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“Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher” honored with Western Heritage Awards
April 26, 2022

Chickasaw Productions’ feature film “Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher” was honored with two Western Heritage Awards from the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.

‘Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher’ is now available digitally and on DVD or Blu-ray
January 28, 2022

“Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher,” the third feature film produced by Chickasaw Nation Productions, is now available to rent or own digitally on and available to purchase on DVD or Blu-ray.

Women of Chickasaw-produced western embody traditional lifeways
December 14, 2021

The film “Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher,” is inspired by the life of Montford Johnson, a Chickasaw man who survived great hardships and tragedy to establish a vast ranching empire along the famous cattle highway of the American West, the Chisholm Trail.

Tommy Flanagan plays Holden in “Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher”
December 06, 2021

The all-star cast of “Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher” includes veteran actor Tommy Flanagan, who plays the role of the antagonist, Holden.

Horses pivotal to Johnson’s cattle operation and film depiction
November 30, 2021

Horses and cattle play a huge role in bringing authenticity to the Chickasaw Nation Production “Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher.”

Chickasaw rancher Montford T. Johnson inducted into Hall of Great Westerners
November 19, 2021

Chickasaw rancher Montford Johnson was inducted into the Hall of Great Westerners in ceremonies at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum recently.

Tatanka Means portrays Rising Wolf in ‘Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher’ now streaming on Netflix
November 17, 2021

Actor, comedian and motivational speaker Tatanka Means portrays the character Rising Wolf in a new Chickasaw Nation Productions film inspired by the life of historic Chickasaw rancher Montford Johnson.

Telling Oklahoma stories in Oklahoma style: Chickasaw Nation Productions uses area locations and talent for feature films
November 12, 2021

Oklahoma has a rich history of filmmaking. The state is a prime location for filming due to its diverse landscape and history, along with the people who call the state home.

Martin Sensmeier performs leading role in ‘Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher’
November 12, 2021

First American film star Martin Sensmeier portrays the titular character in a new production from Chickasaw Nation Productions inspired by the life of historic Chickasaw rancher Montford Johnson.

Dermot Mulroney portrays Charles “Boggy” Johnson in ‘Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher’
November 12, 2021

Chickasaw Nation Productions' feature film “Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher” was inspired by the life of historic Chickasaw rancher Montford Johnson.

“Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher” now streaming
November 01, 2021

The life of historic Chickasaw rancher Montford Johnson inspired the feature film “Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher” which Chickasaw Nation Productions has made available via online streaming as of November 2021.

Chickasaw Nation Productions’ films highlight importance of First Americans to history during Native American Heritage Month
November 01, 2021

November is National Native American Heritage Month, a time set aside in the United States to pay tribute to the rich culture and history of First Americans.

“Chokma Chickasaw Magazine” special digital issue available now
June 03, 2020

The spring 2020 issue of “Chokma Chickasaw Magazine,” an exclusive publication of the Chickasaw Nation, is available in digital format for the first time.

Chickasaw Nation Productions announces diverse cast for “The Chickasaw Rancher”
May 31, 2017

Martin Sensmeier, who landed a starring role alongside Denzel Washington in “The Magnificent Seven,” will play the lead role of Montford Johnson in “The Chickasaw Rancher.”

Feature Film to share story of The Chickasaw Rancher, Montford Johnson
March 10, 2017

The search is underway in the Los Angeles area for Native American actors to star in a tribally - produced feature film inspired by the life of Chickasaw cattle rancher Montford T. Johnson.

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