Interview with Sarah Jane Simpson McMillan 1973-12-02


Sarah Jane Simpson McMillan moved to Mississippi from her family’s home state of Oklahoma, and she struggled with the changes in the new environment. She discusses the differences of religion, holidays, language, social interactions, and child-rearing that deeply impacted her emotions and ability to form community. She explains local Christmas traditions. She also discusses the complicated negotiation Mississippi Choctaw people have with White people in the community.