Services

Chickasaw Nation Residents - These services are available only within the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries.

Chickasaws At-Large - These services are available only outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries.

All Service Areas (Both) - These services are available both within and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries.

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Service About Service Area
Ask a Dietitian

Are you trying to follow a healthy meal plan? Or maybe looking for diet and nutrition advice? Want a partner to help you reach your goals and live the incredible life you were meant to live? ...

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Preferred Vendor Program

Through the Preferred Vendor Program, the Chickasaw Nation strives to increase the business opportunities for qualified Chickasaw citizen-owned business enterprises and those of other qualified minorities. This program recognizes and supports the entrepreneurial efforts of the citizens of the Chickasaw Nation.

Online Application Available

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Burial Assistance

The burial assistance program provides federal burial assistance to eligible Native Americans. ...

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Acting

The Chickasaw Nation Acting programs offers quality, professional-level instruction in acting for the stage, public speaking, voice and direction, headshot/resume workshops and classes. ...

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Career Development Services

The Chickasaw Nation Career Development Services program provides employment training services to individuals with employment barriers. Issues addressed through this program include weak work histories, minor criminal charges, child care, transportation and educational needs among others. CDI is a six-month transitional program for qualified Chickasaw citizens and helps to obtain full-time, permanent employment. Program participants can work up to 40 hours a week and are considered full-time, temporary worke...

Online Application Available

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw Citizenship Cards

This department provides citizenship cards and information to Chickasaws who are direct descendants of enrollees on the Dawes Commission Rolls. An applicant must be able to trace his/her heritage through bloodlines to an original enrollee listed on the Dawes Commission Rolls to obtain a CDIB card. Required forms are available through the CDIB office.

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"98" Rental Program

This program allows units to be leased in the private sector by low income Native Americans. Required forms are available at the Housing Administration office. A background check on all family members 18 years of age or older is required. An appl...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Agent – Casting Director Seminar/Workshop

Since people have become interested in acting in film projects it is imperative that they become knowledgeable about how to find a reputable agent and what legitimate casting directors can and cannot do, seminars are offered throughout the year that instruct participants on how one finds a reputable agent and what casting directors can and cannot ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chore Services

The Chickasaw Nation chore service program provides assistance with basic housekeeping duties for eligible Chickasaw elders. Required form is available at any senior nutrition center and/or can be completed via telephone. An applicant can expect a Chickasaw Nation Division on Aging specialist to make an initial home visit to assess the services needed. If approved, the client will be notified....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chipota Himmita (Young Child) Program

The Chipota Himmita (Young Child) Program provides child development education and screening, support groups and home visits. The goal of the program is to improve the family support system, teach family members problem-solving skills, promote healthy child growth and development and promote positive parent-child relationships. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Down Payment and/or Closing Cost Assistance Grant

This program offers a one-time grant of up to $3,000 to help with the down payment and/or closing costs to purchase or rate/term refinance a primary residence. ...

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Small Business Development Center

The Chickasaw Nation Small Business Development Center (CNSBDC) seeks to provide one-to-one business counseling, economic development assistance and training to Chickasaw entrepreneurs. CNSBDC provides prospective and existing Chickasaw small business persons and entities with counseling, training and specialized services concerning the formation, management and operation of small businesse...

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Audiology

The audiology program provides services in the diagnosis of hearing loss and ear disorders. Services include, newborn hearing screening, pediatric hearing evaluations, adult hearing evaluation, hearing aid fittings and repairs. ...

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Baseball Clinic

This clinic is designed to teach essential life skills, such as dedication, goal setting and teamwork, while teaching the basic skills of baseball. Camp instruction focuses on improving the fundamentals of hitting, pitching and fielding. ...

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Art of the Chickasaw Woman Exhibit

To showcase the art, strength, spirit and creativity of Chickasaw women, the division of arts and humanities hosts the “Art of the Chickasaw Woman” exhibit....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Career Technology Program

The Chickasaw Nation Career Technology Program (CTP) is available to part-time and full-time Chickasaw students attending a state or nationally accredited career technology center, trade school or private licensed training facility, whereby graduating students receive a professional certification or license upon completion of their program. Eligibility is not income-based and applicants are not required to live within the boundaries of the Chickasaw Nation to qualify for this program.

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Re-Entry Transitional Employment

The Chickasaw Nation Re-entry Transitional Employment Program provides services to Chickasaw citizens who have legal barriers to employment. Incarcerated citizens are encouraged to apply at least six months before their projected release date. ...

Online Application Available

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Order Eagle Parts and Feathers

For hundreds of years, Native Americans have used eagle parts and feathers for religious and cultural purposes, including healing, marriage and naming ceremonies. Recognizing the significance of eagles to Native Americans, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) established the National Eagle Repository (Repository) in the early 1970s to provide Native Americans with the carcasses, parts and feathers of golden and bald eagles for religious purposes. W...

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Chickasaw Housing Improvement program (CHIP)

CHIP provides rehabilitation of older Mutual Help homes over and above what maintenance is required of tenants in accordance with the policies and homebuyers’ agreements. It also provides rehabilitation to low rent developments as needed. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw Elders Conference

The annual Chickasaw Elders Conference aims to share knowledge, resources and updates for Chickasaw elders. More than 400 elders attend the two-day event to reconnect with friends, meet new ones and learn more about the Chickasaw Nation. Attendees are given an opportunity to learn more Chickasaw Nation programs and services.

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