4th Annual Pocumtuck Homelands Festival

The 4th Annual Pocumtuck Homelands Festival, a celebration of Native American Art, Music, and Culture, takes place on
Saturday, August 5 from 10am to 7pm at the Unity Park Waterfront in Turners Falls, MA.
The event features live traditional, original and fusion music, Native American crafts, story telling ,drumming, games and activities for kids,
primitive skills demonstrations, and an impressive selection of books.

The Mashantucket-Pequot archaeology team will be on site to analyze early contact period artifacts brought to the festival.
Festival food will be available, including Native American fare.
The Pocumtuck Homelands Festival is free, family friendly, educational, accessible and fun for all ages!
Sponsored by the Nolumbeka Project with support from Turners Falls RiverCulture


10am: Welcome: Emcee Justin Beatty and Nolumbeka Project President David Brule
10:15am: Great Falls History 101, with David Brule and Nur Tiven, east side of Unity Park, near bridge abutment
10:15am: Drums by Black Hawk Singers, Chief Don Stevens and the Nulhegan-Coosuk Band of the Abenaki Singers,
Visioning B.E.A.R. Circle Intertribal Coalition Singers
11am: Mixashawn Rozie
11:50am: Kingfisher Singers
NOON-12:30pm: Children's Crafts at Medicine Mammals tipi
12:40pm: Hawk Henries
1:30pm: Larry Spotted Crow Mann
2:35pm: Medicine Mammals Singers
3:10pm: Kingfisher Singers
4pm: Drums by Black Hawk Singers, Chief Don Stevens and the Nulhegan-Coosuk Band of the Abenaki Singers
Visioning B.E.A.R. Circle Intertribal Coalition Singers
4pm: Great Falls History 101, with David Brule and Nur Tiven, east side of Unity Park, near bridge abutment
4:50pm: Mixashawn Rozie
5:40pm: Hawk Henries
6:30pm: Closing

PERFORMANCES BY

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HAWK HENRIES

THE KINGFISHER SINGERS AND DANCERS

LARRY SPOTTED CROW MANN

MEDICINE MAMMALS SINGERS

MIXASHAWN ROZIE

BLACK HAWK SINGERS

CHIEF DON STEVENS and the Nulhegan-Coosuk Band of the ABENAKI SINGERS

VISIONING B.E.A.R. Circle Intertribal Coalition Singers

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