First Encounter documents the actions taken by the Chickasaw 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.
DVD special features include the official film trailer and behind-the-scenes extras:
- "The Sounds of First Encounter"
- "Props and Costumes"
- "The Making of a Scene"
- "Construction of Chicasa"
Free Educational Curriculum Available for elementary and secondary education classrooms. Click here to download today.
is a Chickasaw Nation Production
and the first installment of the Chickasaw Heritage Series