2019 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 2019 inductees to the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame.

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Reford Bond

A life of service to the Chickasaw Nation and the state of Oklahoma
Attorney Reford Bond was a dedicated defender of the legal rights of the Chickasaw people and his fellow Oklahomans.

Hiawatha Thompson Este

A prolific architect who never forgot his Chickasaw roots
Hiawatha Thompson Estes was a prolific architect who revolutionized modern home design.

Brenda Kingery

Award-winning contemporary artist dedicated to women in the indigenous arts
Brenda Kingery is a professional artist who uses the experiences she has had to influence the subject matter for her visual stories.

Tom Love

Successful Chickasaw businessman with deep tribal roots
Love was the founder and CEO of the family-owned company Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores.

Dr. Jonathan Trent

Award-winning Chickasaw physician and cancer researcher
Dr. Jonathan Trent is a board-certified oncologist.