American Indian Festival

This event posted by: orock

When:
Saturday, October 17, 2015
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Where:
Patuxent River Park
16000 Croom Road
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
301-627-6074
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Cost: FREE

Details:

We invite you to celebrate the rich and diverse culture of Native American Indians at the 7th Annual American Indian Festival!

This event will feature live entertainment, storytelling, weaving, food sampling, vendor sales, raffles, and interactive exhibits. Both free and fee-based activities will be ongoing throughout the day for patrons to enjoy.

Saturday, October 17, 2015
10 am-4 pm

Patuxent River Park 
16000 Croom Road

Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

12 noon – Grand Entry

3 pm – Raffle Drawing

All ages; Free Admission; Rain or Shine

The festival will feature Master of Ceremonies: Dennis Zotigh; Arena Director: Michael Nephew; Host Drum: Medicine Horse; Guest Drum: Youghtanund; Head Dancers: Steve and Rie Miller, and Color Guard:Vevita; and Musical Guests: Ron Warren, Dawn Avery and Aio Sifu.

FREE ACTIVITIES

Drumming, Singing, Dancing & Storytelling Performances Educational Exhibits, Interactive Demonstrations Beading, Finger Weaving, Traditional & Contemporary Art Pre-Contact Life Skills, Flint Knapping, Hand Made Tools Artifacts, Regalia, Languages, Genealogy Native Horsemanship Demonstrations Indian Games, Crafts, and Archery Live Birds of Prey

ACTIVITIES WITH NOMINAL FEES

Traditional Foods & Other Favorites Horse & Pony Rides, Basket Craft, Vendor Sales Multiple Raffles Including a Collectible“ PENDLETON” Blanket  

Need more information?

Karen Marshall
Festival Coordinator
301-627-6074; TTY 301-699-2544
karen.marshall@pgparks.com

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