Interview with Louise Willis 1973-12-04


Louise Willis describes moving as a child with her family, finally returning to the Bogue Chitto reservation at six years old. She discusses her current enrollment in a new careers program and her work as an administrative trainee. She then goes into detail about traditional Choctaw wedding traditions, and how women’s roles have changed over time. She discusses stories her grandfather has told her about Choctaw history and language. She discusses writing and reading Choctaw, and the history of how some Choctaw hid in a nearby cave to avoid being taken to Oklahoma.