Vol. LII No. 4
April 2017
Chickasaw Times Web Exclusives

Chickasaw ballplayer finds calling on OU rowing team

Katie Roberts, a Chickasaw citizen from Santa Clarita, Calif., spent her afternoons on the basketball court throughout her high school career.

Chickasaw guitarist moves to forefront through discipline, practice

Budding musician and Chickasaw citizen Connor Hicks has been busy.

Chickasaw Nation school Challenge Bowl team takes top honors

One mile north of the Red River in the Chickasaw Nation, this small western Oklahoma community’s students own bragging rights to a statewide competition.

Chickasaw student dovetails love of art, design into inviting career

The success Chickasaw citizen Will Bailey has achieved has been recently featured in the Pontotoc Technology Center (PTC) CareerTech Champions newsletter.

Springtime brings promise of growth, new opportunities

Spring is a time of growth, of vibrant colors and vitality. The land around us awakens and everywhere plants and trees are in bloom. A sense of excitement and renewal comes into people’s lives as winter exits and warm breezes invite us to enjoy the natural world around us.

Longtime Chickasaw Legislator Dean McManus passes away

Dean McManus, a full-blood Chickasaw woman who devoted over 40 years of her life to serving her tribe and improving the lives of Chickasaws, passed away March 18. She was 78.

Hall of Fame inductee Colbert ‘Bud’ Baker passes away at 91

Colbert Latimer “Bud” Baker, Jr., a 2013 Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame inductee and prominent businessman, passed away March 3 at his Margo Island, Florida home. He was 91.

Artesian Arts Festival May 27

Mark your calendar to attend one of America’s fastest growing Native American arts markets, the Artesian Arts Festival, Saturday, May 27 at the Artesian Plaza in Sulphur.

Casting call locations set for ‘The Chickasaw Rancher’

A nationwide search for Native American actors is under way. Casting calls are going out to actors to try out for roles in the upcoming feature film “The Chickasaw Rancher.”