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Q'orianka Kilcher portrays Chickasaw performer and historical figure in film ‘Te Ata’

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Mary Frances “Te Ata” Thompson Fisher embraced her culture and heritage as she traversed cultural barriers and became one of the greatest First American performers of all time.

Gil Birmingham brings Chickasaw historical figure to life in film ‘Te Ata’

Thursday, December 16, 2021

In the “Twilight” film series, he portrays Billy Black. On television’s “Yellowstone,” he fills the role of chairman Thomas Rainwater.

Danny Hilliard named President of Corporate Development

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Governor Bill Anoatubby has appointed Danny Hilliard president of Corporate Development for the Chickasaw Nation.

Women of Chickasaw-produced western embody traditional lifeways

Tuesday, 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.

Nathan Elliott appointed secretary of new Chickasaw Nation Department of Education

Monday, December 13, 2021

Governor Bill Anoatubby has recently appointed Nathan Elliott Secretary of the new Chickasaw Nation Department of Education.

McSwain Theatre with Special Guests welcome the holiday season with a virtual Christmas Spectacular

Monday, December 13, 2021

The McSwain Theatre will host a virtual Christmas Spectacular Saturday, Dec. 18, at 7 p.m.

Chickasaw Holiday Market doors open until Dec. 30

Wednesday, December 08, 2021

A seasonal storefront in downtown Ada opened its doors recently, offering a unique array of First American creations, goodies and gifts just in time for Christmas.

Graham Greene portrays Governor Douglas H. Johnston in “Te Ata”

Tuesday, December 07, 2021

Graham Greene portrays Chickasaw Nation Governor Douglas H. Johnston in Chickasaw Nation Productions’ feature film “Te Ata” (pronounced TAY’ AH-TAH).

Ashley Boyles named Organizational Planning & Support executive officer at the Chickasaw Nation

Monday, December 06, 2021

Governor Bill Anoatubby has appointed Ashley Boyles executive officer of Organizational Planning and Support within the Chickasaw Nation.

Tommy Flanagan plays Holden in “Montford: The Chickasaw Rancher”

Monday, 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.