Chickasaw Nation
Office of Media Relations
Sharmina Manandhar, Media Relations Specialist
(580) 559-0921 office
(580) 399-6444 cell
(580) 332-3949 fax


Date: Dec. 5, 2011                                                 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


The Chickasaw Nation will host a holiday-themed trek through Chickasaw territory Dec. 10, 2011.


The Christmas at the Museums event features a free progressive dinner providing a separate course of dinner at each stop. Appetizers will be provided 3 p.m. at the Chickasaw Council House in Tishomingo, Okla. followed by a variety of stews 4 p.m. at the historic Chickasaw Capitol.


After the dinner, a shuttle will be available to take the guests to the Chickasaw White House in Emet, Okla., for desserts and a visit with Santa.


Guests will also be able to enjoy the festive décor and music as they tour the museums.


The Council House Museum includes artifacts tracing the history and culture of the Chickasaw people, contemporary Chickasaw artworks, a gift shop and many more. It is located at 209 North Fisher.


Chickasaw Capitol building, a stately structure overlooking the town of Tishomingo, is located at 500 W 9th St.


Built in 1895, the Chickasaw White House was the home of Chickasaw Governor and his family from 1898 to 1971. Now under the care of the tribe, the White House has been restored to its full grandeur. It is located at the north edge of Emet, ten miles east of Tishomingo.


For more information, please call (580) 371-9835.