Tribal government negotiating with USNPS for possible comanagement of Chickasaw NRA

SULPHUR, Okla. (AP) — The Chickasaw Nation and the National Park Service are negotiating for the tribe to begin managing the Chickasaw National Recreation Area.

Tribal administrator of the Division of Self-Governance says Chickasaws have a historic relationship with the area in southern Oklahoma. Administrator Tom John adds that the negotiations are not for tribal ownership of the area.

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