American Indian Intertribal Powwow
Sept 29 – 30, 2018, at Jamestown Settlement
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Jamestown Settlement, a museum of 17th-century Virginia history and culture, will once again present an American Indian Intertribal Powwow on Saturday and Sunday, September 29-30, featuring song and dance by members of American Indian tribes, storytelling and children’s activities. Festivities from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. include:
- Powwow Singing & Dancing – A Grand Entry with a parade of dancers will take place at 12:30 p.m. each day in a dance circle on the museum mall, followed by an afternoon of singing and dancing until 4:30 p.m. The event will feature Lowery Begay (Diné) as emcee and Clark Stewart (Chickahominy) as arena director. The head male dancer will be Keith Anderson and head female dancer Nikki Bass, both of the Nansemond. Singers and drummers include White Buffalo (Lakota), Yapatoko (Haliwa-Saponi), Thunder Voice (Tuscarora), the Aztec Dancers and the Vietnam Era Veterans Inter Tribal Association color guard.
- Music & Storytelling – Enjoy performances by Diné flute player Emerson Begay, and American Indian stories told by Grace Ostrum of the Accohannock each day.
- Children’s Activities – Children and families will have the opportunity to make and design their own American Indian rattles.
About Jamestown Settlement
Jamestown Settlement, located at State Route 31 and the Colonial Parkway (2110 Jamestown Road), is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more information about the American Indian Intertribal Powwow, call (888) 593-4682 toll-free or (757) 253-4838 or visit http://www.historyisfun.org/jamestown-settlement/powwow/