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Blackfeet Nation Tribal Festival

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - November 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0

Free

Learn about the Blackfeet Nation and the many aspects unique to Blackfeet culture through this two-day festival. The Blackfeet Reservation, located in northwestern Montana along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains, is home one of the 10 largest tribes in the United States, with more than 17,000 enrolled members.

Blackfeet artists, performers, historians and culture bearers will share demonstrations and performances throughout the festival weekend. Highlights will include seasonally appropriate dances and stories, and demonstrations of making traditional regalia from the hides of buffalo, deer, elk and antelope.

During the celebration, visitors can see traditional and contemporary artistic creations, including beadwork, handcrafted jewelry, quillwork, pottery, horsehair work, moccasins, carvings and baskets.

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Start:
November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am
End:
November 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://americanindian.si.edu/calendar/?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D134190628%26key%3D7a10199b7d0139a9c90a85e7ef2ce5af

Venue

National Museum of the American Indian
Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC 20560 United States
Phone:
202-633-1000
Website:
https://americanindian.si.edu/

Organizer

National Museum of the American Indian
Phone:
202-633-1000
Email:
NMAIPressOffice@si.edu
Website:
https://americanindian.si.edu/