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.
In this video, Shanna Douglas, a tribal member and associate of the Choctaw Nation, shares her inspiring educational journey, highlighting the essential elements of time, dedication, and unwavering determination required to pursue one's dreams.
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.
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.
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.