Chickasaw Unconquered & Unconquerable (Hardcover)

Chickasaw Unconquered & Unconquerable By Amanda Cobb, Jeannie Barbour (With), David Fitzgerald (Photographer) Cover Image
By Amanda Cobb, Jeannie Barbour (With), David Fitzgerald (Photographer)
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A vivid recounting of Chickasaw history and culture told through essays and photography

From their homelands in the Southeast, to their removal to Indian Territory, to their status as a thriving nation today, the Chickasaw people represent one of the most resilient cultures in American history. Through vivid photographs and insightful essays, this book tells the incredible story of the Chickasaws.

Featuring the award-winning photography of David Fitzgerald and essays by Chickasaw writers Jeannie Barbour, Dr. Amanda Cobb-Greetham, and Linda Hogan, this authoritative book brings alive the unique history and identity of the Chickasaws. Handsomely produced, Chickasaw: Unconquered and Unconquerable is the winner of a gold medal for design from the Independent Publishers Association.

About the Author


Winner of the 2001 American Book Award and the North American Indian Prose Award in 1998, associate professor Amanda Cobb-Greethem specializes in Native American Studies, and served as administrator of the Division of History and Culture for the Chickasaw Nation. Her honors as an author were for Listening to Our Grandmother's Stories: The Bloomfield Academy for Chickasaw Females, 1852-1949 (2000). Jeannie Barbour, Chickasaw historian, artist, and author, is active in Native American issues including protection of Southeastern tribal culture and artifacts. Her award winning illustrations and writing have been featured in exhibitions and books. David Fitzgerald is a lifelong resident of Oklahoma and a professional photographer for more than thirty years. He was inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame in 2005, and three times was named Oklahoma Photographer of the Year.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781558689923
ISBN-10: 1558689923
Publisher: Chickasaw Press
Publication Date: October 1st, 2008
Pages: 128
Language: English