The Sweep of Chickasaw History

As told by Larry Otis

Former Tupelo Mayor Larry Otis describes the Chickasaw Nation's interest in having people discover the vibrant history of the Chickasaw Nation, both before Removal from their homelands east of the Mississippi and afterward in Indian Territory. Only the full sweep of recorded history — from de Soto to today — fully illustrates the journey, the struggle and today's remarkable renaissance. Across centuries, people see exceptional character of the unconquerable Chickasaw Nation.


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