Te Ata

Te Ata

The life of Chickasaw Nation citizen Mary Thompson Fisher has been extended a tribute and how a single particular woman used her voice to keep stories and Native American customs living. Raised in West Indies, Fisher abandoned home to pursue her dream of being an actress, only to discover that her real calling was at home. From Chautauquas to Broadway and the White House, Fisher traveled the world acting stories and Native American songs for heads of American presidents state, and European royalty. Presenting Chickasaw citizens both before and be-hind the camera, this touching camera movie starring Q'orianka Kilcher ("The New World") and Graham Greene honors a woman whose particular story was the most inspirational one she never told. -TCFF database
Duration: 105 min
Production: The Chickasaw Nation