A variety of foods are considered traditional Chickasaw fare, the most notable of which are grape dumplings, Indian fry bread and pashofa. In the videos below, explore traditional recipes that will excite the taste buds, and learn about cultural practices that ensure the importance of food, family and Chickasaw heritage are never forgotten.
To understand nature is to be patient with its process. The Chickasaw have come to know how everything is intertwined in the natural world. The Three Sisters are known as corn, pole beans and squash. They are planted in the same area, but at different stages in each of the plants' lives. This process helps each plant benefit the growth of one another. Watch and learn how the Chickasaw understand the importance of nature working together to be fruitful for all.