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April 11, 2013

History forum to examine Douglas Johnston family


The Ada News

Tishomingo —

A forum discussing the impact a prominent Chickasaw family had on the state’s history and a hands-on cultural class will both be offered free to the public Saturday, April 13, in Tishomingo.

The annual Johnston Family History Brown Bag event is at 10 a.m. at the Chickasaw Nation Capitol. It will include a discussion of the Douglas H. Johnston family history.

Johnston, governor of the Chickasaw Nation from 1898 to 1939, played a key role in shaping the future for Oklahoma and the Chickasaw Nation.

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