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Thomas Colvin of Mandeville, although not a Choctaw Indian, learned the craft of weaving traditional Choctaw baskets from Mathilde Johnson, the last Bayou Lacombe Choctaw woman who knew the craft. Photo by Janice Dee Gilbert, courtesy Louisiana Folklife Program.
On July 2, 1939, this article appeared in the Times Picayune, New Orleans
Six Choctaws Remain of Proud Lacombe Tribes
Times Picayune July 2, 1939