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Episodes

Lana Duke

S15 • E1
Chickasaw medical student and former soccer player Lana Duke wants to help underserved rural communities in Oklahoma.

Tohmi Carney

S15 • E2
Wrestler Tohmi Carney hopes to follow his Chickasaw warrior spirit all the way to the Olympics.

Dallas Sealey

S14 • E4
Chickasaw citizen Dallas Sealey describes the competitive nature of college football as being second-to-none.

Kortney Greenwood

S11 • E11
Since she was nine years old, Chickasaw citizen Kortney Greenwood has been writing every day.

Chickasaw Youth: Canoe-Kayak Team

S9 • E7
Sponsored by the Nation, the Chickasaw Canoe-Kayak team is made of a group of Chickasaw youth working toward becoming accomplished paddlers.

Shay Buchanan

S4 • E3
Shay Buchanan (along with her mother, Glenda) explains the challenges she's overcome in her life, and describes the path to becoming a champion.

Zach Garcia

S10 • E9
Zach is an award-winning musician, an honor student, and has been a part of the Chickasaw Nation's Chikasha Apihchi Ikbia youth leadership program.

Addison & Abbey Kliewer

S12 • E6
Sisters Addison and Abbey Kliewer have had a passion for showing American Quarter Horses since they were little girls.

Ryanne Jordan

S10 • E10
Ryanne Jordan has been cultivating her love of the arts since she began dancing at age 3, but her appreciation for fashion design came later.

Louden Johnson

S10 • E8
Louden Johnson is an accomplished Chickasaw student and athlete at Wayne High School in Oklahoma and is the nephew of Oklahoma State Rep. Lisa Billy.

Ezra Johnson

S11 • E9
Meet Ezra Johnson, a talented Chickasaw teenager who is involved with the Chickasaw Nation's Martial Arts Program.

Kobi Crossley

S11 • E8
Kobi Crossley is an accomplished fastpitch softball player.

Katie Barrick

S11 • E10
Hailing from Wynnewood, Oklahoma, Chickasaw violinist Katie Barrick composed her first piece, "Caffeine Smile," when she was 16 years old.

Joshua Tingle

S9 • E8
Joshua Tingle is a talented and intelligent young Chickasaw with a promising future ahead of him.

Kaylea Arnett

S3 • E6
Kaylea Arnett explains what goes into a good dive.

Nevaeh Smith & Jariah Eyachabbe

S13 • E7
Nevaeh Smith and Jariah Eyachabbe are two young Chickasaw citizens acting in the Nation's new Rosetta Stone Chickasaw language lesson video series.

Videos

December 1, 2014 – Fastpitch Softball Player Kobi Crossley

2m 30s
Exciting news for Chickasaw teenager and athlete Kobi Crossley – the Newcastle High School senior has signed for a full scholarship to play softball.

November 1, 2012 – Zach Garcia

4m 30s
Chickasaw composer Zach Garcia began taking piano lessons from his father when he was four years old.

April 1, 2012 - Kortney Greenwood

4m 30s
Kortney Greenwood is not your typical 15 year old.

Chickasaw Summer Arts Academy: Ryanne Jordan, Fashion Student

1m
At 15, Ryanne demonstrated her commitment to a career in fashion by choosing to attend the Arts Academy over a mandatory cheerleading clinic.

Chickasaw Youth and Their Tribe's River Culture

2m
Olympic gold medal-winning British coach Shaun Caven "jumped the pond" in 2009 to help develop the rising river sports movement in OKC.

Diving Techniques

1m 30s
U.S. Junior Diving Champion Kaylea Arnett talks about the steps that go into each dive.

An Olympic Dream

1m
The characteristic Chickasaw dedication and strength has been passed down to Kaylea Arnett.

Profiles

Nevaeh Smith & Jariah Eyachabbe

The youngest stars of the Rosetta Stone Chickasaw language series
Fourteen-year-old Nevaeh & thirteen-year-old Jariah are two young Chickasaw citizens acting in the Rosetta Stone Chickasaw language lesson videos.

Addison & Abbey Kliewer

Chickasaw sisters and accomplished American quarter horse riders
Sisters Addison and Abbey Kliewer have had a passion for showing American quarter horses since their earliest years growing up in Cordell, Oklahoma.

Louden Johnson

A star football player and high school scholar
Louden Johnson is an accomplished Chickasaw student and athlete at Wayne High School in Oklahoma and is the nephew of Oklahoma State Rep. Lisa Billy.

Ryanne Jordan

A passion for fashion and textile design
Ryanne Jordan has been cultivating her love of the arts since she began dancing at age 3, but her appreciation for fashion design came later.

Katie Barrick

A passion for music and an alumna of the Chickasaw Summer Arts Academy
Hailing from Wynnewood, Oklahoma, Chickasaw violinist Katie Barrick is a senior at Oklahoma City University (OCU) majoring in Music Business.

Lana Duke

An athlete passionate about giving back to her state
Chickasaw medical student and former soccer player Lana Duke is interested in helping underserved rural communities in Oklahoma.

Joshua Tingle

Challenging his skills and imagination to think beyond the possible
Joshua Tingle is an intelligent and talented individual. He’s a young Chickasaw, but is pushing the limits any way he can imagine.

Canoe-Kayak Team

A one-of-a-kind, Olympic-style canoe and kayak program for young Chickasaws
The Chickasaw RIVERSPORT Canoe/Kayak program is made up of a group of Chickasaw youth working toward becoming accomplished paddlers.

Kaylea Arnett

The most decorated diver in ACC collegiate history
Kaylea Arnett is a Chickasaw citizen and All-American diver.

Shay Buchanan

A strong Chickasaw spirit of strength and determination
Chickasaw citizen Shay Buchanan was the Oklahoma State Olympian of the Year at the 2007 Special Olympics state competition.

Tohmi Carney

Embodying the Chickasaw warrior spirit
Wrestler Tohmi Carney hopes to follow his Chickasaw warrior spirit all the way to the Olympics.

Kortney Greenwood

A young published author of two books with plans for more in the works
The Murray State College student is a published author of two books and has plans for more in the works.

Ezra Johnson

Veteran of the Chickasaw Nation Martial Arts program
Chickasaw teenager Ezra Johnson counts himself lucky to have discovered the Chickasaw Nation Martial Arts Program when he was 12 years old.

Zach Garcia

Attributes his strong work ethic and determination to his Chickasaw heritage
Zach is an award-winning musician, a honor student, and has been a part of the Chickasaw Nation’s Chikasha Apihchi Ikbia youth leadership program.

Kobi Crossley

Fearless, fighting through adversity and leading by example
Chickasaw citizen Kobi Crossley first picked up a softball at the age of four and has never looked back.

Dallas Sealey

No Stranger to Hard Work and the Chickasaw Warrior Spirit
Lawton, Oklahoma native Dallas Sealey grew up with a football in his hands.