18th Annual Native American Festival

Top: Chief Wahunsonacock (father of Pocahontas) head of Powhatan confederacy of Algonquin-speaking tribes smoking in his hut. Below: Palisaded village of huts typical of Virginia and east shore of Chesapeake Bay. Copperplate engraving 1686

18th Annual Native American Festival

Nause-Waiwash Band of Indians

September 18, 2010 - September 19, 2010

The Native American Festival features traditional dancers, singers, drumming, crafts, artists' demonstrations, food, a tomahawk throw, a large silent auction and more. Rain or shine.

The festival is held at the Vienna ballfield from 10 am to 5 pm. Admission: Adults $5, children 12 and under $1 and seniors 62 and over $3.

For more information, call 410.376.3889.

Event Website: http://www.turtletracks.org/

About Eastern Shore of Maryland Native American Descendants

Nause-Waiwash (nah-soo WAY-wash), is a reference to two Nanticoke ancestral villages.

The Nause-Waiwash Band of Indians is a group of more than 250 descendants of the original Nanticoke whose home was/is the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

The Nause-Waiwash are continuing to re-establish community by rehabilitating a Long House in Dorchester County, Maryland, south of Cambridge. The Long House is located on Greenbrier and Maple Dam roads.
Native American Festival information in Dorchester County, Maryland sourced from http://tourdorchester.org/event.php?eventid=555

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