Juanita Keel Tate's "Edmund Pickens"

Jerod Tate

Chickasaw composer Jerod Tate describes his grandmother's recent biography of the first elected Chickasaw Chief. The election occurred in 1856 when the tribe adopted its new constitution in Indian Territory. He notes Juanita's role as a geneaologist for the Tate family. She was 98-years-old when her book was published by the Chickasaw Press.

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