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
Internship Program

Focused on educating young Chickasaw leaders in government, community and business relationships, the Chickasaw Nation internship program provides motivated college-aged students with a first-hand view of what it takes to be highly effective ambassadors and real-world problem solvers. ...

Online Application Available

Both

Senior Site Art Workshops

The senior site art workshops provide opportunities for arts curricula to Chickasaw Nation Senior Center elders throughout the Chickasaw Nation jurisdiction.  These workshops are held in the division of arts and humanities’ arts classroom.  Completed artworks have the opportunity to be exhibited during the year. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Recovery Resource Services

The Chickasaw Nation Recovery Resource Services provides specialty court and recovery support services. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Diabetes Care Center

The Chickasaw Nation Diabetes Care Center provides education and medical treatment for the prevention of diabetes and complications associated with diabetes. Medical services are by appointment and require a referral from a Chickasaw Nation Department of Health primary medical provider, same-day clinic provider or Indian Health Services provider. Patients may not self-refer. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw Nation Annual Meeting & Festival

The 2019 Chickasaw Nation Annual Meeting and Festival begins Friday, Sept. 27, and culminates with Governor Bill Anoatubby’s State of the Nation Address, along with a variety of activities and demonstrations at the Chickasaw National Capitol in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, Saturday, Oct. 5. ...

Both

Jr. FIRST LEGO League

Junior FIRST LEGO League teaches the benefits of teamwork, sparks interest in science and technology and introduces basic design skills through a hands-on approach with the fun of LEGO building. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Holba’ Kana’li Film Series

The Holba’ Kana’li Film Series began in 2009 as a way of showcasing Native American and Indigenous film and filmmakers.  Through this program arts and humanities is able to highlight the work of actors, writers and directors to an audience who may not otherwise be exposed to the variety of films shown in the Holba’ Kana’li Film Series.  Independent films and big budget movies covering a variety of genres such as comedy, drama and horror have been shown.  ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw National Capitol

Construction began April 1898 on the Chickasaw National Capitol. A stately structure overlooking the town of Tishomingo, it was built of red granite from the Pennington Creek quarry of Gov. R. M. Harris....

Both

Chickasaw Nation Anolí Creative Writing Contest

Anoli is an annual creative writing contest for Chickasaw student writers in grades six through 12, young adults through age 24 and adults age 25 and up. All works submitted must be original and are evaluated by a panel of judges based on artistic form, creativity, how well the work relates to the topic and literary expression within each age division. Winners receive cash prizes and medals.  There are four divisions. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Sexual Assault/Rape Services

The Chickasaw Nation Violence Prevention Services assist victims of sexual assault. Services are voluntary and available to Native Americans ages 15 and older who meet eligibility criteria. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Diabetes Prevention Program

The diabetes prevention program is a year-long lifestyle change initiative proven to help delay and prevent type 2 diabetes. The program helps participants make lasting behavior changes involving nutrition, physical activity, and coping strategies. Classes are instructed by a trained lifestyle coach.

Online Application Available

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw Nation Early Childhood and Head Start Program

The Chickasaw Nation Early Childhood and Head Start Program is a center-based federal and tribally funded program that promotes the school readiness of children from ages three to five years. The program philosophy is based on the principle that early childhood education should address children’s needs in all areas of development: physical, social, emotional and cognitive. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Johnson-O'Malley Public School Program

Johnson-O'Malley (JOM) is a federally-funded program which provides supplemental education programs and activities for Native American students attending public schools. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw Nation Inclement Weather Program

This Inclement Weather Program (IWP) provides child care for Chickasaw students and the children of Chickasaw Nation employees, when the Chickasaw Nation offices are open and schools are closed due to inclement weather. This program provides a safe and stable environment for children while the parent is at work. ...

Online Application Available

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Holisso Ikbi "Book Creation" Camp

This camp will introduce students to the world of book publishing from concept to writing, illustrating, editing, design and production. The students will be trained and guided through the steps of book creation while producing a book in digital format. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Emergency Department

The Emergency Department (ED), located at the Chickasaw Nation Medical Center, consists of 10 rooms on ED1 and 15 rooms on ED2 (urgent care). The ED is classified as Level 3 trauma center. ...

Both

Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

LIHEAP assists individuals with home heating or cooling bills and/or energy assistance deposits. Required applications are available at any area office or from a Community Health Representative.

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw Nation School of Guitar

Chickasaw School of Guitar is a course that brings music to life for Chickasaws and other youth. Students will be provided with instruction and the opportunity to perform upon successful completion of learning skills. Students will potentially receive a guitar after completing the course for continued growth and life enhancement through music. Beginning and intermediate classes are offered.

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Junior Native Explorers/College Native Explorers

The Chickasaw Nation Junior Native Explorers Program is an innovative, hands-on, professional mentor-led education program designed to recruit, train and educate young people in the areas of earth science, natural science, biomedical science and medicine. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Supplemental Wood Program

The supplemental wood program provides supplementary wood for eligible Chickasaw elders, 60 years of age or older, who use a fireplace or wood stove to heat their home. Applicants must also reside within the Chickasaw Nation boundaries. This program provides one rick of wood per month (as needed) during winter months (November - March). T...

Chickasaw Nation Residents