Reflecting on the good work we have accomplished in 2023 at the Choctaw Nation.
I hope you and your families are ready for the fall season! Just wrapping up Veterans Day weekend, we had the privilege of paying our respects to our veterans who have fought to keep our country free.
"But while he thought on these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost."
As we enter the holiday season the Choctaw Nation shows what the Chahta Spirit of Faith, Family and Culture truly means.
Within any body of religious believers, there is the danger of extremism and fanatism, which lead to injustice and oppression. The antidote for Christians is to reach for a fuller and truer faith in Jesus Christ.
November is a busy month, and we are thankful for so many things, like our new community center, where we will be able to better service our district.
Chief Batton and I had the honor of participating in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand opening of the Ahni Center in Durant. The center is the first tribal Family Justice Center of its kind in Oklahoma's Indian Country. "Ahni" translates to "hope" in the Choctaw language.
As summer transitions into autumn, cooler temperatures, and the leaves begin to change, there's a sense of excitement in District 4.