The Chickasaw Nation’s role in the founding of Memphis

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 12, 2019 4:25 PM CT | Published: July 24, 2019 12:34 PM CT

As the city of Memphis prepares to mark its 200th anniversary, the Chickasaw Nation is finding the story of its origins in a part of the city Native Americans left 500 years ago.

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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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