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.

Rose Shields Jefferson: Chickasaw Fluent Speaker

The Chickasaw Nation

Rose Shields Jefferson is a Chickasaw fluent speaker who grew up speaking only Chickasaw. She believes that when teaching Chickasaw, hearing and speaking the language everyday leads to gradual yet effective comprehension.


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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.