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Chickasaw Nation Annual Meeting, Festival set for Sept. 27 - Oct. 5

TISHOMINGO, Okla. - A time of reunion, fellowship and cultural renewal, the 2019 Chickasaw Nation Annual Meeting and Festival is scheduled for Sept. 27 through Oct. 5.

This year marks the 59th Annual Meeting of the Chickasaw Nation and the 31st Chickasaw Festival.

The Annual Meeting, highlighted by Gov. Bill Anoatubby’s State of the Nation Address, begins 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 5, at Fletcher Auditorium on the campus of Murray State College in Tishomingo.

Numerous events are planned for the weeklong celebration of Chickasaw heritage and culture. Festivities are scheduled in Tishomingo, Ada, Emet, Kullihoma and Sulphur. Events include Cultural Evening, Southeastern Art Show and Market (SEASAM), Chickasaw Princess Pageant, Annual Meeting, cultural events, entertainment, games, and more.

For more information, including a schedule of events and vendor applications, visit or call (580) 371-2040 or 1-(800) 593-3356.

Event schedule is subject to change. Please visit often for the latest event updates.

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