Gov. Johnston's Home: The Chickasaw White House

Dr. Amanda Cobb-Greetham

Chickasaw author and historian Dr. Amanda Cobb-Greetham serves as Director of Native American Studies at the University of Oklahoma. Formerly, she served as Associate Professor of English at Oklahoma State University, directed the Chickasaw Nation's libraries and archives, language programs, the Chickasaw Press and the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur. Dr. Greetham received her bachelor's degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University and her master's from the University of North Texas, and her Ph.D. in Native American Studies from the University of Oklahoma.


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