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Time Meets Tradition In St. Ignace

The annual 2019 Native American Festival will be held on May 25-26, 2019 at the Museum of Ojibwa Culture in St. Ignace, Michigan. It is a day to recognize and celebrate the rich culture and contributions of the Anishinaabe people from the area. At its idyllic location close to the shores of Lake Huron, the festival shines with amazing energy, pride and excitement in the drummers, dancers, workshop presenters, visitors and supporters who attend the festival each year The Festival is committed to focusing on the creative and traditional spirit of the Anishinaabe people and helping to preserve and revitalize their arts and culture, while inspiring them to take pride in their heritage and community.

Saturday 10:00 am to 5:30 pm

  • Hoop Dancing Teachings and Demonstration Workshop
  • Dreamcatcher Class Workshop
  • Black Ash Basket Demonstration Workshop
  • Quill Work Demonstration Workshop
  • Traditional Medicine Teachings
  • Traditional Teachings and Story Telling in the Long House
  • Grandmother Moon Drummers and Singers
  • Guided tours of the museum grounds and the museum with a cultural interpreter
  • Traditional Drumming and Dancing
  • Traditional feast

Sunday 10 am – 3 pm

  • Traditional Talking Circle in the long house
  • Traditional Teachings and Storytelling in the Long House

For more information, please visit www.stignace.com