• American Indian Festival

    AIF 2013 flier

    The Natural and Historical Resources Division of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
    cordially invites you to join us in a celebration of American Indian culture and heritage.

    5th Annual

    Saturday, October 19, 2013, 10 am – 4 pm

    Patuxent River Park
    16000 Croom Airport Road
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
    (Group Camp and Picnic Area)

    R A I N O R S H I N E

    Master of Ceremonies: Dennis Zotigh Arena Director: Michael Nephew
    Host Drum: Medicine Horse Guest Drum: Youghtanund
    Head Dancers: Steve Miller, Rie Miller
    Musical Guests: Ron Warren & Janice Torres, Dawn Avery, Aio Sifu

    Free Activities Include:
    Drumming, Singing, Dancing & Storytelling Performances
    Educational Exhibits, Interactive Demonstrations
    Beading, Finger Weaving, Traditional & Contemporary Art
    Primitive Life Skills, Flint Knapping, Hand Made Tools
    Artifacts, Regalia, Languages, Genealogy
    Native Horsemanship & Bareback Riding Demos
    Indian Games, Crafts, and Archery
    Live Birds of Prey

    Nominal Fees:
    Traditional Foods & Other Favorites
    Horse & Pony Rides, Basket Craft, Vendor Sales
    Multiple Raffles Including a Collectible“ PENDLETON” Blanket

    Festival Information
    Phone: (301) 297-4575

    The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities. Please contact the facility
    two weeks in advance of the program start date to request an accommodation (i.e. sign language interpreter, support staff, etc.). TTY 301-699-2544.