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Dynamic Woman of the Year Award

Chickasaw women who have made significant contributions to the Chickasaw Nation and its citizens, served as role models and who have made a difference by enriching their communities and society at large are honored at the annual Dynamic Women of the Chickasaw Nation conference.

The Chickasaw Nation Dynamic Woman of the Year Award pays tribute to a Chickasaw woman who has inspired, given hope or, through her example, opened new possibilities or opportunities for others. It salutes the contributions she has made to improving and enhancing the lives of those around her, her professional accomplishments, her community involvement and dedication to preserving the cultural heritage of the Chickasaw Nation and its people.

View the prestigious list of previous Dynamic Woman recipients and Silver Feather Award recipients.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Dynamic Woman of the Year. All nominations and supporting documentation must be turned in to the Chickasaw Nation Arts & Humanities Division by Sunday, March 1 at 11:59 p.m.

You Provide

  • Nomination form with supporting documentation
  • CDIB

Eligibility

  • Chickasaw women 35 years and older
  • Eligible women shall include but are not limited to the following:
  • Pioneers in their fields or in a project that benefits the Chickasaw Nation and its citizens.
  • Women who have distinguished themselves in a professional field including, but not limited to, education, health care, law, history, cultural advocacy and preservation, language preservation and revitalization, government, civic leadership, aviation and space, business, technology, journalism, banking and finance, children’s issues, social services, arts and entertainment.
  • Women who, have sustained Chickasaw traditions and culture in the family and the community, perpetuating the Chickasaw spirit.
  • Women who have championed other women, women’s issues or served as an advocate for issues important to women.
  • Women who, through their lifestyles, exemplify the character, strength and values of the Chickasaw Nation and its people — honor, integrity, perseverance, visionary leadership and the commitment to family and community.

Employees of the Chickasaw Nation and women currently serving as Chickasaw officials and/or in appointed positions of the tribal executive department are not eligible.

Service Area

Chickasaw Nation Residents

This service is available inside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

Phone:
(580) 272-5520

Fax:
(580) 272-5525

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1548
Ada, Oklahoma 74821