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  • 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…

  • shan928 Traut, John from shan928. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 21, 2013

    My great-grandfather was john traut dawes 12975. i believe his brother was frank traut 12974. i think his mother was minnie or minnie jr (12971-12972) and his father was henry. I think he had a cousin henry abraham traut. i know they lived in mcalester, ok. possibly tobusky or pittsburg…

  • w.p. Capt. Shemontah , Comp.B 1st Choctaw Mounted Rifle from w.p.. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 20, 2013

    Looking for more info on Capt. Shemontah (alias John Gibson). Also looking for Capt. Sinta Nowa of the Choctaw Mounted Rifle, and Private Peh-le-tubbee. Thanks

  • mary James Jake Williston from mary on March 18, 2013

    no information available

  • Teresa Clark Rosetta Susanna from Teresa Clark. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 4, 2013

    I am looking for proof of Choctaw for Rosetta Susama. I show her born about 1850in Mississippi and died approx 1900 in Mississippi. I have heard she did the walk of tears!!! Any info is helpful!!

  • Dianna Ray Aaron Burkhaulter and Running Rabbit from Dianna Ray. 5 comments, most recently from Dianna Ray on March 2, 2013

    I’m in the family of Steve Jester His mother name was Phoebe burkhaulter. I Told His name could be Aaron Burkhaulter. He changed it to Steve Jester. He is Choctaw I was told he was a chief. There no record of his death. My grandmother said when he died he…

  • paul choctaw donation to ireland from paul on February 28, 2013

    I would like to sincerely thank the Choctaw nation for their donation back in 1847, it was a most genorous gesture! Thank you so much!

  • Aisha Deersound Linole Happy purim from The Native American synagogue, pow wow in Seattle wanti Choctaw Ireland Belgium Mali Tokyo coexist lucid dreams from Aisha Deersound Linole on February 22, 2013

    All i can think to say is… Hippy love, tripping on love, truly free So much nonconformity and ranklessness, no harm in frogstafari way, Yomo! Dream rave dream dream yourself old wierd trippy folk, my sisters boyfriend is ganesh with a wierd video way too scary dream freak out from…