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Office of Public Information

The Office of Public Information (OPI) consists of three offices Public Information, Choctaw Video and Communications. OPI is now located at the old museum building across from the Pearl River Community Pool. Below are some examples of what the three offices do on a day-to-day basis:

  • Press Releases
  • Event Management Groundbreakings, Ribbon Cuttings & some Tribal Events
  • MBCI Website & Social Media Updates
  • On-Site Media Management Media Interviews, Set-up of Interviews & Photo Shoots
  • Logo & Photography Management
  • Photography News Stories, Tribal, Schools or Program Events
  • Promotional Materials
  • Print Production
  • Tribal Tours
  • Choctaw Indian Princess Schedule
  • Video Requests Tribal, School or Program Events and outside paid jobs
  • DVD Orders & Production
  • Funeral Programs
  • Graphic Design Work

Public Information

Created in 1997 under the Government Services Division, the Public Information office serves as the public relations filter between the Tribe and outside media sources/community. The Public Information office is the one-stop shop for tours of the Choctaw Reservation, Choctaw Princess appearances, group presentations, video & photography, print production, etc. Staff Photos


Communications was created to produce the Choctaw Community News. Since then the office has expanded their duties to include funeral programs for tribal members, event programs, brochures, flyers and graphic design.

Choctaw Video

The video production arm of OPI, this office records and edits all tribal events, any requested program and contract events. Channel 5 News, Facebook and YouTube videos are produced by this office. Public Service Announcements (PSAs) can also be created by the Choctaw Video staff n.

Media Film/Shoot/Story Form

Use this form if you are a media outlet, journalist, blogger or production company wishing to do a feature/story on the Tribe, conduct an interview, etc.

Presentation Request Form

Use this form to request the Choctaw Color Guard, Choctaw Indian Princess, Presentations, etc.

Tour Request Form

This form should be filled out for any group wishing to take a tour of the Choctaw Indian Reservation.

Image Request Form

Use of Tribal Logo, photo(s) and video(s) need to be approved by OPI Director.

Job Request Form

This form should be filled out for any video, photography, website or print production jobs.

Sound System Request Form

Use this form to request sound system for any event needed.


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