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Chickasaw Clemente Humanities Course


Out of an abundance of caution and to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, certain Chickasaw Nation events, classes, facilities, etc., will be postponed, canceled or closed. For a complete list of postponements, cancelations or closures, visit the COVID-19 INFORMATION page. We will continue to update the list as the situation progresses.

Explore the identity, survival, history, culture and creativity of the Chickasaw people, with two humanities courses offered at East Central University (ECU) in Ada, Oklahoma.

Chickasaw humanities (Clemente I) compares and contrasts Chickasaw culture to Western culture.

Chickasaw humanities (Clemente II) explores the same topics, but compares and contrasts to other indigenous cultures.

Enroll for the Chickasaw humanities courses at ECU.

Students are required to register at the college or university offering the course and must be a high school graduate or have earned a GED or HSE diploma.


Enrollment and acceptance at East Central University.

Other Information

Scholarships are available for Chickasaw citizens.


Fall semester - August

Spring semester - January

Service Area

Chickasaw Nation Residents

This service is available inside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

(580) 272-5520

(580) 272-5525


Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1548
Ada, Oklahoma 74821


Arts & Humanities (Abney)
201 N. Broadway
Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 272-5520