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 this costume she designed for the Lowak Shoppala’ Storyteller, who tells a turtle tale. She uses a post-removal dress and apron style drawn from the boarding school era, but cloth with turtle-like markings, reflecting the ancient clan era. Chickasaw Children’s Choir sits around the Storyteller.