Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia, Incorporated – PowWow, September 19 & 20

Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia, Incorporated
September 1, 2015

Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia, Incorporated - PowWow, September 19 & 20 (Saturday and Sunday), 2015, Surry County Parks and Recreation Center, Hwy 10 at Hwy 31, Surry, VA. Two days of Native Dancing, Drumming, Historical Presentations, Children's Activities, Crafts, Demonstrations, Health Information, and Food.

Special featured Events:

Saturday -
*John "Blackfeather" Jefferies (OccaneechiSaponi) will demonstrate Native American survival techniques;
*Dr. Buck Woodard, noted historian presents at the Nottoway History Booth "The 18 th Century Indian Trader" where he discusses the politics and economics experienced during the colonial period and how the Nottoway allied with Virginia in matters of trade, war and diplomacy. Particular attention will be paid to the fur trade.

Both Days -
*The Viet Nam Era Veterans InterTribal
Association (VEVITA) HonorColor Guard, Washington, DC Chapter
will participate on Sunday. The HonorColor Guard was founded in 1982 by the late Max Little (Seminole).
The current commander is Steve Miller (Tsalagi).
*The Hampton VA Medical Center Rural Health Mobile Van will be on site to assist veterans with connecting to the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers.

Grand Entry begins at noon on September 19th and at 1pm on September 20st.
Admission Fees are as follows: $5 - Ages 13+; $3 - 65+; Children 12 and under are FREE when accompanied by a paying adult. Bring blankets and lawn chairs for 2 days of cultural activities that the entire family will enjoy. Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia, Incorporated, P. O. Box 246, Capron, VA 23829, www.nottowayindians.org

Elizabeth Roachid Turner

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