Press Releases


USDA Deputy Under Secretary visits Chickasaw Nation

Thursday, September 28, 2023

The Chickasaw Nation recently hosted U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary Stacy Dean in a day of learning about the Nation’s ongoing nutrition programs and best practices.

Author spins tale of Chickasaw cowboy in ‘Ride the Whirlwind’

Thursday, September 28, 2023

A quarter century of prolonged interruptions, accompanied by self- doubt and lengthy hours of research, have ended for Don Branscum – poet, songwriter and now, Texas author.

Chickasaw Nation Oath of Office Ceremony Oct. 2

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Inauguration ceremonies for Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby, Lt. Governor Chris Anoatubby, and five elected officials will be 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 2, in the Ataloa Theatre on the East Central University campus, Chickasaw Nation Election Secretary Rita Loder announced.

Chickasaw Annual Meeting and Festival set Sept. 29-Oct. 7

Monday, September 18, 2023

A time of reunion, fellowship and cultural celebration, the 2023 Chickasaw Annual Meeting and Festival will begin Sept. 29 and continue through Oct. 7.

Artist premieres art in Europe and SEASAM

Monday, September 18, 2023

Artist Jimmy Dean Horn’s eclectic and complicated works of art are attracting international attention and he plans to make his first-ever appearance at the Southeastern Art Show and Market (SEASAM) this year.

Chickasaw Nation Breaks Ground for Child Development Center in Ada

Friday, September 08, 2023

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby led Sept. 8 groundbreaking ceremonies for a project which will expand vital childcare services in the community.

Ada area hiring event scheduled for Sept. 19

Thursday, September 07, 2023

The Chickasaw Nation will host the Ada Area Hiring Event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Pontotoc County Agri-Plex, 1700 N. Broadway, Ada, Oklahoma.

Chickasaw Honor Guard services received decades after veteran’s funeral

Wednesday, September 06, 2023

Recognizing the service of retired Sgt. 1st Class John Matthews, the Chickasaw Honor Guard conducted a memorial service for him more than 35 years after his interment. Tina Walker, Matthews’ daughter, represented the family at his grave located on Fort Sill Army Post Cemetery, Oklahoma.

Chickasaw Nation gears up to host Southeastern Art Show and Market

Wednesday, September 06, 2023

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby’s vision of showcasing Southeastern Indian artists will celebrate its 18th anniversary Oct. 6-7 during Chickasaw Annual Meeting and Festival.

Chickasaw Nation breaks ground for Ada preschool expansion

Friday, September 01, 2023

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby led groundbreaking ceremonies Sept. 1 for a project to expand educational opportunities for youth and families in the community.