Jeremy Wallace is a man of many talents. He understands the patience and drive that goes into perfecting a craft. Wallace is a Chickasaw tribal member and knows the importance of his heritage and culture.
Jeremy is a cultural instructor at the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur, Oklahoma. He performs at the center and informs the public on the culture and way of life of the Chickasaw tribe. He says, “We’re here to express the importance of Chickasaw culture—and how it keeps our tribe alive.”
Wallace is a also member of the Chickasaw Dance Troupe, performing dances and ritualistic customs for the public. He has a deep knowledge of the symbols and designs on the instruments used in the troupe.
As a cultural instructor, Jeremy Wallace shows the students how to create their own cultural products, using careful, hands-on methods. He wants to teach students the art of preserving the Chickasaw history and craft traditions.