Jul 10, 2013 to Jul 11, 2013
Its' Powwow time! Guests learn about the cultural significance of powwows as Emcee Wayne Reels (Mashantucket Pequot) explains how they sustain a sense of community for Native Americans through dancing, singing and socializing. visitors learn about traditional dances and powwow etiquette while watching Native dancers in their colorful regalia. Guests can also visit with Native artists as they demonstrate and sell works of art, including wampum, beaded jewlery, sweet grass baskets and pottery. Native cuisine will be available for purchase. Grand entry is at 11 am and 1 pm, with stories from well-known stroyteller, Tchin (Blackfeet/Naragansett) at 12:30 pm. This event is free with Museum admission, and free to Museum memembers.
Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center
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