OKA KAPASSA: RETURN TO COLDWATER
Tuscumbia, Alabama - September 8 and 9, 2017


2016 Schedule of Events

Friday, September 9 (School Day)
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 Arvel Bird (Paiute) – Native American Music in arena
1:00 – 1:20 Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe in arena / Snake dance
2:30 School day events end

The Pioneer living history log cabin will be open 10:00–3:00.

Saturday, September 10 – Community Event (Schedule Tentative)
8:00 Trolley to Tuscumbia Landing leaves park for Walk of Life – Community invited.
9:00 Walk of Life begins at Tuscumbia Landing.
9:00 Park opens – Native American crafts, demonstrations, Native foods and music
9:45 Freeman Owle (Cherokee) – Opening remarks
10:00 Walk of Life participants arrive in park
10:30 Introduction of special guests, speakers and Committee welcome
11:00 Grand entry of Native Americans and Salute to Veterans
11:30 Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe
11:50 Eastern Band Cherokee Dancers
12:10 Hoop Dance – Lyndon Alec (Alabama)
12:25 Arvel Bird (Paiute) – Music
1:00 Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe
1:20 Injunuity – (Choctaw / Chickasaw) - Music
1:55 Eastern Band Cherokee Dancers
2:15 Storyteller
2:30 Hoop Dance – Lyndon Alec (Alabama)
2:45 Arvel Bird (Paiute) – Music
3:15 Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe
3:35 Injunuity – (Choctaw / Chickasaw) - Music
4:00 Eastern Band Cherokee Dancers
4:20 Hoop Dance/Conclusion of arena activities
5:00 Stickball – west side of pavilion
6:00 Close - Che pisa la cho!

The Pioneer living history log cabin 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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