This page houses interesting Choctaw related materials such as excerpts from the Nanih Waiya magazine, and Choctaw Indian Fair programs. Items were collected from public and private collections.
The first graduating class of Pearl River High School, class of 1964, created this annual and titled it The RIVIER. Included in this document are items such as class prophecies, aspirations, and student photographs. Click on the image above to view a copy.
Click on the image above to learn more about past B.I.A. Superintendent Robert Ben. Also included are descriptions about his duties as Superintendent.
Click on the image above to learn more about Choctaw elder Arch Mingo and his thoughts on the Choctaw Indian Fair. This article was pulled from the 48th annual Choctaw Indian Fair program.
Katherine Isaac McMillan
Get an insight to growing up and going to school during the Great Depression era through the eyes of Choctaw elder Katherine McMillan. Article is from the 53rd annual Choctaw Indian Fair program.
Learn more about the different categories of Choctaw dances and why they are performed from this 1976 article pulled from the Nanih Waiya magazine.
Read to learn more about the interesting life of Henry Williams in this article pulled from the 53rd Annual Choctaw Indian Fair program. Subjects such as stickball, growing up in a large family, farming, and childhood memories are discussed.
Service & Protection
Pulled from the fall edition of the 1977 Nanih Waiya magazine, Captain Melvin Gibson details how the need arose for a Choctaw Police force and the responsibilities that accompany with being a part of the Choctaw Law & Order.