1999 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 1999 inductees to the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame.

Helen TeAta Gale Cole

She was well-known for her work as a member of the State Ethics Commission
Cole had a long and successful political career serving the Chickasaw Nation in the Oklahoma House of Representatives, and Senate.

Neal McCaleb

More than 50 years dedicated to Oklahoma and the Chickasaw people
Neal McCaleb is a proud member of the Chickasaw Nation that has served the national and Oklahoma state government.

Samuel Paul

A proud Chickasaw who defended those who couldn't defend themselves
Paul held many important positions within the Chickasaw Nation defending those who could not defend themselves.