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This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia. Mechi was an author, teacher, social worker, and healer. Her ancestry was Choctaw, Cherokee, and Irish. She discusses: living in Mexico before she moved to Appalachia; comparisons between Native American spirituality and Buddhism; her experiences with different religions; Native American culture; relationships between men and women and her views on the differences between men and women, with some discussion on abusive relationships; her social work; the government welfare program; her negative views about modern America; and her views on multicultural America.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-548.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-548, Huntington, WV.