July 2022


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 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

2022 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.