Eemamwiciki Summer Programs

The Miami Tribe of Oklahoma hosts several programs over the course of the summer. You can learn more about each program by visiting the Miami Tribe’s Eemamwiciki website. Each year the programs have a different theme. Follow the links below to learn more about the theme and see what has happened in past programs.

This page is currently under construction so check back later if the page you want isn’t linked yet!

Weecinaakiiyankwi Weecikaayankwi (Song and Dance)

Meehtohseeniwinki Ašiihkionki (Living on the Land)

Eeweentiiyankwi (Family)

Ašiihkiwi neehi Kiišikwi (Earth and Sky)

Weekihkaanki Meehkintiinki (Games)

Kiikinaana (Our Homes)

Summer Program Articles

2022 Eemamwiciki Summer Programs Recap

The 2022 Eemamwiciki Summer Programs mark our return to in-person programming! In June, we had 28 participants across our Saakaciweeta, Eewansaapita, Maayaahkweeta, and Neehsapita programs in Miami, Oklahoma. In July, we had 26 participants in Saakaciweeta and Eewansaapita in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The theme for this summer was Weekihkaanki Meehkintiinki ‘Games’. Saakaciweeta participants also explored…

malotakahantaawi! Let’s Play Straw Game!

Meelotakahaminki ‘the Straw Game’ is a game of cunning and deception. It will test your abilities of observation while you try to outsmart your friends. So let’s grab some straws and begin the game! What you will need: This game can be played with a set of 51 or 101  straws. The smaller set of…

paahpitaawi myaamia paaskoontia! Let’s Play Miami Tossed Ball!

Myaamia Paaskoontia, ‘Miami Tossed Ball’ is a fun outdoor game to play with a big group of friends. Now that summer and green grass have arrived, it’s finally time to play!  What you will need: All you will need for this game is the paaskoontia ‘the ball’ which is ovular and made of hide. If…

mahkisina ayootaawi miihkintiitaawi! Let’s Play Moccasin Game!

Mahkisina Meehkintiinki, ‘Moccasin Game’ is a game of strategy and teamwork that does not necessarily involve moccasins. We used to hide bullets under our moccasins, but now we hide marbles under decorated pads or potholders. You could still use your shoes to hide the marbles if you really want to play and don’t have any…

seenseewitaawi! Let’s Play Bowl Game!

The first game we are going to learn about this summer is Seenseewinki, ‘bowl game’. This is one of our games of chance, and though it is scored individually, you can play with as big a group as you like.  What you will need: Seenseewinki doesn’t require too many pieces of equipment. All you will…


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