Piomingo Day Tupelo will remember Chickasaw chief each year

TUPELO – Cold wind sliced through the morning sunshine Monday outside City Hall where some two dozen people surrounded Chief Piomingo’s statue to mark a new tradition.
Starting this year, the second Monday of October will be known in Tupelo as “Piomingo Day,” according to a proclamation ...

The search for Chicaza: A lost tribal village connects present , past

More than 300 years ago, the Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto set out from Spanish Florida on an expedition to explore North America. Archaeologists have long debated the exact path he took and what occurred during his journey ...

Chickasaw Homeland Tour

Chickasaw citizens interested in a unique cultural experience in the historic Chickasaw Homelands have until Sept. 5 to apply for “History of the Chickasaws on the Natchez Trace.”

This weeklong trip will give citizens opportunities to perform research and meet archaeological experts ...