1998 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 1998 inductees to the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame.

Governor Robert M. Harris

Worked diligently to help the Chickasaw people as the 21st governor of the Chickasaw Nation
Harris was dedicated to serving the Chickasaw people and worked diligently to improve the education and overall progress of the Chickasaw Nation.

Kenneth Lance

His passion and support helped grow the Ada Rodeo into the third largest in America
Lance grew up to be a trick roping performer and used his experience to work for the Chickasaw Nation helping to promote events, culture and history.

Thomas Embert Phillips

 A lifetime of preserving Chickasaw history through his art
Phillips was a trained artist from the age of nine years old, having attended the Helen Lorenze Art School in Oklahoma City.