September 2021


Christian McGowan

McGowan drafted by Phillies

Christian McGowan, 21, was recently drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the seventh round of the 2021 Major League Baseball Draft.

Randal Hicks

PACE Program benefits both tribal and non-Tribal community

For 10 years, the Choctaw Nation PACE Program has been helping tribal and non-tribal members take steps to a healthier lifestyle.

Karsyn Johnson

Karsyn Johnson follows future dreams by digging up the past

Karsyn Johnson's love of history has taken her around the world. She recently returned from an archeological field school in Israel, where she was able to experience a variety of learning opportunities.

Talimena Scenic Byway

Plan your fall foliage adventure in Choctaw Country

A cool breeze is in the air, sunshine is plentiful and the mountains are covered in brilliant fall colors. Where can you find this picturesque experience? Right here in Oklahoma.

Deputy Walt Mazar

Deputy Walt Mazar saves a life

Deputy Walt Mazar, formerly of California's Napa County Sheriff's Department, recently saved the life of a young woman who had suffered major injury after becoming caught in a boat propeller.

CNHSA Interns

CNHSA welcomes new interns

Learn more about the CNHSA interns.

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

When a new parent has a sick child, it can be a tough experience. When that child is diagnosed with cancer, it can be devastating.

Leadership Speaks

A Peculiar People

Let's look at the phrase, "a peculiar people." Webster's Dictionary defines "peculiar" as characteristic of only one person, group, or thing. It also means, distinctive or different from the usual.

District 10, September 2021

Chim Achukma from District 10. I am truly humbled and honored to be re-elected by you, the people, for another term as Tribal Council.

James Dry and the 2021-2022 District 9 Choctaw Royalty

District 9, September 2021

It's been very busy over the summer in District 9.

District 11, September 2021

Halito chim achukma! I hope you had a terrific summer. There is no place I had rather live than on the Choctaw Nation reservation.

Self Care is Essential

As we all continue to experience life with a pandemic, we understand that it has had an impact on all of us, emotionally, mentally and physically. It is important that we take care of ourselves for one another, our families, and our communities.