2015 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 2015 inductees to the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame.

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Rev. Jefferson Davis “Sonny” Frazier

A passion for helping Native American students achieve their educational goals
Jefferson Davis “Sonny” Frazier was born in 1946 in Stonewall, Oklahoma.

Homer Paul

A successful banker, proud veteran and active philanthropist
Homer Paul was born in 1932 and raised on his family’s farm southwest of Pauls Valley, the town that bears his family’s name.

Thelma "Chincie" Ross

Military veteran devoted to furthering the progress of the Native American people
Ross dedicated much of her life to tribal involvement and furthering the progress of the Native American people.

Rose Shields-Jefferson

Treasured elder and preserver of the Chickasaw language
Rose Shields-Jefferson was born in 1944 in Talihina, Oklahoma, and is the oldest of 13 children.