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Call for Native American artists for 2020 Artesian Arts Festival

Thursday, October 24, 2019

The 7th Annual Artesian Arts Festival is seeking applications from all Native American artists for the 2020 festival, set Saturday, May 23, in Sulphur, Oklahoma.

Chickasaw Hall of Fame nominations now being accepted

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Chickasaw Nation is currently accepting nominations for the Chickasaw Hall of Fame.

Parenting education classes offered at no cost in Ada

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Chickasaw Nation offers parenting education classes focused on nurturing behaviors and Native American child rearing traditions at the Chickasaw Nation Family Support office, 720 Colony Drive.

Chickasaw Cultural Center hosts coed stickball tournament

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The sun maintained its summer heat as stickball teams and fans from Oklahoma, Texas and Mississippi gathered at the Chickasaw Cultural Center for the inaugural Chickasaw Annual Meeting and Festival 12 on 12 coed stickball tournament.

Lighthorse Police Department celebrates 15 years working together with area law enforcement

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Lighthorse Police Department (Lighthorse) of the Chickasaw Nation prides itself on its highly trained officers and ability to work with local, state and federal agencies to keep Oklahomans safe.

10-year-old Chickasaw lands clutch shot to win shoot

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Evan Scribner stood motionless, two arrows stabbed into the ground next to him. He sized up a batch of cornstalks staked some 30 yards away.

Chickasaw Nation Arts & Culture Awards recognize contributors to culture

Monday, October 21, 2019

Educators, artists, linguists, public servants and cultural advocates were among those honored during the Chickasaw Nation Arts & Culture Awards ceremony Oct. 3, at the Chickasaw Cultural Center.

Community car seat safety check in Ada

Friday, October 18, 2019

The Chickasaw Nation Car Seat Safety Program will host a community car seat check event, Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., at Pontotoc County Agri-Plex in Ada, Oklahoma.

East Central University Invites You to Celebrate Chickasaw Appreciation Day

Friday, October 18, 2019

Chickasaw citizens and Chickasaw Nation employees are invited to join the fun and support East Central University football Saturday, Oct. 26, at Koi Ishto Stadium, 300 S. Stadium Drive, Ada.

The ARTesian Gallery & Studios offers fall art classes

Friday, October 18, 2019

The Chickasaw Nation will offer an assortment of learning opportunities for both experienced and aspiring artists this October through November at the ARTesian Gallery & Studios, 100 W. Muskogee St.