• Chickasaw Celebration

    Chickasaw Celebration 2016

    City Hall, Tupelo, Mississippi

Celebration Activities

Stickball

A Chickasaw stick ball ground will be set up at Fairpark with social games being played.

Stickball

Stompdancing

Chickasaw stomp dancing will be performed by the Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe.

Stompdancing

Cultural Demonstrations

Traditional crafts such as Chickasaw bows will be demonstrated by Chickasaws in their regalia.

Cultural Demonstrations

Language Emphasis

The Chickasaw language will be a emphasized throughout the events and the festival grounds.

Language Emphasis

Make & Take

Beading allows for both children and adult alike to “make and take” a traditional cultural item.

Chickasaw basket making and pinch pots will be activities offered for both adult and students.

Hands-on activities and make and takes will include gorget making, beading, and corn husk dolls.

Make & Take

Scholarly Talks

Scholarly talks from renowned Chickasaw authors will take place at City Hall.

Scholarly Talks