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 introduces the Squirrel Clan leader costume she designed for the Lowak Shoppala’ theatrical production. She describes her research into designs and materials used in the prehistoric Mississippian-era – and how it influenced her choices. She designed mannequins to display the costumes at an exhibit at the Chickasaw Cultural Center.