South Carolina's Black Mingo Creek was named after the colonial Chickasaw chief, who controlled the lands around it as a sort of hunting preserve.
The Chickasaw Nation today is the thirteenth largest federally-recognized tribe in the United States.
The Chickasaw are renowned for their skill as warriors and statesmen.
Chickasaw were relocated to Oklahoma in 1830 along with the other members of the Five Civilized Tribes—the Choctaw, Creek, Cherokee, and Seminole.
The Chickasaw are members of the Southeastern Native American tribes.
The Chickasaw placed great emphasis on the prowess of their warriors.
The Chickasaw are divided in two groups: the "Impsaktea" and the "Intcutwalipa."
After various disagreements, the Chickasaw attacked the De Soto expedition, and the Spanish moved on.
Descendants of British men and Chickasaw women became tribal leaders.
Ancient stories speak to a relationship with the Choctaw like two brothers, but they later fought against each other, even taking opposing sides with the colonists—the Chickasaw joining the British and the Choctaw the French.
The suffix "-mingo" (Chickasaw: minko' ) is used to identify a chieftain.
The Chickasaw were very involved in business, farming, and trade in early stages of the development of the United States.
The Chickasaw Nation Capital (1855-1907) was Tishomingo, Oklahoma.
The Chickasaw Nation is federally recognized as a tribal entity.
The Chickasaw first had contact with Europeans in 1540, when Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto encountered them and stayed in their eponymous town, Chicasa, at present-day Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.
Early European explorers first encountered them in 1540, when the Chickasaw were living in what are now the States of Mississippi and Tennessee.
The Chickasaw were a semi-nomadic people who roamed not only their own territory and constantly raided that of neighboring tribes.
The Chickasaws began to trade with the British after the colony of Carolina was founded in 1670.
Chickasaw leaders responded with a letter of retort.
By 1920, Chickasaw land was reduced to a fraction of the original size.
During the American Civil War the Chickasaw, who had slaves sided with the South and were the last Confederate ally to admit defeat.
Most contemporary Chickasaw are members of the Methodist or Baptist faith.
The Chickasaw are a Native American people of the United States, originally from present-day Tennessee and Mississippi, now mostly living in Oklahoma.
Many Chickasaw merchants and farmers prospered during this time.
Today, the Chickasaw population has risen from the 3,000 forcibly removed to Oklahoma in the 1830s to approximately ten times that number.