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Mahota Textiles takes spot in First American Art Magazine’s list of top art events

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Since its launch in October 2018, Mahota Textiles has already made waves in the Native American art world.

Rabies clinics scheduled in multiple locations

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Native American pet owners are invited to bring their cats and dogs for no cost vaccinations at one of several rabies clinics planned within the Chickasaw Nation.

Having fun is key to Byng Schools’ HealthCorps effort

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

“Fun” is a word Byng Schools’ HealthCorps Coordinator Mechel Dickerson uses repeatedly to describe activities her organization conducts to promote student awareness of the importance of physical activity, nutrition and mental resilience.

‘Stomp out’ sexual assault with awareness walk April 13

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

The Chickasaw Nation is hosting the 11th annual Stomp Out Sexual Assault Walk from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Wintersmith Park.

Chickasaw Cultural Center welcomes spring with lineup of community events

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

During the month of April, the Chickasaw Nation will host events open to the public at no charge at the Chickasaw Cultural Center, 867 Cooper Memorial Road

Chickasaw White House welcomes spring with kite flying

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Each year, as the weather warms, kites fill the skies during the Chickasaw White House kite flying event.

April art classes planned across Chickasaw Country

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

April is chock-full of family-friendly fun for arts and crafts lovers. Whether you are looking to develop a new skill or improve an existing talent, the Chickasaw Nation offers a variety of art classes for students of all ages and abilities.

Artesian Arts Festival to take place Memorial Day weekend

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

The annual 2019 Artesian Arts Festival will take place in downtown Sulphur, Oklahoma, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, May 25. In its sixth year, the Artesian Arts Festival continues to expand and is fast becoming one of the most celebrated Native American art markets in the United States.

Children’s fair planned for April 6 at Pontotoc County Agri-Plex

Monday, March 25, 2019

The Chickasaw Nation is hosting the 18th Annual Children’s Fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 6, at the Pontotoc County Agri-Plex, 1710 N. Broadway.

Chickasaw Nation AmeriCorps prepares Oklahomans for disasters

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The Chickasaw Nation established an AmeriCorps program to provide life-saving disaster preparedness training to students, elders, veterans and families inside the Chickasaw Nation service area.