COVID-19 UPDATES

The health and safety of Chickasaws, employees and patrons is our main priority. As the coronavirus, or COVID-19, spreads globally and cases rise in the U.S., some Chickasaw Nation events, classes, facilities, etc., will be postponed, closed or canceled out of an abundance of caution. 

For more information regarding the coronavirus as it relates to the Chickasaw Nation, please visit our information pages below. We will continue to update these pages regularly as the situation progresses. Thank you for your understanding during this time.

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At-home

The Chickasaw Nation offers at-home resources for the whole family. You can incorporate these learning activities into your family’s daily routine. Whether you are interested in learning more about Chickasaw history, culture, language or cooking healthy recipes, the links below have something for everyone.

 

Connecting Our Community

During this time of social distancing, it is more important than ever to find new ways to connect. The Connecting our Community videos are a great way to learn more about the Chickasaw Nation and our efforts to keep citizens informed and entertained.

Chickasaw Nation Curriculum

The Chickasaw Nation offers a set of curriculums for educators to teach in their classrooms. The provided curricula uncovers our deep history, culture and traditions. Each curriculum is aligned with the Oklahoma Academic Standards as outlined in the Oklahoma State Department of Education's 2014 Social Studies guide.

Chickasaw.net/Curriculum

Stream the latest Chickasaw Nation Productions documentaries online and download the accompanying curriculum below:

Bearer of the Morning: The Life of Te Ata Thompson Fisher

First Encounter

Chickasaw Kids

If you are a parent or caregiver using this extended time at home to continue your child’s learning while also connecting to Chickasaw language and culture, look no further than ChickasawKids.com.

ChickasawKids.com is an interactive children’s site featuring history, culture, recipes, language, games and more.

At the website, you can print coloring sheets featuring Chickasaw Nation landmarks, take a virtual tour of the Chickasaw White House, and meet the Chickasaw Kids characters, Nashoba, Ofi and Pakali’.  Log on today to join the fun!

ChickasawKids.com

Chickasaw Press

If you are looking for books and resources to stay connected to Chickasaw history and culture, visit the Chickasaw Press online. Browse our full catalog of books, eBooks and children’s apps to discover a broad range of Chickasaw-related topics to keep your whole family entertained. While learning about Chickasaw history, culture and language, explore online content and access the special digital spring 2020 issue of Chokma Chickasaw Magazine.

ChickasawPress.com

Chickasaw Language Basics App

Chickasaw Language Basics app is the first of its kind to be developed by a tribe. The app features hundreds of Chickasaw words, phrases, songs and videos. Chickasaw Language Basics can be downloaded for free at Apple.com/iTunes or accessed on an Android mobile device or internet at Chickasaw.net/Anompa.

Anompa

Chickasaw Nation Culture and Humanities YouTube CHannel

If you're using this time at home to develop a hobby or learn a new skill, we have an exciting new resource!

The Chickasaw Nation Department of Culture and Humanities has launched a YouTube channel to feature step-by-step video guides on how to make items of cultural significance to the Chickasaw people.

Follow the link below to visit the channel and watch the first video: Stickball Stick Creation (Kapochcha’ itti’ ikbi’). Be sure and subscribe to discover and create traditional items preserved by Chickasaws for generations!

CNCH YouTube

Chickasaw Nation Productions

If you’re seeking entertainment and education while quarantining at home, movies from Chickasaw Nation Productions are great to share with the family.

Throughout March, we’re celebrating Women’s History Month with discounts on all feature films and documentaries. Shop online ChickasawFilms.com and use promo code WHM20 to save.

ChickasawFilms.com

Chickasaw.tv Video network

If you're seeking entertainment and education while employing social distancing, don't forget that Chickasaw.TV is available on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Chromecast.

With Chickasaw.TV, you can watch our entire library of original video series, documentaries and more on your streaming device and connect to Chickasaw history, culture and people from the comfort of home.

Go to GetChickasaw.TV to learn more and get started!

Chickasaw.TV

Eat Healthy at Home with Get Fresh! Cooking

The Chickasaw Nation Get Fresh! nutrition team makes it easy to pick healthy food choices, eat at home and save money. Visit GetFreshCooking.com for a collection of nutritionist-approved recipes that are easy to prepare quickly and use common ingredients. Browse tips for preventing fresh food spoilage, resources to make your food budget stretch, ways to spend time in the kitchen with the whole family and watch cooking videos. Veggie-filled recipes like cauliflower hash and fruity farina delight help you find ways to prepare your fresh garden goodies. Get the kids involved in the kitchen with kid-friendly recipes including pizza crackers, grilled cheese rollups and cinnamon chips. Whether you have a surplus of homegrown produce, or are down to your last pantry staples (canned pumpkin, yes we can help!), find delicious recipes at GetFreshCooking.com.   

GetFreshCooking.com

Rosetta Stone Chickasaw

Although times of quarantine and social distancing temporarily keep us apart, the Chickasaw language binds us together.

Make a deeper connection with our heritage and take your speaking skills to the next level with Rosetta Stone Chickasaw.

Developed in conjunction with native Chickasaw speakers, Rosetta Stone Chickasaw features 120 lessons that allow you to study at your own pace and learn conversational Chickasaw phrases that can be incorporated into daily life.

Rosetta Stone Chickasaw lessons are also available on mobile devices! If you are new to Rosetta Stone Chickasaw, visit Chickasaw.net/RosettaStone to register and begin your journey!

If you are an existing Rosetta Stone Chickasaw user, click the links to download the free "Advanced Languages" app to your phone or tablet.  Apple | Android

Chickasaw.net/RosettaStone

AYA

Social distancing doesn’t mean you can’t get regular exercise. AYA is an interactive mobile walking app designed to keep you moving by combining physical activity with Chickasaw history and culture.

This unique technology allows you to take a walk through history and unlock new cultural and historical content along your fitness journey. During this time of social distancing, AYA can help keep you moving, staying active and engaged with virtual challenges.

Visit AYAwalk.com today and download on the App Store or Google Play to begin you fitness journey!

AYAwalk.com

Stay Fit At Home

The Chickasaw Nation encourages you to stay active at the gym and at home. Workout routines are available on the MemberMe+ app through the following club pages:

  • Ada Wellness Center
  • Ardmore Wellness Center
  • Tishomingo Wellness Center
  • Purcell Wellness Center
  • TushkaFit
Exercise Video Database

Stay Connected

For additional ways to connect with us while at home, visit Chickasaw.net/StayConnected

Chickasaw.net/StayConnected