Pocumtuck Homelands Festival to bring Native American culture, music, food to Turners Falls

CORI URBAN, Special to The Republican, July 26, 2015, TURNERS FALLS –A free all-day celebration of Native American culture will bring live music, drumming, dancing, storytelling, traditional children’s games, children’s crafts, educational talks, primitive skills demonstrations and vendors of Native American arts and crafts to Unity Park in the Turners Falls section of Montague.

The second annual Pocumtuck Homelands Festival takes place Saturday, Aug. 1, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the park on the bank of the Connecticut River.

“It’s a unique celebration,” said Diane S. Dix, vice president of the Nolumbeka Project. “What makes it so important is the cultural aspect of it.”

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