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Earth Voices celebrates Native American culture

by jmaloni
Thu, Sep 19th 2013 07:00 am
At far left, a drum circle will be held with Jill Clause. At left, Jay and Teresa Clause will do storytelling and talk about Native American history.
At far left, a drum circle will be held with Jill Clause. At left, Jay and Teresa Clause will do storytelling and talk about Native American history.

Earth Voices of the Great Spirit will be held in conjunction with the Lewiston Harvest Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in the Lewiston Peace Garden, 476 Center St., Lewiston.

The celebration of traditional and contemporary Native American culture will be expressed through music, drumming, dance, arts, children's activities, demonstrations and storytelling.

The schedule includes: 11 a.m. Iroquois Marching Band; 11:30 a.m., Jay and Teresa Clause with history and storytelling; noon, drum circle with Jill Clause; 12:30 p.m. singer/songwriter Thomas Martel; 1 p.m. Neto Hatinakwe Onkwehowe Dancers; 2 p.m. Pale Face, with Mark Porter; 3:30 p.m. Joseph Michale Mahfoud & the Stevie Project.

Crafters include: 1 to 4 p.m., Rosie Hill with "Jitterbugs" and Simon Brascoupe, with stencils. Artists also include Penny Mt. Pleasant and Erwin Printup.

For more information, call the Lewiston Council on the Arts at 716-754-0166.

This event is sponsored by the Lewiston Council on the Arts, the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission and made possible in part with funds from the Arts Niagara Decentralization Program, a re-grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts, administered by Arts Services Initiative.

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