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Certified Breastfeeding Educator Seminar Planned

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

The Chickasaw Nation Nutrition Services Department is hosting a three-day Certified Breastfeeding Educator Seminar at the Chickasaw Youth and Family Services Media Conference Room in Ada, Oklahoma on Wednesday, May 10 through Friday, May 12, 2006.

Chickasaw Foundation Announces Scholarship Deadline

Friday, April 21, 2006

Twenty-nine Chickasaw Foundation scholarships are now available for the 2006-2007 school year. The application deadline for all scholarships is June 1, 2006.

Chickasaw Summer Arts Academy Pre-registration Session Saturday

Thursday, April 20, 2006

Native American youth 10 to 19 years of age interested in attending the Chickasaw Summer Arts Academy should attend the orientation and pre-registration session 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 22 at Faust Hall, East Central University in Ada.

Bedre’ Day at State Capitol a Big Success

Monday, March 06, 2006

Dozens of legislators, staff members, pages and guests enjoyed a taste Oklahoma’s finest chocolate during Bedre’ Day at the Oklahoma State Capitol Wednesday, Feb. 22.

McSwingers Tickets Available

Monday, March 06, 2006

The McSwingers and guests Debbie Allen, Nancy Ball, Stephen Hickerson, Kirsten Scott, Ray Marshall and Brad Porton will perform 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 11 at the Dorothy Summers Theater at East Central University.

Chickasaw Composer Jerod Tate Receives Joyce Award

Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Joyce Foundation President Ellen Alberding announced Jan. 23 that a grant of $50,000 will be awarded to the American Composers Forum in St. Paul, MN to support the commission of a new concerto for guitar and orchestra by Chickasaw composer Jerod

Chickasaw Nation Sponsors ECU Language Instruction Courses

Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Two courses to help teachers prepare to teach Chickasaw as a second language will be offered at East Central University during the spring, 2007 semester.

State of the Chickasaw Nation Never Better

Monday, October 03, 2005

During an address in which he was interrupted by applause more than a dozen times, Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby announced that "the state of the Chickasaw Nation has never been better than it is right now."

Boys & Girls Clubs Begin Diabetes Prevention Program

Thursday, April 21, 2005

The Chickasaw Nation Boys & Girls Clubs are pleased to announce they have received funding for a new Diabetes Prevention Program. The Indian Health Service (IHS), National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), Boys & Girls Clubs of America(BGCA) and Nike, Inc. have partnered to create a program aimed at reducing the onset of diabetes among Native American youth.