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Release Date: August 10, 2018

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office



  • The Chickasaw Cultural Center invites homeschool groups to enjoy educational and fun activities at Homeschool Day, Thursday, Aug. 23.

SULPHUR, Okla. – Homeschool educators and students are invited to the Homeschool Day 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Chickasaw Cultural Center, 867 Cooper Memorial Road.

Homeschool educators and students will enjoy educational films, guided horticulture tours of the village, spiral and butterfly gardens, traditional games, stomp dance demonstrations, cultural demonstrations and much more.

Students can participate in a number of different crafts and make-and-takes, including finger puppets, bookmarks, clay pendants, tin foil gorgets and more.

Homeschool groups receive free admission to the Chikasha Poya Exhibit Center. Sack lunches which will include a sandwich, chips, apple, cookie and bottled water are available for $2. Lunches must be preordered by Monday, Aug. 20.

Visitors can tour the Te Ata Exhibit and the Sculpting Cultures: Southeast and Southwest Native Pottery Exhibit during the event.

Explore the life of Mary "Te Ata" Thompson Fisher and her journey to become one of the greatest Native American performers of all time now through Nov. 11 in the Aapisa’ Art Gallery.

View items owned and worn by Te Ata, as well as memorabilia and props from the recently released, award-winning film.

The Sculpting Cultures: Southeast and Southwest Native Pottery Exhibit features historic Pueblo pottery from the Keres language family and modern pottery from Five Tribes artists.

This exhibit is a partnership with the Indian Arts Research Center at the School for Advanced Research and the Museum of the Red River. The pottery will be displayed in the Aaittafama' Room now through Sept. 2.

For more information or to order a sack lunch, call 580-622-7130. Visit www.chickasawculturalcenter.com for additional information on a variety of cultural center events.

Last Updated: 09/16/2016