Incredible Chickasaw Journey Since Removal

Lisa Billy

Given the impressive destinations the Chickasaw Nation is building today, Lisa Billy, Oklahoma state legislator, finds it even more amazing, given the disruption that removal brought on the Chickasaws, who had had thriving businesses, homes and farms in their homeland. Businesses, government and lives had to be rebuilt in a strange new land, from the ground up.

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