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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:



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:

Homeland Art to honor Chickasaw heritage:


Jill N. Smith


Union County Heritage Museum

114 Cleveland Street

New Albany, Mississippi 38652


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