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Continuing the legacy of our rich culture is of the utmost importance to the Chickasaw Nation. From the Language Revitalization Program to the Historic Preservation and Repatriation Office, discover a variety of cultural programs that are dedicated to preserving the Chickasaw way of life.

November 2011 - The Chickasaw White House

Chickasaw Nation News

The Chickasaw White House in Milburn, Oklahoma was built in 1895 by Chickasaw Governor Douglas Johnston and was home to his family from 1898-1971. Now under the care of the Chickasaw Nation, it has been beautifully restored with all-original furniture and belongings from the early 1900s. The White House is open to the public Wednesday through Saturday (except on federal holidays) from 10am to 4pm. For more information about the house and its history or to schedule a tour, visit Chickasaw.net.

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