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Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame

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  • Tessie "Lushayna" Mobley (1906 - 1990)
    2009 Chickasaw Hall of Fame Inductee: Tessie "Lushanya" Mobley Born in 1906, Lushanya became one of the world’s most famous and loved operatic sopranos in the 1940’s and 1950’s. She grew up on her fa...

Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame


For tribal members who have beem inducted into the Chickasaw Hall of Fame by the Chickasaw Nation.


Members are listed on the Chickasaw Nation website

"In 1987 the Chickasaw Nation began honoring Chickasaws who made significant contributions to Chickasaw people or the Native American community by induction into the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame. Since that time, many Chickasaw men and women have been nominated and inducted into this prestigious circle of honor."


inductees

listed chronologically



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