The state of Mississippi holds rich history for the Chickasaw tribe. The Chickasaws concluded their nomad traveling here and began to thrive as a civilization. Remember what was once forgotten.

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Piominko Statue

Commemorates the rich history of the Chickasaw Nation and its connection to Tupelo
In 2005, sculptor William Beckwith was commissioned to craft a statue that would pay tribute to historic Chickasaw leader Piominko.

Natchez Trace

An ancient path connecting Native American territories of the southeast United States
The Natchez Trace was a path carved out by Native Americans that travels through several different American Indian territories, including Chickasaw.

Blackland Prairie

The historical lands of the Chickasaw people
The Blackland Prairie refers to the location where the Chickasaw people lived, farmed and gathered food.

The Homelands

The Original Chickasaw Settlement
When the Chickasaw tribe migrated from west to east, they stopped in present-day Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky.