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August 25, 2013

Chickasaw Cultural Center sets Labor Day celebration

Sulphur — SULPHUR — Stomp dance, stick-ball, storytelling and living history will all be part of the Labor Day Celebration Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Chickasaw Cultural Center.

This special day will feature stomp dancing at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., storytelling at noon, and cultural demonstrations from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Living history performers in the traditional “living village” will portray Chickasaw life as it was in the 1750s, and the whole family can participate in interactive activities including stick ball, language demonstrations, traditional games and archery.

A Regalia Fashion Show will begin at 1 p.m.

Chickasaw artist George Beach will be on-hand for a “Meet the Artist” opportunity at the Aaittafama’ Room.

Known for his Native inspired drift wood sculptures, Beach’s art will be featured at the Chickasaw Cultural Center from Aug. 31 through Sept. 22. A self-taught wood “grinder”, Beach has been carving wood since he was 9 years old.

Beach scuba dives for suitable drift wood to carve and uses chain saws and other carving tools to create one-of-a-kind pieces.

The Chickasaw Cultural Center is located at 867 Charles Cooper Memorial Road in Sulphur.  Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, closed Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2.

For more information, contact the Chickasaw Cultural Center at 580-622-7130 or visit www.chickasawculturalcenter.com.

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