Press Releases


Chickasaw Nation offers Summer EBT program

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

The Chickasaw Nation is one of four First American tribes, 35 states and five U.S. territories to launch the permanent summer grocery benefits program for children, known as Summer Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT).

Chickasaw Community Bank Names Bill Schonacher as CEO

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Chickasaw Community Bank announces the hiring of Bill Schonacher as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective March 4. A 32-year veteran of the banking industry in Oklahoma, Schonacher is set to lead Chickasaw Community Bank towards a new era of growth and continued community engagement.

Declan Calfy competes in international Youth Speed Climbing World Championship

Thursday, February 01, 2024

In August, Chickasaw citizen Declan Calfy attended the 2023 International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) Youth Speed Climbing World Championship in Seoul, South Korea. Declan placed 10th in his age category against 25 of the finest speed climbers from across the globe.

Kennedy St. Clair named 2023 Tinker AFB Airman of the Year

Monday, March 25, 2024

Air Force Airman and Chickasaw citizen Kennedy D. St. Clair was recently named 2023 Tinker Air Force Base Airman of the Year.

‘The Voice’ finalist to headline concert tour

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Country artist Jordan Rainer had a big year.

Graham Roland’s AMC classic renewed

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Oklahoma native Graham Roland is pushing the boundaries of bringing high quality entertainment to television viewers, celebrating his First American heritage and rolling with the flow of a difficult profession bringing him considerable fame.

Chickasaw Seniors Golf Club to host first tournament

Thursday, April 04, 2024

A yearlong effort to establish a senior golfing club is paying off for Chickasaw citizen M.K. “Sonny” Larman and several of his collaborators.

Imotichey honored for work with the U.S. Census Bureau

Tuesday, March 05, 2024

After dedicating her life to public service for First Americans, a professional recently received a top honor from the U.S. Department of Commerce for working to improve the relationship between First American tribes and the federal census bureau.

Organ donation gives mother irreplaceable moments and memories with her baby

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

A mother wishes to transform her grief into hope for others during April’s Donate Life Month, a national observance highlighting the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation.

‘Save the Date’ for Chickasaw Hall of Fame April 25

Thursday, April 04, 2024

A renowned legal scholar, an elite artist, a respected preservationist, a dedicated servant-leader and an early-day entrepreneur make up the 2024 class of the Chickasaw Hall of Fame.