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.
Pursuing a dream takes time, hard work, and perseverance. In this video, tribal member and Choctaw Nation associate Shanna Douglas tells the story of her educational journey.
Treating others with kindness and respect is a time-honored trait of the Choctaw People. In the latest Together, We’re More video, Pastor Mike Mings discusses the importance of faith, compassion and fairness.
Being open to learning new things and drawing on the experiences of others make us stronger as individuals and as a community. Teacher, advocate and athlete Michaela Richbourg has learned the meaning of success through hard work and the examples set for her by family, friends and teammates.