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. 

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Press Releases


Chickasaw Nation Higher Education summer scholarship application period open

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The Chickasaw Nation Higher Education summer scholarship and grant application period is open until July 1.

Mental Health Services available to First Americans

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

With the massive amount of news concerning COVID-19 (the coronavirus), it is normal to feel anxiety and uncertainty.

Chickasaw Nation continues to offer violence prevention services

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The Chickasaw Nation Department of Family Services continues to offer a place for domestic violence survivors to turn for assistance during the ongoing pandemic.

Chickasaw Nation Tribal Election Filing Period Opens June 1

Monday, May 11, 2020

The Chickasaw Nation Election Commission announces filing period opens June 1 and continues through June 3, 2020 for the 2020 General Elections.

Chokma Chickasaw Magazine Publishes Special Digital Issue, Available Now

Monday, May 11, 2020

The spring 2020 issue of Chokma Chickasaw Magazine, an exclusive publication of the Chickasaw Nation, is available in digital format for the first time.

HealthCorps continues addressing students’ needs outside the classroom

Thursday, May 07, 2020

When Oklahoma implemented safety measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, schools had to adapt.

Chickasaw citizen from Sulphur helps create first tribally owned textile company

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

A young Taloa Underwood would not have envisioned the place she now stands in the fashion and textile world.

Kliewer named outstanding journalism senior by OU

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Chickasaw citizen Addison Kliewer has been named outstanding journalism senior by the University of Oklahoma’s Gaylord School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Walmart and the Chickasaw Nation partner to provide drive-thru food distribution

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Walmart and the Chickasaw Nation joined efforts to provide fresh produce food and other resources to the community with drive-thru food distribution events in Ada and Tishomingo.

Chickasaw Nation casinos and offices to remain closed through May 15

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby today announced that Chickasaw Nation businesses, historic sites and offices already closed to help mitigate the spread of Covid-19 will remain closed through May 15.