Mary C. O'Keefe Center to feature American Indian festival
A new partnership between the Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center in Ocean Springs and the University of Southern Mississippi will be on display during Saturday's art market at the center.
The "Secret" Details in the 1940 Census You May Be Missing
The 1940 census of the United States is a particularly exciting one for genealogy research for a number of reasons. But there is a critical element of this massive family history resource that often gets overlooked.
Choctaw symbol for Continual Happiness Through All Stages of Life. The center circle represents The Four Ages: Infant, Youth, Middle and Old Age...Sun Symbols Happiness Sun Rays = Continual The symbol all together as one = Continual Happiness Through All Stages of Life
The Choctaw Filly… She’s a rare breed of horse…bred by the Native American Choctaw Indians…the Choctaw horse originates in the state of Mississippi…they are smart…very strong and extremely agile
Trail of Tears
Why did certain Native American tribes take this annual journey across the continent? View Video, Living with the Land We weren't nomads, we had a annual journey that we made. "They were the freest people the world has ever known." They obtained their food, water, and other supplies they needed from their surrounding environment. Link to Cherokee Print Photo A: Morning Tears Photo B: Image Credit: The Granger Collection, New York Link: Obsevation Sheet Photo C: Choctaw Trail of Tears Link to…