Dynamic Chickasaw Women

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They set the bar high — as role models and difference makers in their communities. These Chickasaw women hold the culture and traditions of the Chickasaw Nation close to their hearts and we salute their personal accomplishments. Learn more about the annual Dynamic Women of the Chickasaw Nation honorees.

Chickasaw Women: Cultural Treasures

Nacobi Walker, Joann Ellis, and Johnna Walker

Three generations of Chickasaw women reflect on their cultural heritage and its importance in their lives. Featured are the grandmother, JoAnn Ellis, mother Johnna Walker and daughter Nacobi, who will be passing Chickasaw oral traditions and lifeways on to her children and grandchildren. All see the Cultural Center as a treasure that will have significant impact.


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