Annual Native American Days Kick Off at Angel Mounds State Park

Annual Native American Days Kick Off at Angel Mounds State Park
September 27-29 marks the 31st annual Native American Days at Angel Mounds State Historic Site, celebrating Native American heritage. For $6 per adult and $3 per child (2 and under are free), families will be able to see professional demonstrations, participate in hands-on activities, take a hay ride through the site or listen to Native American music and/or storytelling, among other events. Attendees will also have a chance to browse and purchase Native American art, jewelry, and other hand-made crafts.

Nearly 2,000 area school children will attend Native American Days on Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the public on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., for the following:

o Indian Craft and Fine Arts Market

o Live Music, Dancing, and Storytelling, including a special Cherokee War Dance by the Nvhi Warriors of Eastern Band Cherokee

o Featured Presenters on Brain Tanning, Pottery, Drum Construction, Beadwork, and more

o Activities such as Hayrides, Games, Crafts, Native Foods, and Archery (with a Kids Competition on Sunday)

o Other attractions include the Corn Maze Grand Opening and “Baggataway at the Mounds,” Lacrosse Expo, featuring area youth and the Wolftown Stickball Team of Eastern Band Cherokee
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