Preservation

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By speaking and sharing the language, Chickasaw people are ensuring its survival for many years to come. Here, discover how Chickasaw linguists and elders are working to preserve their ancestral tongue.

The Timeless Dish of Pashofa

A Chickasaw Culinary Tradition

Pashofa is a traditional Chickasaw & Choctaw dish made from cracked corn, or hominy, and stewed pork. Here, listen to Sam Johnson speak Chickasaw and explain how he taught himself the timeless recipe by following the example set by church elders.

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