Interview with Charlie Denson 1973-12-03

Content warning: derogatory language

Charlie Denson describes his life as a sharecropper alongside the men in his family. Denson talks about the stories his grandfather told him about how customs changed during colonization. He also recalls his time serving in World War II in Europe as well as his experience during the Great Depression. Denson shares his religious beliefs as a Baptist and how he raises his children in the church. He explains his grandfather’s Choctaw name and the origin of his English last name. He ends with discussing politics both in his Tribal Council as well as on a national level.