Congratulations to Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Chief Phyliss J Anderson the 2019 NAFOA Tribal Leader of the Year!
Chief Lynn Many Hearts Malerba offered opening remarks that included – Hapi̱ USET chokka achaffa alhíha móma kat, yakóki fíhna oklí chimáchih. Ná mo̱oyóma ish michih ka̱ hicha ná ayokpachi chi̱ to pa̱. Oklí chi ayokpachi hokih
Translation: From all your USET family, we say a big thank you for all that you do. For this well-deserved recognition, we honor and congratulate you.