September 1, 2011 - Chickasaw Hall of Fame

Chickasaw Nation News

Three new inductees to the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame are recognized for their contributions to the tribe at this year's ceremony, hosted by Governor Bill Anoatubby. The three inductees are: Tishominko, the last great warrior of Chickasaw tribe, Jess Green, a Chickasaw attorney who helped re-establish the Chickasaw government and sovereignty, and Robert Johnson Perry, a chemical engineer & writer whose work has bettered the lives of many. Granite plaques honor all Chickasaw Hall of Fame members at the Cultural Center in Sulphur. For more information, visit


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Tishominko: Warrior & Standard Bearer

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Amanda Cobb-Greetham explains how Tishominko has come to represent the best of what it means to be Chickasaw.

Tishominko: Last Great Warrior Leader

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Tishominko was the most famous Chickasaw leader and warrior from the early 19th century.

Tishominko Was Jailed for Upholding Tribal Law

Jeannie Barbour, former Chickasaw Press Director
Before removal, the great and highly respected Chickasaw warrior Tishominko was put in jail.

Robert Perry: Hall of Fame

2011 Inductee
Robert Perry was elected to the Chickasaw Advisory Council in 1965 during the Chickasaw Annual Meeting.

Jess Green: Hall of Fame

2011 Inductee
Jess Green honorably represented the Chickasaw Nation through years of practicing law on behalf of Native American tribes nationwide.