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The Chickasaw Nation is making significant contributions to the Oklahoma economy — and this revitalized Indian Nation continues to introduce new and diverse economic ventures each year — stimulating economic growth, creating new jobs and supplementing our Nation's program funding.

Creating an Opportunity Society

Tom Cole

Congressman Tom Cole explains why he feels that it's important to use the success of the nation to make citizens proactive, rather than dependent.

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Tom Cole: One of the Only Native Americans in Congress

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Tom Cole shares his experiences as one of the only Native Americans in Congress.

Tom Cole Represents All Native Americans

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Tom Cole explains how he tries to balance the needs of his Oklahoma constituency with the needs of his "unofficial" constituency.

The Chickasaw Nation: Investing Back in People

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Congressman Tom Cole describes some of the reasons the Chickasaw Nation has prospered.

What Being Chickasaw Is

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Tom Cole explains that, to him, being Chickasaw is rejecting limitations, taking on challenges, and maintaining a sense of pride in one's heritage.

Culture of Preservation

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The Chickasaw people have always been connected to the land and water.

Endless Opportunities for Chickasaw People

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Dottie Lyda describes some of the opportunities that the government of the Chickasaw Nation has made available to its citizens.

The Meaning of Sovereignty

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Congressman Tom Cole discusses the meaning of sovereignty along with the importance of focusing on the prosperity of the Chickasaw people.