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FIRST Robotics Competition

The FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is a sport of the mind designed to help high school students discover the interesting and rewarding life of engineers and researchers. The competition challenges teams of students and mentors to solve a common problem by designing and building a robot in a six-week time frame using a standard kit of parts and a common set of rules. To compete, students must focus on design, demonstrate team spirit, professionalism, maturity and the ability to overcome obstacles. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

FCA Xtreme Camp

This camp is for students who want to participate in challenging activities and great fellowship. Campers have the opportunity to water ski, water tube, skeet shoot, rappel, ride horses, ...

Online Application Available

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Food Distribution Program

Nutrition education and commodity foods are available through Food Distribution program grocery stores in nutrition centers in Ada, Ardmore and Purcell, Okla. Participants may shop on the day of their choice in any of the stores. Stores are closed the last two working days of each month....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Foster Care and Adoption Program

The Chickasaw Nation Foster Care and Adoption Program, provided by Chickasaw Nation Child Welfare Services, was developed to provide temporary or permanent care for Native American children placed into tribal or state custody. Since its inception, the foster care and adoption program has aggressively worked toward a goal of providing safe and nurturing care for custody children. ...

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FIRST Tech Challenge

FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) is designed for those who want to compete head-to-head, using a sports model. Teams of up to 10 students are responsible for designing, building, and programming their robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

General Assistance

The general assistance program is intended to meet certain unmet essential needs of otherwise eligible Native Americans. Unmet essential needs are determined by reviewing applicants and their situations, including a determination of the size of the household, income or resources available and the applicable state public assistance requirements for meeting financial need. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Get Fresh! Nutrition Program

Get Fresh! encourages healthy ways to prepare food and provides nutrition information through entertaining cooking shows. These shows are offered monthly at the nutrition services sites in Ada, Ardmore, and Purcell or may be scheduled by reque...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Foster Grandparents Program

The Foster Grandparents Program was created by the Corporation for National and Community Service and established in the Chickasaw Nation in 2015. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Fort Washita

Fort Washita was built in 1842 as the southwestern-most military post of the United States. The mission of Fort Washita was to protect the Chickasaw and Choctaw tribes from the Plains Indians. ...

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Handicapped Accessibility Grant

This program provides assistance to low income citizens to make their homes handicapped accessible. This assistance is a grant up to $5,000 paid directly to a citizen living at large and the contractor of their choice.

Chickasaws At-Large

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 head...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Health Spending Account (HSA)

The health spending account (HSA) gives tribal citizens control of when and where health care services are obtained. Citizens 65 and older, or permanently disabled on Medicare, are eligible to receive reimbursement for up to $200 of approved health care expenses per month. Required enrollment application may be downloaded or attained by contacting the Duncan office. ...

Chickasaws At-Large

Golf Camp

Golf Camp provides Native American youth the opportunity to enjoy the game of golf while learning life skills, such as honor, integrity and sportsmanship. ...

Online Application Available

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Healthy Lifestyles

Healthy Lifestyles is a residential substance abuse program that serves Native American adults. Based on the disease concept of substance abuse, the program is focused on the holistic approach to care, and also addresses co-occurring disorders. Each individual receives an assessment and an individualized treatment pl...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Halloween Lock-in

Students who attend this Halloween-themed lock-in participate in mini-bowling, go-carts, batting cages, mini-golf, a rock climbing wall, bumper cars, arcade games and a variety of other fun activities throughout the night. ...

Online Application Available

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Hayaka Unta Camp (Into the Woods)

Hayaka Unta Camp gives Chickasaw youth and their parents or guardians an opportunity to share quality time together while enjoying the natural beauty of the outdoors. ...

Online Application Available

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Hinoshi’ Chokma’ (Good Paths)

The Chickasaw Nation Hinoshi’ Chokma’, or “Good Paths” Program provides young Chickasaw ages 14 to 21 with assistance in goal setting and life skills. An incentive-based program, Hinoshi’ Chokma,’ rewards participants with incentives as they accomplish a number of set goals. Monthly...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Historic Preservation

The Chickasaw Nation Division of Historic Preservation is responsible for consulting with federal agencies when they take actions that might impact sacred sites and culturally significant historic sites in the homelands states of Oklahoma, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi under the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Higher Education Grants, Scholarships and Incentives

Chickasaw citizens pursuing higher education from accredited institutions are eligible to receive various grants and scholarships to assist with the cost of tuition, books and fees. ...

Online Application Available

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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.  O...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Last Updated: 06/15/2017