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ICYMI: Indigenous Arts Day at Jamestown Settlement to Celebrate Virginia Indian Traditional and Contemporary Art Forms

Felicity Meza-Luna (provided by Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation)

WILLIAMSBURG — Jamestown Settlement will present Indigenous Arts Day on May 4, honoring the legacies and traditions of the Virginia Native American tribal communities.

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation (JYF) said that the event, slated to start at 11 a.m., will celebrate Indigenous culture with traditional and contemporary art forms by Indigenous artists, including performances of music and dance.

Red Crooked Sky American Indian Dance Troupe will lead the day’s performances with Stoney Creek Singers on drum, along with Nottoway flutists Nathan Elliott and Lakota storyteller Felicity Meza-Luna.

Clark Stewart (Chickahominy) will emcee performances on Jamestown Settlement’s mall, where a variety of Indigenous artists and craftspeople will display and demonstrate their work throughout the day, some of which will be available for purchase, according to JYF.

In the case of inclement weather, programs and vendors will move indoors.

To read a full schedule of events as well as admission information, visit the official website.

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