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Chickasaw Nation Conducting Language Survey

Thursday, January 18, 2007

The Chickasaw Nation was recently awarded a grant of more than $93,000 from the Administration for Native Americans to conduct a language survey and design a master-apprentice language program.

Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame Nominations Being Accepted

Monday, January 15, 2007

Nomination deadline for the 2007 class of the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame is growing closer. Nominations must be received at the Chickasaw Nation Headquarters by the end of business March 16, 2007.

Chickasaw Governor Purchases Centennial Stamp in Tishomingo

Sunday, January 14, 2007

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby purchased the first Oklahoma Centennial postage stamp sold from the Tishomingo, Okla. Post Office. Gov. Anoatubby purchased several first day cancellations of the stamp at 10 a.m. on Jan. 11 from postmaster Kalynne

McSwingers Tickets Available

Thursday, January 11, 2007

The McSwingers and guests Debbie Allen, Tishia Agee, Britni Hoover, Krystle Hughes, Hayden Mathews, Perry Miers and Jeff Sibble will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 20 at the Dorothy Summers Theater at East Central University in Ada.

Chickasaw Writing Contest Open to Students and Young Adults

Thursday, January 11, 2007

The Chickasaw Nation Division of Arts and Humanities has announced an exciting opportunity for Chickasaw youth to explore their culture and history while competing for cash prizes and awards.

Boarding School Photos and Information Needed

Monday, January 08, 2007

A celebration of the survival of Chickasaw language and culture through the boarding school era is scheduled for May, 2007.

Red Earth Benefit Dinner

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Several Chickasaw representatives recently participated in the Red Earth Benefit Dinner and Auction at the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City. Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby served as the evening’s keynote speaker and Chickasaw astronaut

Case Wins Chickasaw Nation Runoff Election

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Katie Case received 1,713 votes to win the runoff election for Pontotoc District Seat 3. Ms. Case defeated Matthew Morgan, who received 1,103 votes.

Chickasaw Nation Hosts Special Benefit Event of Apocalypto

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Proceeds from a benefit event and preview screening of Mel Gibson’s Apocalypto hosted by the Chickasaw Nation will be donated to the Mayan people of Mexico and several Oklahoma organizations.

Chickasaw Composer Writes Score for PBS Documentary

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Jerod Tate, son of Carter County Special District Judge Charles Tate, wrote the musical score for a documentary scheduled to air 10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 on local PBS affiliate OETA.