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Unity Across the Ocean

“Nothing divides the Choctaw people from the Irish people except for the ocean,” according to the Choctaw Nation’s historical account of their ongoing friendship. In 1847, still suffering the effects from the Trail of Tears forced migration from Mississippi to Indian Territory, the Choctaw people collected $170 to send to Ireland during the potato famine. The memory of that gift...