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Chickasaw Language Vitality and Speaker Survey

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

Preserving and protecting Chikashshanompa', the Chickasaw language, is vital to Chickasaw cultural identity. The Chickasaw Nation is asking the community at-large to complete the Language Vitality and Speaker Survey available online.

Chickasaw Nation Virtual Memorial Service honors the lives of Chickasaw citizens and tribal employees

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

The Chickasaw Nation hosted the second Virtual Memorial Service honoring the lives of Chickasaw citizens and Chickasaw Nation employees lost last year. Their lives were remembered during a special service Sept. 27, during the Chickasaw Annual Meeting and Festival.

Chickasaw Nation elected officials take Oath of Office

Monday, October 03, 2022

Five Chickasaw Nation officials elected during the Aug. 2 election were sworn into office Monday, Oct. 3, at the Chickasaw Nation Community Center.

Governor reflects on Chickasaw Nation’s strong foundation and embraces bright future

Saturday, October 01, 2022

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby delivered his October 1 State of the Nation address in a newly constructed theater adjacent to the historic Chickasaw National Capitol and Council House, where Chickasaws drafted their 1856 Constitution.

Chickasaw Nation Butterfly Art Contest call for artists

Friday, September 30, 2022

The Dynamic Women of the Chickasaw Nation Butterfly Art Contest invites female Chickasaw artists, ages 14 to 18, to submit original artwork of a butterfly. Symbolic of the beauty, inspiration and determination of Chickasaw women throughout history, the winning butterfly serves as the artwork accompanying all materials promoting the 2023 Dynamic Women of the Chickasaw Nation Conference.

Pontotoc Pursuit returns at Chickasaw Annual Meeting and Festival

Friday, September 30, 2022

Following a two-year hiatus, the Pontotoc Pursuit returned to Wintersmith Park in Ada Sept. 24 to help kick off a week of festivities for the Chickasaw Annual Meeting and Festival.

Three young ladies crowned Chickasaw royalty during annual Chickasaw Princess Pageant

Friday, September 30, 2022

On Monday, Sept. 26, Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby crowned the newest members of Chickasaw royalty during the Chickasaw Princess Pageant. The new Chickasaw Princesses for 2022-2023 are Little Miss Chickasaw Sari Walker from Homer, Oklahoma, Chickasaw Jr. Princess Maggie Stick from Byng, Oklahoma, and Chickasaw Princess Winter Wolfe, from Ada, Oklahoma.

New exhibit showcased at Chickasaw Bank Museum during Chickasaw Annual Meeting and Festival

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Discover the rich history of Tishomingo as the Chickasaw Bank Museum, 413 W. Main St., Tishomingo, Oklahoma, debuts a new exhibit during the Chickasaw Annual Meeting and Festival.

Cornelius wins AMF youth cornstalk contest

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

At 3.5 feet and 40 pounds, Miles Scribner needed a little help to pull the poundage exerted from a small bow he clutched.

Chickasaw Nation encourages donations in the Tribal Blood Drive Challenge

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The second Tribal Blood Drive Challenge is underway in Oklahoma to assist with the statewide blood shortage. The Chickasaw Nation is collaborating with the Choctaw Nation, Muscogee Nation and the Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) in a challenge to encourage their citizens, employees and communities to donate blood through Jan. 31, 2023.