Chickasaw Humanities and Literary Arts

Chickasaw Clemente Humanities Studies Courses
“Chikashsha Imanapah” courses are offered at East Central University in Ada and Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant with three hours of college credit awarded upon successful completion of each course.Students explore the rich and diverse culture, history, government, language and experience of the Chickasaws in contrast to Western culture in the Clemente I course. Clemente II is similar in focus but compares and contrasts Chickasaw history and culture with various North American tribes.

You Provide:

  • Proof of high school diploma or GED
  • Citizenship card and/or CDIB

Other Information:

Class size is limited and enrollment is on a first come, first served basis to any interested person. Scholarships may be available to eligible participants, with preference given to Chickasaws and other Native Americans.

Applicants will receive notification within 10 working days.

The Chickasaw Nation Humanities and Literary Arts Department is also developing adult humanities seminars and similar children's festivals. Additionally, the department provides opportunities for training with literary professionals, for participation in literary arts contests and events, for publication of works, and for promotion of Native American authors and literature.

Fostering the humanities through all of the arts, other programs within this department include the Chickasaw and Southeastern Tribal Artists' Directory, the Chickasaw Nation employee art show, and involvement in various organizations supporting the arts and humanities.

Service Area


This service is available both inside and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

(580) 272-5520

(580) 272-5525

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1548
Ada, Oklahoma 74821

Last Updated: 07/27/2016