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  • Outstanding Elders Honored at 2018 Banquet
    Nov 1, 2018 - Durant
    Elders honored at Banquest
  • Labor Day Stickball Tournament Full of Excitement
    Oct 1, 2017
    The 2017 Choctaw Nation Labor Day Stickball Tournament was full of excitement and action. Tvshka Homma, the official stickball team of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, got the tournament started on Friday, Sept. 1, when they took the field against Beaver Dam.
  • Choctaw Nation Helps Communities Affected by Hurricanes
    Oct 1, 2017 - Durant, OK
    The Choctaw Nation's Emergency Management department has given assistance to Choctaw families who were victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
  • State of The Nation Urges Members to Stay the Course
    Sep 4, 2017 - Tvshka Homma, Oklahoma
    Chief Gary Batton wrapped up a big event on a high note with his 2017 State of the Nation address at this year's Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival. The State of the Nation is always a concluding highlight of the five-day event at Tvshka Homma, the historical Capitol Grounds of the Choctaw Nation.
  • Come join the 13th Annual Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair April 6-7, 2015.
    Apr 7, 2015 - Sam Noble Museum
    The theme for the 2015 Language Fair is "Language in Our Future"!
  • State of the Choctaw Language School
    Mar 25, 2015
  • Choctaw language community teachers workshop
    May 22, 2014
    The Choctaw School of Language May 22-23 held workshops for community teachers.
  • Austin named Assistant Chief
    Apr 29, 2014
    Newly appointed Assistant Chief of the Choctaw Nation Jack Austin Jr. was sworn in April 29 at the Tribal Capitol, Tvshka Homma, by Tribal Council Speaker Delton Cox. Assistant Chief Austin has had a long career with the Choctaw Nation, beginning in the health care system in 1991 after his honorable discharge from the U.S. Army.
  • Students rewarded at Choctaw Language Finale
    Apr 29, 2014
    The School of Choctaw Language held its finale event on April 29 at the Choctaw Event Center in Durant. Chief Gary Batton and Assistant Chief Jack Austin Jr. joined Executive Director Joy Culbreath and the staff at the School of Choctaw Language to honor and reward this year’s students.
  • Chief Pyle retires
    Apr 24, 2014
    I feel that now is the time that I, and the tribe, are ready to move along the path to continue the journey toward a future of great opportunities for Choctaws. – Gregory E. Pyle
  • Choctaw Nation designated a ‘Promise Zone’
    Jan 1, 2014
    "I am confident that access to the technical assistance and resources offered by the Promise Zone designation will result in better lifestyles for people living and working within the Choctaw Nation."
  • Ninth Annual Choctaw Casino Resort Pow Wow
    Nov 30, 2013
    Enjoy Native American culture and tradition with arts and crafts, authentic food and a must-see dance competition. It will be two days of festivities you won’t want to miss. Admission is free to the public.
  • Storytellers gather in Muskogee
    Nov 1, 2013
    Choctaw Short Story Contest winner
  • Open house held at new School of Choctaw Language
    Oct 1, 2013
    Building is the first in Southeast Oklahoma to be LEED-certified
  • Nation looks to the future
    Sep 1, 2013
    Chief Pyle delivers his State of the Nation address at the Labor Day ceremony in Tvshka Homma on Monday morning.
  • Trail of Tears Walk
    May 18, 2013 - Spiro Ok
    The Choctaw Nation will be honoring ancestors who made the long journey from Mississippi with a commemorative Trail of Tears Walk on Saturday, May 18, at Spiro.
  • Choctaw Gathering
    May 4, 2013
    18th Annaul Okla Chahta Choctaw Gathering Bakersfield College
  • Choctaw Nation Summer Youth Camps 2013
    Apr 19, 2013
  • A Cultural Awakening
    Dec 17, 2012
    The rich and diverse culture and language of this country’s Native American people is more than something to be put on display at weekend craft shows and expos or a hobby to pass the time – it’s a livelihood, an identity. Unfortunately, for many tribes, pieces of that identity have been lost or have been faded throughout the generations, and the Choctaw Nation is no different.
  • Choctaws excel at 10th Annual Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair in Norman
    May 17, 2012
    Several Oklahoma students received honors at the 10th annual Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair, held April 2 and 3 at the Sam Noble Museum in Norman.
  • Students first to complete Choctaw Language and Culture minor at SE
    Nov 1, 2011
    In collaboration with the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Southeastern Oklahoma State University's English, Humanities and Languages Department offers a minor in Choctaw Language and Culture and recently produced its first six students to officially hold the minor.
  • Stickball
    Team Tvshka Homma, the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma’s official stickball team, captured the first place trophy at the First Annual Chikasha Stickball Tournament on May 19.
  • Haileyville students take book awards at fair
    The Choctaw I and Choctaw II language classes from Haileyville High School are proud to announce that both classes placed first and third in the Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Festival at the University of Oklahoma

  • The Heart of The Culture
    The main purpose of the School of Choctaw Language or Chahta Anumpa Aiikhvna, is to teach and perpetuate the Choctaw language, culture and history. There is one goal that the people of the School of Choctaw Language share: teach the Choctaw language to everyone that wants to learn.
  • Choctaw Youth Camps promote cultural enrichment, active lifestyles
    Choctaw Youth learn traditional basket weaving techniques at a cultural enrichment camp this summer. The camp shows kids different aspects of the Choctaw heritage and culture, providing them exciting opportunities.
  • Choctaw students live out history at site of Battle of New Orleans
    Choctaw students from three states have spent a semester discovering their ancestral role in the Battle of New Orleans and have begun to share the story with others

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