Chokma!

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!

LATEST HEADLINES

 
Thursday, March 26, 2020

Chickasaw Nation casinos and offices to remain closed through April 15

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby today announced that Chickasaw Nation businesses and offices already closed to help mitigate the spread...

Monday, March 16, 2020

Chickasaw Nation Governor Announces Temporary Closures of Chickasaw Nation owned Casinos

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby today announced that numerous Chickasaw Nation properties would close following updated guidelines from...

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Oklahoma State Superintendent thanks tribes for investment in state education

CATOOSA, Okla. – Oklahoma’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister thanked the state’s tribes for their...

MONTHLY MESSAGE


Seeley Chapel gathering marked renewed Chickasaw dynamism
By Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation

It was October 26, 1963 when Chickasaws gathered at Seeley Chapel, near Connerville, Okla. to witness Overton James’ oath of office as the appointed Governor of the Chickasaw Nation. It was a unique time, and it marked the genesis of a new and critically important period in Chickasaw history.

A feeling of great optimism permeated the meeting at Seeley Chapel. The appointment by President Kennedy was important because James looked at things differently. He would advocate for Chickasaw self-governance and the ability of the people to make our own decisions regarding our...

TRIBAL DEVELOPMENT

 

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!

STATE OF THE NATION


A Gathering of Our People


The transcription of the 2019 State of the Nation address has been edited for readability and clarity.Chokma! And good morning! To everybody here in the audience, we are also welcoming those who are listening over KCNP Radio and we have three...
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