Interview with Phillip Martin 1974-01-21


Phillip Martin is the chairman for the Choctaw Tribal government, having served for almost ten years. He first became interested in working for the council in 1955 and was interested in working with the people of the community. He speaks about the Choctaw’s self-determination, working to create a better future for themselves and free from the influence of the federal government. He helped to organize the United Southeastern Tribes in 1968 and has served as president of the organization for three years.