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Chikasha Pehlichi Ikbi


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The Chickasaw Nation Chikasha Pehlichi Ikbi “Creating Chickasaw Leaders” is a youth leadership program providing members the opportunity to obtain leadership and cultural knowledge through a 10-month, age appropriate program, offering leadership, business and cultural development courses, and a variety of community service opportunities.

Members refine their knowledge of Chickasaw culture, learn about other Native American cultures, develop life, social and financial skills, perform duties focused on servant leadership and prepare for higher education to help them grow and become resourceful, impactful young adults.

CPI members interact with prestigious tribal, state and community leaders, gain hands-on experience in a variety of leadership environments and learn skills to serve as ambassadors in their communities.


  • Chickasaw citizen
  • Ages 14-18 (must be of age 14 by Nov. 1)
  • Must have at least a 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale

Online Applications

Service Area


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

Contact Information

(580) 310-6620

(580) 436-7288

Mailing Address

231 Seabrook Rd
Ada, Oklahoma 74820


Youth & Family Building
231 Seabrook Road
Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 310-6620