Governor's Monthly Message

December Message

Season’s Greetings

Chokma,

Merry Christmas and warmest holiday wishes from the Chickasaw Nation!

At this special time of year, we are grateful for all the wonderful blessings the Almighty has...


November Message

Celebrate Chickasaw perseverance, victories during Heritage Month

Chokma,

We treasure the culture, history and heritage that has been passed down to us by our ancestors.

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month provides us the opportunity...


October Message

Chickasaw housing evolution focused on serving Chickasaw families

Chokma,

Access to high quality, affordable housing is essential to our overall wellness and fulfillment. One of our most basic needs, shelter provides us with safety, comfort and a...


September Message

Exciting to once again gather for our Annual Meeting & Festival!

Annually we come together to celebrate our unique and historic Chickasaw culture, history and traditions!

This year marks the 62nd anniversary of our Chickasaw Annual Meeting. This...


August Message

1856 constitution laid the groundwork for Chickasaw self-sufficiency

Chokma,

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...


July Message

Drawing on foundational tenets, our tribe values its people, resources

At the Chickasaw Nation, we are always on the move.

We are on the move on many fronts – government, business, social, cultural, and so much more.

This type of movement...


June Message

Our Chickasaw spirit of self-reliance has served us well over time

Throughout history, Chickasaws have always been a people of self-sufficiency, development and entrepreneurship.

We have remained strong and united, committed to serving our people...


May Message

Your happiness and success are of great interest to your tribe

The long history of the Chickasaw Nation has many elements, and many turns along our extended path.

Our ancestors have been in North America for a very long time. Our tribe has a...


April Message

Strong Chickasaw families make for a strong Chickasaw Nation

Chokma,

Since time immemorial, Chickasaws have understood that strong families are the foundation for a strong community and a thriving nation. Protecting, educating, and preparing our...


March Message

Arrival of Spring brings new beginnings, opportunities to grow

Our Earthly environment will soon begin its awakening as Spring approaches. The sense of renewal comes into our lives as winter begins its exit and the budding warmth of Spring appears. Spring...


February Message

Inevitability of change offers us challenges, as well as opportunities

As we begin our journey into this new year, we can be sure of one constant – change.

Change can be good, bad or simply neutral. Whatever form it takes, we can be certain we will...


January Message

Great way to begin the new year: Set goals, work hard, be proactive

With the dawn of the new year, now is a great time to take stock of what has transpired in the years previous, and to set goals for the year and years ahead.

At the Chickasaw Nation...