Tishominko: Last Great Warrior Leader

Brad Lieb

Tishominko was the most famous Chickasaw leader and warrior from the early 19th century. "Tishominko," like "Piominko," is a title name rather than a name given at birth. "Tishominko" means "Speaker for the Minko," indicating this person was a gifted orator.


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