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.

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Chickasaw Nation casinos and offices to remain closed through April 30

Thursday, April 09, 2020

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby today announced that Chickasaw Nation businesses and offices currently closed to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 will remain closed through April 30.

Census bureau modifies 2020 operations due to COVID-19 and to better count college students

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

The U.S. Census Bureau continues to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and follow the guidance of federal, state and local health authorities.

Bring lessons anywhere with Chickasaw Nation online curriculum

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

With many businesses and schools closed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, many families are spending much more time at home.

Chickasaw Nation Summer EBT for Children program now accepting applications

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

The Chickasaw Nation is accepting applications for the Chickasaw Nation Summer EBT for Children program.

Anoli' Creative Writing Contest winners announced

Monday, April 06, 2020

Chickasaw Nation Arts & Humanities announced the 2020 Anoli' Creative Writing Contest winners, anoli' being a Chickasaw word meaning “to tell.”

Dr. Emrich offers tips on dealing with COVID-19 related stress

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Dr. Paul Emrich, Chickasaw Nation Under Secretary of Mental Health Service, says the Chickasaw people have experienced trying times before and will remain strong despite the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Palmer and crew express Chickasaw history with public art in Ardmore

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Dr. Bob Palmer, a retired art professor, and his crew of professional muralists depicted Chickasaw history with a five panel mural painted Feb. 15-17 across the east wall of Ardmore’s Skateland.

Chickasaw Nation casinos and offices to remain closed through April 15

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby today announced that Chickasaw Nation businesses and offices already closed to help mitigate the spread of coronavirus will remain closed through April 15.

Chickasaw and Choctaw artist Sue Fish preserving Southeastern Indian culture across the state

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Chickasaw and Choctaw artist Sue Fish has honed her craft of basketmaking for nearly three decades and displayed her art in galleries across the Chickasaw Nation.

Chickasaw leadership program attends youth summit in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The Chikasha Pehlichi Ikbi “Creating Chickasaw Leaders” Youth Leadership Program (CPI) attended the Close Up Foundation’s annual American Indian Youth Summit in Washington, D.C.