Chickasaw Nation Press Release

04/24/2018 - 15:11 Sharon Kilfoyle has taught Japanese techniques for dyeing cloth domestically and internationally.
04/24/2018 - 06:35 Metal Mayhems robot Raven awaits the start of a round of competition at the FIRST Robotics Competition world championship in Houston, Texas.
04/19/2018 - 12:39 A Chickasaw effigy pot shaped like a bear can be viewed at the Sculpting Cultures: Southeast and Southwest Native Pottery Exhibit during the Native Pottery Market
04/11/2018 - 12:49 The Chickasaw Nation Child Care Program has award-winning, certified staff to assist with community car seat safety check events. Three safety checks are planned for April.
04/05/2018 - 14:02 The Rabbit Run has been postponed due to potential weather conditions. The event has been rescheduled for May 19.
04/05/2018 - 12:25 Rabbit Run Postponed The Rabbit Run has been postponed due to potential weather conditions. The event has been rescheduled for May 19.
03/28/2018 - 16:47 THACKERVILLE, Oka. The Chickasaw Nation will host the 2018 Dynamic Women of the Chickasaw Nation Conference, April 19-20 at the WinStar Convention Center. The conference will be live streamed at
03/28/2018 - 13:07 Mary Ruth Barnes, of Ada, is a Chickasaw artist who specializes in watercolors and acrylics.
03/26/2018 - 13:27 Aiden Cole, a 4-year-old from Ada, gets his blood pressure checked at the Chickasaw Nation Health Fair.
03/23/2018 - 14:06 Mary Thompson Fisher, better known as Te Ata dedicated her lifes work to sharing Native American customs and heritage throughout the world beginning in the early 20th century.
03/20/2018 - 12:26 Participants at the 2017 Childrens Fair join hands during a group stomp dance. The 17th Annual Childrens Fair will take place Saturday, April 7, at the Pontotoc County Agri-Plex.
03/16/2018 - 11:48 Chickasaw artist Gay Faulkenberry demonstrates the art of painting still life while her students watch.
03/13/2018 - 08:45 The ancient Chickasaw method of gardening, Three Sisters (beans, corn and squash) and the return of spring will be celebrated during the Chickasaw Cultural Center's Three Sister's Celebration
03/12/2018 - 12:47 A monarch butterfly feeds on nectar from a plant located at the Chickasaw Cultural Center.
03/08/2018 - 15:14 Cody Greenwood and Jimyjo Lemmings pose with the first place check after winning East Central Universitys Tiger Tank.
02/21/2018 - 13:09 The Chickasaw Nation Anoli Creative Writing Contest is accepting applications until
02/14/2018 - 08:59 ADA, Okla. Water providers in the Arbuckle Simpson region were recently asked to implement response actions for a stage one drought.
02/09/2018 - 08:02 ARDMORE, Okla. The Chickasaw Nation Child Development Center, 1001 Cottonwood St., has spots available for children, ages 6 weeks to 4 years old.
02/01/2018 - 16:27 The Chickasaw Nation recently launched a new radio station in Ada featuring a Modern Rock format.
01/31/2018 - 11:18 SULPHUR, Oklahoma -- Applications are now being accepted from all Native American artists for the 2018 Artesian Arts Festival, set Saturday, May 26, in Sulphur, Oklahoma.
01/19/2018 - 11:55 SULPHUR, Okla. The Chickasaw Historical Society Ittafama Ithana Conference is set for Wednesday, Feb. 21, and Thursday, Feb. 22, at the Chickasaw Retreat & Conference Center, 4205 Goddard Youth Camp Road.
12/14/2017 - 16:29 Jae L. Stilwell and a stage full of local artists perform a holiday favorite during the Jae L. and Crossover Christmas Special.
12/07/2017 - 13:25 Kate Hart debuted her novel "After the Fall" in January. Kate Hart
11/17/2017 - 13:11 SULPHUR, Okla. A Thanksgiving weekend celebration will serve to kick off the Christmas season at the Chickasaw Cultural Center, 867 Cooper Memorial Road.
10/19/2017 - 09:22 Jimmy Osmond, youngest of the famous Osmond siblings, is bringing his international tour honoring the music and life of Andy Williams to Adas McSwain Theatre.
10/17/2017 - 07:03 Q'orianka Kilcher as "TE ATA." Photo by Jacquelyn Sparks, Chickasaw Nation
10/11/2017 - 12:18 A memory garden at the Pontotoc County Courthouse plaza is decorated to raise public awareness of domestic violence.
10/10/2017 - 14:51 Chickasaw archer Caleb Mull takes aim during a practice session prior to tournament competition.
10/05/2017 - 10:56 A monarch butterfly feeds on nectar from a lantana blossom at the Chickasaw Cultural Center located in Sulphur.
10/04/2017 - 13:00 A Chickasaw explorer holds two shards of pottery that were found during archeological excavations on the Butler Mounds site in the Chickasaw homeland.
10/02/2017 - 12:48 Melissa Morgan and her dad, Buddy Tartsah and her son, Garrett, at the Chickasaw Nation Wellness Center, Ada.
10/02/2017 - 11:25 Cerrenah Chesbro presents Te Ata film star Qorianka Kilcher with a homemade Peruvian bracelet at the Tulsa Circle Cinema premiere of the Chickasaw Nation feature film of the same name.
09/20/2017 - 15:34 Cyclists begin the 2016 Pontotoc Pursuit. The 2017 Pontotoc Pursuit Bicycle Ride is set for Saturday
09/01/2017 - 12:42 A time of reunion, fellowship and cultural renewal; the Chickasaw Nation 57 th Annual Meeting and 29 th Chickasaw Festival gets underway Sept. 29 through
08/31/2017 - 14:29 Chickasaw twin sisters, Maddie, left, and Morgan Manning are founders of The Bundle Up Club.
08/31/2017 - 12:57 ADA, Okla. The beat of the music flows through the audience, shining lights illuminate the stage and hundreds of eyes give undivided attention to the dancer performing an elaborate routine.
08/31/2017 - 12:10 Quicklinks Office of the Governor Locations Forms Resources Contact Careers Newsletter Facebook Twitter Instagram Periscope
08/30/2017 - 12:00 A beautiful monarch butterfly feeds on a nectar-rich plant at the Chickasaw Cultural Center.
08/28/2017 - 09:31 From left, Chad Henry, Sydnee Henry and Sarah Henry visit the Talimena Scenic Drive in Arkansas.
08/22/2017 - 14:33 HOUSTON Sheer willpower to never acquiesce led Chickasaw citizen Caroline Colbert to where she is now living her dream working in the engineering field.
08/22/2017 - 06:24 The language-learning program Rosetta Stone Chickasaw is now available exclusively for Chickasaw citizens and immediate family members as a mobile app.
08/22/2017 - 01:16 ADA, Okla. The Chickasaw Nation Science, Technology and Math (STEM) Academy robotics teams are accepting applications.
08/16/2017 - 13:42 Merry Monroe with an eagle feather and cozy Indian blanket presented to her for 47 years of work with Johnson-O'Malley Indian Education at Byng schools.
08/16/2017 - 10:04 For Chickasaw citizen Mishontaumbby (Mish, for short) Rochelle, enlisting in the U. S. Army provided many firsts for a young, small town Oklahoman trying to find his place in the world.
08/16/2017 - 09:25 Bailey Walker, coordinator of the Chickasaw Nations Preferred Vendor Program, has been chosen as the 2017 Minority Enterprise Development Advocate of the Year.
08/16/2017 - 07:22 REDLANDS, Calif. A mid-19th century Bohemian conductor and composer is inspiring a Chickasaw graduate student to pursue a career center stage conducting a full symphony orchestra.
08/11/2017 - 14:11 DURANT, Okla. -- The Chickasaw Nation will host an outdoor showing of the 2017 movie Beauty and the Beast, 8 p.m., Aug. 19, at Ft. Washita, 3348 State Rd 199.
08/07/2017 - 10:21 The Chickasaw Nation Arts and Humanities Division is accepting applications for the Chickasaw Choir Program.
08/02/2017 - 15:12 The Chickasaw Cultural Center, Sulphur, marked two milestones last month.
07/12/2017 - 14:43 Lyric Theatre features Chickasaws in Disney show
07/03/2017 - 17:27 The Chickasaw Nation will host art classes and exhibit reception at the ARTesian Gallery & Studios, 100 W. Muskogee St. Sulphur, Oklahoma.
06/28/2017 - 08:41 The application deadline for the 2017 Chickasaw Nation Southeastern Art Show and Market (SEASAM) in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, is Friday
06/26/2017 - 10:35 SULPHUR, Okla. The Itti' Chokka' TreeHouses: Look Whos Living in the Trees! exhibit at the Chickasaw Cultural Center is keeping a full schedule of fun activities throughout July.
06/05/2017 - 14:36 SULPHUR, Okla. The Itti' Chokka' TreeHouses: Look Whos Living in the Trees! exhibit at the Chickasaw Cultural Center is offering an array of activities throughout the summer.
05/31/2017 - 12:15 by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office
05/31/2017 - 07:33 Martin Sensmeier, who landed a starring role alongside Denzel Washington in The Magnificent Seven, will pay the lead role of Montford Johnson in The Chickasaw Rancher.
05/27/2017 - 12:50 Hosted by the Chickasaw Nation, the Artesian Arts Festival is one of the fastest growing arts markets in the U.S.
05/24/2017 - 15:21 The Chickasaw Youth Humanities Workshop will take place June 7-9 at the arts and humanities building in Ada. Photo by: Jacquelyn Sparks.
05/19/2017 - 12:14 The Chickasaw Nation will host art classes at the ARTesian Gallery & Studios, 100 W. Muskogee St. Sulphur, Oklahoma.
05/19/2017 - 09:50 Dr. Amanda Cobb-Greetham, director of Native American Studies at the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Robin Gunning Mike Larsen Rilla Askew Towana Spivey
05/18/2017 - 08:39 by Dana Lance, Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office
05/17/2017 - 16:37 The Chickasaw Foundation is accepting applications for the 2018 Holisso: The Center for Study of Chickasaw History and Culture Fellowship.
05/17/2017 - 13:40 SULHPUR, Okla. An engaging new exhibit is coming soon to the Chickasaw Cultural Center, 867 Cooper Memorial Road.
05/15/2017 - 07:16 by Brandon Frye, Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office
05/12/2017 - 11:41 Cherokee gourd carver and finger weaver Karen Berry
05/12/2017 - 09:28 by Lone Beasley, Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office
05/12/2017 - 09:02 by Gene Lehmann, Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office
05/11/2017 - 15:18 Chickasaw artist Sue Fish combines her passion for preserving tribal culture and language during her many demonstrations of basket weaving throughout Oklahoma.
05/11/2017 - 14:27 Chickasaw artist and jeweler Kristen Dorsey displays the fruits of her labor, a silver shield pendant and a pair of shield earrings.
05/11/2017 - 09:58 The Chickasaw Nation Early Childhood Center (Head Start) is accepting spring enrollment applications for the 2017-2018 school year at the Ardmore, Sulphur and Tishomingo, Oklahoma locations.
05/10/2017 - 13:52 TISHOMINGO, Okla. -- The Chickasaw Nation will host a beaded collar class 1-3 p.m. and gospel singing event 4-10 p.m., Saturday, May 20, at the Chickasaw National Capitol, 411 W. Ninth St.
05/02/2017 - 10:59 Chickasaw Cultural Center's Kochcha' Aabiniili' Amphitheater. Photo by Marcy Gray.
04/04/2017 - 12:28 ADA, Okla. -- The Chickasaw Nation, in partnership with Mercy Hospital of Ada, will host a community-wide baby shower event 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 7, at the
04/04/2017 - 10:07 ADA, Okla. -- The search is underway for Native American actors to star in a tribally-produced feature film inspired by the life of Chickasaw cattle rancher Montford T. Johnson.
04/03/2017 - 13:40 SULPHUR, Oklahoma - The Chickasaw Nation will host multiple art classes and an artist reception at the ARTesian Gallery & Studios , 100 W. Muskogee St. Sulphur, Oklahoma.
03/29/2017 - 08:34 Purcell, Okla. -- The Chickasaw Nation will host a stomp dance presentation 6-8 p.m., Thursday, April 6, at 1430 Hardcastle Blvd. This event is open to the public at no charge.
03/28/2017 - 10:29 ADA, Okla. The Chickasaw Nation is hosting a Stomp Out Sexual Assault Awareness Walk 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at Wintersmith Park.
03/27/2017 - 14:09 SULPHUR, Okla. The Easter bunny will be making an appearance at the upcoming Easter Celebration Saturday, April 8, at the Chickasaw Cultural Center , 867 Cooper Memorial Road.
03/21/2017 - 15:19 The search is underway in southern California for Native American actors to star in a tribally-produced feature film inspired by the life of Chickasaw cattle rancher Montford T. Johnson.
03/17/2017 - 13:08 A group of children attending the Chickasaw White House Kite Fly take advantage of warming weather and open field.
03/16/2017 - 06:22 Native American youth have the opportunity to gain real-world work experience while earning up to $2,000 by participating in the Chickasaw Nation Toksali SMART summer youth employment program.
03/14/2017 - 12:46 The Chickasaw Nation will host two art exhibit receptions, Saturday
03/14/2017 - 08:34 Jae L. Stilwell sings from the stage of the McSwain Theatre on main street in Ada, Oklahoma.
03/10/2017 - 10:49 The search is underway in the Los Angeles area for Native American actors to star in a tribally - produced feature film inspired by the life of Chickasaw cattle rancher Montford T. Johnson.
03/09/2017 - 11:29 Children play on inflatables at the 2016 Childrens Fair. The 16th Annual Childrens Fair will be Saturday, April 1, at the Pontotoc County Agri-Plex in Ada.
03/09/2017 - 08:45 The Chickasaw Nation Native Explorers Program is now accepting applications for its 2017 college program. The deadline to apply is
03/03/2017 - 10:18 The Chickasaw Nation will host two silk painting classes, March 11 and 25, at the ARTesian Gallery & Studios. Classes will be taught by professional artist Patta Butcher.
02/28/2017 - 12:31 The Chickasaw Cultural Center is celebrating the arrival of spring with a variety of fun and educational events during the month of March.
02/23/2017 - 15:23 A line of dancers wearing turtle shell shakers rest their feet during a stomp dance event.
02/15/2017 - 16:58 Two quilts made by Pauline Brown, a fluent speaker of the Chickasaw language, and a quilt made by Irene Seeley (middle) are displayed at the Chickasaw Cultural Centers celebration of quilts.
02/13/2017 - 15:39 Application deadline is
02/01/2017 - 15:25 Pauls Valley, Okla. -- The Chickasaw Nation will host a pinch pot class 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at Jet Stream Casino. The class will be is open to the public at no charge.
02/01/2017 - 14:44 Chickasaw Nation to host community arts and crafts class in Pauls Valley
01/31/2017 - 13:53 The Chickasaw Nation will host Pop Art class, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3, at ARTesian Gallery & Studios.
01/30/2017 - 23:36 The Chickasaw Nation to host art classes at ARTesian Gallery & Studios
01/26/2017 - 16:52 by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office, Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office
01/26/2017 - 14:13 ADA, Okla. Two health executives will co-chair Adas first Oklahoma Heart Walk 9 a.m. Saturday
01/26/2017 - 01:37 ARTesian Gallery & Studio to host art class
01/18/2017 - 14:58 ITC backs Cherokee for Indian Affairs post
01/18/2017 - 14:18 Artesian Arts Festival: Call for Native American Artists
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