Calcutta Indian School, Neshoba County, Mississippi

A transcription of Calcutta Indian School in Neshoba County, Mississippi in 1916, taken by John T. Reeves, Special Supervisor, Indian Service.



Revenue Indian School, Neshoba County, Mississippi

A transcription of Revenue Indian School in Neshoba County, Mississippi in 1916, taken by John T. Reeves, Special Supervisor, Indian Service.



Tubby Rock Indian School, Neshoba County, Mississippi

A transcription of Tubby Rock Indian School in Neshoba County, Mississippi in 1916, taken by John T. Reeves, Special Supervisor, Indian Service.



1916 Indian Census of Neshoba County, Mississippi

A transcription of Native Americans residing in Kemper County, Mississippi in 1916, taken by John T. Reeves, Special Supervisor, Indian Service.



Choctaw Indians

Choctaw Tribe: Meaning unknown, though Halbert (1901) has suggested that they received their name from Pearl River, “Hachha”. Also called: Ani’-Tsa’ta, Cherokee name. Flat Heads, from their custom of flattening the heads of infants. Henne’sb, Arapaho name. Nabuggindebaig, probably the Chippewa name for this tribe, signifying “flat heads.” Pans falaya, “Long Hairs,” given by Adair.



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