2020 Chickasaw Hall of Fame Postponed

To continue to protect our Chickasaw citizens, families and staff in this time of an unprecedented health crisis, the 2020 Chickasaw Hall of Fame event scheduled for June 11 has been postponed. A ceremony for 2020 inductees will be planned at a later date. Updates will be provided as they become available.

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Adam Charles Walker
1925 - 1999

Adam Charles Walker, a Master Artist of the Oklahoma State Arts Council, helped preserve the tribal art of making stickball sticks, bows, arrows, and tortoise shell shakers.

Adam has been instrumental in preserving, demonstrating, and teaching his unique talents to younger generations of Chickasaws.

A fluent speaker of Chickasaw, he served as a resource in the development of the Munro/Willmond book, "Chickasaw, An Analytical Dictionary."

A full-blood Chickasaw, Adam was chosen to represent the tribe in Charles Banks Wilson's "Search for the Purebloods," a collection of portraits accompanied by narratives of the authors visits with each subject.

His talent as a carpenter and artist was taught to him by his father, and his rock work can been seen on the Chickasaw Nation Headquarters building in Ada, Oklahoma.

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