This page houses articles and historical publications relating to the Choctaw tribe, from sources such as the Nanih Waiya magazine and trasncripts from the Southeastern Indian Oral History Project. Items were collected from public and private collections.
1996 Chahta Anumpa Stickball Issue
This edition of Chahta Anumpa provides general and historical information on Choctaw stickball.
1970 Choctaw Indian Fair Program
View this 1970 Choctaw Indian Fair Souvenir Program, which features a photo of Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant & Chief of Stickball Baxter York on the cover.
Baxter York Again
Baxter York was very knowledgeable in Choctaw history. This 1974 article written by Nanih Waiya magazine staff relays information given by Mr. York concerning Choctaw language, community names and social dancing.
1964 Choctaw Indian Fair Program
Take a look at this 1964 brochure of the 15th annual Choctaw Indian Fair.
Choctaw Social Dancing
Click on the image above to learn more about one method of performing a Choctaw Wedding ceremony. This article is from the Fall-Winter 1974-1975 Nanih Waiya magazine.
Nanih Waiya Mound
This document contains photos and information of the Nanih Waiya Mound. Also included are photos of Choctaw basket makers, and baskets.
Re-Establishment of Tribal Government
This document has historical information concerning the re-establishment of Tribal Government for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.