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Choctaw Chiefs 1830 - Present

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This is a list of Choctaw chiefs as documented by the Choctaw Nation.

Before and during the removal


  • Tchito -- titled Mingo Tchito which just means "big chief." Is this actually an identity or just a generic title?
  • Shulush Homastubby "Red Shoes" 1729-1747

1800-1857 Apukshunnubbee District (Okla Falaya)

1811-1857 Moshulatubbee District (Okla Tannap)

1800-1857 Pushmataha District (Okla Hannali)

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Unified Tribe, as Governor

Provisional Chiefs

Choctaw Nation "token" government

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

  • Joe Chitto
  • Emmette York
  • Calvin Isaac
  • Phillip Martin, 1978—2007
  • Beasley Denson, 2007—2011
  • Phyliss J. Anderson, 2011—present