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A Woman of Faith

Betty Mae Tiger and her grandmother, Mary Gopher Tiger, in 1945. It was her grandmother who gave Betty her Indian name, Pa-ta-kee, which means soldier.
The Tiger family of Indiantown were early converts and great friends with the famous Oklahoma preacher Willie King. His spiritual guidance proved a source of strength throughout Betty Mae Jumper's life. With great difficulty, she learned to maintain an unspoken, enigmatic balance between the seemingly opposite concepts of The Word and her Seminole culture.

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