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Choctaw dancers part of Expo

Staff Report

The Mississippi Archaeology Expo at Batesville Mounds Park will also feature members of the traveling Choctaw Indian Dancers who will perform a variety of Powwow traditional dances, along with the other planned activities and  interactive demonstrations.

The event will begin at 10 a.m. and continue to 4 p.m.  The Expo is a hands-on family fair for school-age children and adults held during Mississippi Archaeology Month, which is an annual October observance.

The Expo is a special event featuring educational and fun activities for all ages, such as demonstrations of archaeological techniques as well as prehistoric and historic lifeways.

Free and open to the public, the event is expected to draw hundreds of visitors, including students from several  universities in Mississippi, Tennessee, and Arkansas.

Food vending will be provided by Bean Creek Smokery.