It is based on the inspiring true story of Mary Thompson Fisher, a woman who traversed cultural barriers to become one of the greatest Native American performers of all time. Born in Indian Territory, and raise on the songs and stories of her Chickasaw culture, Te Ata's journey to find her true calling led her through isolation, discovery, love and a stage career that culminated in performances for a United States president, European royalty and audiences across the world.
Chickasaw Indians -- Drama.
Indian women -- North America -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Birmingham, Gil, actor.
Chickasaw Nation, production company.
Frankowski, Nathan, film director.
Greene, Graham, 1952- actor.
Kilcher, Q'Orianka, actor.
Kino Lorber, Inc., publisher.
Luttrell, Esther, screenwriter.
Sirmons, Paul, film producer.