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From: HettrickHill <>
Subject: Choctaws & the Famine
Date: Sun, 08 Feb 1998 00:49:29 -0700
>Aaron Orr wrote:
>It's noteworthy that the Choctaws' generosity has been conveniently >omitted from the realms of world history. What a glaring shame!
Shoot, I keep waiting for someone with more brain cells operating than I
have to post the story of the Choctaws and the Potato Famine. Now it occurs
to me that the discussion must have been on another list.
What I remember is that the reason the Choctaws were so affected by the
Great Famine was that they had a great deal of Irish blood. They were
sending relief to their cousins.
|Choctaws & the Famine by HettrickHill <>|