Making education a priority a hallmark of Chickasaw history
By Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation
“Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.”
That saying captures the Chickasaw Nation’s dedicationto education. For generations, our tribe has made quality education a cornerstone of our efforts to serve Chickasaw people fully and well.
Even before Removal, Chickasaws were engaged in education. Chickasaws were known as adept students and people with a thirst for knowledge. We understood early in the game that education would be a key to our survival and success.
Chickasaws were known not only as talented and successful warriors...
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