My mother 's family are from the south. My grandfather is Creole from Mississippi and my grandmother is Choctaw and black from texas Her father was Choctaw. Now they live in Fresno CA. My grandmother told me some stories about when her brothers and sisters were little they livedin a shack area where they haddirt floor and snakes use to come in from under the door and her mother would grab a rifle and start shooting the snakes. Her mom had a better aim that her father. I love looking at my great grandparent's photos. they look historical.