Naming the AAIMPA' Café

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The AAIMPA’ Café offers a traditionally inspired menu to visitors and employees of the Chickasaw Cultural Center. AAIMPA’ is composed of “aa” and “impa,” meaning “to meet,” “have a meal” or “to dine.”

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