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.

  COVID-19 INFORMATION   CANCELLATIONS & CLOSINGS

Cancellations

  • 2020 Elders Conference - WinStar Convention Center
    • June 22 - 23, 2020
  • 2020 Veterans Conference - WinStar Convention Center
    • June 24, 2020
  • 8-Ball Tournament - Veterans Lodge
    • April 4, 2020
  • Acrylics with Mary Ruth Barnes - ARTesian Gallery & Studios
    • April 15, 2020
  • Acrylics with Mary Ruth Barnes - ARTesian Gallery & Studios
    • April 29, 2020
  • Acrylics with Mary Ruth Barnes - Connerville Senior site
    • April 20, 2020
  • After School Arts Program
    • canceled for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year
  • Annual Walk to Stomp out Sexual Assault
    • April 25, 2020
  • Artesian Arts Festival - Sulphur, OK
    • May 23, 2020
  • Ayowa' Garden to Gourmet agritours - Chickasaw Cultural Center
    • April 16, 2020
  • Basket Weaving at the Council House Museum
    • April 25, 2020
  • Beadwork studio - Ada
    • April 8, 2020
  • Beadwork studio - Ada
    • April 11, 2020
  • Beginning inkle loom - ARTesian Gallery & Studios
    • April 25, 2020
  • Chafahomma pop up show with Brent Deramus - ARTesian Gallery & Studios
    • April 4, 2020
  • Chickasaw Nation WIC Mobile Van
    • until further notice - please call (855) 559-0985 for services
  • Chickasaw Press spring book fair - Ada Community Center
    • April 16-17, 2020
  • Chickasaw Senior Golf Academy - WinStar Golf Course
    • May 12 - 14, 2020 and May 19 - 21, 2020
  • Chickasaw Warrior History education session - Veterans Lodge
    • April 24, 2020
  • Chickasaw Young Artist Studio
    • until further notice
  • Chickasaw Youth Clubs - field trips
    • through the month of April
  • Child Passenger Safety Checks - Glenwood Resource Center, Ada
    • March 17, 2020
  • Child Passenger Safety Checks - Pontotoc County AgriPlex, Ada, OK
    • April 4, 2020
  • Children's Fair - Pontotoc County Agri-Plex
    • April 4, 2020
  • Choctaw Hymn classes
    • through the month of April
  • Chokka' Kilimpi' student activities on all program campuses (OU, OCCC, MSC and UCO)
    • through the month of April
  • Community classes
    • through the month of April
  • Diabetes Camp - Chickasaw Retreat and Conference Center
    • June 1 - 5, 2020
  • Dynamic Women of the Chickasaw Nation Conference - WinStar Convention Center
    • April 30, 2020 - May 1, 2020
  • Easter celebration - Chickasaw Cultural Center
    • April 11, 2020
  • Farmers' Market annual training (makeup date) - Davis
    • May 6, 2020
  • Finger weaving at the Chickasaw Nation Capitol
    • April 11, 2020
  • GetFresh! cooking shows - all locations
    • April 7-9, 2020
  • GOURDget workshop - Ada
    • April 14, 2020
  • GOURDget workshop - ARTesian Gallery & Studios
    • April 21, 2020
  • Guitar concert - McSwain Theatre
    • April 25, 2020
  • Homebuyer seminar - Ada
    • April 7, 2020
  • Homebuyer seminar - Duncan
    • April 21, 2020
  • Inkana Run - Chickasaw Cultural Center
    • May 16, 2020
  • Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes meeting - WinStar
    • April 16-17, 2020
  • Kite Flying at the White House
    • April 17-18, 2020
  • Kite Flying at the White House
    • April 24-25, 2020
  • Language Club classes/meetings
    • through the month of April
  • Language committee meeting
    • April 15, 2020
  • Lazy stitch beading with Eric Smith - ARTesian Gallery & Studios
    • April 11, 2020
  • Making Gorget with Eddie Postoak - Veterans Lodge, Ada, OK
    • June 26, 2020
  • Martial Arts classes
    • until further notice
  • Memorial Day Luncheon - Veterans Lodge, Ada, OK
    • May 22, 2020
  • Monthly cultural class, finger weaving
    • April 14, 2020
  • Monthly cultural class, language
    • April 11, 2020
  • Movie Nights at Boggy Depot and Fort Washita
    • through the month of April
  • National Library Week activities
    • April 19-25, 2020
  • National Public Health Week Mini Fairs – Ada, Ardmore, Tishomingo and Purcell
    • April 6-9, 2020
  • Native Youth Community Project
    • all activities through the month of April
  • PAX Tools workshop - Apila Center, Ada
    • April 9, 2020
  • PAX Tools workshop - Chickasaw Nation Community Center, Ada
    • April 23, 2020
  • Piano recital - Chokma'si' Gallery and Boutique
    • April 29-30, 2020
  • Portrait of Elder's III Reception - Chickasaw Cultural Center
    • April 20, 2020
  • Rendezvous at Fort Washita
    • April 1-5, 2020
  • Saturday Evening Movies - Chickasaw Cultural Center
    • through the month of April
  • Shibori with Patta Butcher - ARTesian Gallery & Studios
    • April 18, 2020
  • Stickball practices, tournaments, league games or events for Bak Bak
    • through the month of April
  • Stomp dance practices
    • through the month of April
  • Tobachi high school art contest and reception - Chokma'si' Gallery and Boutique
    • April 27, 2020
  • Toksali SMART Program
    • April 27, 2020 - July 31, 2020
  • Tribal Library author reading, Michelle Cooke - Tribal Library
    • April 24, 2020
  • Tribal Library Summer Reading Program - Tribal Library, Ada, OK
    • June 8, 2020 - August 14, 2020
  • Tushka Fit group classes
    • until further notice
  • Unconquered Life group classes
    • until further notice
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program filing (VITA)
    • April 7, 2020
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program filing (VITA)
    • April 8, 2020
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program filing (VITA)
    • April 9, 2020
  • Watercolors with Mary Ruth Barnes - ARTesian Gallery & Studios
    • April 22, 2020
  • Watercolors with Mary Ruth Barnes - ARTesian Gallery & Studios
    • April 8, 2020
  • Wellness centers (Ada, Tishomingo, Purcell and Ardmore)
    • all group classes, until further notice
  • Wellness centers (Ada, Tishomingo, Purcell and Ardmore)
    • all swimming lessons, until further notice
  • Winter Fruit and Vegetable event for Chickasaw seniors - Chickasaw Nation Community Center, OKC
    • March 17, 2020
  • Youth Speaking Chickasaw
    • April 16, 2020

All 2020 Chickasaw Nation Camps, Clinics and Academies have been canceled.  A complete list of camps is listed below:

  • Baseball clinic
    • June 15 -16, 2020
  • Basketball Clinic 101
    • July 6 - 7, 2020
  • Camp Survivor
    • May 26 - 29, 2020
  • Chickasaw Arts Academy: Major
    • July 13 - 24, 2020
  • Chickasaw Arts Academy: Starting Arts Rotation and Intermediate
    • June 15 - 26, 2020 
  • Chickasaw Lighthorse Police Youth Academy
    • June 15 - 18, 2020
  • Chikasha Albinachi "Cultural Camp"
    • May 21 - 22, 2020
  • Chikasha Poya "We are Chickasaw"
    • May 26 - 29, 2020
  • Chikashshaat Hoochokoshkomo "Chickasaws are Playing" Camp
    • July 28 - 29, 2020
  • Champions Football Clinic
    • June 18 - 19, 2020
  • Cheerleading Clinic
    • June 18 - 19, 2020
  • CNASA - Chickasaw Nation Aviation and Space Academy
    • June 1 - 5, 2020
  • Environmental Camp
    • May 28, 2020
  • FCA Competitors Camp
    • June 30, 2020 -  July 3, 2020
  • FCA Xtreme Camp
    • June 15 - 18, 2020
  • FemSTEM
    • July 27 - 31, 2020
  • Fishing clinic
    • May 9, 2020
    • June 26, 2020
    • August 7, 2020
  • Golf Clinic 101
    • June 1 - 2, 2020
  • Golf II
    • June 3 - 4, 2020
  • Halloween Lock-In
    • October 23, 2020
  • History Camp
    • June 1- 3, 2020
  • Holisso Ikbi "Book Creation" Camp
    • June 9 - 11, 2020
  • Into the Woods (Fall 2020)
    • October 9 - 11, 2020
  • Into the Woods (Spring 2021)
    • April 9 - 11, 2021
  • Native American Jr. Open
    • June 5, 2020 
  • Running clinic
    • Spring Break 2021
  • Soccer 101
    • July 13 -14, 2020
  • Soccer II
    • July 13 - 14, 2020
  • Softball clinic
    • June 11 - 12, 2020
  • Tanumpo Hosa Apisa "The Place for Shooting Guns" Camp
    • June 29 - 30, 2020
  • Tennis clinic
    • June 8 - 9, 2020
  • "Yaakni' Inaalhpisaat Chokma" (The Nation's Laws are Good Camp)
    • ​June 18 - 19, 2020