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Chickasaw Nation has historically been an ‘education tribe’

By Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation

The Chickasaw Nation has a well-earned reputation as a tribe with a focus on education.

After the end of the American Civil War, the tribe rapidly expanded its number of elementary and secondary schools. In 1867, the Chickasaw Nation dedicated 11 new schools and welcomed scores of Chickasaw and other Indian students. The tribe also invested generously in secondary institutions known at that time as “seminaries.”

Bloomfield Female Seminary, Chickasaw Male Academy, Wapanucka Institute and Lebanon Orphan School all provided what we today refer to as a high school education.

The Chickasaw Nation...

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