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Time: May 26, 2013 all day
Location: Museum of Ojibwa Culture
Street: 500 N. State St.
City/Town: St. Ignace
Website or Map: http://www.stignace.com
Event Type: native, american, festival, drumming, dancing, singing, museum, of, ojibwa, culture, history, educational, music, family-friendly, outdoor, st., ignace
Organized By: St. Ignace Events Committee
Latest Activity: May 26
Experience History! Come and honor the first Native Americans and the Anishinaabe culture in a historic celebration of traditional drumming, dancing, food, music and cultural demonstrations on the Museum of Ojibwa Culture grounds Memorial Day Weekend.
Saturday begins with a Sunrise Ceremony at 6:30 a.m. on the Kiwanis Beach (across the street from the Museum).
Festival participants include: Mukkwa Giizhik, Men's Drum Group; Grandmother Moon Singers, the Metis Dancers from Sault Ste. Marie, Canada, Hoop Dancer, Rita de Voy, and much, much more!
Cultural demonstrations include Brain Tanning, Black Ash Basket Making, a Quill Work Demonstration, Native Survival Skills, and a Birch Bark Necklace Workshop for children!
The Native American Festival ends on Sunday with a Mass at 1:00 p.m. on the Museum grounds. The mass will be officiated by Father John Hascall from St. Isaac Jogues parish in Sault Ste. Marie. Father Marquette's chalice will be used at the mass. The Grandmother Moon Singers will sing several hymns.