How Choctaw Indians raised money for Irish Great Hunger relief
In 1847, he Indians of the Choctaw nation raised $170 for Irish Famine relief. Photo by: Artist America Meridith
On March 23, 1847, the Indians of the Choctaw nation took up an amazing collection. They raised $170 for Irish Famine relief, an incredible sum at the time worth in the tens of thousands of dollars today.