1994 Hall of Fame

They walk toward excellence where others stand still, leading by quiet example while teaching us that a life journey well-traveled is better than any destination of accolades. Join us in honoring the 1994 inductees to the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame.

Colbert Ashalatubbi Burris

Honored for his significant contributions towards the betterment of the Chickasaw people
This Chickasaw official worked diligently to further the progress of the Chickasaw Nation throughout his entire life.

Overton M. Buck Cheadle

Hall-of-fame coach, World War II veteran and public servant to the Chickasaw Nation
Cheadle was born the grandson of fellow Chickasaw Hall of Famer Martin Van Buren and went on to serve the Chickasaw Nation throughout his life.

Elba "Cutchie" Johnston

A lifetime serving the Chickasaw people in an effort to preserve the Chickasaw culture
Johnston spent her lifetime serving the Chickasaw people as a musical artist and as a volunteer for her community and church.

Judge Haskell Paul

An authority on Chickasaw culture who dedicated his life to serving the Chickasaw people
Judge Haskell Paul was a resolute man who dedicated his life to serving the Chickasaw people and was an authority on the Chickasaw culture.