Grounds of sacred Mississippi Choctaw burial ground vandalized
COLUMBUS, Miss. (WLBT) - The grounds of a sacred Mississippi Choctaw burial mound have been vandalized.
According to the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Department of Public Safety, the Nanih Waiya Mound, which means “leaning hill” is a “sacred and important landmark” of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
“It is an area that should be respected by all people who visit,” a Facebook post stated with a photo showing the vandalism.
They are asking that if anyone knows the culprit(s), to contact the Choctaw Police Department at 601-656-5711 or the Attorney General’s office at 601-656-4507.
You can also report anonymously by calling or texting 844-601-1308.
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