About Us:The Chickasaw Nation has tribal government headquarters located in Ada, Oklahoma and tribal jurisdiction in all, or parts, of 13 counties in south-central Oklahoma. Bill Anoatubby is the current Governor of the Chickasaw Nation.
The Chickasaw Nation provides a multitude of programs and services for its citizens. The programs and services include Children, Youth, Community, Culture, Education, Elders, Employment, Enterprises/Commerce, Family, Government, Health and Wellness, Housing, and Legal. For more information call 580-436-2603 or visit www.Chickasaw.net.
The citizenship application establishes citizenship in the Chickasaw Nation and is open to Chickasaws who are direct descendants of enrollees on the Dawes Commission Rolls. The applicant must first establish the CDIB (Certified Degree of Indian Blood) in order to apply for citizenship. Once the applicants have submitted the application, they will receive the photo I.D. citizenship card and certificate, welcoming them to the Chickasaw Nation. Visit www.chickasaw.net or call 580-436-7250 for more information.
ICYMI: Enjoy the opening of the 2018 Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame ceremony.
Thank you to T.W. Shannon, who served as emcee tonight, 2009 Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame inductee Daniel Worcester who offered the invocation and the Chickasaw Honor Guard for posting the Colors. A special thank you to Eryn Anoatubby and Willow Vaughn for their beautiful performance of the National Anthem.
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Joe F. Moore has had a long career in the oil, gas and computing business that began with a partnership forming a consulting company and growing it into a worldwide enterprise.
Graduating from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a degree in chemical engineering, Mr. Moore’s company improved efficiency and computer modeling of oil refining operations, marking a significant achievement. Throughout his illustrious career, he has been recognized for accomplishments in engineering, electronic computing, university education, science policy and research.
Mr. Moore was a founding member of the President’s Circle of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine. In the early 1990s, he was named a trustee of the Southwest Research Institute
Joe. F. Moore will be inducted into the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame today, in Norman. A livestream of the induction ceremony will be available at HOF.Chickasaw.net and on Facebook Live beginning at 6 p.m. #ChickasawHOF
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🐢🐢 The Chickasaw Nation Department of Health presents the Loksi' Malili (Turtle Run) 5K June 2 at Ardmore Regional Park. This event is FREE to the public and features both a one-mile fun run and a 5K race.
To learn more about the race, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about other upcoming tribal and community events at Chickasaw.net/Calendar.
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A live broadcast of the 2018 Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be begin 6 p.m. Thursday, May 31, at HOF.Chickasaw.net and also on Facebook Live.
The 2018 inductees are Jerry Brown, Kennedy W. Brown, William R. Kinney, Jr., Lila Dean McManus and Joe F. Moore. Learn more about these distinguished Chickasaws and the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame at HOF.Chickasaw.net.
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Lila Dean McManus devoted 40 years of her life to enhancing the lives of the Chickasaw people.
In 1975, she became one of only 25 employees of the Chickasaw Nation. She served as a Community Health Representative for southern Pontotoc County. She later served as the Chickasaw Nation Director of Human Resources in 1995 and the Director of Training and Development in 1997.
She served on and represented several councils and associations during her career, including the Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes, board member of the National Indian Council on Aging and National Diabetes Association. She received the Stellar Leadership Award from the U.S. Indian Health Service in 1991, and in 2005, she was appointed alternate delegate to the White House Conference on Aging.
Mrs. McManus was elected to the Chickasaw Legislature in 1999 and was re-elected five times, serving until her passing in 2017.
Lila Dean McManus will be inducted into the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame Thursday, May 31, in Norman. A livestream of the induction ceremony will be available at HOF.Chickasaw.net and on Facebook Live. #ChickasawHOF
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William R. Kinney, Jr. has made worldwide contributions through research on auditing and accounting, serving on standard-setting bodies, and fostering growth and excellence in his fellow scholars and practice.
During his 50 year academic career, Mr. Kinney authored or co-authored nine books, monographs and more than 100 scholarly articles that appeared in top accounting journals. He served on multiple editorial boards, as well as the American Institute of CPA’s Auditing Standards Board, and two terms on the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board.
The AICPA honored him with its award for Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education, and in 2014, he was inducted into the internationally recognized Accounting Hall of Fame.
William R. Kinney, Jr. will be inducted into the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame Thursday, May 31, in Norman. A livestream of the induction ceremony will be available at HOF.Chickasaw.net and on Facebook Live. #ChickasawHOF
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Congratulations to Lana Duke, a 2018 graduate of Oklahoma State University with a degree in Human Nutrition with a Pre-Medical Sciences option.
Lana’s many accomplishments include being an OSU Senior of Significance, a Human Sciences Senior of Distinction, Founder/Director of the OSU Nike N7 Youth Movement, member of the Cowgirls soccer team and serving as the Big 12 Conference’s representative on the NCAA Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
What an amazing academic and athletic career, Lana. We wish you continued success in all your future endeavors! #ChickasawProud
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If you've enjoyed the OsiyoTV stories that uncover Cherokee Nation citizens' ancestry (such as this one on journalist Graham Lee Brewer: https://youtu.be/9OAKTdx7VYM), or have an interest in genealogy and heritage, please attend the Five Tribes Ancestry Conference next week at the Chickasaw Cultural Center to learn more about researching your family's native ancestry:
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Kennedy W. Brown devoted his entire life in service to his country, his community and to the Chickasaw people.
Mr. Brown, a full-blood Chickasaw, went to work for the Chickasaw Nation in 1975, one of just three full-time employees. He served in various positions for 43 years, including Lieutenant Governor from 1987 to 1991. Mr. Brown served in the Oklahoma Army National Guard for 42 years. He was also dedicated to numerous organizations throughout the community. He was a voting member of the Inter-Tribal Council of the
Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma.
Mr. Brown served as chairman emeritus of the Chickasaw Foundation and was on the board of directors for the Chickasaw Historical Society for more than two decades.
Kennedy W. Brown will be inducted into the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame Thursday, May 31, in Norman.
A livestream of the induction ceremony will be available at HOF.Chickasaw.net and on Facebook Live. #ChickasawHOF