Choctaw Indians By Andrew Henry

Originally from southern U. S. but were forced to Oklahoma in 1800. Trail of tears.

Formed as group in 17th century. Name derived from Choctaw phrase Hacha hatak - river people.

Helped the U.S. in WWI and WWII by speaking in native language so their enemy could not understand codes.
Part of the Five Civilized Tribes including the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Creek, Seminole, and the Choctaw. Population was about 160,000 - 223,279.

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