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Tishominko: Last Great Warrior Leader

Brad Lieb

Tishominko was the most famous Chickasaw leader and warrior from the early 19th century. “Tishominko,” like “Piominko,” is a title name rather than a name given at birth. "Tishominko" means “Speaker for the Minko,” indicating this person was a gifted orator.

Tishominko was the most famous Chickasaw leader and warrior from the early 19th century.

Hernando de Soto Videos

In December 1540, Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto led an army of men across the Chikashsha, or modern-day Tombigbee River.


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