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May 24, 2013

Friendship Force visits Chickasaw Cultural Center

Sulphur — More than 172,000 people from around the world have experienced the Chickasaw Cultural Center since it opened in 2010 making it a true international destination.

Visitors from all around the United States and countries including Nepal, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, Russia and Bangladesh have journeyed to the 109-acre campus in Sulphur and been immersed in Chickasaw culture and experienced the unique Chickasaw story.

Some of the latest international visitors were 51 members of Friendship Force Oklahoma and Friendship Force Exchange Program. Exchange members from Australia, Japan, Canada, Kentucky, California, Washington, Oregon, Nebraska, Maine, Iowa, Arizona and Tennessee toured the facility.

The group explored the campus of the Chickasaw Cultural Center, met with cultural demonstrators, participated in the stomp dance demonstration and enjoyed an Indian taco in the Aaimpa’ Café.

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