Lowak Shoppala': The Inspiration

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Lona Barrick, executive officer of Cultural Tourism, recounts the original inspiration and background story behind the production of Lowak Shoppala'. She explains that the project was led by Chickasaw composer Jerod Tate, who was inspired by Chickasaw author Linda Hogan's "Fire and Light" poem.

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