Photograph courtesy Ryan RedCorn,

Photograph courtesy Ryan RedCorn,


Lokosh (Joshua D. Hinson)

Lokosh (Joshua D. Hinson) is of Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee (Creek), Cherokee, and Euro-American ancestry and is a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation.

A conversational speaker of the Chickasaw language and an award-winning artist, he holds a master’s degree in Native American Art History from the University of New Mexico and is a doctoral student in Native Language Revitalization at the University of Oklahoma. He makes art in the Chickasaw Nation, just outside of Ada, Oklahoma.

Hinson, whose Chickasaw name Lokosh translates as “Gourd,” descends from Imatapo (Their Lean-to People) house group and Kowishto' (Panther) clan.

For inquiries on existing or commissioned work, please email Lokosh at