Dancers

Tribal dances are still an integral part of Chickasaw culture – celebrating the tribe’s musical and spiritual connection to the earth.

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Chickasaw Dance Troupe

Jesse Lindsey, Cultural Activities Coordinator
Members of the Chickasaw Dance Troupe help to preserve traditional social dances that have been performed for generations.

July 1, 2011 – Grass Dancer Skylar Nucosee

Chickasaw Nation News
Skylar Nucosee is a traditional dancer, and he's danced all over the United States in competitions and shows.

Shell Shakers: Stomp Dance Rhythm-Makers

Experience Chickasaw History and Culture
Turtle shell shakers are used in traditional stomp dances and are worn on the legs of Chickasaw women.

Jeremy Wallace

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Jeremy Wallace is a Chickasaw drummer, singer and stomp dancer.

Stomp Dance: Conversations with God

Experience Chickasaw History and Culture
Chickasaw stomp dances have always held spiritual significance.

Eddie Postoak: Stomp Dance Prayer

Experience Chickasaw History and Culture
Cultural demonstrator Eddie Postoak describes the stomp dance, every aspect of which is spiritual and of central significance to the Chickasaws.

The Chickasaw Cultural Center: Stomp Dance Demonstration

Experience Chickasaw History and Culture
The Stomp Dance is an important aspect of Chickasaw culture that illustrates the Nation's spiritual and musical connection to the environment.

Traditional Songs and Dance

Jeannie Barbour
Jeannie Barbour describes the social nature in today’s traditional songs and dances, as well as the different roles of men and women.

Jeremy Wallace: Living Chickasaw Culture

Meet Our People – The Enduring Spirit of the Chickasaw Nation
Jeremy Wallace is a cultural instructor at the Chickasaw Cultural Center, a drummer, singer, artist and stomp dancer.