CANCELLED ~ Native American Festival Weekend

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    Poster courtesy of stignace.com
    When:
    May 23, 2020 all day
    2020-05-23T00:00:00-04:00
    2020-05-24T00:00:00-04:00
    Where:
    Museum of Ojibwa Culture
    500 N State St
    St Ignace, MI 49781
    USA
    Contact:
    St. Ignace Visitors Bureau
    906-643-6950

    Native American Festival Weekend
    May 22 – May 23
    https://stignace.com/event/native-american-festival/

    St. Ignace Native American FestivalCelebrating a heritage that is rich in diversity and creativity, St. Ignace’s Annual Native American Festival being held at the Museum of Ojibwa Culture in St. Ignace, Michigan promises to be a thrill for the senses on May 22 and 23, 2020

    Hear the sounds of drums, see the expressive dances, and taste the traditions that were literally hundreds of years in the making – all at this one incredible event. The smell of sacred medicines and the feel of birch bark, porcupine quills and other materials used for both function and artistry are also part of the experience.

    The event is held on the grounds of the Museum of Ojibwa Culture and festival activities are FREE to all visitors.

    It is a day to recognize and celebrate the rich culture and contributions of the Anishinaabe people from the area. At its idyllic location close to the shores of Lake Huron, the festival shines with amazing energy, pride and excitement in the drummers, dancers, workshop presenters, visitors and supporters who attend the festival each year.

    Native American FestivalThe Festival is committed to focusing on the creative and traditional spirit of the Anishinaabe people and helping to preserve and revitalize their arts and culture, while inspiring them to take pride in their heritage and community.

    “Everyone is welcome to come and experience the rich traditions and culture of the Anishinaabe people. It is an honor and a privilege to host this annual event that spotlights an important part of our history through the eyes of the First People who inhabited this area, said Shirley Sorrels, Museum Director. We are proud to recognize the important contribution the Anishinaabe people make to enrich our museum and inform us about the Native American experience of past generations.”

    To find out more about this annual event rich in culture, diversity and creativity, Please visit https://stignace.com/event/native-american-festival/ . Find out more about the contributions of the Anishinaabe people from the area and the full schedule of events planned to take place at the Museum of Ojibwa Culture throughout the weekend.

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