Weekly Comment:
Thanksgiving Is a Time to Remember the Irish-Choctaw Bond

The Choctaw Native American tribe and Irish people have a complex and nuanced relationship that has stretched across the centuries. Their histories of displacement and recovery inform and strengthen one another by providing a system of cooperation, generosity, and faith in the resilience of the human spirit. ā„˜ā„˜ā„˜ Eyewitness accounts of the Trail of Tears that the Choctaw had suffered through...

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Weekly Comment:
Irish Patriot Remembered

About 75 people turned out in rainy weather, on Thursday October 27, 2016 at 3:30 PM for the rededication of the 1818 monument honoring Irish patriot and New York lawyer, Thomas Addis Emmet, at St. Paulā€™s Church on Broadway and Fulton Street in Manhattan. Among those in attendance were numerous descendants of Emmet, including Alexandria Emmet Schlesinger, the wife of the late great historian,...

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