When Jones Academy opens its doors in August, the boarding school will celebrate 130 years of serving and enriching the lives of generations of Native American youth. Since its establishment in 1891, the facility has been under the oversight of the Choctaw Nation.
The Choctaw Nation Princess Pageant will kick off the annual Labor Day Festival in Tvshka Homma with 25 young ladies taking the stage to vie for the title of Little Miss, Junior Miss, or Miss Choctaw Nation 2021-22.
For approximately 20 years, the Choctaw Nation has been keeping kids active while teaching them skills they can use for the rest of their lives through a variety of Summer Camps. In 2021, around 1000 different kids registered for several camps, resulting in 3500 total registrations.
Durant, Oklahoma, "The Magnolia Capital of Oklahoma," has much more to offer than magnolia trees. Durant boasts a unique combination of small-town charm and luxurious amenities.
34 interns are getting the opportunity to learn what it's like to work in several different Choctaw Nation departments.
Jones Academy was founded in 1891 by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, one of the first tribes to build its own school. The facility was named after Mississippi-born Choctaw Chief Wilson N. Jones.
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Election Board announced official results of the 2021 General Election held Saturday, July 10, which includes a Runoff Election for a district council seat.
Four former Wheelock students gathered together and shared memories of their time at the school.
The Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes (ITC) met July 9 in its first in-person general session since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Also marking the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in McGirt v. Oklahoma.
In remarks to the National Congress of American Indians 2021 Mid Year Conference, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced a Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative, a comprehensive review of the troubled legacy of federal boarding school policies.
Dr. Regan Michelle Welch, an optometrist in the Choctaw Nation Idabel Health Clinic, has won the prestigious Distinguished Service Award from the American Optometric Association.
The Old Testament is filled with metaphors, similes, symbols, types, parables, allegories of the person and work of the Holy Spirit.
It's that time of year again. Summer is winding down, and back-to-school shopping for clothes and school supplies is in full swing.
The summer has flown by and now back to school for our students, the Student Activity Fund application is live. Be sure to apply for help to get students ready for the school year.