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  • Lt. Governor, five Chickasaw lawmakers, court justice take oath



    Lt. Governor Jefferson Keel, Five incumbent Chickasaw Nation legislators and a newly elected Supreme Court justice took the oath of office this morning in a ceremony at East Central University.

  • Chickasaw archer wins (again) at Tennessee meet



    In 1307, William Tell used a crossbow bolt to halve an apple balanced atop his son’s head … or so legend has it.

  • Students playing stickball at Annual Meeting



    Area students participate in a stickball contest Tuesday during the 55th Chickasaw Annual Meeting and 27th Annual Festival in Tishomingo. Young ladies taking part in the social stickball contest are unfettered by rules. They may pick the ball up with their hands, throw the ball to score points, and may even grab and hold male players. Students from across the region are learning Chickasaw culture, heritage and traditions during the gala which continues through Saturday, Oct. 3.

  • 2015-16 Chickasaw Royalty Crowned



    Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby, far left, and Lt. Gov. Jefferson Keel, far right, crowned three princesses Monday evening who will serve as goodwill ambassadors for the tribe for the 2015-16 year. Newly crowned Chickasaw royalty (l to r) are Lauren Key of Sulphur, Little Miss Chickasaw; Lauren John, of Ada, Chickasaw Jr. Princess, and Raechell Meely, of Sulphur, Chickasaw Princess.

  • Acclaimed artists featured at SEASAM



    Eighty-eight premiere Native American artists representing 12 southeastern and woodland tribes will show juried artwork during the Southeastern Art Show and Market Oct. 2-3.