Lacee Lewis

Lacee Lewis

Champion

Steer hazer Lacee Lewis is Choctaw proud. Hear how she channels her love for nature and her horses into her life in the rodeo arena.

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Gina South

Gina South

Protector

As an attorney for the Choctaw Nation, as well as a foster and adoptive parent, Gina South has dedicated her life to protecting children.

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Erica Cunningham

Erica Cunningham

Singer

Choctaw singer Erica Cunningham uses music to celebrate her faith and culture. See how God and her Chahta heritage have impacted her life.

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Jula Harjo

Jula Harjo

Artist

Choctaw beadwork artist Jula Harjo believes in the power of Native American artists to preserve and protect their cultures. Hear how she uses her voice and her art to speak up for Native communities everywhere.

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Tara Thorpe

Tara Thorpe

Caregiver

Tara Thorpe overcame plenty of challenges in her childhood to become a successful nurse and business owner. Hear her inspirational story this month.

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Gary Batton

Leader

Chief Gary Batton knows what it’s like to face challenges, but he also knows how important it is to use all the tools in your belt to turn things around. This month, hear his personal story.

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Stephanie Roberts

Stephanie Roberts

Teacher

This month, thousands of students across the U.S. will grab their backpacks, load up their supplies and head out the door for the first day of the new school year. They will reunite with old friends and make new ones, maybe learn their way around a new building or look for what's new in their familiar one.

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Jake Trujillo

Jake Trujillo

Firefighter

Anyone can be a hero. That’s Jake Trujillo’s personal creed. As a volunteer firefighter and Emergency Management Coordinator for the Choctaw Nation, Jake has had the opportunity to give back to his community. Hear his story.

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Wilson Roberts

Wilson Roberts

Storyteller

Wilson Roberts has lived a lifetime of stories. Now, he shares those stories with others who want to learn more about the Choctaw people and their ways of life.

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Shanna Douglas

Shanna Douglas

Graduate

In this video, Shanna Douglas, a tribal member and associate of the Choctaw Nation, shares her inspiring educational journey, highlighting the essential elements of time, dedication, and unwavering determination required to pursue one's dreams.

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Mike Mings

Mike Mings

Pastor

Treating others with kindness and respect is a time-honored trait of the Choctaw People. In the latest Together, We’re More video, Pastor Mike Mings discusses the importance of faith, compassion and fairness.

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Michaela Richbourg

Athlete

Being open to learning new things and drawing on the experiences of others make us stronger as individuals and as a community. Teacher, advocate and athlete Michaela Richbourg has learned the meaning of success through hard work and the examples set for her by family, friends and teammates.

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Dewayne and Kyra Hornbuckle

Dewayne and Kyra Hornbuckle

Tvshka

Dewayne and Kyra Hornbuckle are Choctaw tribal members who share a passion for Choctaw culture, particularly stickball. As members of the Tvshka Homma stickball team, this father-daughter duo is proud to be part of the revitalization of Choctaw culture through this ancient sport.

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Brenner Billy

Brenner Billy

Craftsman

Brenner Billy is a Choctaw tribal member whose family history is interwoven with the game of stickball. As a program coordinator for the Choctaw Cultural Center, he brings the history and traditions of the Choctaw people to life for fellow tribal members and visitors from all over.

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