Chickasaw Inkana Foundation Secures $3 Million Towards the Construction of the Chickasaw Heritage Center

The Chickasaw Inkana Foundation (CIF) has a dedicated board working diligently to support the mission of the foundation as well as generate interest in the development and future construction of the Chickasaw Heritage Center (CHC).

In December of 2019, the CIF hosted a luncheon for local state senators and representatives.  The luncheon included a presentation detailing the significance ...

Parker Named as Chickasaw Heritage Center Director

The Chickasaw Inkana Foundation is excited to announce that Mr. Robert Parker has been named the Director of the Chickasaw Heritage Center. Mr. Parker is a 22-year public history veteran, spending 17 years with the National Park Service. He has served in a variety of positions ...

Two successful 2019 Chickasaw Celebrations!

During 2019 the Chickasaw Inkana Foundation hosted two Chickasaw cultural celebrations.  This year’s celebrations included demonstrations of traditional Chickasaw dances, flute playing, and stickball. Also included were face painting, archaeology, a weapons and tools station, as well as, academic presentations on Chickasaw history. The first celebration was held September 4th at the Natchez Trace Parkway headquarters in Tupelo, Mississippi. Over 100 visitors attended the event, participated in activities and ...