Chahta Hihla (Choctaw Social Dancing)

Published November 1, 2021

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Cultural Services Department in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts demonstrates social dances, their accompanying chants, and Choctaw clothing. Become immersed in the ceremonial world of Choctaw Social Dancing. This short documentary provides an in-depth look into the history, regalia, the types of dances performed, one’s journey to becoming a chanter and their importance to the Choctaw way of life. Executive Producer: Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and The National Endowment For The Arts, Producer: Cultural Events, and Director: Mark D. Williams with Digital Feather Media.