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November 2, 2012

Tribe plans vet, holiday galas

Ada —  

From honoring our veterans to celebrating holiday traditions, several exciting events are planned this fall at the Chickasaw Cultural Center, Sulphur.

Multi-Tribal Day

Native American tribes from across Oklahoma will gather at the cultural center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday  to celebrate Multi-Tribal Day.

Demonstrators from several tribes will be at the Traditional Village, which consists of replicas of Chickasaw homes from Southeastern homelands. An archery contest, a stomp dance, a stickball game and storytelling will be conducted throughout the day in the Traditional Village.

Native Americans will receive free admission to the Chikasha Poya Exhibit Center.

Veterans Day Celebration

 Nov. 10-11

 A Veterans Day Celebration, a day to honor all men and women of the armed forces, will be conducted Sat. and Sun., Nov. 10-11.  A special stomp dance and a special salute to honor all Veterans will be conducted Saturday.

Veterans will also receive free admission to the Chikasha Poya Exhibit Center and a discount in the Aaimpa Café and gift shops.

Thanksgiving Celebration, November 23-25

A three-day Thanksgiving Celebration is planned Friday, Nov. 23 - Sunday, Nov. 25.

Guided tours of the Traditional Village, complete with hot chocolate, will be conducted throughout the day.

A miniature holiday ornament class and a children’s Christmas tree workshop are planned. A Stomp Dance demonstration will be conducted at 11 a.m. in the Traditional Village Friday and Saturday.

Holiday sales will be offered in cultural center retail shops.

Christmas Celebration, December 8

The third-annual Christmas Celebration, Sat., Dec. 8 will include celebrations of several significant holiday traditions.

Traditional Village tours, complete with hot chocolate, will be offered from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Pictures with Santa will be available in the Anoli Theater Lobby.

A Native American miniature ornament class is planned, as well as a children’s ornament workshop.

Holiday sales will be offered all-day at cultural center retail shops.

For more information about any of the upcoming events, contact the Chickasaw Cultural Center at 580-622-7130, or online at www.chickasawculturalcenter.com.

The Chickasaw Cultural Center is located at 867 Charles Cooper Memorial Drive in Sulphur.

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