Preserving the Past

Towana Spivey

Towana Spivey is a curator, historian, archaeologist, cultural preservationist and the former director of the Fort Sill Museum, a position he held for 30 years before his retirement. He strongly believes preserving and remembering the past is vital to our future. He has devoted his life to preserving those connections and sharing them with others. The Medicine Bluffs on Fort Sill is a historic landmark with sacred tribal connections he feels passionately about protecting from modern development. He says his determination to do what is right comes from his Chickasaw heritage and he draws upon the strength of his ancestors.


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