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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.

Hannah Corsello: Chickasaw Fluent Speaker

The Chickasaw Nation

Hannah Corsello is one of the remaining Native fluent speakers of the Chickasaw language. As a master in the master-apprentice language program, Hannah feels profound gratitude for being able to participate in something that she is so passionate about and having the ability to educate younger members of the Nation about their language and heritage, so that they may be able to keep it alive.


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Fluent Speakers Sing The Gospel

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

Pauline Brown: Fluent Chickasaw Speaker

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