Chickasaw history demonstrates ability to adapt, thrive
By Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation
It has been six generations since the Chickasaw people were removed from our ancestral Southeastern homelands.
That represents about 180 years of challenge, in-novation and, ultimately, triumph. Throughout the 1600s, 1700s and into the 19th century, the Chickasaw Nation continued to adapt to changes in its environment. There were conflicts with other tribes, European contact and a rapidly changing world that would test us as never before.
By the 1830s, the pressure on the Chickasaw Na-tion to relinquish its homelands and move west was unstoppable. To the credit of our tribal leaders, the Chickasaws...
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