The Choctaw Nation is the third-largest Indian Nation in the United States with more than 225,000 tribal members and 12,000-plus associates. This ancient people has an oral tradition dating back over 13,000 years. The first tribe over the Trail of Tears, its historic reservation boundaries are in the southeast corner of Oklahoma, covering 10,923 square miles. The Choctaw Nation’s vision, “Living out the Chahta Spirit of faith, family and culture,” is evident as it continues to focus on providing opportunities for growth and prosperity.
About the Choctaw Nation
Learn about the Choctaw Nation, from our culture and traditions to health, education, commerce, and more.Learn more
The Choctaw Nation has always been a tribe that values community, progress and innovation. Read the Year in Review to see impressive successes and learn about our strategic goals.View
Choctaw Nation Reservation
Covering 10,864 square miles, encompassing eight whole counties and parts of five counties in Southeastern Oklahoma.View
Chief Gary Batton
The 47th Chief of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, the third-largest Indian tribe in the United States. He was sworn into office on April 28, 2014.See Bio
Assistant Chief Jack Austin, Jr.
He was sworn into office on April 29, 2014, after serving as Director of the Choctaw Nation Recovery Center in Talihina, Oklahoma.See Bio
Council members are elected by the Choctaw people, one for each of the twelve districts of the Choctaw Nation.Learn More