2007 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 2007 inductees to the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame.

Linda Hogan

Considered "one of Native American literature's most highly regarded women writers"
Internationally known for her writing, Linda Hogan is highly decorated for her work in literature.

Pauline Carpenter Brown

Fluent speaker of the Chickasaw language and notable historian of the Chickasaw culture
Brown grew up in the Goodland Indian Orphanage but did not let this deter her from growing up to be a fluent speaker of the Chickasaw language.

Robert R. Stephens

Served on the original committee that wrote the bylaws for the Chickasaw Nation in 1978
Robert R. Stephens spent his life dedicated to both the Chickasaw Nation and his Oklahoma community serving in many associations and on boards.

Zane Browning

Public servant who returned the official seal of the Chickasaw Nation back to the tribe
Browning began his career at the Bureau of Indian Affairs and served as superintendent of a local BIA agency from 1979 to 1993.