COVID-19 Updates

The health and safety of Chickasaws, employees and patrons is our main priority. As the coronavirus, or COVID-19, spreads globally and cases rise in the U.S., some Chickasaw Nation events, classes, facilities, etc., will be postponed, closed or canceled out of an abundance of caution. 

For more information regarding the coronavirus as it relates to the Chickasaw Nation, please visit our information pages below. We will continue to update these pages regularly as the situation progresses. Thank you for your understanding during this time.



7th Annual Artesian Arts Festival May 23 in Sulphur

The Chickasaw Nation will host the 2020 Artesian Arts Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, May 23 at the Artesian Plaza in Sulphur.

Apply now for summer camps and academies; deadline April 15

The application process is now open for this year’s Chickasaw Nation camps, clinics and academies.

Chickasaw Nation Dance Team tops at first competition of the season

Months of classes and practice have paid off for 48 dancers on the Chickasaw Nation competitive dance team.

Indian Country tourism group praises Chickasaw Cultural Center

A leader of the country’s top organization dedicated to advancing tourism in Indian Country says the Chickasaw Cultural Center serves as a great example of a tribe sharing its own story.

Seeley Chapel gathering marked renewed Chickasaw dynamism

It was October 26, 1963 when Chickasaws gathered at Seeley Chapel, near Connerville, Okla. to witness Overton James’ oath of office as the appointed Governor of the Chickasaw Nation.




Thursday, March 26, 2020
Palmer and crew express Chickasaw history with public art in Ardmore
Dr. Bob Palmer, a retired art professor, and his crew of professional muralists depicted Chickasaw history with a five panel mural painted Feb…
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Chickasaw Nation casinos and offices to remain closed through April 15
Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby today announced that Chickasaw Nation businesses and offices already closed to help mitigate the…
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Chickasaw and Choctaw artist Sue Fish preserving Southeastern Indian culture across the state
Chickasaw and Choctaw artist Sue Fish has honed her craft of basketmaking for nearly three decades and displayed her art in galleries across…