Choctaws have come a long way
Wisdom from the past
Last updated 3/24/2016 at 11:54am
A long time ago, I went to the Indian boarding school in Cherokee, North Carolina. I met a lot of fellow Indians from across the country and most of us were from the same background-we were poor.
We didn't have the money to travel to our homes during holidays. We wore hand-me-down clothes and spending money just didn't exist.
One of my fellow students from that time was Phillip Martin. If you don't know Phillip, he's the Chairman of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians based in Philadelphia, Mississippi.
Recently I visited Philadelphia to attend the 50th annual Choctaw Indian F...