Thrive: Unconquered Spirit

Portraits in Chickasaw Strength and Resilience

This series celebrates the courage and achievements of inspirational Chickasaw men and women. From all ages and walks of life, these outstanding individuals exemplify the Unconquered Spirit of the Chickasaw Nation.


Rose Shields-Jefferson

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With fewer than 50 native Chickasaw speakers left, Rose Shields-Jefferson has made it her mission to preserve her language and culture.