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!

Speaking & Sharing

Perhaps the most fundamental way to ensure that the Chickasaw language is kept alive is through speaking it and sharing it on a regular basis – here, discover how Chickasaw elders, educators and fluent speakers are doing just that.