Three Sisters Celebration

March 14, 2020 -March 22, 2020

  • 💲Free & open to the public

This annual event observes the changing of the seasons and planting of essential crops like beans, corn and squash. In combination, these crops are known as the “Three Sisters” and long-term soil fertility and healthy crops of food. See this planting method in gardens around campus.

Don’t miss one of the Chickasaw Cultural Center’s biggest events of the year!

Schedule of Events:

Cultural Demonstrations
Choctaw hymns
Storytelling
Stomp Dance demonstrations

Traditional Games
Stickball
Archery

Food Samplings
Three Sisters Stew
Tea taste testing

Activities
Chickasaw artist market
Archery tag
Pottery identification
Water Pavilion educational activity

Make-and-Take Crafts
Butterfly Garden craft
Clan animal leather bookmarks and medallions
Leather canoes
Trade bead bracelets/necklaces
Foam pendants
Pinch pots
Mini stickball sticks
Mini drumsticks
Corn husk dolls
Clan animal masks
Bear claw necklaces

Horticulture
Seed giveaways
Spiral garden tours

Café Specials
Alligator po’boy sandwiches
Three sisters stew
Southern style beans and rice with cornbread

Shopping
20% off all toys

Anoli’ Theater presentations
Sat., Mar. 14

10:30 a.m.   Behind the Scenes (film)
11 a.m.         Butterflies (lecture)
11:30 a.m.   Flight of the Butterflies (film)
12:30 p.m.   LaDonna Harris: Indian 101 (film)
2 p.m.           Stomp dance demonstration (cultural demonstration)
3 p.m.           Secret Life of Pets 2 (film)
6:30 p.m.     The Lion King (2019) (film)

Sun. Mar. 15

12:30 p.m.   Behind the Scenes (film)
1:00 p.m.     Growing Native Oklahoma: Red People (film)
3 p.m.          A Dog’s Journey (film)

Mon., Mar. 16

10:30 a.m.    Behind the Scenes (film)
11:30 a.m.    First Encounter (film)
12:30 p.m.   LaDonna Harris: Indian 101 (film) (M,W,F) or Growing Native Oklahoma: Red People (film)(Tue,Thur)
3 p.m.          Secret Life of Pets 2 (film) (M,W,F) or A Dog’s Journey (film) (Tues,Thur)

Tue., Mar. 17

10:30 a.m.    Behind the Scenes (film)
11:30 a.m.    First Encounter (film)
12:30 p.m.   Growing Native Oklahoma: Red People (film)
3 p.m.          A Dog’s Journey (film) 

Weds., Mar. 18

10:30 a.m.    Behind the Scenes (film)
11:30 a.m.    First Encounter (film)
12:30 p.m.   LaDonna Harris: Indian 101 (film)
3 p.m.          Secret Life of Pets 2 (film) 

Thurs., Mar. 19

10:30 a.m.    Behind the Scenes (film)
11:30 a.m.    First Encounter (film)
12:30 p.m.   Growing Native Oklahoma: Red People (film)
3 p.m.           A Dog’s Journey (film)

Fri., Mar 20

10:30 a.m.    Behind the Scenes (film)
11:30 a.m.    First Encounter (film)
12:30 p.m.   LaDonna Harris: Indian 101 (film)
3 p.m.          Secret Life of Pets 2 (film) 

Sat., Mar. 21

10:30 a.m.   Behind the Scenes (film)
11 a.m.         Butterflies (lecture)
11:30 a.m.   Flight of the Butterflies (film)
12:30 p.m.   LaDonna Harris: Indian 101 (film)
2 p.m.           Stomp dance demonstration (cultural demonstration)
3 p.m.           Secret Life of Pets 2 (film)
6:30 p.m.      Overcomer (film)

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