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Filed Under: Law | National
Choctaw Nation issues citizenship to family in child custody case (02/02)
Chief Gary Batton became personally involved in order to prevent the adoption of a newborn.

Filed Under: Law | National
Indian farmers protest foundation with $380M Keepseagle funds (12/04)
Lead plaintiff Marilyn Keepseagle spoke out in court against the proposal.

Filed Under: Education | National
Map: Most common Native languages include Navajo and Crow (11/18)
The highest percentages are from counties where Navajo, Crow and Cheyenne are spoken.

Filed Under: National | Technology adds millions of Indian documents to database (11/04)
The documents come from the Oklahoma Historical Society and deal primarily with the Five Civilized Tribes.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Cherokee chief participated in live pigeon shoot for Sen. Inhofe (09/30)
The tribe donated $2,500 for Chief Bill John Baker to attend a hunt where live pigeons where thrown in the air and shot down.

Filed Under: Education | Health
Choctaw Nation starts work on $10M campus with four buildings (09/25)
The complex includes a Head Start, community center, food distribution center and wellness center.

Filed Under: National
Choctaw Nation offers car tag refunds to members under compact (09/04)
Tribal members will be able to register at any tag agency in the state.

Filed Under: Law
Mississippi Choctaw family believes same person behind crimes (08/26)
Jonis Keith Joe was stabbed to death on the reservation sometime on August 15.

Filed Under: Law
Court in California won't let Choctaw girl be placed with relatives (08/19)
The tribe wanted her to placed with blood relatives in Utah.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Puyallup Tribe starts doctor residency program on reservation (08/06)
The tribe is taking advantage of a program in the Affordable Care Act that's due to expire next year.

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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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