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.
Meet Pauline Carpenter Brown, fluent Chickasaw speaker and Chickasaw Hall of Fame inductee. Pauline has considerable knowledge of Chickasaw history and culture. She serves on the Chickasaw Language Committee, the Chickasaw Nation Historical Society and the tribal election board.