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!


Monday, June 27, 2022

Governor Anoatubby designates a “Decade of Chickasaw Language”

The decade spanning 2022-2032 is designated “Chikashshanompa' Ilanompoli'! (Let’s Speak Chickasaw!): A Decade of Chickasaw...

Monday, January 31, 2022

We All Benefit from Improved Intergovernmental Engagement

Since the summer of 2020, a series of court rulings affirmed tribal reservations in Oklahoma and reshaped our understanding of criminal...


1856 constitution laid the groundwork for Chickasaw self-sufficiency
By Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation


Today, we have a strong Chickasaw Nation. A nation built by Chickasaws committed to the progress and empowerment of our people. This month is the anniversary of the ratification of our 1856 constitution. This constitution was vital to a sovereign and autonomous Chickasaw Nation in Indian Territory. A document that forged the path for our nation to become what we know today.

Early in our history, a clan system was the foundation of the Chickasaw belief system and society. A matrilineal society, Chickasaws were born into their mothers’ clan and clans...



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 Virtual Gathering of Our People

The transcription of the 2021 State of the Nation address has been edited for readability and clarity.Chokma! Welcome to the 61st Annual Meeting, and thank you very much for joining us today. Don’t you think that Lisa Billy does a...