July 2022

News


Choctaw Cultural Center Anniversary

Cultural Center celebrates its first anniversary Choctaw style


The Choctaw Cultural center will celebrate its first anniversary July 23, 2022.

Trail of Tears Bike Team

Trail of Tears bike ride


The Choctaw Nation's Trail of Tears Bike Team completed their journey from Philadelphia, Mississippi, to Durant, Oklahoma, on May 27, 2022.

Heat Safety

Beat the record breaking heat by practicing heat safety


Extreme heat is here. Follow these tips for maximum safety outside.

State Parks

Explore nature’s wonders by visiting state parks within Choctaw Country


The Choctaw Nation is home to several state parks, making it a paradise for outdoor activities.

Sunscreen

Sunscreen or sunblock


Two different types of sun protection explained.

Elder Appreciation Day

Elder Appreciation Day

Choctaw Nation's annual Elder Appreciation Day drew more than a thousand people from across the reservation to the Choctaw Event Center.

Jenn Russell

Russell named Denver Indian Health and Family Services Clinic Board Chair

Jenn Russell uses her passion for health and wellness to give back to Native communities across the country.

Sonya Frazier

Healing organizations founded by Ada woman


A Chickasaw-Choctaw woman is helping others with emotional and physical healing.

Gary Piland

Zombies take the lead in Choctaw filmmaker’s recent projects


Choctaw tribal member and Topeka, Kansas filmmaker Gary Piland completed the third installment in his zombie movie trilogy, "Blackstone – Hand of God."

Okla Chahta Gathering

Okla Chahta Annual Gathering

The Okla Chahta Clan of California, Inc. held its 25th Annual Choctaw Gathering in Bakersfield. California on May 7 and 8, 2022.

2022 Jones Academy Graduates

Jones Academy graduates for 2022.

Adult Education Graduates 2022

The Adult Education Program held its annual graduation ceremony in the Magnolia Ballroom at the Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant on May 13.

Memorial Day Ceremony

Memorial Day Ceremony

The 2022 Memorial Day Ceremony took place on Friday, May 27, on the Tvshka Homma Capitol Grounds.

Leadership Speaks


Minority Mental Health Awareness Month


July is a time to raise awareness of the unique mental health struggles that communities face.

District 4, July 2022


I would like to introduce you to our 2022/2023 District 4 Choctaw Princesses.

District 2, July 2022


As we are closing the spring season and beginning summer, I would like to congratulate all the graduates and all levels. Good luck in all your endeavors!

Doctrine of Balaam


Balaam was a gifted and eloquent prophet. Balac was the king of Moab. Balac feared the Israelites, who were about to cross the Jordon River into the promised land.

District 3, July 2022


I am pleased to share good news happening in District 3.