Interview with Mary Clay Lloyd 1975-11-12


Mary Clay Lloyd describes how she became interested in Choctaw history because her grandmother grew up with Choctaw friends who would visit her often. She is a historian who studied her ancestor Gideon Lincecum, a naturalist who knew Pushmataha, who she also studies. She discusses how she wrote her master’s thesis on Lincecum and tells several stories of Pushmataha. She discusses conflicts over land in Mississippi and Pushmataha’s funeral.