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A variety of programs such as camps, clubs and classes exists to help Chickasaws of all ages learn the ancestral language. By fusing learning with excitement, these programs increase retention and spark a passion for sharing the language with others.

Chickasaw Nation Martial Arts Program: "Combining Chickasaw and the Martial Arts"

Matt Clark

Children learn an appreciation for the Chickasaw language through lessons in the Martial Arts Program. Combining the two is as easy as chaffa, toklo, tochchina (1, 2, 3).


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