Longtime Chickasaw Legislator Dean McManus Passes Away in Ada

Published March 26, 2017 ADA, OKLAHOMA – Dean McManus, a full-blood Chickasaw who devoted over 40 years of her life to enhancing the lives of Chickasaws, passed away March 18. She was 78. Funeral services were March 22 at Central Church of Christ, Ada. Gov. Bill Anoatubby delivered the eulogy. Interment followed in McGee Cemetery, […]

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Chickasaw Nation Production Announces Casting Call for “The Chickasaw Rancher”

Published March 23, 2017 TEMECULA, CALIFORNIA – 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. An open casting call for “The Chickasaw Rancher” will be conducted 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sunday, March 26, […]

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Native Explorers Program Invites College Students on Scientific Expedition

Published March 13, 2017 TULSA – The Chickasaw Nation Native Explorers Program is now accepting applications for its 2017 college program. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2017. The Native Explorers program offers guided exploration of the natural world to Native American college students. Participants will travel with a team of Native American research scientists, […]

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Chickasaw Nation proclaims the month of March Youth Arts Month

Published March 12, 2017 ADA, OKLAHOMA – Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby recently proclaimed March as “Youth Arts Month” in the Chickasaw Nation. The proclamation acknowledges the need to support art educators and strengthen quality arts education in tribes, schools and communities. Many benefits of arts education were listed in the proclamation, including developing creative problem-solving […]

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Adventure into the New World in Captivating Novel “Anompolichi: The Wordmaster”

Published February 26, 2017 ADA, OKLAHOMA – Set sail on an exploration with 14th century Scottish sailing master Robert Williams as he voyages through a powerful storm that leads him to the New World and into a dangerous and unforgettable journey. Beginning in North America in 1399, author Phillip Carroll Morgan weaves a tale of […]

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Elaborate Quilts on Display at Chickasaw Cultural Center

Published February 20, 2017 SULPHUR, OKLAHOMA – Quilts with intricate designs handcrafted and stitched by Chickasaw elders are among those on exhibit through March 31 at the Chickasaw Cultural Center. Some quilts were crafted by ancestors spanning generations, helping tell the story of a family’s history. One quilt displayed in the exhibit has been a […]

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