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Chickasaw Celebration kicks off at museum, agenda announced

Chickasaw Celebration Chickasaw Celebration begins at museum.

The Chickasaw Celebration begins today at 4 p.m. at the Union County Heritage Museum, 114 Cleveland Street.

This is the program:

Agenda

 

4:00 p.m.     Chickasaw Celebration Kick-Off               Jill Smith, Director                                                                                                                                                              Jamie Jamie Joyner, Inkana Board

 

4:05 p.m.     The Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe

 

4:30 p.m.     “Place Names: An Enduring Chickasaw

Presence in North Mississippi”                Dr. John Dyson

 

5:00 p.m.     The Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe

 

5:30 p.m.     “Great Discoveries in Chickasaw

Archaeology, 1885-2016”                                     Dr. Brad Lieb

 

6:15 p.m.     Chickasaw-Inspired Art Competition                 Jill Smith, Director

          Presentation of the Homeland Clay Pieces and from  potters and artists

6:30 pm       “The George & Saleechie Colbert Site’s

                   Archaeology and History”                         Raymond Doherty,

Inkana Board

 

7:00 p.m.     The Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe

 

7:30 p.m.     Closing Remarks and Adjournment                   Jill Smith, Director

                                                                                      Jamie Joyner, Inkana Board

 

For more details of Chickasaw Celebration: http://nanewsweb.com/chickasaw-celebration-event-museum/

Homeland Art to honor Chickasaw heritage: http://nanewsweb.com/union-co-student-art-exhibit-opens-at-museum-april-17-features-homeland-art/

 

Jill N. Smith

Director

Union County Heritage Museum

114 Cleveland Street

New Albany, Mississippi 38652

662-538-0014

www.ucheritagemuseum.com

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