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Press Releases


Chickasaw leadership program attends youth summit in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The Chikasha Pehlichi Ikbi “Creating Chickasaw Leaders” Youth Leadership Program (CPI) attended the Close Up Foundation’s annual American Indian Youth Summit in Washington, D.C.

Chickasaw Nation Governor Announces Temporary Closures of Chickasaw Nation owned Casinos

Monday, March 16, 2020

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby today announced that numerous Chickasaw Nation properties would close following updated guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control.

Some Chickasaw Nation events canceled

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Some Chickasaw Nation events have been canceled or postponed out of an abundance of caution in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Mike and Martha Larsen create third set of portraits honoring Chickasaw elders

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Chickasaw artist Mike Larsen honored 28 Chickasaw elders as part of an ongoing portraiture project, unveiling 24 paintings at the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur.

Three Sisters Celebration embraces season of renewal at Chickasaw Cultural Center

Thursday, March 05, 2020

The Chickasaw Cultural Center’s annual Three Sisters Celebration is set for March 14-22.

Chickasaw films and documentaries on discount for Women’s History Month

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Chickasaw Nation Productions feature films and documentaries will be discounted 20% throughout March for Women’s History Month with the promotional code WHM20.

Life began at 70 for globe-trotting Chickasaw philanthropist with a life devoted to others

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Many dream about retirement. A time to sit back, enjoy the grandkids, live life at a slower pace, and just relax and appreciate the smell of freshly brewed coffee.

Chickasaw Nation to Celebrate Youth Arts Month March 7

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

The Chickasaw Nation will celebrate Youth Arts Month (YAM) 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Chickasaw Community Center, located at 700 N. Mississippi in Ada.

Registration open for Dynamic Women of the Chickasaw Nation Conference

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Registration is open for the 2020 Dynamic Women of the Chickasaw Nation Conference, April 30-May 1, at the WinStar Convention Center in Thackerville, Oklahoma.

Everyone counts in 2020

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Few things are as important as being counted during the 2020 United States census.