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31st Annual Native American Festival
September 16, 2023 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
This is a One Day Only event. Rain or Shine. Gates open at 10:00 a.m. Grand Entry at Noon. Closes at 6:00 p.m.
Open to the Public. Admission is $7 per person. Children 4 and under are free.
Bring your lawn chair and spend the day with us.
Located in The Ball Field (Under the Water Tower), 214 Middle Street, Vienna, MD 21869
Special Attractions: Hoop Dancer Angela Gladue of the Frog Lake First Nation, Alberta, Canada
Algonkian Living Historian of the 17th & 18h Century, Drew Shuptar-Rayvis, Cultural Ambassador of the Pocomoke Indian Nation
Master of Ceremonies: Bruce McWilliams
Medicine Horse Drummers and Singers
Head Lady Dancer: Krystle “Jingles” Muntz
Head Gentleman Dancer: Ray Cochise Clark
Arena Director: Schirra Gray
Flutist: Doug Blair
Fire Devil Sticks Performed By: Nate Rader
Sound Production: BP Productions
Exhibits of Local Native American Artifacts with Collector Terry Crannell
Knapping Demonstration with Zeke Willey from Handsell
Decoy Carving Demonstration with Tom Bradshaw
Demonstration of creating authentic Native American Arrows by:
Jesse “Running Arrow” Bartrum
Wampum Demonstration by Shane Rader as well as
Pipe maker and Silversmith
Indian Tacos and Fry Bread by the Accohannock Indian Tribe
Other local Native American Cultural Demonstrations and Exhibits to be announced soon
Silent Auction, Bake Table, Raffles
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