How Did Warriors Earn Their Identity?

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown June 11th, 2014 Last Updated on: June 11th, 2014

In this video produced by Chickasaw TV we learn how the Chickasaw men earned their warrior identity. Through a series of rites of passage in their youth these men were gifted with community acknowledgements like a dance, public painting or other symbols that they wore to socially establish their status.

To see more educational videos on Chickasaw culture, please visit Chickasaw.TV.

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Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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