It's an historic landmark to diversity. New group will restore 1820s Choctaw Academy.

Filmmaker Michael Breeding interviews Choctaw Academy owner Dr. William Richardson and historian Christina Snyder about the Native American school in Kentucky where 600 students from 17 tribes were educated from 1825-1848.
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Filmmaker Michael Breeding interviews Choctaw Academy owner Dr. William Richardson and historian Christina Snyder about the Native American school in Kentucky where 600 students from 17 tribes were educated from 1825-1848.

Crumbling landmark tells a 'challenging story.' Now, Choctaw Academy will be saved.

June 21, 2018 01:11 PM

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.