Dusk Monetathchi

Dusk Monetathchi

Seat: #3

Mailing Address:
801 N. Mississippi
Ada, OK 74820
Work: 580-618-1740
Facebook: Dusk Monetathchi

Lineal Descendants:

  • Mother -- Delores Monetathchi (Underwood) 4/4 Chickasaw
  • Grandfather – Joe Underwood 4/4 Chickasaw
  • Grandmother – Mary J Underwood (Hamilton) 4/4 Chickasaw
  • Maternal great-grandfather – Simeon Hamilton
  • Maternal great-grandmother – Jincy Hamilton (Reed)
  • Paternal great grandfather -- Hicks H. Lacher
  • Paternal great grandmother – Selina Lacher


  • Father – Harvey Monetathchi (1/2 Cheyenne, 1/2 Comanche)
  • Grandmother – Anola Waters (4/4 Cheyenne)
  • Grandfather – Edgar Monetathchi Sr. (4/4 Comanche)

Tribal Involvement:

Elected to the Chickasaw Tribal Legislature in 2023.

Began my career with the Chickasaw Nation as a headstart bus driver/assistant teacher. As the Chickasaw Nation expanded, I also worked as a youth resources counselor, cultural resources specialist, and writer for the Chickasaw Times newspaper. I continued my growth into a newly formed tribal law enforcement division and finally to security instructor for protective services, totaling 28 wonderful years of employment with the Chickasaw Nation.


  • To maintain connection with the Chickasaw people that I’m elected to serve
  • Continue to push for support to families, education of our youth and enhance business growth for our native nation
  • Strive to keep health care benefits moving forward
  • Prioritize our cultural heritage and elder services
  • Champion enhanced services to at large citizens

Civic and/or Community Activities and Achievements

  • Serve as lead pastor of a Nazarene church
  • Served in leadership positions in several Indian churches
  • Board member of rural water district, Murray County
  • Been involved in my Chickasaw Nation community and events my entire life
  • Completed Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s basic law enforcement program, graduating top officer in the program

Family Activities

I love family time with my wife Robin, children and especially our grandchildren. I enjoy my heritage, family reunion, traditional activities and traveling to new places. One of my greatest passions is ministering an serving in a local community church.