Chickasaw Nation Annual Meeting & Festival 2021

Celebrate The Chickasaw Annual Meeting and Festival - A Virtual Gathering of Our People

Mark your calendars for the  Chickasaw Annual Meeting and Festival This event is a great opportunity to join fellow Chickasaws, friends and family to celebrate the tribe’s progression over the years.

Don’t miss the exciting virtual festivities such as Storytelling, Chickasaw Princess Pageant History, Art Demonstrations, Stomp Dances, Language Lessons, tours and more!  Among the activities featured will be the Virtual State of the Nation Address by Governor Bill Anoatubby. Join us online for the Chickasaw Nation's 61st Annual Meeting & Festival to celebrate the persevering spirit of its people! 

Please see below for a daily schedule of virtual events. 

For more information on the virtual gathering of the Chickasaw Nation visit: https://annualmeeting.chickasaw.net/

  • Saturday, September 25, 2021 -
    Saturday, October 2, 2021

Saturday, September 25th: 

  • Chickasaw Removal Presentation 2 p.m. CDT
  • Chickasaw Language Lesson: Nosi (Sleep) 4 p.m. CDT

Videos available on demand after premiere date.

 

 

Sunday, September 26th: 

  • Chickasaw Cultural Center Honor Garden Virtual Tour 2 p.m. CDT
  • Quiver Making Demonstration 4 p.m. CDT

Videos available on demand after premiere date.

Monday, September 27th:

  • Culture and Humanities Art Gallery Virtual Tour 10 a.m. CDT
  • Grassroots Movement Presentation 4 p.m. CDT
  • Chickasaw Princess Pageant 7 p.m. CDT

Videos available on demand after premiere date.

 

Tuesday, September 28th:

  • Chickasaw Bank Museum Virtual Tour 10 a.m. CDT
  • Dendro Archaeology at the Colbert Walker Site 4 p.m. CDT
  • Chickasaw Memorial Service 7 p.m. CDT

Videos available on demand after premiere date.

 

Wednesday, September 29th:

  • Chickasaw Press: Sharing 15 years of Chickasaw History, Language and Culture 10 a.m. CDT
  • Enrollment and Allotment Presentation 4 p.m. CDT

Videos available on demand after premiere date.

 

Thursday, September 30th:

  • Language Flashcards Sports Term 10 a.m. CDT
  • Hymn Singing Presentation 4 p.m. CDT
  • Cultural Evening 6 p.m. CDT
    • Opening/Welcome
    • Invocation
    • Award Presentations: Silver Feather, SEASAM
    • Chickasaw Press & White Dog Press Release
    • Grape Dumplings Cooking Demonstration
    • Stomp Dance Demonstration
    • Blow Gun and Darts Demonstration
    • Closing Comments

Videos available on demand after premiere date.

Friday, October 1st:

  • Chickasaw Nation Oath of Office Ceremony 11 a.m. CDT
  • Kullihoma Virtual Tour 2 p.m. CDT
  • Archaeology 101 (Intro Class) 4 p.m. CDT

Videos available on demand after premiere date.

Saturday, October 2nd:

  • Annual Meeting, State of the Nation Address 10 a.m. CDT
  • Chickasaw Inkana Foundation Overview 2 p.m. CDT
  • Storytelling 4 p.m. CDT
  • Basket Weaving Demonstration 6 p.m. CDT

Videos available on demand after premiere date.