For release: October 14, 2008
For press information, contact Gabrielle Maxey, 901/678-2843
Native American art, dance, food, and more will be on display during the Southeastern
Indian Heritage Festival at the C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa on Saturday and Sunday,
Oct. 25 and 26. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission
is $5 for adults and $3 for children and seniors.
Special features will include a stickball tournament, social dances, traditional music,
artist booths, children’s games, and Native American food.
Operated by the University of Memphis, the C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa serves as
a gateway to understanding the science of archaeology and the interpretation of Native
American history. The museum exhibits illustrate the pre-history of the Mid-South
as well as contemporary Southeastern Indian cultures.
Chucalissa is located at 1987 Indian Village Drive in southwest Memphis. For more
information, contact Jenn Graham at 901-785-3160 or firstname.lastname@example.org