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Chickasaw Nation to build resort near First Americans Museum in Oklahoma City

OKC Mayor David Holt
Artist's conception of the Chickasaw Nation's $300 million resort featuring a hotel, water park and more near the First Americans Museum in Oklahoma City.

The Chickasaw Nation will begin construction on a resort next year near the First Americans Museum in Oklahoma City.

The $300 million resort reportedly will feature a hotel, water park and other amenities near the museum.

Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt posted on social media that construction will begin next year on the development known as the OKANA Resort. The resort will feature a 400-room hotel, an indoor/outdoor water park, retail, dining and conference facilities.

The announcement comes nearly a month after the First Americans Museum opened in Oklahoma City.

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Nyk has worked in radio since 2011 serving as a board operator, on-air announcer and production director for commercial radio stations in Iowa. Originally from the Quad Cities area, Nyk joined KGOU in 2018 as a practicum student studying Creative Media Production at OU. Upon graduating the following year, he became part of KGOU’s staff and is now the local Morning Edition host. When not on the air, Nyk likes to read, listen to music and follow news about the radio industry.
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