SEASAM

Take in the Chickasaw Nation’s Southeastern Art Show and Market (SEASAM) in Tishomingo, Oklahoma—an event providing Native American artists with the opportunity to display their artwork on the historical and scenic Chickasaw Capitol grounds.

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October 2012 Show – Southeastern Art Show and Market and Cultural Awards

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The Southeastern Art Show and Market was held in Tishomingo, OK near the Chickasaw Historic Capitol.

Margaret Roach Wheeler: The 2010 Annual Meeting and Festival

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Chickasaw fiber artist and designer Margaret Roach Wheeler describes the events surrounding the 2010 Chickasaw Annual Meeting and Festival.

Artist Dana Tiger: Importance of Creative Expression in Society

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Artist Dana Tiger expresses her view on the importance of art education and her belief that creativity is the key to a healthier society.

Artist Dana Tiger: Dealing with Parkinson's

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Dana Tiger discusses her experience with having Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system.

Artist Dana Tiger: Warrior Women Theme

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“Warrior Women”, one of Dana Tiger’s most popular themes, came to her in the form of a dream.

Artist Dana Tiger: Creative Process

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Artist Dana Tiger expounds upon her creative process.

Artist Dana Tiger: Starting a Sketchbook

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Dana Tiger, a professional painter, has always drawn inspiration from her family and continues to do so with her children.

Artist Dana Tiger: Inspired by Strong Indian Women

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Dana Tiger speaks to how the strong Indian women in her life have greatly influenced her as an artist.

Artist Dana Tiger: Impact of Artist's Father

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Native artist Dana Tiger speaks to the impact her father and growing up in the art world has had on her as an artist.

Mike Larsen: Larsen Elder Paintings Exhibit

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Mike Larsen describes the emotional impact of seeing all the elders portraits assembled on the walls at the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur.

Mike Larsen: Personal Stories of Proud to Be Chickasaw

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Mike Larsen describes the tremendous honor he and Martha felt in visiting their elder subjects and hearing their very personal stories, firsthand.

Mike Larsen: Interviews for Proud to Be Chickasaw

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Martha Larsen describes the different personalities and stories discovered in the elders she and husband Mike interviewed for this book project.

Mike Larsen: Portrait Process for Proud to Be Chickasaw

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Mike Larsen describes the process of interviews and photographs that captured the mood and personality of the individual.

Author Dr. Phillip Morgan: Next Books

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Dr. Phillip Morgan shares the topics of his upcoming books about the Choctaw and Chickasaw people.

Author Dr. Phillip Morgan: Surprises During Renaissance Research

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About the experience of researching and writing "Renaissance," Chickasaw author Dr. Phillip Morgan says, "For me, the whole century came alive."

Author Dr. Phillip Morgan: Parallels Found While Writing Renaissance

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In writing this book, Chickasaw author Dr. Phillip Morgan describes the surprise he found.

Author Dr. Phillip Morgan: Goal for Renaissance

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Chickasaw author Dr. Phillip Morgan speaks about his book, "Renaissance," published by the Chickasaw Press in 2010.

Author Dr. Phillip Morgan: Renaissance Is A History of the Chickasaws

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Chickasaw author Dr. Phillip Morgan speaks about his book, "Renaissance," published by the Chickasaw Press in 2010.

Author Dr. Phillip Morgan: Published Books

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Attending the Chickasaw Press book signing event at SEASAM 2010 in Tishomingo, author Dr. Phillip Carroll Morgan describes some of his books.

Artist Tracie Tuck-Davis: Creative Process

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Historical artist Tracie Tuck-Davis is most inspired by ancient Native American art.

Artist Tracie Tuck-Davis: Focus on Ancient Art

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Historical Artist Tracie Tuck-Davis expresses her passion for Native American art through her sculptures and paintings.

Artist Tracie Tuck-Davis: Historical Artist Working With Many Mediums

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Tracie Tuck-Davis refers to herself as a “historical artist” due to the fact that her artwork is very relevant to the history of native cultures.

Artist Kristen Dorsey: Symbolism of Fire and Spider

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Chickasaw metalsmith and jeweler Kristen Dorsey describes the symbolism in fire and this particular piece.

Artist Kristen Dorsey: Marine Themes

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The 2010 SEASAM event at Chickasaw Annual Meeting and Festival brought acclaimed Chickasaw metalsmith and jeweler Kristen Dorsey to Tishomingo.

Artist Kristen Dorsey: Finding Inspiration

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The 2010 SEASAM event at Chickasaw Annual Meeting and Festival brought acclaimed Chickasaw metalsmith and jeweler Kristen Dorsey to Tishomingo.

Artist Jeremy Wallace: Ceremonial Drums

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Jeremy Wallace is inspired by his drums, which make the sound of a heartbeat, which represents the heartbeat of the Chickasaw people.

Artist Jeremy Wallace: Respecting the Rabbit

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Chickasaw artist Jeremy Wallace provides insight into the respect his ancestors held for all living creatures.

Artist Jeremy Wallace: Inspired by Ancestors

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Chickasaw artist Jeremy Wallace is inspired by the voices of his ancestors.

Artist Jeremy Wallace: Double Spiral Design

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Chickasaw artist Jeremy Wallace discusses the symbolism that the double spiral design holds for him in the creation of his traditional blow guns.

Artist Jeremy Wallace: Drum Design

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Chickasaw artist Jeremy Wallace overviews one of his painted drums.

Artist Jeremy Wallace: Creation of Blow Guns

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Chickasaw artist and musician Jeremy Wallace describes how the art of his blowguns evolved and the history of their use.

Lona Barrick on SEASAM: Promoting Creativity

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The Chickasaw Nation holds the annual SEASAM to promote both the development of native artists and appreciation for the arts.