Chotaw Capital near Tuskahoma

The Choctaw Nation meets each year at their capital near Tuskahoma with a grand celebration on the Labor Day weekend.  The tribal museum and memorials are here along with other buildings for various tribal activities.  We walked around here on the same day as the Trail of Tears was commemorated 50 miles away, so the grounds were open, but deserted.

This is the Museum:

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The walkways around the museum are lined with plaques that tell the story of the Choctaw

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Oklahoma, a Choctaw word, means the home of the red man.  Tuskahoma means Red Warrior

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