Chickasaw Cultural Center
The Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur, Oklahoma is a world-class facility and offers a Smithsonian-caliber learning experience.
Located on 109 acres of rolling hills, woodlands and streams adjacent to the Chickasaw National Recreation Area near Sulphur, Oklahoma, the Chickasaw Cultural Center is the culmination of a vision born more than twenty years ago. The center utilizes the latest technology, live demonstrations, ancient artifacts and natural outdoor spaces to tell the Chickasaw story.
"This fantastic facility is a wonderful addition to the wealth of cultural treasures in the Chickasaw Nation," said Gov. Anoatubby. "We believe this center will enhance the value of historic gems such as the Chickasaw Historic Capitol, Chickasaw White House and Council House Museum. These icons of Chickasaw culture will always have a special place in the hearts of Chickasaw people."
This world-class destination is devoted to the sharing and celebration of Chickasaw history and culture. People of all ages- from around the world- are drawn to this extraordinary place, a Smithsonian-caliber experience that will engage, entertain, deepen understanding and broaden horizons.
Using modern technology and richly theatrical environments the Chickasaw Nation Cultural Center will immerse visitors in the vibrant, ongoing story of the Chickasaws.
Inspired by the great Piomingo, this nine-foot-tall sculpture greets visitors with power and grace. The warrior personifies the indomitable Unconquered and Unconquerable spirit of the Chickasaws.
|Symbolizing the wind, and depicts life's journey from birth to the afterlife.
|| Representing the all-seeing eye of the Creator. It also signifies the Chickasaw worldview.
These three symbols are found on pottery, ornaments and shell
engravings of the ancient peoples of the southeastern United States.
They each represent dimensions of the Chickasaw Cultural Center.
Together, they remind us how the past can inform the future.
They promise the light of knowledge will shine from this place.
For more information, visit the Chickasaw Cultural Center website or call 580-436-7265.
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