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Press Releases


Chickasaw Nation Head Start now recruiting

Friday, February 01, 2008

While they accept applications year-round, the recruitment effort is boosted in early Spring. This effort is to identify children who might be eligible for the unique services provided by the Chickasaw Nation Head Start.

Original Enrollee Celebrates 105 Year Birthday

Friday, January 18, 2008

Chickasaw original enrollee Daisy Blackbird celebrated her 105th birthday today in Oklahoma City.

Chickasaw Nation Announces 2007 Employee of the Year

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

On Tuesday, the Chickasaw Nation hosted its annual employee service awards ceremony at the Ada Community Center. During the event, Natalie Harjo, of Oklahoma City, was announced as the 2007 Employee of the Year.

Herrington Resigns from Rocketplane

Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Former astronaut and retired Navy Commander John Herrington resigned Dec. 21 from Rocketplane Global, Inc.

Chickasaws Break Ground on New Hospital

Friday, November 09, 2007

Chickasaw Nation officials broke ground on Friday, Nov. 9 on a new 370,000 square foot health care facility.

Chickasaw Nation Receives Joint Venture Funding for New Hospital

Friday, November 09, 2007

The Chickasaw Nation Health System (CNHS) was selected Oct. 17, 2007 to receive millions in additional annual funding under the Indian Health Service Joint Venture program.

Culture of Healing at Heart of New Facility

Friday, November 09, 2007

Designers from Page Southerland Page met with a number of Chickasaw citizens and employees early in the planning stages of the new hospital.

Young Chickasaw Artists Selected For National Art Show

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Two young Chickasaw artists will be traveling to Colorado this month to be a part of a prestigious Native American art show.

The Chickasaw Nation Receives Funding for REACH US Program

Friday, November 02, 2007

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently awarded Oklahoma with $4.25 million in funding to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities among minority populations.

November Designated American Indian Heritage Week in Chickasaw Nation

Friday, November 02, 2007

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby has proclaimed November as "American Indian Heritage Month" in the Chickasaw Nation.