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Native American Dance & Music Festival

25th Annual - Native American Dance & Music Festival

July 23 & 24, 2016 - 10am - 6pm

Celebrate the 25th annual Native American Dance & Music Festival, Saturday-Sunday, July 23-24, 2016, 10am - 6pm.  Nowhere else in the area can you experience the incredible diversity of our living Native American culture. 

​Featured performers are singer-songwriter Darryl Tonemah, (Kiowa/Comanche/Tuscarora) with his band, and the Zuni Olla Maidens. 

Performance Tent - 4 pm

Tonemah is a singer/songwriter whose  performances combine the energy of rock, the intelligence of folk and the heart of country, to create a musical niche he calls, “Native Americana.” Influenced by the Eagles, Steve Earle, Dave Matthews and James Taylor. Tonemah retains a deep connection with his roots and a gift for intimate storytelling that has become his trademark.

Performance Tent - 2 pm

The Zuni Olla Maidens are a group of women who travel throughout the U.S. and Canada promoting the beauty and culture of the women of Zuni. When the Zuni Olla Maidens are dressed to dance — each member of the group has a piece of pottery resting on her head as she performs. The Zuni Olla Maidens first formed 88 years ago, and various incarnations have continued on since.

Performance Tent - 12:30 pm (45 min)

You’ll also find our ever-popular Iroquois Social Dancers, fascinating Native American Arts Market, Native foods, Iroquois storytelling, free admission to the Seneca Art & Culture Center, guided trail, center and longhouse tours, and much more. Don’t miss new "hands-on" fun in the Family Discovery Tent. 

Click here for complete Program Schedule

Admission

Adult - $12 general public/$8 members

Seniors - $10 general public/$6 members

Students - 18 and older, $7 general public/$3 members

Children - 3 - 17 yrs, $5 general public/$2 members

2 and under - Free

 Tickets available day of event 

Event made possible in part by funds from the NYS Council on the Arts

"New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature." 

Parking information: Free parking and shuttle service is available from 10:00 am - 6:30 pm at Victor Fireman's Field located off Maple Ave. (Rt 444) in Victor, NY. (Just past the railroad tracks on the right, from Rt 96, across from St. Patrick's Church)

ASL Interpreting Services are made possible by the generous support of:

RIT's National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID)

A special thanks to our sponsors for making this event possible:

Wegmans

Redcom Laboratories

The Pike Company

American Equipment

Landmark Group

Ontario Honda

USA Payroll

Rizzo, DiGiacco, Hern & Baniewicz

Media Sponsor

Kids Out and About

Additional Information:

Native American Dance & Music Festival Press Release

Native American Dance & Music Festival Rack Card