COVID-19 UPDATES

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. 

For more information regarding the coronavirus as it relates to the Chickasaw Nation, please visit our information pages below. We will continue to update these pages regularly as the situation progresses. Thank you for your understanding during this time.

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Services

COVID-19 UPDATES

Certain Chickasaw Nation programs, services and offices have been modified to continue to serve while also observing the best possible safety protocols. Visit the COVID-19 INFORMATION page for the latest updates and information. We will continue to provide updates as the situation progresses.

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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FIRST Tech Challenge

FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) is designed for those who want to compete head-to-head, using a sports model. Teams of up to 10 students are responsible for designing, building, and programming their robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Native American Caregiver Program

This is a federal program funded through the Administration on Aging, Title VI-C program to assist families who are caring for an older relative with a chronic illness or disability and to help provide support services for family caregivers and/or grandparents or older individuals who are relative caregivers. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw Historical Society

The Chickasaw Historical Society was established by tribal law on April 15, 1994. Since that time the historical society and society members have worked towards the mission statement of promoting, preserving and protecting Chickasaw culture and family traditions. The Chickasaw community is of great importance to the historical society board of directors. The ...

Online Application Available

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Child and Adult Care Food Program/Summer Food Service Program

Working diligently to provide nutritious, delicious meals to children age one through 18, the child and adult care food program (CACFP) and summer food service program serves during the school year, on school breaks and during the summer months when the National School Lunch Program is not available. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw Humanities Youth Workshop

The Chickasaw Humanities Youth Workshop is a multifaceted, three-day course offered during the summer for Chickasaw youth ages 9-13. The workshop includes classroom lectures, interactive cultural activities, demonstrations and field trips to the Chickasaw Cultural Center and Chickasaw historical sites. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Dental

The Chickasaw Nation Dental Clinic is located on the second floor within the Chickasaw Nation Medical Center, and services are also available at all three satellite clinics. Our dental clinic team consists of hygienists, general dentists, oral surgeons, pediatric dentist, endodontist, and is supported by dental assistants and dental therapists. ...

Both

Computer Distribution

The computer distribution program distributes refurbished computers and handles glass repairs for iPhone and iPad screens. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Historic Preservation

The Chickasaw Nation Division of Historic Preservation is responsible for consulting with federal agencies when they take actions that might impact sacred sites and culturally significant historic sites in the homelands states of Oklahoma, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi under the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw White House

Once considered a mansion on the frontier, it was home to Chickasaw Governor Douglas Henry Johnston and his family from 1898 to 1971. The Chickasaw White House, located on the north edge of Emet, Oklahoma, was necessarily the scene of many important social and political events. Oklaho...

Both

Senior Centers Program

The senior centers program provides congregate breakfasts, lunches and homebound lunches to qualified Native American elders. The senior centers also provide health monitoring, social activities, cultural classes, speakers, elder wellness programs and group activities. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Parenting Education Program

The parenting education program provides high quality and up-to-date parenting information to those interested in learning more. This course teaches families nurturing behaviors and how these behaviors can work within their unique family environment. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw Lighthorse Police Youth Academy

The Chickasaw Lighthorse Police Youth Academy provides an excellent opportunity for Native American youth to explore a career in law enforcement. Academy students will hear presentations from law enforcement personnel who understand the daily challenges faced within the tribal law enforcement community; and learn life skills such as teamwork, communication, safety and crime prevention. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chipota Chikashshanompoli (Youth Speaking Chickasaw)

Chipota Chikashshanompoli (Youth Speaking Chickasaw) language club meets once a month in Ada. ...

Online Application Available

Both

Chickasaw Language Revitalization Program

The Chickasaw language is viewed as a gift from the ancestors for all Chickasaw people. Chickasaws believe that the language was given to them by Chihoowa or Abaꞌ Binniꞌliꞌ (God), and that it is an obligation to care for it: to learn it, speak it and teach it to children. ...

Online Application Available

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw International Youth Institute

Participate in humanitarian projects and learn about diplomacy with the new Chickasaw International Youth Institute (CIYI). ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Denture Program

The denture program provides one pair of dentures per qualified individual once every five years, including fitting, adjustments and repairs. Eligible individuals must complete a dental exam and receive a referral through one of the Chickasaw Nation Department of Health dental clinics.

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Chickasaw Living History Players

Living History Players – The Chickasaw Living History Players theatre group was created in 1998.  Actors create interesting, informative and entertaining productions based on the original plays and vignettes which offer insight into the Chickasaw Nation’s rich culture and history.   Through the efforts of these actors the people of Oklahoma and the nation are educated about the Chickasaw people. A...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Senior Companion

This program provides supportive services to Chickasaw elders living within the boundaries of the Chickasaw Nation. Following an initial home visit, the elder may receive services for support, nutrition, socialization, recreation, home management, information and advocacy – depending on individual needs.

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Prevention Services

Prevention services works to improve the overall health and quality of life for Chickasaw citizens, families and communities by promoting emotional well-being and reducing mental illness and substance use problems through education. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Emergency Energy Assistance Program

This program provides assistance to Chickasaw citizens with an urgent, unmet need with gas, water, propane, electric bills and/or deposits. Required applications are available at any area office. ...

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