Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 class of the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame, but the deadline is 5 p.m. Friday.
The Hall of Fame nominees must:
n Have distinguished themselves in their business, profession, craft or vocation, thus bringing honor to the Chickasaw Nation
n Impacted fellow Chickasaw citizens or the community on a local or national level.
n Be citizens of the Chickasaw Nation or be eligible to become Chickasaw citizens.
Nominees are not required to live in Oklahoma.
Chickasaw Nation elected officials and current employees of the Chickasaw Nation are not eligible for induction into the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame while holding office or employed.
Inductees must commit to being present for the banquet and induction ceremonies in 2017.
A nomination form is available on the Chickasaw Nation website
Nominations are due to the Chickasaw Nation Department of Culture and Humanities by the deadline.
Nominations should be sent to Brielle Helm, Department of Culture and Humanities, P.O. Box 1548, Ada, OK 74821 or email to
To ask questions call Helm at (580) 436-2603.