Chickasaw Youth and Their Tribe's River Culture

The Chickasaw Nation

Olympic gold medal-winning British coach Shaun Caven "jumped the pond" in 2009 to help develop the rising river sports movement in OKC, where he now trains Olympic hopefuls. A Scotsman with a keen interest in native cultures, Caven helped launch the program for the Chickasaw Nation at the Devon Boathouse. The tribe, he notes, were "river people" with a rich history of water travel by canoe.


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