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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Museum of Ojibwa Culture Native American Festival

Contact ojibmus@lighthouse.net for more info

Saturday, May 26, 2012 6:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
St. Ignace, Michigan

PROGRAM
Sunrise Ceremony: 6:30 to 9:00 A.M.
Everyone Welcome!
Ceremony will take place on the Kiwanis Beach across from the Ojibwa Museum at 500 N. State St.
Workshops: Will take place throughout the day on the museum grounds.
Demonstrations:
Drumming, Dancing and Singing
Will take place on the museum grounds, morning and afternoon.
Storytelling will take place in the Long House


FESTIVAL PARTICIPANTS
Rita De Voy………………….…………………... Hoop Dancer
Men’s Drum Group…………………………. Little Thunder
Grandmother Moon Singers
Francie Wyers……………………….... Head Female Dancer
Gene Biron………………………………… Head Male Dancer
Joey Loonsfoot..………………… Head Male Youth Dancer
Helena St. Onge................. Head Female Youth Dancer
Metis Dancers….….……………….Sault Ste Marie, Canada

EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS
Brain Tanning………………………………. Perry Neuman
Black Ash Basket Making……………. Marge Bekins
Dreamcatcher …………..………………... Sue St. Onge
Birch Bark Necklace……………..…. Helena St. Onge
Quill Work Demonstration……..…. Tom and Sally