The Chickasaw Nation: We Are Our History, Culture, Arts

Lona Barrick

Lona Barrick, executive officer of Cultural Tourism, says that the shared history, culture and art of the Chickasaw Nation define who they are as a people.


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The Chickasaws: Strength and Modesty

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Chickasaw Values: Embracing Diversity

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T.W. Shannon describes what he perceives to be basic Chickasaw values, and explains how these values have influenced him in his work.

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Over 35 Years of Progress

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Culture of Preservation

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The Chickasaw people have always been connected to the land and water.

Family History in Achilles: Oklahoma

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There was a time when the entire town of Achilles, Oklahoma, belonged to the land allotment of Tina Cooper's ancestors.

The Strong Identity of Chickasaw Nation

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The leadership of the Chickasaw Nation has been able to retain its history, traditions and language.