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Chickasaw college student Kaitlyn Tingle to be featured at annual Artesian Arts Festival

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Chickasaw citizen and college student Kaitlyn Tingle will have a booth for the second year in a row at the annual Artesian Arts Festival.

“Chula the Fox” receives Gold Benjamin Franklin Award

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

“Chula the Fox,” an 18th century coming-of-age story, received the Gold Benjamin Franklin Award from the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA).

Chickasaw Nation Health Care Hiring Event to be hosted in May

Monday, May 20, 2019

The Chickasaw Nation is hosting a hiring event for health care professionals Wednesday, May 22, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Apila Center, located on the Ada South Campus.

Chickasaw jeweler returns to Artesian Arts Festival

Monday, May 20, 2019

Nationally-renowned adornments crafted by Chickasaw jeweler Kristen Dorsey will be available Memorial Day weekend at the Artesian Arts Festival May 25.

Renowned artist crafts special weapons for Artesian Arts Festival

Monday, May 20, 2019

Ancient weapons expert Eric Smith’s meticulous descriptions of his tribe’s heritage, culture and traditions are a time machine taking people back to the 14th century.

Chickasaw jewelry artist preps exotic items for festival

Thursday, May 16, 2019

In 2018, Tulsa artist E. Dee Tabor was aware her bolo tie creation titled “Treaty” could well be the most provocative piece displayed at the Artesian Arts Festival.

Dallin Maybee brings modern interpretations of culture to Artesian Arts Festival

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Melding traditional art with contemporary themes, Northern Arapaho/Seneca artist Dallin Maybee has forged his own path in the art world.

Chickasaw Nation Lt. Governor announces decision to step down

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Chickasaw Nation Lt. Governor Jefferson Keel has announced that he plans to step down, effective at the end of his current term, September 30.

Artesian Arts Festival draws artists from across the nation

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Jackie Sevier creates original pieces of art from her small studio in the Nebraska Sandhills.

Chickasaw Cultural Center offers community events

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

During the month of May, the Chickasaw Nation will host events open to the public at no charge at the Chickasaw Cultural Center, 867 Cooper Memorial Road.

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