Miami Indian Heritage Days

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Monthly, every first Saturday, from May 2, 2015 until October 3, 2015

Location: Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne, IN

Phone: 260.426.2882

Email: histsociety@fwhistorycenter.com

Link: http://www.fwhistorycenter.com

Event Description

April 28, 2015 Updated Apr 28, 2015 at 10:32 AM EDT

The History Center presents Miami Indian Heritage Days beginning Saturday, May 2 at the Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne.
Learn about the lasting heritage of the Miami and other regional Native American groups. Local artists, performers, and speakers will be featured the first Saturday of the month from May to November from 1-4pm.

The Chief Richardville House or Akima Pinsiwa Awiiki, is recognized as the oldest Native American structure in the Midwest. Admission to Miami Indian Heritage Days includes a guided tour of this National Historic Landmark.

“Medicine Woman Drum” will kick-off the season on Saturday, May 2 at 1 p.m. The group’s performances demonstrate the significance of drumming, singing and dancing in Miami society.

Admission for each Saturday event is $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. History Center members and children ages 5 and under are free.

The remaining schedule includes:

June 6 - Miami Dancing with Kayla Godfrey

July 4 - Then and Now: Tools of the Miami with Craig Arnold and George Strack

August 1- Miami Beadwork with Katrina Mitten

September 5 - Miami Harvest: Edible and Usable Plants and Materials with Dani Tippmann

October 3 - Wikiami Cattail Matting with M.I.A.M.I (Miami Indian Alliance of Miami Indians)


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