Thrive: Traditions

Meet the Chickasaw Culture Keepers

Connect to the ancient crafts of our people with Thrive: Traditions, a video series highlighting Chickasaw artisans and their work. Discover the ancient art of basket weaving, the intricacy of shell carving, the symbolism in regalia and much more.


Traditional Arrows

S5 • E7
Artisan Elihu Johnson crafts traditional Chickasaw arrows and keeps the custom alive by teaching the next generation how to make them.


First Look: Traditional Arrows

Chickasaw Culture Keepers
Chickasaw artisan Elihu Johnson talks about making traditional Chickasaw arrows in this preview for the new episode of Thrive: Traditions.