OKA KAPASSA: RETURN TO COLDWATER
Tuscumbia, Alabama - September 7 and 8, 2018


2018 Schedule of Events -- Tentative

For a downloadable and printable PDF of the 2017 schedule, click here.

Click here to see The 2017 Festival Flyer.

Friday, September 7 (School Day) (Schedule Tentative)
8:00 Park opens
8:45 Teachers and students gather at pavilion stage for instructions
9:15 – 11:00 Students visit artists and demonstration booths in groups
11:00 Teachers & students visit artisans, demonstrators, arena events at leisure
11:30 Lunch break
12:00 Hoop dance on pavilion stage
12:30 Native American Music in arena
1:00 – 1:20 Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe in arena / Snake dance
2:30 School day events end




Saturday, September 8 – Community Event (Schedule Tentative)
9:00 Park opens – Native American crafts, demonstrations, Native foods and music
10:00 Sequoya – Freeman Owle (Cherokee), Flute – Will Harjo (Creek)
10:30 Introduction of special guests, speakers and Committee welcome
11:00 Grand entry of Native Americans and Salute to Veterans
11:30 – 11:50 Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe
12:00 – 12:20 Cherokee Wolftown Dance Troupe
12:30 Hoop Dance – Lyndon Alec (Alabama)
12:45 – 1:00 Storyteller/Flute – Will Harjo (Creek)
1:00 – 1:20 Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe
1:30 Injunuity – (Choctaw/Chickasaw) - Music
2:00 – 2:20 Cherokee Wolftown Dance Troupe
2:30 Storyteller – Amy Bluemel (Chickasaw)
2:45 Hoop Dance – Lyndon Alec (Alabama)
3:00 Storyteller/Flute – Will Harjo (Creek)
3:15 – 3:35 Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe
3:45 – 4:05 Cherokee Wolftown Dance Troupe
4:20 Hoop Dance/Conclusion of arena activities
5:00 Stickball – west side of pavilion
6:00 Close - Chipisala' cho!

The Pioneer living history log cabin (1870s Citizens of Tuscumbia) will be open 10:00–4:00.


A Special Chokma'shki (Thank you) to our Sponsors!

Suggestion: Bring your lawn chairs!



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