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Take advantage of these fun instructional videos to learn Chickasaw words and phrases used in daily life. Listen, learn and practice regularly to build your knowledge of the ancestral tongue.

Lesson 1: Body Parts

Joshua Hinson

Joshua Hinson provides the Chickasaw translations for the human body with help from members of the Chickasaw Nation's Chepota Chikasha Anompoli (children speaking Chickasaw) language club. See if you can keep the same pace and learn Chickasaw words!

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Lesson 2: Greetings and Introductions

Joshua Hinson and JoAnn Ellis
Language masters Joshua Hinson and JoAnn Ellis demonstrate Chickasaw greetings and introductions.

Lesson 5: Would You Like This?

Joshua Hinson and JoAnn Ellis
Joshua Hinson and JoAnn Ellis provide a series of "Do you want to eat?" with the positive and negative responses for cheese, fish, egg and milk.

Lesson 4: What Is This?

Joshua Hinson and JoAnn Ellis
Joshua Hinson and JoAnn Ellis provide a series of "What is this?- Yappa nanta?" and "This is" language demonstrations for cheese, fish, egg, and milk.

Lesson 3: What Is This?

Joshua Hinson and JoAnn Ellis
Joshua Hinson and JoAnn Ellis provide a series of "What is this?- Yappa nanta?" and "This is" language demonstrations.