Choctaw Origin Legends

One Version of the Choctaw origin myth

The late Gideon Lincecum wrote a version of the Choctaw origin myth in the 1800’s. It is hard to say how much of the writing is embellished from his own imagination, and how much was told to him by oral historians of the tribe at that time.
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How The People found a home

told by D.L. Birchfield, originally published in ELF: Eclectic Literary Forum, Tonawanda, NY
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Migration legends of the Choctaw Indians

Writers of history offered several versions of the Choctaws migration legend. This one was first published in 1828 by Rev. Alfred Wright.
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Origin of Choctaws have different legends

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