Choctaw Lesson: That’s Wild!

Learn Choctaw phrases "Wow, this is nice!" and "What do you think?" and more in this conversational lesson.

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We are Native

But we are more than all of these things. We are Choctaw Proud.

Anyone can be Choctaw Proud. The Choctaw Proud are humble, appreciative people who value faith, family and culture. We honor the past, live in the present and look to the future. We are resilient people, overcoming adversity with grace and dignity. Those who are Choctaw Proud work hard to be successful and give back to their communities.

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Living out the Chahta spirit of faith, family and culture.
Chief Gary Batton and Asst. Chief Jack Austin, Jr.
Chief Gary Batton and Asst. Chief Jack Austin, Jr.


To the Choctaw proud, ours is the sovereign nation offering opportunities for growth and prosperity.


Memorial Day

Chief's Blog

Lives lost, blood shed for this Memorial Day

As we take time out to remember Memorial Day here at the Choctaw Nation, it gives me an opportunity to reflect on what this day means and why we must remember the sacrifice for our freedoms.

Memorial Day


Memorial Day Observance

All Offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 29, 2023.

Peh Toli Youth Stickball

News Releases

Stickball Tournament set for June 3 at Choctaw Cultural Center

The Peh Toli Youth Stickball Tournament is an opportunity for a day of cultural fun for all ages. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 3 on the Competition Stickball Field of the Choctaw Cultural Center.

CNHSA Outpatient Survey


CNHSA Outpatient Survey

We need your feedback! To improve the quality of service to our patients, CNHSA will send surveys via email after a visit to our outpatient clinics. The survey is short and completely anonymous.

Magnolia Festival Culture Night

News Releases

Choctaw Cultural Center Adds Activities to Magnolia Festival

The Choctaw Cultural Center is partnering with the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce to help kick off this year's Magnolia Festival. Choctaw Cultural Night for the Magnolia Festival will take place from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 1 at the Choctaw Cultural Center, 1919 Hina Hanta Way in Durant.

Drug Take Back 2023

News Releases

103 Pounds of Unused Prescriptions Safely Disposed Of During Take-Back Event

This initiative is part of a nationwide effort to combat the opioid epidemic and reduce the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs.

Spirit Rangers

News Releases

Choctaw Chief Gary Batton Stars in Episode of Netflix’s ‘Spirit Rangers’

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Chief Gary Batton appears in the recently launched second season of Netflix's "Spirit Rangers."

Lead Safety Educational Series

News Releases

Choctaw Nation to hold Community Lead Awareness Training in partnership with the EPA

The Choctaw Nation Environmental Protection Services is partnering with the United States Environmental Protection Agency to provide educational sessions, July 10-11 in Durant and McAlester, respectively.

Lesson of the Day

Chukka – House/Home

Learn to say these phrases: "Her house is nearby." and "Their house is pretty."