3rd Annual Pocumtuck Homelands Festival

Unity Park Waterfront,
First Street, Turners Falls, MA
Saturday, August 6, 10am- 7pm

The Pocumtuck Homelands Festival returns to the Unity Park Waterfront in Turners Falls on Saturday, August 6 from 10am – 7pm. Sponsored by the Nolumbeka Project, V.B.C.I.C., and Turners Falls RiverCulture, this all day celebration of Native American culture and history will include live music, drumming, Penobscot hoop dancers, round dancing, history presentations, elder teachings, primitive skills demonstrations, children’s activities, children’s crafts ($2) ,storytelling, a powwow emcee, and a wide array of Native American crafts! Delicious food available from Diemand Farm, Holyoke Hummus Company, Miller’s River Cafe and Bart’s Ice Cream! Free and appropriate for all ages. Handicapped accessible.

Theresa Bear Fox and Singers

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10-10:30am: Opening
10:30-11am: Black Hawk Singers
11-11:30am: Medicine Mammals Singers
11:30– 12:30pm: Black Hawk Singers
12:30– 1:15pm: Mixashawn
1:15 – 2pm: Theresa “Bear” Fox & Kontiwennenhawi, the Akwasasne Singers
2- 2:45pm: Barbara G
iammarino, hoop dancer
2: 45- 3pm: Friendship Dance
3- 3:45 pm: Black Hawk Singers
3:45- 4:15pm: George Leduc, Native American flute
4:15 – 5pm: Mixashawn
5:45 – 6:30pm: Theresa “Bear” Fox & Kontiwennenhawi, the Akwasasne Singers
6:30 – 7pm: Raffle drawing and closing

11:15 – 11:45 am – History Walk
12:15 – 12:45pm -Storytelling at tipi
1 – 1:30pm -Children’s crafts at tipi ($2)
3 – 3:30pm – History Walk
3 – 3:30pm – Storytelling at tipi

Please help that the people and businesses that made this event possible: The Nolumbeka Project, Turners Falls RiverCulture, Visioning Bear Circle (V.B.C.I.C.) MA Fish & Wildlife, Community Foundation of Western MA

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