The Chickasaw Creation Story

LaDonna Brown

LaDonna Brown describes the ancient story of creation that began with the Creator, bringing the first Chickasaw people to life on Earth – including the role of the crawfish and the raven. Migration stories describe the movement of Chickasaw peoples who originated in the West.

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