Itti’ Chokka’ Tree Houses: Look Who's Living in the Trees Exhibit

The Chickasaw Cultural Center will be hosting "Itti' Chokka' Tree Houses: Looks Who's Living in the Trees Exhibit" from Friday, May 26 - Sunday, September 3, 2017. Discover wildlife, become a logger, build a miniature tree house, hunt for signs left by animals, dance on a forest sound floor and more! Chickasaw culture and traditions, such as clans, food and tools, will be woven into the exhibit. Bring the whole family to this fun and educational exhibit! 

Chickasaw Cultural Center
867 Cooper Memorial Rd.
Sulphur, OK 73086
580-622-7130

Friday, May 26 - Sunday, September 3, 2017

For more information about this event, please contact: (580-622-7130)

Wednesday, June 7th

Pond Walk: Members from the Horticulture team will lead short walks to the pond and will identify important plants and animals that live within the pond ecosystem.

Wednesday, June 14th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Storytelling: Chickasaw storytellers will present children’s stories related to animals and forests.

Saturday, June 17th

Genealogy: Members from the Cultural Center’s archive team will be honoring Father’s Day by helping children fill out their family trees and teaching visitors about clan families and animals.

Saturday, June 24th:

Chickasaw Agency Fire Prevention Program: Members from the Chickasaw Agency fire prevention program will teach visitors about the importance of fire safety within the Chickasaw Nation.

Saturday, July 1st from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Wood Artist: Chickasaw wood artist Glenn Norris will show how tree resources can create beautiful and functional pieces of art.

Wednesday, July 5th

Nutrition Services: Nutrition Services will show how natural foods like fruits and nuts – both of which come from trees! – help keep us healthy and strong.

Wednesday, July 12th

Horticulture Medicinal Talk: Members from the Horticulture team will teach visitors about natural medicinal plants and how they were traditionally used by Chickasaw people.

Wednesday, July 26th

Tree Rings/Archaeology: Visitors will learn how archaeologists count tree rings to date house and village sites.

Saturday, July 29th

Tree Rings/Archaeology: Visitors will learn how archaeologists count tree rings to date house and village sites.

Saturday, August 5th

Genealogy: Members from the Cultural Center’s archive team will help children fill out their family trees and teach visitors about clan families and animals.

Saturday, August 12th

Storytelling: Chickasaw storytellers will present children’s stories related to animals and forests.

Saturday, August 19th

Nutrition Services: Nutrition Services will show how natural foods like fruits and nuts – both of which come from trees! – help keep us healthy and strong.

Wednesday, August 23rd

Maps: Visitors will learn about the terrain and ecosystem of the Chickasaw Homeland as well as modern-day Oklahoma by learning how to read maps.

Saturday, August 26th

Maps: Visitors will learn about the terrain and ecosystem of the Chickasaw Homeland as well as modern-day Oklahoma by learning how to read maps.

Wednesday, August 30th

Horticulture Plant Care/Three Sisters: Members from the Cultural Center’s Horticulture team will teach visitors about plant care and will discuss why Chickasaws plant the Three Sisters together.