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Release Date: May 01, 2017

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office



PAULS VALLEY, Okla. -- The Chickasaw Nation will offer a Chickasaw language class, open to the public at no charge, 6-8 p.m., May 2, at Jet Stream Casino, 2001 W. Airline Road. All skill levels are welcome to attend.

The class will include a general introduction to the language, useful phrases and information about the Rosetta Stone Chickasaw program.

The Chickasaw language was the primary language of Chickasaw people for hundreds of years, passed on to new generations orally. It is viewed as a gift from the ancestors.

Several programs and services have been established by the Chickasaw Nation to revitalize the language. To learn more about available programs and services, visit www.chickasaw.net/chickasawlanguage.

The Chickasaw Nation has planned monthly community classes for locations across south central and central Oklahoma all year. Class topics include language, dancing, pottery, finger weaving, beading and painting.

A beaded collar class will be offered June 22 in Oklahoma City at Remington Park. Upcoming classes are also planned for Duncan, Purcell and Ardmore.

For more information or to register contact Teresa Workman, 580-272-5318 or Teresa.Workman@Chickasaw.net.

Last Updated: 09/16/2016