Grand Village of Natchez Indians

Stickball and Games

Join us for Stickball and Games at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 22, at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians. This event will consist of a stickball game demonstration and game stations where visitors can play chunkey and marbles. Stickball is a traditional game of the native people of the Eastern Woodlands and is played in a variety of ways depending on the tribal nation. For more information, call 601-446-6502 or email info@natchezgrandvillage.com.

Archaeology Awareness Day

Interested in learning how to identify artifacts? Come to Archaeology Awareness Day at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 7, at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians. This program will feature an artifact identification station from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This program will feature an artifact identification station from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., MDAH chief archaeologist Cindy Carter-Davis and professor Daniel Ladu of University of Southern Mississippi will give presentations.

Grape Dumplings Cooking Demonstration

Join us for a Grape Dumplings Cooking Demo at noon on Saturday, July 29, at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians. Rebekah Scott, a descendant of Creek and Cherokee ancestry, will lead a cooking demonstration featuring grape dumplings. This traditional food is enjoyed at many gatherings in Native American communities today. For more information, email info@natchezgrandvillage.com, or call 601-446-6502.

Discovery Week Summer Camp

Campers ages seven to nine will walk nature trails, play games like chunkey and archery, and create unique crafts to take home during Discovery Week Summer Camp at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians from 9 a.m. to noon on June 19–23. Native American demonstrators will also provide special presentations.

Banaha Bread Cooking Demonstration

Join us for Banaha Bread Cooking Demonstration at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians on Saturday, February 18, at noon. Tamela Solomon of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will lead the cooking demonstration. Banaha bread is a traditional food from the Choctaw people made with corn meal and served at traditional gatherings. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, visit info@natchezgrandvillage.com, or call 601-446-6502.

MDAH Closures for Christmas and New Years morrisey Wed, 12/21/2022 - 14:44

MDAH offices and archives library will be closed Friday, December 23 to Monday, December 26. All museum sites will close at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 24, and reopen on Tuesday, December 27.

The archives library will be closed on Saturday, December 31, and all museums will close at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 31, and reopen on Tuesday, January 3. MDAH offices will also be closed on Monday, January 2.

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MDAH Closures for Monday, September 5, 2022

MDAH offices, archives library, and Grand Village of the Natchez Indians will be closed Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day.

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MDAH Closures for Monday, July 4

MDAH offices, archives library, and Grand Village of the Natchez Indians will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

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MDAH offices, archives library, museums, and sites will be closed on Monday, April 4, for staff development. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, April 5. 

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