Traveling Trunk

American Indian Trunk

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This kit is located in Tupelo, MS and can be borrowed as a whole or by individual items.

American Indian Kit includes:

  • Replica Mississippian Pottery pieces (2)
  • Plastic "artifakes" for CSI lesson plan (10 sets)
  • Chickasaw language story kit (book and props) (1)
  • Choctaw Story DVD and lesson (1)
  • Chickasaw comic books and lesson plan (1 set of 7)
  • Story books on varying topics (6)
  • Lesson plan folder (1)

Borrowing Instructions

Teachers may borrow kits for about 2 weeks. Please schedule Traveling Trunk Kits at least 2 weeks in advance. Teachers are responsible for picking up and returning trunk kits.

Call 662-680-4015 or 662-680-4027

Traveling Trunk Kits are not stored at all locations. It may be possible to have kits shuttled to the pickup location of your choice. However, please allow up to 3 week additional time for shuttling. Individual parts of some kits may be borrowed.

Traveling Trunk Kits may be picked up at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Centers at:

Mount Locust: milepost 15.5, near Natchez, MS

Parkway Information Cabin: milepost 102.4, near Ridgeland, MS

Parkway Visitor Center: milepost 266, near Tupelo, MS

Meriwether Lewis Campground: No kits are stored at this location, but it may be possible to arrange for week-end pickup. Call 662-680-4015 or 662-680-4027 for more information.


American Indian History and Culture, Anthropology, Art, Civil Rights Movement, History, Language Arts, Social Studies, Westward Expansion
Native American culture, Native American history, native americans, artifacts, trail of tears, Old Southwest, Chickasaw, Chickasaw language, Choctaw
Traveling Trunk

Last updated: April 14, 2015