Press Release

Release Date: November 08, 2016

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 class of the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame.

Nominations of living or deceased individuals will be accepted for consideration of this prestigious award until Dec. 9.

The Chickasaw Hall of Fame nominees must have distinguished themselves in their business, profession, craft or vocation, thus bringing honor to the Chickasaw Nation and impacting fellow Chickasaw citizens or the community on a local or national level.

Inductees must be citizens of the Chickasaw Nation or be eligible to become Chickasaw citizens. Nominees are not required to live in Oklahoma.

Chickasaw Nation elected officials and current employees of the Chickasaw Nation are not eligible for induction into the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame while holding office or employed.

Inductees must commit to being present for the banquet and induction ceremonies in 2017.

A nomination form is available on the Chickasaw Nation website

Nominations are due to the Chickasaw Nation Department of Culture and Humanities by 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 9, 2016.

Nominations should be sent to Brielle Helm, Department of Culture and Humanities, P.O. Box 1548, Ada, OK 74821 or email to

For more information contact Brielle Helm at (580) 436-2603.

Last Updated: 09/16/2016