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  • 2015 Easter Celebration

    Apr.

    23
    It’s springtime at the Chickasaw Cultural Center! The flowers are blooming and the weather is gorgeous!

    This month we hosted our annual Easter Celebration. It was a day filled with fun activities including a giant Easter Egg Hunt –with 10,000 eggs!

    Of course, the Easter Bunny was on campus to greet every visitor!

    The Holisso Research Center was the place to be for making Easter crafts! Children decorated eggs and made darling bunny ears out of paper plates! It was so cute!

    Over in the Anoli' Theater, visitors were captivated by the magic show!

    My favorite part of the show was when the...


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  • Cultural Class: Mini Bows

    Apr.

    15
    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...


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  • Three Sisters Celebration 2015

    Apr.

    9
    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...


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