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Watch these fun videos for an introduction to a few Chickasaw words and phrases used in daily life. Listen, learn and practice regularly to build your knowledge of the ancestral tongue.

Takolo Lakna': The Chickasaw Word for Orange

The Chickasaw Nation

The Chickasaw word for orange is "takolo lakna'." Practice saying takolo lakna' many times until you feel confident you will remember this word as part of your growing Chickasaw vocabulary.

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Koi: The Chickasaw Word for Cat

The Chickasaw Nation
Listen, speak, and learn the Chickasaw word for "cat."

Ofi': The Chickasaw Word for Dog

The Chickasaw Nation
Listen, speak, and learn the Chickasaw word for “dog.”

How the Rabbit Lost Its Tail

Marie Beck
This traditional children's story about how the rabbit got its short tail is told in Chickasaw by Marie Beck.

Okchamali': The Chickasaw Word for Blue and Green

The Chickasaw Nation
The Chickasaw word for blue & green is "okchamali."

Lakna': The Chickasaw Word for Yellow

The Chickasaw Nation
The Chickasaw word for yellow is "lakna'."

Losayyi': The Chickasaw Word for Brown

The Chickasaw Nation
The Chickasaw word for brown is "losayyi'."