MBCI awarded $1 million in Transportation-HUD funding

JACKSON, MISS. – The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is getting $1 million in funding due the the recent passage of the FY2024 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (T-HUD) Appropriations Bill. The money will go towards improvements on Indian Campus Drive.In... Read More.
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Woman Gets Prison for MBCI Reservation Stabbing

FROM THE U-S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE IN JACKSON:  A Bogue Chitto woman was sentenced to 67 months in prison for voluntary manslaughter involving the stabbing of a man in the Bogue Chitto Community of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indian Reservation. According to court documents,... Read More.
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Results Now Official in MBCI Tribal Elections

It turns out that absentee votes didn't change the results of several close races in the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians' tribal elections.  The official tally released Thursday morning shows that Berdie Steve-- who led incumbent Michael Briscoe by just one vote Tuesday night... Read More.
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MBCI Supports Push to Help Native American Vets

Members of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and other Native Americans who've served in the military could have more clout in Washington if a bill co-sponsored by the state's two U-S senators becomes law.  Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith are pushing for a... Read More.
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Former Member of MBCI Tribal Council Headed to Prison

FROM THE U-S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE IN JACKSON:   A former tribal councilmember for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians was sentenced to 84 months in prison for embezzlement, perjury, and suborning perjury, announced U.S. Attorney Darren J. LaMarca and Special Agent in Charge Jermicha Fomby... Read More.
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MBCI Starts Curfew!

Chief Cyrus Ben issued an executive order today. Effective immediately and until further notice, a CURFEW shall be instituted on all lands of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians  which takes effect from 10p to 5a. All persons shall comply unless they are a... Read More.
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MBCI holds annual Christmas tree lighting

Lights, carols and giving made for a successful lighting of the Christmas tree ceremony at the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Tribal Headquarters.“The significance of the lighting of the tree is also the reason for the season, which is the birth of Christ and... Read More.