Corn has long been an integral part of the annual cycle of life for many Native American people and when the first tender ears are ripe for picking it is cause for celebration.
Join IAIS staff and friends at the Tenth Annual Green Corn Festival as they welcome the first corn of the season with music, food, family & fun.
This year they are honored to welcome back the Native Nation Dancers, Schaghticoke, Objiwa and Lumbee, dancing both Northern and Southern Traditional styles and, joining us for the first time, dancers Albert Zamora, Mashantucket Pequot and Althnageebah Myles, Dine.
Storytellers Janis Us, Mohawk-Shinnecock descent and Darlene Kascak, Schaghticoke will delight and entertain people of all ages with traditional Native American stories.
This event highlights fun-filled activities for the whole family including drumming, dancing, kids’ crafts, storytelling, powwow style food, the sale of arts and crafts and much more! Fee: $10 Adults; $8 Seniors; $6 Children. Under the tent. This event is held rain or shine.
The Institute for American Indian Studies is located on 38 Curtis Rd. in Washington Connecticut. For more information 860-868-0518 or www.iaismuseum.org
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