Regalia

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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.

Lowak Shoppala': Creating 76 Costumes

Margaret Roach Wheeler

Chickasaw weaver and clothing designer Margaret Roach Wheeler describes the components of the Chickasaw production, Lowak Shoppala', and talks about a few of the 76 costumes she created for the show.

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