2000 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 2000 inductees to the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame.

Mike Larsen

World-renowned artist whose works honor the culture and history of the Chickasaw Nation
Mike Larsen is a world-renowned Chickasaw painter and sculptor who has created Native American art for over 40 years.

John McLish

He was in charge of the distribution of Chickasaw annuities prior to removal
John McLish was born to a white father and Chickasaw mother and later became secretary of the Chickasaw Nation.

Governor Palmer S. Mosely

Considered one of the most notable and proficient interpreters in Chickasaw history
Mosely served as the 20th and 23rd Governor of the Chickasaw Nation and began his career as the interpreter for the Chickasaw legislature.