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Release Date: September 06, 2017

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

ADA, Okla. – Chickasaw young ladies are invited to free their creative spirit by entering the 2018 Dynamic Women of the Chickasaw Nation Conference Butterfly Art Contest.

Symbolic of the beauty, inspiration and determination of Chickasaw women throughout history, the winning butterfly serves as the artwork accompanying all materials promoting the event.

Artists must be female Chickasaw citizens and between ages 14 to 18.

One piece of art in a medium of the artist’s choice may be submitted on art paper, canvas or art board and must be between 10 and 20 inches in size.

The 2018 winning artist will receive a $500 cash award.

Deadline for submission is Monday, Nov. 27, and must be delivered in person or via parcel post to the Chickasaw Nation Division of Arts and Humanities, 201 N. Broadway, Ada, Oklahoma, 74820.

An application and full list of rules and guidelines are located at

For more information, contact Paul Baken at (580) 272-5520 or

Last Updated: 09/16/2016