aya ceeki mihtohseenionka,kweesitoolaanki
Welcome to the official website of the
Miami Tribe of Oklahoma!
This website serves two purposes: virtual community connectivity and education. It is our great hope that contents supplied herein will be of direct benefit to all myaamia citizens, and to those who visit this site as guests. Our culture and language identify us as the downstream people. The care and guidance of our elders, revitalization of our Tribal culture, traditions and customs. The return of our heritage language brings life and breath to all that we do. kiiloona myaamiaki, we are myaamiaki.
Myaamia Winter Gathering
Join us for Gourd Dancing, Stomp and Social Dances (and chili and stew dinner) during our 24th Annual Myaamia Winter Gathering set for Saturday, January 25th, 2020, at the Miami Nation Council House, 2319 Newman Road, Miami, OK.
We look forward to honoring Warren Queton as our Head Gourd Dancer, Aaron Adson as our Head Singer, Steve Kinder as Emcee and Dude Blalock as our Arena Director. Gourd dance starts at 3 p.m.
A free stew and chili dinner will be held at 6 p.m.
Stomp and social dances begin at 7 p.m. There will be stipends for leaders and shell shakers.
With renowned Choctaw storyteller and author Tim Tingle
Saturday., January 25
9:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Miami Nation Council House
2319 W Newman Rd., Miami
In this highly-interactive workshop for all levels of storytellers, we will explore a variety of techniques of creating and learning an oral performance piece. Whether you select a personal story, a folktale, a historical narrative, or a tale from another genre, we will discuss the common elements; learn the basic rules and how to acknowledge and break.
Free and Open to the Public
Presented by the Miami Nation and the Myaamia Heritage Museum & Archive with support from the Institute of Museums and Library Services.