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.

Role Balance of Chickasaw Men and Women

LaDonna Brown

LaDonna describes the balance achieved in traditional Chickasaw society. The division of labor between men and women is clear, and has remained fundamentally intact. Women are expected to be wise and lend wise counsel. Yet early roles as the hunters and warriors, and the planters, harvesters and storers of the food have changed.


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