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Choctaw Day

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Meeting Place: Visitor Center
Admission: Free

Forced to walk the Trail of Tears, the Choctaws lost their lands, their homes, their families and their lives; but never their heritage. Come and join us as we celebrate that heritage by learning about history and culture directly from their nation. Some of the activities offered include stickball, beading, weaponry, social dancing, a Trail of Tears hike, and many more. Village Creek State Park’s food truck will be on location.

Programs that will be offered and their location:

Choctaw History & Culture Presentation (Visitor Center)

Pottery (Big Field)

Achahpi (Chunky)(Big Field)

Story telling(Big Field)

Choctaw textile(Big Field)

Stickball(Big Field)

Social dancing(Big Field)

Basketry(Big Field)

Weaponry(Big Field)

Beading(Big Field)

Trail of Tears Hike(Military Road Trailhead)

Trail of Tears Hike Schedule

Hike 1: 9 a.m.

Hike 2: 10:45 a.m.

Hike 3: 1 p.m.