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.


Shell Carving

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Chickasaw artisan Howard Thompson creates stunning pieces of traditional Chickasaw art using shells as his canvas.