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Filed Under: Law | Recognition
Vancleave Live Oak Choctaw factions unite for recognition push (07/10)
Dispute was preventing the tribe from moving forward with federal recognition petition.

Filed Under: Health
Choctaw Nation and Chickasaw Nation sign agreement for clinic (07/01)
Choctaw Nation will manage clinic on its own under a new agreement.

Filed Under: National
History: Choctaw soldiers used language to send secret codes (05/29)
The History Network explains how members of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma served as Code Talkers during World War I.

Filed Under: National
ICT interview with Gary Batton, new leader of Choctaw Nation (05/22)
Gary Batton discusses his goals and priorities as tribe's new chief.

Filed Under: National
Choctaw Nation soldiers served as Code Talkers in world wars (05/19)
During World War I, Choctaw Telephone Squad consisted of 19 tribal members.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Choctaw Nation swears in first new chief in nearly two decades (04/29)
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma has a new leader.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Choctaw Nation Chief Greg Pyle set to retire after 17 years (04/22)
Choctaw Nation Chief Greg Pyle is retiring after 17 years in office.

Filed Under: National
Blog: Native Americans and Africans connected through slavery (04/10)
The Five Civilized Tribes -- Cherokee Nation, Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation, Muscogee Nation and Seminole Nation -- held slaves within their territory.

Filed Under: Health | National
Report: Choctaw Nation sees extremely high rate of teen births (03/24)
The teen birth rate has fallen dramatically over the last two decades, with the exception of the Choctaw Nation in Oklahoma.

Filed Under: National
Series: Fighting poverty in America and the Choctaw Nation (01/31)
The Independent visits the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma to see if being named a Promise Zone by President Barack Obama will help the tribe combat poverty.

Filed Under: National
Indian Times: Review of news affecting Oklahoma tribes (01/14)
Indian Times at KGOU recaps a week of news for Oklahoma tribes.

Filed Under: National
President Obama selects Choctaw Nation as 'Promise Zone' (01/09)
President Barack Obama has selected the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma for a new anti-poverty program.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
NPR: Oklahoma tribes continue talks to settle water rights suit (09/19)
The Choctaw Nation and the Chickasaw Nation are still discussing a possible settlement to their water rights lawsuit in Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Law | National
Choctaw Nation seeks $58.5M from Keepseagle for foundation (09/06)
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma is seeking $58.5 million in unused funds from the Keepseagle settlement over discrimination at the Department of Agriculture.

Filed Under: National
Stretch of highway dedicated in honor of Choctaw Code Talkers (09/05)
The state of Oklahoma is dedicating a stretch of highway in honor of the Choctaw Code Talkers.

Filed Under: Law
FBI probes death of two-year-old on trust land in Oklahoma (07/24)
The FBI is investigating the death of a two-year-old on trust land in Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Oklahoma tribes continue talks to settle water rights lawsuit (07/09)
The Choctaw Nation and the Chickasaw Nation continue talks to settle a water rights lawsuit against the state of Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Supreme Court backs Oklahoma in water dispute with Texas (06/14)
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday sided with Oklahoma in a water dispute with Texas that impacts tribal rights. The justices held that the Red River Compact, a multi-state agreement,...

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Oklahoma tribes caught in water battle before Supreme Court (05/02)
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments lats week in Tarrant Regional Water District v. Herrmann, a water case involving Oklahoma and Texas. The Choctaw Nation and the Chickasaw Nation...

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Supreme Court hears water suit that affects Oklahoma tribes (04/22)
The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments tomorrow in Tarrant Regional Water District v. Herrmann. The Oklahoma Water Resources Board, a state agency, doesn't want to sell water to...

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