Services

Chickasaw Nation Residents - These services are available only within the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries.

Chickasaws At-Large - These services are available only outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries.

All Service Areas (Both) - These services are available both within and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries.

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Service About Service Area
Special Needs Assistance for Chickasaw Citizens with Disabilities Program

REIMBURSEMENT of up to $500 per year for disability related assistive technology needed or expenses incurred for a Chickasaw Citizen with special needs to participate in extracurricular activities.

Both

Youth Services Clothing Grant

The Chickasaw Nation Youth Clothing grant provides eligible Chickasaw students with a $200 grant once per school year to purchase school clothes. Grants will be provided in the form of a VISA gift card once per school year, and must be used for school clothing purchases only. ...

Online Application Available

Both

Sick Child Care Program

The purpose of the Chickasaw Nation’s sick child care facility is to protect the health, safety and well-being of well and mildly-ill children. The sick child care facility houses children with health issues such as upper-respiratory illnesses, gastrointestinal disorders and other mildly-contagious disorders. Classrooms are categorized by illness, helping to contain the spread of illness by air. The cen...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Student Tutoring Reimbursement Program

The Chickasaw Nation Student Tutoring Reimbursement Program is funded by the Chickasaw Nation and provides at-risk Chickasaw students, in grades one through 12, assistance to improve their academic performance. ...

Online Application Available

Both

Creative Writing Classes

Classes in creative/fiction writing – short story, novel, play or film script – for adults are offered throughout the year. The classes are two hours each week and run for eight consecutive weeks.  The eight weeks allows students time to complete a short story, first chapter of a novel, or first act of a play or film script and take place at the arts and humanities building, 201 North Broadway, Ada, Oklahoma.  Each week students are given an opportunity to write using story starters.  A question and answer session time is held at the end of each class. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Public Speaking Class

The Chickasaw Nation Division of Arts and Humanities is offering classes in public speaking throughout the year to assist and encourage employees and others who normally avoid speaking before groups to learn how to be a better communicator. Classes are approximately four hours in length to ensure enough time for attendees to practice before their fellow classmates. Full participation by attendees is required. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Southeastern Art Show and Market

In 2005, the Southeastern Art Show and Market (SEASAM) began what is now a time-honored tradition with the first competition, show and market.  12 years later it continues to be committed to providing professional development and networking opportunities for youth, emerging and professional Southeastern and Woodland artists; to foster cultural identity through fine art of contemporary and traditional styles; and to provide a market place where artists may flourish. ...

Online Application Available

Both

Head shot and Resume Workshops

Head shot and resume workshops designed for actors, models, singers, dancers and technical support for all ages and levels of experience and are offered throughout the year.  Professional head shots and resumes are a standard requirement for all film, commercial and modeling auditions, and are requested more and more when auditioning for plays.  The workshops take place in the black box theatre in the arts and humanities building at 201 N. Broadway, Ada, Oklahoma. The hea...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Imanoli Creative Writers Conference

The Chickasaw Nation Arts & Humanities Division will host the Imanoli writers’ conference, Thursday, Aug. 15, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center on East Central University’s campus in Ada, Oklahoma. ...

Online Application Available

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