Press Releases


‘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.

Artist links traditional with modern in First American art at 2024 Artesian Arts Festival

Friday, April 05, 2024

Choctaw artist Candace Shanholtzer is gearing up for the Saturday, April 13, Artesian Arts Festival in this, its 11th year.

Chickasaw Explorers to visit Homeland in May

Wednesday, March 06, 2024

Every year a group of 10 college students from across the U.S. participate in an exciting two-week program to learn more about Chickasaw history and culture.

Chickasaw Teen Excels at Lighthorse Police Youth Academy

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

In many ways, 16-year-old Tony Carter is just like his Ardmore High School classmates. He loves to attend sporting events and rodeos with his family and sit under a shade tree with his grandpa when the weather is nice.

CDC director visits Chickasaw Nation

Tuesday, April 02, 2024

The Chickasaw Nation recently hosted Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Mandy K. Cohen, M.D., MPH, to discuss mental health awareness, promoting positive childhood experiences, data modernization, immunizations and other public health initiatives.

Maria Martinez wins Butterfly Art Contest

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Loud is not a word usually associated with butterfly, but it inspired the winner of this year’s Butterfly Art Contest.

The Chickasaw Nation celebrates Women’s History Month

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Dr. Elizabeth Rule credits the Chickasaw Nation for introducing her to Washington, D.C., as part of its summer internship program, as well as supporting her as she completed her undergraduate, graduate and doctoral studies.

Artesian Arts Festival set April 13

Monday, March 25, 2024

As the trees and daffodils begin to bloom along the downtown sidewalks, organizers are busy preparing for the 11th annual Artesian Arts Festival, a daylong celebration of First American art and culture, Saturday, April 13, at the Artesian Plaza.

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby leads ribbon cutting for Lakecrest Casino and Hotel in Carter County

Wednesday, May 08, 2024

Resort property minutes from Lake Murray includes 89-room hotel, casino, resort pool, conference space, RV Park and more

Arts Festival brings artists, fans to Sulphur

Tuesday, April 09, 2024

Artist and university associate professor Amy Gantt will return for the 11th annual Artesian Arts Festival taking place 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday, April 13, in Sulphur, Oklahoma.