Profiles of a Nation

Meet Our People – The Enduring Spirit of the Chickasaw Nation

A thousand different voices call the Chickasaw tribe their own: artists, designers, engineers and leaders echo a spirit of fortitude passed down from their ancestors. They are Chickasaw, a living embodiment of what it means to be different but unified. These are their lives: Profiles of a Nation.

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Rose Shields-Jefferson

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Chickasaw elder Rose Shields-Jefferson dedicates her time and her efforts to the preservation of Chickasaw language, history and culture.