Chickasaw Nation Films: First Encounter

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First Encounter explores the actions taken by Chickasaws in 1540 during their first contact with Europeans. The documentary highlights the encounters, struggles and perseverance of the Chickasaw people throughout Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto’s attempted conquest. It was the first European contact for the Chickasaw, but perhaps the most important and set the standard by which the tribe remained for centuries and remains today - “unconquered and unconquerable.”

Watch the documentary at chickasawfilms.com/Projects/Documentaries/First-Encounter.aspx.

Learn more about Chickasaw Nation Productions at www.chickasawfilms.com.

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