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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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