KEVIN HARVISON | Staff photo
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma presented the Cityof McAlester with a 4th quarter check for the Choctaw Community Partner Fund Monday at the McAlester Community Center witht he sum of $11,200. Pictured from left Ross Selman, Pittsburg County Commissioner District 3, Robert Karr, Choctaw District 11 Councilman and Pittsburg County Commissioner Charlie Rogers District 1. The Choctaw Nation is the third largest Indian Nation in the United States, with close to 200,000 tribal members. The first tribe over the Trail of Tears, the historic boundaries are in the southeast corner of Oklahoma. The vision of the Choctaw Nation is “To achieve healthy, successful, productive, and self-sufficient lifestyles for a proud nation of Choctaws.” Tribal business success over the past few years has enabled the Choctaw Nation to begin to achieve this vision, as well as to assist the communities that are in the Choctaw Nation. Faith, Family and Culture are important values to Choctaw people. For more information about the Choctaw Nation, its culture, heritage and traditions, please go to http://www.choctawnation.com.