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Press Releases


Chickasaw Nation Named Employer of the Year

Thursday, October 23, 2008

"We want to recognize the Chickasaw Nation for providing significant opportunities and services for Ada-area women," said Mary Ruth Barnes, BPW President.

Chickasaw Nation Lighthorse Police Chief Named Police Chief of the Year

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Jason O’Neal, Chickasaw Nation Lighthorse Police Chief, was recognized for his pioneering work in cooperative law enforcement as he was awarded Chief of Police of the Year.

Hundreds get peek of Chickasaw Cultural Center

Monday, October 06, 2008

A crowd estimated at more than 1,500 took part in cultural evening, the first major event at the Chickasaw Cultural Center which is under construction near Sulphur, Okla.

State of Chickasaw Nation strong, and getting stronger

Saturday, October 04, 2008

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby told an audience of more than two thousand that “the state of the Chickasaw Nation is strong and it is getting stronger.

Chickasaw Artists, Historians Receive Awards

Friday, October 03, 2008

A physician, a life-long advocate of Chickasaw culture, tribal historians and southeastern artists were honored at the Chickasaw Nation Arts and Culture Awards ceremony 6 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Murray State Ballroom in Tishomingo, Okla.

Chickasaw Holiday Fun Day

Friday, October 03, 2008

The Chickasaw language club Chepota Chikasha Anumpoli (children speaking Chickasaw) has recently changed its name to Chipota Chikashshanompoli, also meaning children speaking Chickasaw. The language club is now available for three to 12 year olds.

Chickasaw Nation Officials Take Oath

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

More than 200 were on hand to witness five elected Chickasaw Nation officials take the oath of office. Ceremonies were conducted at 11 a.m. at the Chickasaw Nation Community Center.

2008-2009 Chickasaw royalty crowned at Princess Pageant

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Three new Chickasaw young ladies began their reign as 2008-09 Chickasaw royalty during the annual Chickasaw Princess Pageant, conducted at the Ada High School Cougar Activity Center Monday, Sept. 29.

Chickasaw Cultural Evening features time capsule, fry bread class

Monday, September 29, 2008

Bus transportation provided from Ardmore, Ada Hundreds of Chickasaws and friends are expected to attend Cultural Evening at the Chickasaw Cultural Center 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3.

Bill G. Lance Receives prestigious Health Care Management Credential

Friday, September 19, 2008

Bill G. Lance, Chickasaw Nation Health System (CNHS) Administrator, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), the nation's leading professional society for health care executives dedicated to improving health care delivery.