The Blog

  • Cultural Class: Mini Bows


    The Chickasaw Cultural Center offers daily Cultural Classes where visitors learn about Chickasaw history and culture through hands on activities led by a Cultural Demonstrator.

    Recently, I had the pleasure of attending the Mini Bows class.

    This is fairly simple craft to make. We used thin strips of wood that had been soaked in water.

    After soaking the wood for 30 minutes, it becomes fairly flexible.

    Once the wood is flexible enough to bend, attach a piece of string to each end, creating a bow.

    Trim the excess string and you’re done!

    Oh! and I have a little insider tip- a toothpick makes the...

  • Three Sisters Celebration 2015


    It’s hard to believe that the 2015 Three Sisters Celebration has come to an end! Time flies when you’re having fun!

    The Three Sisters Celebration is our biggest event of the year. The two-week celebration pays homage to the ancient method of gardening known as the "Three Sisters." The term “Three Sisters” refers to corn, beans and squash. Each plant benefits the growth of one another. They provide long-term soil fertility and healthy crops of food.

    There were so many activities happening around campus, everyone seemed to really enjoy themselves.

    I loved seeing all the children with...

  • Children's Festival 2014


    Our Annual Children’s Festival is one of the biggest events of the year.

    The campus is filled with fun games & activities for children of all ages!

    I especially love seeing the campus covered in sidewalk chalk.

    As you can see in the photo above, there was a magic show!

    It was so much fun to see the audience participate in the show!

    The magician was very clever!

    He could make a fork bend in half!

    After the magic show I made my way to the plaza to check out the games.

    The “Angry Veggies” game was a crowd favorite. Modeled after the popular digital game, “Angry Birds,” the children tossed...