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Chickasaw Nation confident in use of COVID-19 vaccines

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

The Chickasaw Nation joined many groups across the country in receiving the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccines.

Amherst Community Access and Television to air Chickasaw Nation Productions documentaries

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Chickasaw Nation Productions documentaries “First Encounter” and “Bearer of the Morning” from the Chickasaw Heritage Series will air on Amherst Community Access and Television on Comcast channel 20 in Amherst, New Hampshire.

Chickasaw health care hero travels to help those with COVID-19

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Kinsha Walker is a Chickasaw health care hero. Residing in Louisiana as a private health care nurse, Walker has traveled the country helping those in need by using her skills to nurse people afflicted with COVID-19.

McSwain Theatre plans virtual 50s and 60s variety show

Friday, February 12, 2021

Jae L. & Crossover with Special Guests will offer a virtual show featuring music harkening back to the happy days of golden oldies.

Pennington Creek important location for Chickasaw Nation

Friday, February 12, 2021

Few places are as historically valuable as Pennington Creek for the Chickasaw Nation. Meandering through the center of Tishomingo, Oklahoma, Pennington Creek serves as a reminder of perseverance of the Chickasaw people.

Chickasaw Nation cuts ribbon on health facilities in virtual ceremonies

Friday, February 12, 2021

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby led a virtual ribbon cutting ceremony for three new facilities, all designed to combat the pandemic; and an event Feb. 8 to dedicate new residential facilities for the Hina’ Chokma program.

101-year-old Chickasaw elder and daughter receive COVID-19 vaccinations and share stories

Friday, February 12, 2021

Chickasaw elder Regina Sales, age 101, and her daughter Roberta Woodruff, age 73, both of Ardmore, received their first COVID-19 vaccinations through the Chickasaw Nation on Jan. 15 at the Ardmore Health Clinic.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Free, contactless tax filing services are available to qualifying individuals and families through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

Documentary film features Chickasaw flute-makers

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

A documentary film featuring internally renowned Chickasaw flute-makers Wendell and Jack Pettigrew will air virtually Friday at 6:30 p.m. due to COVID-19.

COVID-19 survivor helps others

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

After driving her sick mother to the hospital, Dr. Katie Burden-Greer, chief of inpatient medicine for the Chickasaw Nation Department of Health, started having her own symptoms of COVID-19 in late November 2020.