The Chickasaw Nation offers a set of curriculums for educators to teach in their classrooms. The provided curricula uncovers our deep history, culture and traditions. Each curriculum is aligned with the Oklahoma Academic Standards as outlined in the Oklahoma State Department of Education's 2014 Social Studies guide.

Stream the latest Chickasaw Nation Productions documentaries online and download the accompanying curriculum below:

Bearer of the Morning: The Life of Te Ata Thompson Fisher
First Encounter

Montford: An Original Brand

This curriculum discusses the life of Montford T. Johnson and the significant contribution he made to the Chickasaw Nation and the state of Oklahoma.

First Encounter

This curriculum examines the Chickasaws’ first encounter with Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto and his conquistadors in 1540.

Bearer of the Morning

This curriculum explores the dynamic life of Te Ata (TAY’ AH-TAH), a Chickasaw storyteller who traversed cultural barriers to become one of the greatest Native American performers of all time. This curriculum is a supplement to the documentary Bearer of the Morning:The Life of Te Ata Thompson Fisher. This documentary must be viewed in order for students to be able to answer all the questions in the curriculum.

Pearl: Never Give Up

This curriculum highlights the life of Eula “Pearl” Carter Scott, the first Chickasaw aviator and youngest pilot in the United States.

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