Upcoming Events

The Chickasaw Nation Welcomes the Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes
to the Quarterly Meeting
 January 10th - 12th
WinStar Convention Center
777 Casino Ave.

Thackerville, OK 73459
Reservations: 1-844-946-4768




Formed as a result of various meetings held in 1949 between various leaders and representatives of the Five Civilized Tribes, the Constitution of the Inter-Tribal Council clearly stated the objectives as follows:
··· to secure to ourselves and our descendants the rights and benefits to which we are entitled under the laws of the United States of America, and the State of Oklahoma; to enlighten the public toward a better understanding of the Indian race; to preserve Indian cultural values; to enhance and promote general educational opportunity among members of the Five Civilized Tribes; to seek equitable adjustments of tribal affairs; to secure and to preserve rights under Indian Treaties with the United States; and other-wise to promote the common welfare of the American Indians ····

Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief James Floyd is now the President of the Inter-Tribal Council.  Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker serves as Vice President, and Terri Haney serves as Treasurer.