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The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Tribal Council met for a regular monthly session.
November is a time of year when many Choctaw people gather together to celebrate family and food. In the past, Choctaw people referred to this time of year as Hochvffo Chito Hvshi or Big Hunger Month.
Learn about the archaeological excavations completed by the Historic Preservation staff, the history of mining in Choctaw Nation and information on the exhibit.
In the past 190 years, Choctaws have accomplished much by creating a new society. Over the course of this series, we hope to clear up some common misconceptions about Choctaw history and provide better context.
1830-1840, a period when Choctaws responded to removal and established themselves in the new homeland.
1840-1850, a period when Choctaws dealt with the complications of incorporating Chickasaws into their territory, two new constitutions and the expansion of its economy and school system.
1850-1860, a decade of dealing with the central issues for the Treaty of 1855, its fallout, and the lead up to the U.S. Civil War.