The Lords of the Mississippi: What the Warrior Spirit Means to the Chickasaws

T.W. Shannon, Chickasaw Citizen and Former Member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives

The Chickasaw warrior was revered by European colonists, colonial governors, presidents and kings. T.W. Shannon describes what the warrior spirit means to Chickasaws. Also, meet Matthew Neumeyer, who is one of 1,399 Chickasaw soldiers and veterans. This Veterans Day, we salute them all for the job they've done and the pride they inspire in us.


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