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Choctaw “Game Jam” event is a success!!

10/30/2018 - The Office of Economic Development partnered with an interactive game design comapny, E-line Media to host a two-day event here at the Pearl River Community on September 5-6, 2018. The event brough over 36 high school students from grades 9-12 together to test their creative thinking skills in the field of video... read more 


“Hack the Future” Event a Success at Choctaw Indian Reservation

07/18/2018 - The MS Coding Academies were honored to be one of the partners for "Hack the Future," the inaugural hackathon and advanced technologies event held in Neshoba County at the reservation of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. The event, which was coordinated by the MBCI's Office of Economic Development,... read more 


Young minds learn to ‘Hack the Future’ at Choctaw event

07/14/2018 - CHOCTAW - The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians hosted nearly 60 students from all over the state and country this week as part of its first "Hack the Future," an event that encourages young coders , entrepreneurs and engineers to solve real-life problems using advanced technologies provided to them. The Office of... read more 


“Hack the Future” event held at Choctaw Indian Reservation

07/13/2018 - July 13, 2018 CHOCTAW, MS (WTOK) - an opportunity for teenagers and young adults to learn entrepreneurial skills and build a better tomorrow is happening at the Choctaw Indian Reservation this weekend. "We're hosting an event called "Hack the Future: Between Earth and Sky," says Gaia Dempsey, the founder and CEO... read more 


Choctaw Tribe Prepares to ‘Hack the Future’

06/27/2018 - Laying the Groundwork for a New Innovation Ecosystem on the Choctaw Reservation   On July 13-15, 2018, the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, in collaboration with California-based innovation firm 7th Future, will present Hack the Future: Between Earth & Sky, the first-ever Hackathon on the Choctaw Indian Reservation and in the... read more 


Choctaw Shopping Center Enterprise Appoints New General Manager

03/06/2018 - Choctaw, Miss. - (February 9, 2018) - The Choctaw Shopping Center Enterprise is pleased to announce the appointment of W. Diane Maxwell as its new General Manager. Diane is a Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Tribal member from the Pearl River Community. Her work portfolio includes working at the Choctaw Housing Authority,... read more 


Tribe Breaks Ground on Safe Room Project at Pearl River Elementary School

09/21/2017 - The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI) held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Pearl River Elementary School (PRES) Safe Room Project on Tuesday, February 14, at 1 p.m. in Choctaw, Miss. The ceremony featured remarks by Tribal Chief Phyliss J. Anderson and PRES Principal Suzanne Hyatt. This is Phase II of... read more 


Chief Anderson and MS Band of Choctaw Indians Recognized in State of the State Address

01/17/2017 - Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant gave his State-­‐of-­‐the-­‐ State address during the third week of legislative session and also highlighted the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and Chief Phyliss J. Anderson in his comments. Governor Bryant’s speech outlined the three-­‐month legislative session... read more 


RECENT NEWS

Choctaw “Game Jam” event is a success!!
10/30/18 - The Office of Economic Development partnered with an interactive game design comapny, E-line Media to host a two-day...   READ MORE 



“Hack the Future” Event a Success at Choctaw Indian Reservation
07/18/18 - The MS Coding Academies were honored to be one of the partners for "Hack the Future," the inaugural...   READ MORE 



Young minds learn to ‘Hack the Future’ at Choctaw event
07/14/18 - CHOCTAW - The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians hosted nearly 60 students from all over the state and country...   READ MORE 



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