Enjoy! It was fun to make it, even if that included a trip from Michigan to Texas!
NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURE FOCUS OF FEST AUG. 13-14.(News)
The Cincinnati Post (Cincinnati, OH) August 1, 2005 | Cotten, Megan Byline: Megan Cotten Post staff reporter A pow-wow featuring dancers, drums and storytellers will be the featured attraction of the annual Native American Benefit Festival Aug. 13 and 14 at General Butler State Park near Carrollton, Ky. site native american culture
The festival also will include arts and crafts, such as leather goods, beadwork, pottery and jewelry, and traditional food, such as frybread.
“It is just to give a better understanding of Native American people — their diverse cultures, their rich spirits, their love of land and their love of their people. By this being an intertribal event, it shows their acceptance of other tribes and other people,” Walsh said.
The festival is being presented by the Circle of Wisdom Unity Conference, which serves as a medium to allow all Native American Indian groups the ability to interact and talk about key concerns.
Gates at General Butler State Park will open at 10 a.m., with grand entry ceremonies planned for noon and 6 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday. An honor guard from the Ohio Valley Native American Veterans Warrior Society will lead the grand entry.
Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for seniors 65 and older, and $2 for children under 13.