Heritage Day

September 23, 2019 Heritage Day


  • 8:30- 3:00 Wear traditional clothing or jewelry & receive a door prize ticket.  Complete a morning or afternoon activity and receive another ticket (Main Lobby)
  • 8:30- 3:00 Choctaw Artists (Main Lobby)
  • 8:30- 9:00 Opening Prayer and Devotional with Paula Carney of Grace Church (Main Lobby)
  • 8:30- 12:00 Wesson Farms (CNO Regional Medical Clinic- Front Parking Lot, Back Row- 1801 Chukka Hina, Durant, OK 74702)
  • 10:00- 10:45 Choctaw Language with Dora Wickson, CNO Language (Conference Center Room 2)
  • 10:00- 2:00 Program Booths: Cultural Services, First United Preferred Bank Program, Genealogy, Greenhouse (Main Lobby)
  • 12:30- 1:00 Cultural Center Presentation, Stacey Halfmoon (Conference Center Room 2)
  • 1:15- 3:15 Presentation: "Choctaw Food: Remembering the Land, Rekindling Ancient Knowledge", a book by Dr. Ian Thompson, CNO Historic Preservation and Museums.  This presentation will include a book signing opportunity and taste testing for traditional menu items planned for the 2020 Cultural Center.
  • 3:20- 3:30 Choctaw Dance Chant Class- “Four Step War Dance” (Third Floor Rotunda)  
  • 3:30- 4:00 Choctaw Dance- “Four Step War Dance” (Third Floor Rotunda)


Location:  New Choctaw Nation Headquarters, 1802 Chukka Hina, Durant, OK 74702 (unless otherwise noted)

If you have any questions, please call 580-924-8280, ext. 2346 or email CulturalServices@choctawnation.com