Biskinik

Biskinik is the official newspaper of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

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Choctaw rivercane basket

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Reuniting Makers and Masterpieces: Introduction

The Choctaw ancestors made most of the tools and objects that they needed for everyday life by hand. Using skills passed down from previous generations, raw materials from the land around them, and their own creativity.

Choctaw men playing stickball in July 1925

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Ishtaboli Between the Two Removals

Guest writer Jason Lewis reviewed old newspaper articles and researched how Choctaws played stickball games throughout the Southeastern U.S. and its popularity in the region. He recently gave a presentation at the Choctaw Cultural Center on this topic.

Choctaw dancers

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A New Chahta Homeland: A History by the Decade, 1990-2000s

1990-2000s saw the resolutions of lawsuits filed by Choctaw Nation against the U.S. government, the development of compacts with the state of Oklahoma, and the rise of casino gaming and its role in the expansion of the Nation's economic development program that has brought us into the present.

Choctaw Bingo Palace

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A New Chahta Homeland: A History by the Decade, 1980-1990

During this period, the Choctaw Nation expanded into gaming endeavors and embarked on a new era of Choctaw economic development that is the foundation for what Choctaw Nation does today.

Hello Choctaw November 1970

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A New Chahta Homeland: A History by the Decade, 1970-1980

The 1970-1980 period marked the beginning of the contemporary Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma government with the development of a new constitution in 1979.

Iti Fabvssa - Construction of Broken Bow dam

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A New Chahta Homeland: A History by the Decade, 1960-1970

This month covers the 1960-1970 period when legislation outlining the process for Choctaw termination was developed and passed into U.S. law.

Iti Fabvssa - Chief Harry J. W. Belvin

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A New Chahta Homeland: A History by the Decade, 1950-1960

Covering the 1950-1960 period when legislation outlining the process for Choctaw termination was developed and passed into U.S. law.