Traditional Chickasaw regalia gives a glimpse of the rich cultural heritage of this great nation. View the elaborate feather capes, beaded kilts, and other traditional garments still appreciated by modern-day Chickasaws.
Margaret Wheeler provides some background on the clans, which governed and provided social structure to early Indian villages. The Minko was the leader, but each clan had a hierarchy reflected in the way they sat around the fire in ceremonies as well as how their houses were positioned. The Raccoon clan ranked just below the Minko.