Artist Jeremy Wallace: Inspired by Ancestors

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Chickasaw artist Jeremy Wallace was inspired by the voices of his ancestors. He honored those lost on the removal trails by incorporating a half spiral design on his traditional blow guns.

Jeremy’s life was tragically cut short in 2017, but his Chickasaw spirit will always be remembered.

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Artist Jeremy Wallace: Creation of Blow Guns

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Chickasaw artist and musician Jeremy Wallace described how the art of his blowguns evolved and the history of their use.

Artist Jeremy Wallace: Double Spiral Design

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Chickasaw artist Jeremy Wallace discussed the symbolism that the double spiral design held for him in the creation of his traditional blow guns.

Artist Jeremy Wallace: Respecting the Rabbit

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Chickasaw artist Jeremy Wallace provided insight into the respect his ancestors held for all living creatures.

Artist Jeremy Wallace: Ceremonial Drums

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Jeremy Wallace was inspired by his drums, which made the sound of a heartbeat and represented the heartbeat of the Chickasaw people.

Artist Jeremy Wallace: Drum Design

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Chickasaw artist Jeremy Wallace discussed one of his painted drums.

Jeremy Wallace: Drumming and Singing

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During the always-popular Stomp Dances, singing is half the fun — and also has spiritual meaning.