Links

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Folkmoot USA
Folkmoot USA is a successful two-week international folk festival in Waynesville, N.C. in its 25th year in 2008. Folkmoot has generously shared goodwill, expertise, staff time, and performers to launch Yocona Festival in Oxford.

Yoknapatwpha Arts Council
The Yoknapatawpha Arts Council, YAC, hosted Yocona's Blues to Bluegrass benefit at the Powerhouse in 2007.

Lafayette-Oxford-University Chamber of Commerce
Check out the Lafayette-Oxford-University County Chamber of Commerce for information about the area, accommodations, local attractions and more.

Ole Miss Rotary Club (no website currently available)
Chartered in 2006, Ole Miss Rotary Club is a member of Rotary International,. They are a service club working in the area of literacy, and have donated the Yocona International coloring books to be shared by North Mississippi children.

Delta Blues Museum
Clarksdale, Mississippi, in the northern Mississippi Delta, is the home of the world-famous Delta Blues Museum. Other points of interest are Ground Zero, Morgan Freeman’s Blues Club, adjacent to the museum; and the notorious crossroads, where bluesman Robert Johnson “sold his soul to the devil” in exchange for his guitar-playing talent!

Oxford Tourism Council
Check out the Oxford Tourism Council for information about the area, accommodations, local attractions and more.

Mississippi Band of Choctaws
Philadelphia, Mississippi is the ancestral home of the Choctaw Indians, who bear a rich and lively culture. The Choctaw Indians bear a rich and lively culture. They celebrate high days and holidays with favorite foods and festivals. They cherish and perform their tribal dances. They fashion blowguns and baskets of native cane, and they play the old game kabocha toli - stickball, with handmade hickory sticks and balls.

Elvis Presley Birthplace, Tupelo, Mississippi
The birthplace of Elvis Presley, King of Rock and Roll, includes a museum of Elvis memorabilia, gift shop, chapel, memorial garden, and the shotgun house where Elvis lived before his family moved to Memphis.

Mississippi Humanities Council
MHC is a private nonprofit corporation funded by Congress through the National Endowment for the Humanities to provide public programs in traditional liberal arts disciplines to serve nonprofit groups in Mississippi. MHC sponsors, supports, and conducts a wide range of programs designed to promote understanding of our cultural heritage, interpret our own experience, foster critical thinking, encourage reasonable public discourse, strengthen our sense of community, and thus empower Mississippi’s people with a vision for the future.