Storytellers

Meet Chickasaw storytellers – passionate about their heritage and preserving the tribe's culture through ancient tales.

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Stephanie Scott

Passing down the legends and history of the Chickasaw people
Scott is the third Chickasaw storyteller for the tribe.

Te Ata

World-famous for using her dramatic talents to tell the story of the Chickasaw people
Mary Frances Thompson took on the stage name Te Ata, which means “bearer of the morning” in Chickasaw.