Chickasaw Nation-produced film to be shown in Tipp City

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

Release Date: August 27, 2021


The Chickasaw Nation Productions’ movie “Pearl” will be shown in Tipp City, Ohio at 8 p.m., Monday, Aug. 30 on KITTV.org, KIT-TV, Tipp-Monroe Cable Access.

Pearl”

Set in 1920s rural Oklahoma, “Pearl” is based on the remarkable true story of Chickasaw aviatrix, Pearl Carter Scott – the youngest licensed pilot in American history. Mentored by world-renowned aviator Wiley Post, Pearl first pilots a plane at the age of 12 and becomes a commercial pilot and local celebrity before she reaches adulthood. As she finds love and becomes a wife and mother, her two greatest passions collide.

Chickasaw Nation Productions is designed to inform, educate and entertain audiences about the resilient and persevering spirit of the Chickasaw Nation.

For more information, visit ChickasawFilms.com.

Chickasaw curriculum

The Chickasaw Heritage Series “Pearl Carter Scott: On Top of the World” documentary has been incorporated into an online curriculum produced by the Chickasaw Nation for elementary and secondary school levels. These and other lessons are available to home-school and public school educators by visiting Chickasaw.net/AtHome.

These lessons might also interest anyone looking to dig deeper into the history and culture of the Chickasaw people, with reference materials and photographs presented much like a textbook.

Every lesson of the Chickasaw Nation curriculum is aligned with Oklahoma Academic Standards as outlined by the Oklahoma State Department of Education social studies guide.

Areas of study include history, social studies, geography and government. Students who dive into these studies will develop skills, including reading, writing, critical thinking, test taking and artistic creation.

Each lesson is complete with its own lesson plan, reading material, discussion questions, student activity and reference list for convenience. This material can be easily incorporated into any educational setting.

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