Treaty with The Choctaw – April 28, 1866. "...Permanent peace and friendship are hereby established between the United States and said nations; and the Choctaws and Chickasaws do hereby bind themselves respectively to use their influence and to make every exertion to induce Indians of the plains to maintain peaceful relations with each other, with other Indians, and with the United States."
The Trail of Tears is a name given to the forced relocation and movement of Native American nations from southeastern parts of the United States following the Indian Removal Act of 1830. The removal included many members of the Cherokee, Muscogee (Creek), Seminole, Chickasaw, and Choctaw nations, among others in the United States, from their homelands to Indian Territory (eastern sections of the present-day state of Oklahoma) Many suffered and 4,000 of the 15,000 Cherokee died.
Native American March, Washington DC by since1968, via Flickr, Choctaw. "...The girl is Mississippi Choctaw. You can tell by her necklace, which is in a beaded collar, the dress, which looks like a pioneer dress along with apron, and on that dress is the full diamond pattern, that symbolizes the rattlesnake. Looks like on her right arm there is a basket looped and hanging there. These are made from river cane. The shiny fabric denotes a more "contemporary" flair. "