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Release Date: June 02, 2017

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

SULPHUR, Okla. – The flowers are in full bloom, the grass a vibrant green and sunshine illuminates the campus; summer is the ideal time to enjoy the multitude of family-friendly activities offered at the Chickasaw Cultural Center, 867 Cooper Memorial Road.

Father’s Honor Day, June 17-18

Bring dad along Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18, to the Father’s Honor Day celebration.

Take a step back into time at the Living Village and enjoy stickball, stomp dancing, children’s cultural crafts and more.

The western and adventure film, “Last of the Dogmen,” will be screened 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the Anoli' Theater.

Dads will receive free admission to the Chikasha Poya Exhibit Center and discounts in the gift shops.

Children’s Festival, June 24

Plan a family outing Saturday, June 24, for the enjoyable Children’s Festival.

Children and family will have access to an archaeology dig, make and take crafts, face painting and Living Village activities including stomp dancing, archery, traditional games and more.

The following children’s films will show in the Anoliꞌ Theater:

10:30 a.m. ­– “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”

Noon – “Winnie the Pooh”

1 p.m. – “101 Dalmatians”

2:30 p.m. – “The Land Before Time”

Children will receive a special gift while quantities last.

Exciting Exhibits

The Aapisaꞌ 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 Itti' Chokka' Tree Houses: Look Who’s Living in the Trees! exhibit is open through Sept. 3.

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, are woven into the exhibit.

All events are open to the public at no charge.

The Chickasaw Cultural Center is open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday noon - 5 p.m.

For more information about any of the upcoming events, call (580) 622-7130 or visit

Last Updated: 09/16/2016