Chickasaw Nation honors military veterans

SULPHUR, Okla. – Veterans were honored Nov. 8-9 at the Chickasaw Cultural Center to commemorate Veterans Day, celebrated nationally on Nov. 11.

Veterans were given free admission into the center, the largest in the nation celebrating the culture, history and traditions of a single Native American tribe. More than 300,000 visitors from around the world have ventured to the center located on 109 acres just south of Sulphur at 867 Charles Cooper Memorial Road.

Veterans also will receive at 10 percent discount at the Aaimpaꞌ Café and Aachompaꞌ Gift Shops on all works except consignment items.

Additionally, a special military collection will be displayed in the Holisso Research Center for veterans and their loved ones to enjoy.

A special film concerning the recovery by U.S. military personal of historical, cultural and religious works of art will be shown at the Anoli Theatre. The 2014 film is titled “Monuments Men” and stars George Clooney, Bill Murray, Matt Damon and many other noted actors.