We are Native
But we are more than all of these things. We are Choctaw Proud.
Anyone can be Choctaw Proud. The Choctaw Proud are humble, appreciative people who value faith, family and culture. We honor the past, live in the present and look to the future. We are resilient people, overcoming adversity with grace and dignity. Those who are Choctaw Proud work hard to be successful and give back to their communities.
Chief Gary Batton knows what it’s like to face challenges, but he also knows how important it is to use all the tools in your belt to turn things around. This month, hear his personal story.
This month, thousands of students across the U.S. will grab their backpacks, load up their supplies and head out the door for the first day of the new school year. They will reunite with old friends and make new ones, maybe learn their way around a new building or look for what's new in their familiar one.
Anyone can be a hero. That’s Jake Trujillo’s personal creed. As a volunteer firefighter and Emergency Management Coordinator for the Choctaw Nation, Jake has had the opportunity to give back to his community. Hear his story.