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Press Release

Release Date: January 14, 2020

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office



  • Native American Dance Shawls are a regalia item worn while dancing, or during ceremonies. They are made of fabric with fringe or ribbons decorating the edges. Fancy Shawls feature beadwork or fabric along with colorful fringe. Pictured is Chickasaw Princess Markita McCarty.

Enjoy an afternoon of crafting at the fringing shawls workshop Saturday, Jan. 18, from 1-5 p.m. taught by Couita Nucosee.

The workshop will take place at the arts and humanities building, located at 201 N. Broadway in Ada.

The workshop is offered at no cost for Chickasaw citizens and their family members. Non-citizen cost is $20. Materials are provided.

In the class, participants will learn the technique to fringe shawls.

For more information, or to sign up, contact arts and humanities at (580) 272-5520.