Modernizing the Chickasaw Language

Though Chickasaw is a historically important language with ancient roots, it is still vital for it to evolve to keep up with the changing times. Here, learn how the Nation is working hard to keep the language current and reflective of our modern culture.

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Keeping the Chickasaw Language Current

Lisa Billy
Lisa Billy describes how she enjoys being both a student and a teacher of Chickasaw.

New Words: The Language Evolves

Joshua Hinson
Joshua Hinson explains how the Language Committee creates new words & how the vocabulary has developed over time through language revitalization.