Chief of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribe is dead

Chief of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribe is dead
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POSTED: Monday, February 4, 2013 - 8:00am

UPDATED: Monday, February 4, 2013 - 8:14am

Oscola Clayton Sylestine became chief in 92

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; Chief Oscola Clayton Sylestine, the principal chief of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribe of Texas, succumbed to illness and passed away on Thursday.

He will lie in state at the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation, located 17 miles east of Livingston. To read more, head to The Lufkin Daily News website: http://lufkindailynews.com/news/local/article_74c43888-6c33-11e2-8ce6-0019bb2963f4.html

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