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2013-05-21 23:16:06

Claims Manager® equips Choctaw Nation with a modernized claims management system to increase their effectiveness of managing claims for their multiple lines of businesses. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 JDi Data Corporation announced today that the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma has selected Claims Manager® as its claims and risk management systems provider. Claims Manager® will equip Choctaw Nation with a modernized claims system to increase their effectiveness of managing...

New Species Of Bass Discovered In Florida
2013-05-08 14:15:09

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists in Florida recently announced that they have discovered a new species of black bass in the southeastern United States. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) researchers say they discovered the newly christened "Choctaw bass" during a genetic study of bass in 2007. Scientists discovered a DNA profile that did not belong to any species while testing other bass species in the Chipola River in 2007....

2011-06-15 17:42:00

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian presents Choctaw Days, a free four-day festival featuring music, dance, food, art and storytelling from the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, June 22-25, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. See the full schedule at http://bit.ly/m4lTjQ. Each day will begin with traditional dancing by the Choctaw Youth Dancers on the museum's Welcome Plaza, including the Jump dance, Fast War dance, Stealing...

2011-06-13 11:53:00

School Now Enrolling Students in Grades K-11 Across Oklahoma CHOCTAW, Okla., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families in Oklahoma now have access to an innovative new public school with the opening of the Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy (OVCA). OVCA is a tuition-free online public charter school that will serve students in grades kindergarten through high school beginning this Fall. The school is open to eligible residents of Oklahoma. OVCA is now accepting applications to...

2011-06-07 15:33:00

Events Include Free Outdoor Concerts, Tribal Festivals and Cooking Demonstrations WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian announces the 2011 schedule for its sixth annual concert and festival series promoting Native musicians, films, performers and artists from across the Western Hemisphere. This summer the museum hosts the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and the Siletz Tribe of Oregon during festivals that celebrate each...

2011-05-26 09:20:00

CHOCTAW, Miss., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearl River Resort, a development of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, along with actor and comedian Larry the Cable Guy helped "git-r-done" and grant a big wish for a local boy suffering with a life-threatening condition. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110526/CL09700 ) Before his live performance at The Arena at Golden Moon on May 14, Larry the Cable Guy, best known as one of the three performers of the successful Blue...

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Choctaw Hog
2014-08-27 09:43:31

The Choctaw hog is a breed of domestic pig that originated in the United States of America after Spaniards brought livestock to the area in the sixteenth century. The breed was used by Native Americans and European settlers as well as many others for over three hundred years. During the nineteenth century, the Choctaw people moved into the Oklahoma Territory and in 1830 the government forcibly removed the people of the Five Civilized Tribes into Oklahoma, who brought with them more hogs. The...

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