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Chickasaw Youth Storytelling Workshop

The Chickasaw Youth Storytelling Workshop is a nine-day workshop structured to teach Chickasaw children ages 10-13 the art of storytelling....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw Youth Clubs

The Chickasaw Youth Club was established in December 1998 in the Chickasaw Nation’s historic capital city of Tishomingo, Oklahoma. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chikasha Albinachi “Cultural Camp”

This two-day camp provides students the opportunity to experience a variety of cultural activities, such as traditional stomp dancing, crafts and the Chickasaw language.

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Chikasha Holitoplichi - Honors Program

The Chikasha Holitoplichi (Honors Program) rewards students striving to complete continuing education goals and academic success. This program is available for Chickasaw college students beginning their sophomore year through professional school. The program includes classification change incentives, degree completion incentives and the opportunity to receive graduation stoles. ...

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Chikasha House

The Chikasha House, located on the campus of Chickasaw Nation Medical Center (CNMC), provides families or caregivers of patients admitted to CNMC a convenient and relaxing “home away from home” lodging facility. ...

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Chikasha Ittifama (Chickasaw Reunion)

Each year, hundreds of Chickasaws and guests gather for an opportunity to experience culture, tradition and fellowship during the annual Chikasha Ittifama (Chickasaw Reunion). ...

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Chikasha Pehlichi Ikbi

The Chickasaw Nation Chikasha Pehlichi Ikbi “Creating Chickasaw Leaders” is a youth leadership program providing members the opportunity to obtain leadership and cultural knowledge through a 10-month, age appropriate program, offering leadership, business and cultural development courses, and a variety of community service opportunities....

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Chikashsha Billi'ya Camp (Forever Chickasaw)

Chickashsha Billi'ya Camp provides foster care students an opportunity to learn more about their Chickasaw culture and heritage.

Campers participate in stickball games, arts and crafts, archery, Chickasaw language lessons and a day at the Chickasaw Cultural Center. Other activities include canoeing, fishing swimming, camping around the fire, topical discussions and more.
 

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chikashshaat Hoochokoshkomo Camp (Chickasaws are Playing)

This day camp will provide students the opportunity to learn the history of traditional games.  Campers will learn how to play a variety of traditional games including chunkey, marbles, archery, horseshoes and stickball.  Students will also learn how to make stickball sticks and balls....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Child Care Assistance Program

The child care assistance program provides child care assistance to eligible Native American families who live within the Chickasaw Nation service area.

The program permits parents to choose from a broad range of child care providers, including tribal child care centers, family child care providers, center-based child care centers, and relative providers. In order for the provider to receive payment, they must meet licensing requirements. Child care assistance serves hundreds of children and is open to Native American families only.

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Child Support Services

The Chickasaw Nation Child Support Services (CNCSS) program was established to assist Native American children in receiving their mandated child support. The CNCSS program provides child support services to Native American children throughout Oklahoma.

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Child Welfare Services

Operating through the Chickasaw Nation Department of Family Advocacy, Child Welfare Services is a program that advocates for and protects children who have been removed from their home due to neglect, physical, sexual or emotional abuse. Tribal social workers provide court advocacy and assist in the reunification process.

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

CNASA (Chickasaw Nation Aviation and Space Academy)

This is a weeklong summer academy for students interested in space, aviation, math, and science. CNASA is designed to inspire excellence and to motivate and challenge the vision, talent and energies of our young people, encouraging them to pursue careers in science and technology. ...

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Community Health Program

This program provides automated blood pressure measurement machines and specific over-the-counter medications to Chickasaw Nation Senior Centers. The program also provides educational opportunities related to diet, nutrition and healthy lifestyle choices. More information can be obtained at any Chickasaw Nation Senior Center. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Community Health Representative (CHR)

This community health representative program promotes the highest possible health level of Native Americans by providing medically-guided primary health care services where no other resource is available. Services offered by the CHR program include: patient advocacy, liaison between clients and tribal and community resources, patient education and health promotion/disease prevention.

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Creative Writing Classes

Classes in creative/fiction writing – short story, novel, play or film script – for adults are offered throughout the year. The classes are two hours each week and run for eight consecutive weeks.  The eight weeks allows students time to complete a short story, first chapter of a novel, or first act of a play or film script and take place at the arts and humanities building, 201 North Broadway, Ada, Oklahoma.  Each week students are given an opportunity to write using story starters.  A question and answer session time is held at the end of each class. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Dance Classes

The Chickasaw Nation Dance Program currently offers a variety of dance classes. New classes are offered every semester. ...

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Diabetes Care Center

The diabetes care center provides medical, educational, nutritional and exercise services to those who qualify.  Additional services include diabetes prevention program, foot care, retinal photography, dental hygiene and behavioral health. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Diabetes Prevention Program

The diabetes prevention program is a year-long lifestyle change initiative proven to help delay and prevent type 2 diabetes. The program helps participants make lasting behavior changes involving nutrition, physical activity, and coping strategies. Classes are instructed by a trained lifestyle coach.

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Last Updated: 06/15/2017