6th Annual Noccalula Falls Powwow

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Lowrey Hesse
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This is the 6th year for this Native American Festival/Powwow. As you will see from the flyer there will be several entertainment events at this Powwow. Gate opens at 9AM and most events will start at Grand Entry, about noon. Victoria Matheny will open with the National Anthem. She will also sing the Alabama State Song, in English, and Amazing Grace in Cherokee. Present will be Miss Indian Alabama, Emily Fayard. She will sign autographs and dance. A premier flute player (Charlie Mato Toyela) will entertain. One of the most entertaining bands (John Loneeagle and band) will perform contemporary Native American music that is not to be missed. Cabot Barden, Author of several books on the Native Americans, musician and song writer will be on site the 20th. A favorite at the Noccalula Powwows are the Aztec Dancers from Mexico with their beautiful Regalia and entertaining dancing. Several craft vendors will be on-site with their hand-made items for public sells. There will be demonstrations in Flint-Knapping (the making of tools and weapons from rock), archery and flute making. All ages are encouraged to learn Archery. Food vendors will be on-site with traditional Fry-Bread and Indian tacos, also there will be BBQ, Hamburgers, Hot dogs, soft drinks and other food items. Seating is provided but an umbrella is suggested if it is hot outside. For additional info call 256 293-6464.


Street Address

1500 Noccalula Road
Gadsden, AL 35904


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