History

This new year, make a goal to reacquaint yourself with your Chickasaw history and native roots. Meet notable historic figures, watch in-depth documentaries, explore a detailed history timeline and much more.

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History Timeline

Explore the rich history of the Chickasaw Nation.

Historic Figures By Name

Search the list of men and women who helped shape Chickasaw history.

Our History Is World History

Stories of the Chickasaw Nation, early America and the Age of Exploration are woven together to reveal a shared narrative.

And Our Mothers Cried

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For several generations of Native American children the reality of the late 19th and early 20th centuries meant separation from their families.

The Voices of Our Ancestors

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For centuries, Chickasaw passed down their sacred stories in their native tongue as oral histories, keeping the voices of their ancestors alive.

Governor Douglas Johnston

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In the premier episode of Chickasaw Leaders & Legacies, journey back through Chickasaw history to learn about Governor Douglas Johnston.

Elders Speak Premiere

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We honor our elders for their knowledge, wisdom, history and experience. In an intimate fireside setting, hear their priceless stories.