8th Annual Pocumtuck Homelands Festival

10am: OPENING
10:45am: BLACK HAWK SINGERS
11am: TOM PORTER LIVE STREAM
11:45: BUILDING BRIDGES MURAL, REC BUILDING (Sat., only)
12am: THE KINGFISHER SINGERS
12pm: HISTORY PRESENTATION DAVID BRULE
1pm: BRYAN BLANCHETTE
1pm: HISTORY PRESENTATION EVAN PRITCHARD
2pm: ANNAWON WEEDEN “ADVOCACY & ALLIANCE” LIVE STREAM
3pm: JENNIFER KREISBERG
4pm: BLACK HAWK SINGERS
4:45pm: CLOSING

The Nolumbeka Project Presents
A Celebration of Native American Art, Music, and Cultures

Saturday, August 7, Sunday, August 8
10am– 5pm, Unity Park, Turner Falls, MA.

Special Guests: Tom Porter, Mohawk Spiritual Leader and Annawon Weeden, actor, activist, dancer and artist with Mashpee Wampanoag, Narragansett and Pequot heritage.

Live music with Jennifer Kreisberg who comes from four generations of Seven Singing Sisters through the maternal line. Black Hawk Singers. Traditional music by the Kingfisher Singers; contemporary Algonquin music with Nulhegan-Abenaki singer-songwriter Bryan Blanchette , Justin Beatty. emcee.

Superior Native American arts and crafts vendors, Eastern Woodlands skills demonstrations, Ceremonial Stone Landscapes display, children’s activities including making corn husk dolls with Kerri Helme; social dancing, history presentations, Native American food vendor.

Free, welcoming, accessible, and fun for all ages and backgrounds. There will be a free raffle to win a bark basket by Jennifer Lee ($200 value).

This event is Co-sponsored by RiverCulture and these excellent Businesses

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