Chickasaw Nation http://kgou.org en Chickasaw Nation Endows OU Law Position http://kgou.org/post/chickasaw-nation-endows-ou-law-position <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The University of&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;College of Law has received a gift from the Chickasaw Nation for the Chickasaw Nation Native American Law Chair.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:21:00 +0000 Associated Press 24919 at http://kgou.org Chickasaw Nation Endows OU Law Position Chickasaw Nation Governor Will Not Run For Senate Seat http://kgou.org/post/chickasaw-nation-governor-will-not-run-senate-seat <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">The longtime governor of one of the state's most powerful Native American tribes says he has no plans to run for&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma's</font>&nbsp;open U.S. Senate seat this year.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 22:46:39 +0000 Associated Press 21556 at http://kgou.org Chickasaw Nation Governor Will Not Run For Senate Seat What Happens When A Language's Last Monolingual Speaker Dies? http://kgou.org/post/what-happens-when-languages-last-monolingual-speaker-dies Emily Johnson Dickerson died at her home in Ada, Okla., last week. She was the last person alive who spoke only the Chickasaw language.<p>"This is a sad day for all Chickasaw people because we have lost a cherished member of our Chickasaw family and an unequaled source of knowledge about our language and culture," Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby said in a news release. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:11:17 +0000 editor 20718 at http://kgou.org What Happens When A Language's Last Monolingual Speaker Dies? Oklahoma Tribal Leaders Meet With President Obama http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-tribal-leaders-meet-president-obama <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Two tribal leaders from&nbsp;</span><font color="red" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Oklahoma</font><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;were among 12 Native American officials who recently met with President Barack Obama at the White House.</span></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Chickasaw Nation Gov. <a href="https://www.chickasaw.net/Office-of-the-Governor/Home.aspx">Bill Anoatubby</a> and <a href="http://www.wichitatribe.com/default.aspx">Wichita and Affiliated Tribes</a> President Terri Parton were among the leaders who met with Obama on Tuesday, the day before the <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/11/12/president-obama-host-2013-white-house-tribal-nations-conference">White House Tribal Nations Conference</a>.</p><p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 18:16:52 +0000 Associated Press 17100 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Tribal Leaders Meet With President Obama The Fight For Southeast Oklahoma Water Has 19th Century Roots http://kgou.org/post/fight-southeast-oklahoma-water-has-19th-century-roots <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">When Oklahoma City decided to build a pipeline that would eventually carry water from Sardis Lake, in southeast Oklahoma, to the city, the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations&nbsp;<a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/2013/05/20/fifth-stay-expected-as-state-and-tribal-governments-water-lawsuit-continues/" style="color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;" target="_blank" title="StateImpact Link">filed suit</a>&nbsp;in federal court saying pretty much all of the water in that part of the state belongs to them.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68);">That was in 2011. The parties have been negotiating outside of court since early 2012, and the case was&nbsp;<a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/2013/09/17/state-tribes-want-more-time-to-figure-out-who-controls-southeast-oklahoma-water/" style="color: rgb(23, 78, 130); -webkit-transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; transition: all 0.2s ease-in-out; font-weight: bold;" target="_blank" title="StateImpact Link">stayed for a sixth time</a>&nbsp;Sept. 17.</p><p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:55:53 +0000 Logan Layden 13828 at http://kgou.org The Fight For Southeast Oklahoma Water Has 19th Century Roots Oklahoma Tribes Celebrate Labor Day http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-tribes-celebrate-labor-day <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Several Native American tribes across&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;are holding celebrations this weekend to recognize their culture and heritage.</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 23:23:30 +0000 Associated Press 12654 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Tribes Celebrate Labor Day Grant Money Will Bring Home Ancestral Remains http://kgou.org/post/grant-money-will-bring-home-ancestral-remains <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">The National Park Service has awarded the Chickasaw Nation more than $7,000 to help the tribe return ancestral human remains and cultural objects.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">The grant money is part of more than $65,000 that the NPS awarded to various tribes, museums and groups under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.</p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 23:33:02 +0000 Associated Press 11776 at http://kgou.org Grant Money Will Bring Home Ancestral Remains