American Indian Intertribal Powwow
Oct. 12 & 13, 2019, 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, October 12 & 13, 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.
- 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.
- Vendors on the museum mall will have a selection of American Indian artwork, pottery and quillwork available for purchase.
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/