Thrive: Traditions

Meet the Chickasaw Culture Keepers

Connect to the ancient crafts of our people with Thrive: Traditions, a video series highlighting Chickasaw artisans and their work. Discover the ancient art of basket weaving, the intricacy of shell carving, the symbolism in regalia and much more.

3m

Shell Carving

S4 • E9
Chickasaw visual artist Dustin Mater tells stories through his beautiful shell carvings, a tradition passed down over thousands of years.