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.

Fluent Speakers Sing The Gospel

The Chickasaw Nation

Chickasaw fluent speakers sing "The Gospel" from a collection of Choctaw hymns.

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Hannah Corsello: Chickasaw Fluent Speaker

The Chickasaw Nation
Hannah Corsello is one of the remaining Native fluent speakers of the Chickasaw language.

Pauline Brown: Fluent Chickasaw Speaker

The Chickasaw Nation
Meet Pauline Carpenter Brown, fluent Chickasaw speaker and Chickasaw Hall of Fame inductee.

Virginia Boland: Chickasaw Fluent Speaker

The Chickasaw Nation
Chickasaw fluent speaker Virginia Boland was raised in a family of 9 children, and was raised speaking both English and Chickasaw.

Jerry Imotichey: Chickasaw Fluent Speaker

The Chickasaw Nation
Jerry Imotichey is a Chickasaw fluent speaker and holds an immense amount of pride in his tribe.

Rose Shields Jefferson: Chickasaw Fluent Speaker

The Chickasaw Nation
Rose Shields Jefferson is a Chickasaw fluent speaker who grew up speaking only Chickasaw.

Fluent Speakers Sing Hymn

The Chickasaw Nation
Pauline Brown and Jerry Imotichey lead Chickasaw fluent speakers singing a hymn from a Choctaw hymnal.