Interview with Robert Benn 1976-09-02


Robert Benn, Superintendent of the Choctaw Tribe and full-blooded Choctaw, reflects on the current state of the school system today. Benn discusses the duties of the superintendent, his professional background, and his family relations. He also goes on to talk about his students, covering both the Choctaw and South Louisiana Chitimacha Tribes, and the various schools under his jurisdiction. He talks about the funding source of the education system, major programs, and potential areas of improvement. The interview wraps with Benn’s comments on the future of the Indian students improving with a better education system.