Choctaw Nation Small Business Development offers multiple training resources throughout the Choctaw Nation to give entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn how to successfully start or grow their business.

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Our Mission

To create new jobs and economic growth within the communities of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma through our Tribal Members. Providing specialized one-on-one advising services, access to business training, networking and business resources.


Jobs Created

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Garcia Flower Beds

Garcia Flower Beds Ribbon Cutting

Grace & Wood Candle Co.

Grace & Wood Candle Co. Ribbon Cutting

Honestly Hat Co.

Honestly Hat Co. Ribbon Cutting

Honey's Day Care, LLC

Honey's Day Care, LLC Ribbon Cutting

Simply Blessed Cakes and More, LLC

Simply Blessed Cakes and More, LLC Ribbon Cutting

Spoilt Heifer Boutique

Spoilt Heifer Boutique Ribbon Cutting

The Ranch Restaurant at Talimichi, LLC

The Ranch Restaurant at Talimichi, LLC Ribbon Cutting

CHAHTAPRENEUR, is a name that was created by Choctaw Small Business Development in 2015. The name was created to describe Choctaw Business Owners by combining the use of two words, Chahta and Entrepreneur. CHAHTAPRENEUR, has since become the brand for an exclusive network of Choctaw business owners. When you register with Choctaw Small Business Development, you tap into an expanded network of opportunities and partnerships designed to strengthen your foundation and help you build up your business to new heights of success.

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Training Events

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Intellectual Property Basics With USPTO

Are you interested in learning about intellectual property (IP) fundamentals? In this webinar, you will get an overview of four different types of IP while learning the importance of understanding each type.

July 23, 2024 , 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Human Relations: Series 2 of 3 – Total Rewards & Compensation

Attendees will be taken through the combination of benefits, compensation and rewards that employees receive from their organizations. This can include wages and bonuses as well as recognition, workplace flexibility and career opportunities.

July 24, 2024 , 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Intro to SimplyAnalytics

Join us for this virtual training to cover how you can use this database for your business whether when looking to expand, market, find your target market, find a storefront, etc.

July 25, 2024 , 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Starter Kits


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The Choctaw Nation SBDS has helped me to create a current business model that is true to the traditions that inspire me.
— Brenner Billy
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