Together, We're More

More Than a Tvshka

The Choctaw culture relies on family connections to grow and prosper. When families share cultural knowledge, skills and stories, we know the future is in good hands. Dewayne Hornbuckle passed his love of stickball to his daughter Kyra. See how their relationship with each other and the game has strengthened their connection to the Choctaw community.

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Unstoppable

First responders and public safety officers protect and serve their communities every day, and volunteers are critical to those efforts. Volunteer firefighter Jake Trujillo draws on the strength of his family and his team to get the job done.

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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.

Dewayne and Kyra Hornbuckle

Dewayne and Kyra Hornbuckle

Tvshka

Dewayne and Kyra Hornbuckle are Choctaw tribal members who share a passion for Choctaw culture, particularly stickball. As members of the Tvshka Homma stickball team, this father-daughter duo is proud to be part of the revitalization of Choctaw culture through this ancient sport.

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Brenner Billy

Brenner Billy

Craftsman

Brenner Billy is a Choctaw tribal member whose family history is interwoven with the game of stickball. As a program coordinator for the Choctaw Cultural Center, he brings the history and traditions of the Choctaw people to life for fellow tribal members and visitors from all over.

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