Press Release

Release Date: May 17, 2017

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office, Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office



SULHPUR, Okla. – An engaging new exhibit is coming soon to the Chickasaw Cultural Center, 867 Cooper Memorial Road.

Itti' Chokka' Tree Houses: Look Who’s Living in the Trees! will be on display beginning Friday, May 26, through Sunday, Sept. 3, in the Aaittafama’ Room.

The exhibit, open to the public at no charge, features interactive tree houses with many hands-on activities for individuals to enjoy.

Visitors can discover wildlife, build a miniature tree house, hunt for signs left by wildlife, dance on a forest sound floor and much more.

Chickasaw culture and traditions, such as clans, food and tools, will be woven into the exhibit.

In addition to the tree house exhibit, the AapisaźžŒ Nachi Chickasaw Quilt Exhibit is open until June 30. The exhibit features beautiful handcrafted quilts made by Chickasaw elders. Passed down from generation to generation, many of the quilts displayed in the exhibit tell stories of family history.

The Chickasaw Cultural Center is open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday noon - 5 p.m. In honor of Memorial Day, the center will be closed Monday, May 29.

For more information, call (580) 622-7130 or visit www.chickasawculturalcenter.com.

Last Updated: 09/16/2016