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Choctaw Cultural Center Top Ten Museum Status Award

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Top Ten Museum Status Awarded to Choctaw Cultural Center

The Choctaw Cultural Center has been named a Top Ten Model Museum and cultural center staff members were on hand to accept the award at the 2022 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums recently in Temecula, Calif.

Choctaw-Ireland scholars

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Chahta Foundation Scholarships Send Two Choctaws to Ireland

Two Choctaw students are in the Republic of Ireland this school year working toward master's degrees courtesy of the Choctaw-Ireland Scholarships from the Chahta Foundation. Skylee Glass and Aurianna Joines Palmer are attending their first semester at University College Cork.

Atoka students enjoy Choctaw beef hamburgers

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Farm to School: Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Announces Partnership with Atoka Public Schools

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma (CNO) and Atoka Public School (APS) have announced a multi-year farm-to-school partnership. CNO will be the official producer and distributor of fresh beef, raised and harvested in Southeastern Oklahoma, to APS campuses.

Chief Gary Batton Veteran's Day Presentation

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Choctaw Veterans Honored on Veterans Day

Choctaw veterans were honored in a Veterans Day ceremony at Tvshka Homma on Nov. 11.

Choctaw Code Talkers Monument

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Choctaw Code Talkers Monument Dedicated

The Choctaw Code Talkers of World War I and World War II were remembered recently in Broken Bow, with the celebration of a monument in their honor. The Choctaw Code Talkers Association dedicated a six-foot, black granite original work which tells the story of the Choctaw Code Talkers on one side and shows an etching of a WWI Code Talker on the other.

Choctaw Nation Chief Gary Batton and Q Actual app creator, Aaron Quinonez

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Warrior Wellness Launched for Native American Veterans

Choctaw Nation launched Warrior Wellness, a grant-funded program, during the recent Choctaw Nation Veterans Day Ceremony. The new program is designed to connect Native American veterans with their culture, heritage, and each other to reduce rates of death by suicide among veterans.

Aliiah Myers works on traditional Choctaw winter home

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Winter Tradition Continues at Choctaw Cultural Center

The Choctaw Cultural Center offered the public a messy, but educational opportunity recently for a hands-on experience to "mud" a traditional Choctaw winter home. Early-day Choctaws gathered mud from nearby rivers and creeks, water, and hay or grass to make a sticky clay.