Press Releases


Chickasaw Nation Tribal Election Filing Period

Friday, May 26, 2023

The Chickasaw Nation Election Commission announces filing period for the 2023 General Elections opens June 5 and continues through June 7, 2023.

Commitment to education a hallmark of the Chickasaw Nation

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Education has historically been one of the Chickasaw Nation’s highest priorities, and this year marks 40 years since the launch of two programs that forged a foundation for many modern-day education programs.

Two Chickasaw artists show new work at Artesian Arts Festival

Thursday, May 18, 2023

A Chickasaw master craftsman and renowned woodworker has dominated the weaponry division at the last two Chickasaw Nation arts festivals.

Chikasha Anokfilli “thinking Chickasaw” initiative provides strength, balance and harmony to First Americans

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Important goals of Mental Health Awareness Month include developing a better understanding of the widespread nature of mental health issues, reducing stigma, and raising awareness about available services.

The Chickasaw Nation remains dedicated to language preservation

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Preserving the heritage, culture and language of the Chickasaw Nation is of paramount importance.

Chickasaw Nation celebrates new Chikashshanompaꞌ keyboard on Apple devices

Monday, May 15, 2023

The Chickasaw Nation Chikashshanompaꞌ (Chickasaw Language) keyboard is now available for iPhone, iPad and Mac with the releases of iOS 16.4, iPadOS 16.4 and macOS Ventura 13.3 operating systems.

Chickasaw Lighthorse Officer Jared Buckaloo named “Indian Country Law Enforcement Officer of the Year”

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Like most police officers, Chickasaw Lighthorse K-9 officer Jared Buckaloo dreamed of being an officer as a child.

Inter-Tribal Council leaders call on Oklahoma Legislature to overturn vetoes

Friday, May 05, 2023

The elected leaders of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee, and Seminole Nations call on the Oklahoma Legislature to overturn vetoes by Governor Stitt of bills protecting religious freedom, education, and public safety in Oklahoma.

Artesian Arts Festival draws thousands to downtown Sulphur

Thursday, May 04, 2023

Throngs of visitors descended on downtown Sulphur Saturday, April 22, to experience the sights and sounds of the 10th annual Artesian Arts Festival.

Chikasha Ittafama reunion coming this weekend

Tuesday, May 02, 2023

The 25th annual Chikasha Ittafama (Chickasaw Reunion) will kick off Friday, May 5 and continue all day May 6 at the Kullihoma Grounds, located 8 miles east of Ada on State Highway 1.