Festival Details - "8th Annual Pocumtuck Homelands Festival"...
Start: Saturday, August 7, 2021 10:00AM
End: Sunday, August 8, 2021 5:00PM
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, Tuscarora, 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. And MORE. Free, welcoming, accessible, and fun for all ages and backgrounds. There will be a free raffle to win a bark basket made by Jennifer Lee. For more information and daily schedules visit nolumbekaproject.org. The keynote addresses will be live streamed at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. both days at www.facebook.com/nolumbekaproject.
Schedule for both days:
10 a.m. Opening
10:15 a.m. Black Hawk Singers
11 a.m. Tom Porter
12 p.m. Kingfisher Singers
1 p.m. Bryan Blanchette
2 p.m. Annawon Weeden “Advocacy and Alliance”
3 p.m. Jennifer Kreisberg
4 p.m. Black Hawk Singers
4:45 p.m. Closing
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