Thank you for visiting the official site of Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby.

We welcome you to browse through the latest news, projects and events happening throughout the Chickasaw Nation.

The Chickasaw Nation remains strong and will continue to grow as we are constantly striving to improve current programs and services. Successful enhancement of tribal programs and services will offer new opportunities to our citizens and help meet the needs of all Chickasaws.

We appreciate your support as we continually work towards our tribal mission – to enhance the overall quality of life of the Chickasaw people!


Tuesday, February 07, 2023

Charles Christopher Palmer appointed Chickasaw Lighthorse chief of police

ADA, Okla. - Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby appointed Charles Christopher Palmer Chickasaw Lighthorse Police...

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Chickasaw Nation presented with USS Arizona Medal of Freedom

The Chickasaw Nation was presented with an USS Arizona Medal of Freedom produced by the Lauren F. Bruner USS Arizona...

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

VA Secretary McDonough meets with tribal leaders for roundtable

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough recently met with Oklahoma tribal leaders in...


Economic diversification, career opportunities keys to Chickasaw success
By Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation

Entrepreneurship and ingenuity have long been characteristics of the Chickasaw Nation and Chickasaw people. This spirit of determination and resolution has served us well over the years and continues to do so in the present day.

It is with this fortitude that our leadership developed a deliberate plan to exercise the Chickasaw Nation’s inherent sovereignty and our right of self-determination for the benefit of the Chickasaw people.

Among the many aspects of this plan, are the tenets of economic development and job creation. Our strategy for progress through self...



Tribal development projects continue to increase to better meet the needs of Chickasaw citizens and the communities in which they live.

These projects allow citizens to utilize enhanced services, allow employees to maximize their contributing efforts to the tribe and much more!

Several of these projects are currently underway. Be sure to make the most of the tribal facilities and services in your area.

Click "All Projects" to view construction projects in progress!


A Gathering of Our People

The transcription of the 2022 State of the Nation address has been edited for readability and clarity.Chokma! Good morning! I add my welcome to the 62nd Annual Meeting of the great unconquered and unconquerable Chickasaw Nation. ...