Warrior Spirit

Unconquered and unconquerable, the spirit of the Chickasaw warrior lives on in unwavering determination, a fierce competitiveness, and focused attention on the path to success in the modern world. See where it started in the history of Chickasaw warriors.

Tishominko: Warrior & Standard Bearer

Dr. Amanda Cobb-Greetham, Director of Native American Studies, University of Oklahoma

Amanda Cobb-Greetham explains how Tishominko has come to represent the best of what it means to be Chickasaw. He is a link to the old days and traditions, and he displays the revered characteristics of perseverance and adaptability.



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