Indian Arts Festival

An American Indian dancer wearing traditional dress consisting of a large feathered hat and many beads.
Traditional American Indian Dancer at Fort Union

NPS Photo/Emily Sunblade

Indian Arts Showcase - August 6-7, 2022

American Indian history and culture, through music, singing, dancing, traditional crafts and lectures by tribal historians and elders from tribes of the Upper Missouri.

Schedule of Events (Subject to Change)

All times Central Time Zone

Saturday August 6

10:00 am Buffalo hide talk – Billy Maxwell
11:00 am Shoshone program – Laine Thom
12:00 pm Native film work – Justin Deegan
1:00 pm Traditional Native American singing and Dance presentation – Cowessess First Nation Cree group out of Saskatchewan
3:00 pm Moon calendar presentation - Dakota Good House
4:00 pm Cannon Firing demonstration – staff

Sunday August 7

10:00 am Moon calendar presentation - Dakota Good House
11:00 am Shoshone program - Laine Thom
12:00pm Native film work - Justin Deegan
1:00 pm Traditional Native American singing and Dance presentation - Cowessess First Nation Cree group out of Saskatchewan
3:00 pm Buffalo hide talk – Billy Maxwell
4:00 pm Black Powder Firing demonstration - staff

Ongoing presentations and demonstrations at tables and on site:

Traditional Beadwork, quillwork, ledger art, children’s games, flint knapping, storytelling.

 

Last updated: August 6, 2022

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15550 Highway 1804
Williston , ND 58801

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701 572-9083

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