Existing throughout the fabric of our society are the unmistakable threads of Native American heritage. In Oklahoma, those threads are numerous and vibrant indeed.

As a member of the Chickasaw Nation, I am always proud that the month of November is set aside to draw national attention to the many contributions and significant achievements of tribal nations throughout history.

Across the country, there are more than 530 federally-recognized tribes. In our state alone, there are 39 sovereign nations — including 11 located right in the Fourth District.

 

 

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