Elaborate Quilts on Display at Chickasaw Cultural Center

Published February 20, 2017 SULPHUR, OKLAHOMA – Quilts with intricate designs handcrafted and stitched by Chickasaw elders are among those on exhibit through March 31 at the Chickasaw Cultural Center. Some quilts were crafted by ancestors spanning generations, helping tell the story of a family’s history. One quilt displayed in the exhibit has been a […]

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The Chickasaw Nation Launches Search for Dance Studio Instructors

Published February 12, 2017 ADA, OKLAHOMA – The Chickasaw Nation is accepting applications for instructors for the Chickasaw Nation Dance Studio. The Chickasaw Nation Arts & Humanities Division will offer a variety of dance classes in various styles and skill levels. Instructors are needed in areas of tap and ballroom dance. Instructors representing Chickasaw and […]

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Magazine Helps to Connect Readers with Chickasaw Nation

Published January 23, 2017 ADA, OKLAHOMA – The Chokma Chickasaw Magazine, released biannually through the Chickasaw Press, features stunning photography and in-depth articles on a variety of topics. Page after page reveal intriguing stories shining a light on what it means to be Chickasaw. Discover scenic destinations in the Chickasaw Nation and meet Chickasaw citizens […]

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Chickasaw Cultural Center to Host Chickasaw Artists on December 17

Published December 11, 2016 SULPHUR, OKLAHOMA – Nationally and internationally acclaimed Chickasaw artists are poised to display works of fine Native American art Dec. 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Chickasaw Cultural Center’s Holiday Art Show and Market. Sixteen artisans will be on hand. Among them are: Joanna Underwood-Blackburn is a celebrated […]

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Chickasaw Nation to host holiday events at the Chickasaw Cultural Center

Published November 20, 2016 Thanksgiving Celebration set Nov. 19-20 Enjoy the beginning of the holiday season with family and friends during the Chickasaw Cultural Center Thanksgiving Celebration Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 19-20. Activities include guided tours of the Traditional Village, stomp dance demonstrations, a Native American miniature ornament class and a children’s Christmas ornament workshop. […]

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Te Ata wins Best Picture at Orlando Film Festival

Chickasaw film honored with numerous awards at national film festivals Published November 6, 2016 ORLANDO – “Te Ata,” a film based on the inspirational true story of Chickasaw storyteller Mary Thompson Fisher, was named “Best Picture” at the 11th annual Orlando Film Festival. Produced by the Chickasaw Nation, the feature film shares the remarkable life […]

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