Three Sisters Celebration

March 16, 2019 -March 24, 2019

  • Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.

  • 💲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 provide 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!

Activities include:
-Films in the Anoli' Theater (See Daily Activities for daily film schedule)
-Food samples
-Stomp dance demonstrations
-Hide tanning
-Canoe carving
-Archery demonstrations
-Archery tag
-Natural dye-making demonstrations
-Flat reed maps
-Fish nets / baskets
-Finger weaving
-Flint mapping
-Garden talks / tours
-Scavenger hunt
-"Dig It Up" artifact hunt
-Chikashshanompa' (Chickasaw language) bingo
-Quilt square contest (Winner will receive completed quilt)
-Milkweed / nectar plant giveaways
-Butterfly kit giveaways
-Pollinator mask coloring crafts
-Woven bookmarks
-Tie-dye fabric art
-Pottery reconstruction challenge
-Recipe card handouts
-Nutrition education booths
-Gourd painting demonstration (March 21 only)
-Art market booths
-20% off gift shop toys

Upcoming Events

  • 10:00AM

    See original portraits painted by world-renowned, Chickasaw artist Mike Larsen. This exhibition features 20 of the 48 original elder portraits.

    Noted by the award-winning Larsen as one of his...

    Dec. 1 2018 - Mar. 1 Portraits of Elders
  • 3:00PM

    The Chickasaw Cultural Center is pleased to offer a variety of hour-long cultural demonstration classes to include diverse areas of beading, weaving, painting and more!
    Held daily at 3 p.m. in...

    Jan. 2 - Feb. 28 Cultural Demonstration Classes
  • 10:00AM

    The Chickasaw Cultural Center is excited to exhibit original artwork from the children’s book "Through the Eyes of the Eagle."

    This is the first book in a four-part series developed by the...

    Jan. 9 - Mar. 1 Through the Eyes of the Eagle