Southern Virginia American Indian Festival


 
Southern Virginia American Indian Festival
  
Venue: Chase City Fairgrounds
 
Location: 10 Fairground Dr, Chase City, VA 23924

Admission: Adults $7.00; Seniors & Children (1 -12) $5.00; Weekend Pass for all $10.00
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Nightly Story Telling with Bonfire:

Dates: May 11th, 12th, 13th, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 9PM
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Pow Wow Dates:

Dates:
 May 12th, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Grand Entry: 12:00 PM Noon

Dates: May 13th, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Grand Entry: 1:00 PM
 
Grounds Open: 10:00 AM Saturday & Sunday
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Spokesman for the People: John 'Blackfeather' Jeffries (Occoneechee - Band of Saponi Nation)
Master of Ceremonies: Amilia Kay Richardson Oxendine
Arena Director: Burke Lemons (Cherokee)
Host Drum: Yapatoko
Guest Drum: TBA
Head Male Dancer: Jeremy Womble
Head Female Dancer: Contessa Scott
Food: 

Native Foods including Indian Tacos, FryBread, Saponi Stew and Buffalo Burgers.
  
Exhibits & Education and Demonstrators:

Natural Weaponry and Primitive Skills Demonstrations

Frankie, Red Hawk, Tuscarora, demonstrates ancient leather tanning skills, natural weaponry and bone tools.
Rare Beads are available from BDI Beadworks

Among the talented artists, Harold Little Bird - famous pottery, writer, songsmith; Cecky Ropeloski - Fine Arts; Richard Waller - Native American Marketplace, Eddie Encinas Arts and more
 
Other Information:
 
With a warm public invite, we welcome you to join this celebration of Native American heritage. We are humbled to host this gathering of First Americans here, in Chase City, Virginia. Come spend a day or stay the weekend to enjoy this unique experience. Bring a chair or blanket.

Special Mothers Day Moments on Sunday.

Each day we welcome tribal members of all Nations and honor Veterans.

Elders share stories at nightly Bonfire on Friday & Saturday at dusk.
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Tribe/Organization: Chase City Events
Contact: Pat 
Phone: 301-266-0490
Email: Patty@Chasecityevents.org
Web: Southern Virginia American Indian Festival Webpage


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