9th Annual Pocumtuck Homelands Festival

Saturday, August 6, 10am-7pm
Sunday, August 7, 10am-5pm
Unity Park Riverfront

The Nolumbeka Project presents this annual celebration of Native American art, music and cultures on the Unity Park Riverfront. Indigenous music, drums, dancing, crafts, children’s activities, history talks, storytelling, Eastern Woodlands skills demonstrations and more. FAMILY FRIENDLY. FREE. FUN. Co-Sponsored by RiverCulture and many others.

Presenting musicians Hawk Henries, Nipmuck flute player, Keith Secola, Ojibwe-American rock musician, and the Kingfisher Singers with traditional Northeastern Native American songs. Storytelling with Abenaki authors/scholars/language teachers Joseph Bruchac, Jesse Bruchac and Marge Bruchac. Drums: Iron River Singers, Wicozani Singers, Black Hawk Singers, Social dancing led by Andre Strongbearheart Gaines, Jr., and Robert Peters.

Children’s activities with Dan Shears, Nulhegan-Abenaki artist and historian. Emcee and Odenong Powwow organizer Justin Beatty

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