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Native American Festival | April 26


Students of the Native American Project, a service-learning project, are inviting students, staff and the public to a Native American Festival. There will be Cherokee games, food and student presentations. The event will be held in the Student Center 108, Friday, April 26th from 11 AM - PM.
 
In the early afternoon, Cherokee National Treasures, Kathy & Perry Vanbuskirk and Betty Frogg will be presenting on basketry, traditional weaponry and crafts that they have been recognized for by the Cherokee Nation.
 
There will also be be supply drive/fundraiser for the Cherokee Immersion School.
 
Festival event schedule:
 
11 AM - 11:30 AM  -
Games:
  • Kids Bow & Arrow practice
  • Dart hoop
  • Handgame (Stickgame)
  • Coloring Station


12 PM - 12:30 PM -
Lunch (Indian Tacos) & Storytelling


12 PM to 3 PM -
Supply Drive


1 PM -
Presentations:

  • Crafting/Beadwork
  • Tools/weapons
  • Culture Trail of Tears


2 PM - 3 PM -

Cherokee Immersion Schools Performance.

National Treasures:

  • Betty Frogg
  • Kathy Vanbuskirk
  • Perry Vanbuskirk

 

For more information, contact Chris Huggard chuggard@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4270.