Thomas Surguy, served in the Indian Home Guard during the civil war. Incase you’ve never heard of The Indian Home Guard, it was union regiments formed in Kansas, made up of warriors (soldiers) from the Five Civilized Tribes. Most had sided with the south, but some fled…

  • aiahninchi ohoyo is this true from aiahninchi ohoyo. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 31, 2013

    halito is it true the choctaw nation has no requirements for a cdib to apply for membership…my ggg grandmother, malinda folsom dean, the daughter of jeremiah and mary nail folsom was not enrolled as she and her family moved to oregon before enrollment started…however, her sister, emeline folsom robinson was…

  • Ann Mason My mother was,Sudie Cleo Bowers grand daughter of Simon Peters a full blooded Choctaw from Ann Mason. 3 comments, most recently from R. E. McLellan on March 29, 2013

    My mother, Sudie Cleo Bowers, was born in Hartshorn,OK to Ollie and William (Bee) Bowers in July, 1914. She was an orphan at age 7, and put into an Indian boarding school. Her grandfather was Simon Peters, a full blooded Choctaw. I am on my way to OK tomorrow to…

  • w.p. Choctaw Peh-le-tubbee, Ho-yo-kee, Noah-humma, Ish tar tubbee, from w.p.. 3 comments, most recently from R. E. McLellan on March 26, 2013

    Hello, I am looking for the location of the following Mississippi Choctaw before and after the Civil War. Peh-le-tubbee and his wife Sho-yo-ku ( ho-yo-kee ho-yo-kee?), also the parents of pis-a-he-maya; Ishtar-tubbee and his wife Noah-humma. They were originally Mississippi Choctaw, but their descendants became citizens of the Oklahoma Choctaw…

  • Jodi Cannon Proving to be a proud Choctaw.... from Jodi Cannon. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 24, 2013

    First thank you for your time in reading this….. And thank you for any help in helping me to get my CDIB card and becoming registered. I already have this much information…. Harlan Arron (Great great grandfather) father roll 13258 & enrollment see Choctaw roll # 4808 Married to Etta…