October 2021


2021 State of the Nation

Chief Gary Batton delivers 2021 State of the Nation Address

Chief Gary Batton delivered his annual State of the Nation Address via a special video released on Labor Day. The video highlighted the Choctaw Nation's success, showcasing several programs, the new Choctaw Cultural Center and inspiring Choctaw tribal members.

Lieutenant Governor Matt Pinnell

Oklahoma LT Governor visits Cultural Center

The Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor recently visited the new Choctaw Nation Cultural Center.

Tribal Council Members Swearing In Ceremony

Choctaw Nation swears in six Tribal Council Members

On Sept. 3, 2021, six Choctaw Tribal Council Members were sworn into their new term.

Horseback riding in Beavers Bend State Park

Fall fun in Choctaw Country

Southeastern Oklahoma is a great place to visit all year long, but Oklahoma's fall has a unique appeal. With mild temperatures, changing leaves and outdoor adventures, there are more reasons to visit Choctaw Country during this season than you can count.

Legacy Run wreath laying ceremony

Legacy Run wreath laying ceremony

On August 22, the American Legion Riders kicked off day one of their annual Legacy Run.

2021-2022 Royalty

Choctaw Nation crowns 2021-2022 royalty

Though the Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival was canceled, the Annual Choctaw Royalty Pageant was held Friday, Sept. 3, at Tvshka Homma, crowning the new 2021 princesses. The Choctaw Nation Princess and Royalty Program has been molding and shaping strong Chahta ohoyo for decades.

Most hepatitis C can be cured with simple treatment

Hepatitis C is a contagious viral infection that causes liver inflammation. Your liver is responsible for processing nutrients, filtering blood and fighting infections.

Leadership Speaks

Cody Covey and Jess Henry

District 4, October 2021

I have been in office a couple of weeks now, and I am having a great time. I appreciate the privilege of holding this office. Feel free to contact me anytime.

The Christian Life

The Book of Numbers pictures the Christian in this world, which to him is a wilderness. In time he discovers it to be a place of separation, a place of discipline, and a place of mobilization. The moment he is born again, he is separated from his old life in Egypt. He then enters God's school of child training or discipline.

Domestic Violence Awareness

It's October, and fall is finally here. The leaves are changing, football season has officially begun, and soon we'll be purchasing Halloween candy for our kids and grandkids. While October is full of a lot of fun, it also brings to light a serious issue – Domestic Violence Awareness.