Tishominko Was Jailed for Upholding Tribal Law

Jeannie Barbour, former Chickasaw Press Director

Before removal, the great and highly respected Chickasaw warrior Tishominko was put in jail. He was released to make the journey and assist others. It is believed that Tishominko died in 1838 within the Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory, at the age of 80.

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