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Millie Thompson Williams, first woman elected to help lead Texas’ Alabama-Coushatta, dies

Thompson Williams is remembered as a spiritual leader and educator who “liked seeing what the possibilities were.”

Alabama Coushatta Second Chief Elect Millie Thompson Williams in traditional regalia inside of the Indian Village Assembly of God Church on Thursday, December 22, 2022. Thompson will be the first woman to serve in this leadership position in the history of the Native American Tribe.

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