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The Executions (Choctaw Tribune Series, Book One)
Who would show up for their own execution?
It’s 1892, Indian Territory. A war is brewing in the Choctaw Nation as two political parties fight out issues of old and new ways. Caught in the middle is eighteen-year-old Ruth Ann, a Choctaw who doesn’t want to see her family killed.
Touch My Tears: Tales from the Trail of Tears
In 1830, a treaty was signed. In 1830, hearts broke. Tears fell on the long journey for twenty thousand. The Choctaw Nation was forced to leave their homelands to preserve their people. But they could not save them all.
Third Side of the Coin
Heart pounding, heart wrenching, heart tugging—raw and realistic. But these short stories, and many more, show a third side of the coin.
Sarah elisabeth sawyer
Author. Speaker. Choctaw Storyteller. Welcome to my journey
Hope and reconciliation for the human race
The stories I write show struggle and heartache. Nothing’s wrapped in a pretty package tied with platitudes of living happily ever after. That’s not reality. But just as there’s despair, there’s hope through Jesus Christ.
Seeing the book (Touch My Tears) we worked diligently on with nine other Choctaw authors being well received by native and non-natives alike is heartening. As a Choctaw, I want to tell the stories of hurts in the past and present but always give the hope. How else can we heal?
In 2012, I was accepted into the National Museum of the American Indian Artist Leadership program. In 2015, I joined the First Peoples Fund family through the Artist in Business Leadership program, and released my first novel in the Choctaw Tribune series.
God knows where these adventures will lead. He’s such an amazing author…I can’t wait to turn the page each day to see what He has next for my life.
This book is a collection of stories, historical tidbits, genealogy, photos, and author notes woven together to tell one family’s story from pre-removal to modern times. This isn’t simply a book on one family’s history with dry facts and records. It’s information for anyone interested in Choctaw culture and history to consume in bite size,[…]
In April, my mom and I took a road trip. We split the drive into two days, and made an awesome stop for the evening. A two hour sunset drive through the Palo Duro Canyon. Can’t wait to return someday for full exploration by hiking and horseback riding. After a night’s stay in Canyon,[…]
Society, religion, and the building of a nation. This book takes an in-depth look at the years before some of the greatest names in history came to be known around the world. It focuses on two of those greats whom the author credits with inventing America. What does it take to build a society? How[…]
Make a living or make a life. Get by or find your calling. This book delves into the deeper questions of vocation, and challenges traditional mindsets surrounding work, play, and what makes a life. I’ve read all of Jeff’s books. I order them before seeing what they are about because I know they[…]
Last year, it was not uncommon for me to have five books I was reading through at any given time. I might have a writing craft book, Native studies, novel, Christian nonfiction or something I’d gotten to review or from a local author. The problem? When I had a chance to sit down and read,[…]