The Blog

  • Fall Festival 2014


    Our annual Fall Festival is one of my favorite events of the year.

    I don’t know if it’s the beautiful weather, the amazing food or the darling decorations, but it is just a happy time.

    One of the most popular features of the Fall Festival was the pumpkin patch!

    Each child was able to pick out a pumpkin to decorate!

    These were a few of my favorites:

    Isn’t that princess pumpkin adorable?

    Of course, it wouldn’t be a fall festival without delicious food!

    The roasted corn is hard to beat; however, the three sisters’ stew was incredible!

    Cooked in a cast-iron pot over a log fire, this corn,...

  • Head, Heart and Hand: Chickasaws and Boarding Schools


    Holisso: The Center for Study of Chickasaw History and Culture is a research center focusing on the study of the Chickasaw Nation and other tribes in the Southeastern United States.

    Using advanced technology, the Research Center preserves archives, tales, culture, Native American language and historical accounts passed from generation to generation.

    The climate and light-controlled artifact storage room protects genealogy records, photo archives and historic documents. Inside the Research Center, visitors have the opportunity to view different artifacts on display in the special collections...

  • KFOR Visits the CCC!


    Last week KFOR-TV visited the Chickasaw Cultural Center to film an episode of its "Is This State Great or What?” The segment featured stickball, chunky, stomp dancing and other activities in the Traditional Village.

    It was such a fun day; I thought I’d share a few “behind the scenes” photos with you!

    To shoot the stickball shots, they attached a camera to an actual stickball stick!

    How cool is that?

    Click here to watch the feature!

    The Traditional Village is open every day. To learn more about activities and things to do on campus, visit our Events Page. 

    I hope to see you soon!