Fluent Speakers

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Chickasaw fluent speakers are the driving force in language preservation. Their willingness to share their priceless knowledge with younger generations is essential to the language's survival.

Stanley Smith: Department of Chickasaw Language

The Chickasaw Nation

Meet Stanley Smith, the senior language master at the Chickasaw Nation Department of Language.

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JoAnn Ellis: Department of Chickasaw Language

The Chickasaw Nation
Meet JoAnn Ellis, language specialist at the Chickasaw Department of Language.

Brandon White Eagle: Department of Chickasaw Language

The Chickasaw Nation
Meet Brandon White Eagle, office coordinator at the Chickasaw Department of Language.

Rachel Wedlow: Department of Chickasaw Language

The Chickasaw Nation
Meet Rachel Wedlow, language outreach coordinator at the Chickasaw Department of Language.

Clovis Hamilton: Department of Chickasaw Language

The Chickasaw Nation
Meet Clovis Hamilton, language outreach specialist at the Chickasaw Department of Language.

Teresa Workman: Department of Chickasaw Language

The Chickasaw Nation
Meet Teresa Workman, language program coordinator at the Chickasaw Department of Language.

Joshua Hinson: Department of Chickasaw Language

The Chickasaw Nation
Meet Joshua Hinson, the director of the Chickasaw Nation Department of Language.

Stanley Smith and Clovis Hamilton

Stanley Smith and Clovis Hamilton
Stanley Smith and Clovis Hamilton say they’re encouraged by the increasing interest in the revitalization of the Chickasaw language.