Planned in partnership with community advisors and the Nanticoke Indian Association, this event celebrates indigenous culture. Principle Chief Coker of the Lenape Indian Tribe will open the event, Keith Colston (Tuscarora and Lumbee) will MC, and Urie Ridgeway (Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape) is the Arena Director. Dancers and musicians include Head Lady Adrienne Harmon (Nanticoke), Head Male Louis Campbell (Lumbee), and Host Drum: Red Blanket Singers (Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape) and Native Aztec dance by Tonantzin Yaotecas. Visitors of all ages and backgrounds are welcome.
This Powwow is open to the public. All are welcome! Below, we’re sharing etiquette for non-native visitors:
Photograph by Shannon Woodloe.
This event is sponsored by FUJIFILM, M&T Bank, the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, Nuestras Raices Delaware, and Guerrilla Republik. Support provided by Art Bridges. This program is supported through a grant from PNC Arts Alive and the TD Charitable Foundation. This program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com.