2018 Chickasaw Celebrations

The Chickasaw Inkana Foundation will be hosting a Chickasaw Celebration at the DeSoto County History Museum and the MS Hills National Heritage Area Alliance on Thursday, September 13, 2018, consisting of cultural demonstrations from the Chickasaw Nation displaying traditional crafts, language, music, dancing, storytelling, cooking, and stickball. We will also host scholarly discussions on Chickasaw history and culture in the Tupelo City Hall Council Chamber. Lastly, working with the Tupelo Public School District, we will develop CEU-qualifying teacher training and curriculum development sessions for 4th-grade classrooms which attend the Celebration.

Shiloh National Military Park

Chickasaw Inkana Foundation is co-hosting an event with Shiloh National Military Park on August 24 and August 25.  Activities will include stickball, storytelling, archeology, and stompdancing. Special speakers Benny Wallace and Ric Greenwood from the Chickasaw Nation.

2017 Chickasaw Mini-Celebrations

Chickasaw Inkana Foundation will be co-hosting mini-celebrations tenatively in partnership with Union County Heritage Museum on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 and Amory Museum on Thursday, April 20, 2017. We will also be hosting mini-celebrations in Tupelo on September 12, 2017 and Holly Springs on September 14, 2017. Featured will be the Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe, cultural demonstrations, and special guest speakers on Chickasaw history and culture!