Preserving a Spoken History

Though its roots are ancient, the Chickasaw language is very much alive today. Use these resources and learn Chickasaw words and phrases through easy instructional videos, discover the multitude of educational opportunities the Chickasaw Nation offers, meet the Chickasaw elders and linguists who are keeping the Nation’s spoken word alive and explore a web app to further your mastery of the Chickasaw language. Chinittakat chinchokma’shki!

Modernizing the Chickasaw Language

Though Chickasaw is a historically important language with ancient roots, it is still vital for it to evolve to keep up with the changing times. Here, learn how the Nation is working hard to keep the language current and reflective of our modern culture.