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Release Date: July 02, 2018

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Chickasaw Nation will offer a make-and-take beaded badge-holder class, open to the public at no charge 6-8 p.m., Thursday, July 12, at the Ran Ricks room of Remington Park in Oklahoma City, 1 Remington Place. All skill levels are welcome.

Instructor Buddy Parchcorn will lead the class in crafting a beadwork clip, which is commonly used for attaching a work I.D. card to an outfit.

The Chickasaw Nation has planned monthly community classes for locations across south central and central Oklahoma all year. Class topics include language, dancing, pottery, finger weaving, beading and painting.

A beaded earrings class will be offered Aug. 14 in Purcell. Upcoming classes are also planned for Duncan, Ardmore and Pauls Valley.

For more information or to register contact Julie Underwood, 580-622-7140 or

Last Updated: 09/16/2016