1996 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 1996 inductees to the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame.

Reverend Jesse Humes

Instrumental in the creation of "A Chickasaw Dictionary"
The Reverend Jesse Humes was born in 1887 and grew up to affect the Chickasaw culture in many important ways.

Euel "Monk" Moore

His memory and heritage live on in others and in the spirit of baseball
Moore was a powerful athlete and Chickasaw figure who played professional baseball and served in World War II as a member of the U.S. Army.

Jesse "Cab" Renick

Hall of fame basketball player and World War II veteran
Renick was a proud Chickasaw basketball player who became the second Native American in Oklahoma history to win an Olympic gold medal.