August 2023 Biskinik

August 2023


Labor Day Festival Social Dance

Choctaw Nation Announces 2023 Labor Day Plans

The 2023 Choctaw Labor Day Festival will offer three days of faith, family, and cultural activities for all ages. The annual event, held at Tvshka Homma on the grounds of the historic Choctaw Capitol, is southeastern Oklahoma's largest gathering. The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma (CNO) will host the festival on Friday, Sept. 1 through Sunday, Sept. 3.

Jim Potts and grandchildren

Potts preserves heirloom crops thanks to passion for healthy living

With a passion to help people live healthier lives, Jim Potts hopes to preserve heirloom seeds with a goal of getting people to eat healthier from their own gardens.

Chef David Skinner

Choctaw chef and restaurant owner on a mission to educate diners on Indigenous foods

Hailed as "a mad genius" and the "Willy Wonka of Food", David Skinner aims to educate diners on indigenous foods.

Contestants to vie for 2023 Choctaw Royalty titles

29 young ladies will be competing for the titles of Little Miss, Junior Miss or Miss Choctaw Nation 2023-2024 at the 2023 Labor Day Festival.

Hepatitis C vaccine could stop the suffering of many

Millennials have the highest rates of the Hepatitis-C Virus with many not knowing they have the contagious disease.

Leadership Speaks

Respect, love and wellness for our Choctaw Veterans

Choctaw Nation's Warrior Wellness program is there to help Choctaw Veterans with their well-being.


2 Corinthians 5:10 states, "For we must all appear before the judgement seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad."

District 6, August 2023

Halito from District 6, "The Heart of the Nation." Summer has flown by and now it's back to school time.