Chickasaw Cultural Center





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Holisso Research Center

Holisso: The Center for Study of Chickasaw History and Culture is a clearinghouse for study, scholarship and research of Chickasaws and Southeastern tribes.

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The Chickasaw Foundation announces the availability of a research fellowship for the 2014-2015 academic year. The fellowship is for Chickasaw students or for persons studying Chickasaw history and/or culture. It is for a one-week period of research to be conducted at the Holisso Center of the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur, Oklahoma. The fellowship will provide up to $2,000 in expenses for room, board, hotel, airline tickets, etc., to the winning applicant. For an application, click here.



  • 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday
  • 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Sunday

Holisso: The Center for Study of Chickasaw History and Culture is an integral element of the Chickasaw Cultural Center. The Research Center is a 20,000-square-foot research library specializing in the study of the Chickasaw Nation and other Southeastern tribes. This facility provides a home for the items Chickasaws hold dear; the artifacts, objects, stories and information handed down to us by our ancestors. Through state-of-the-art technology, these priceless items will be protected and preserved in the Holisso Center for future generations to enjoy.

To make an appointment, request research information, or learn more about the Center's policies, please call 580.622.7130 or e-mail or