The Importance of Storytelling

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Storytelling not only preserves Chickasaw history – it unites the Chickasaw people through their common ancestry. The tradition of storytelling connects the Chickasaws of the past with modern-day members of the tribe.

Growing Up Enthralled with Chickasaw Stories

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Storyteller Stephanie Scott recalls how central the stories told by her grandmother were to her childhood. That appreciation has helped fuel her love of storytelling. Great satisfaction comes from keeping our stories alive.

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