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Miami Indian Heritage Days

  • 5705 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46809
  • 260-426-2882
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  • Dates: October 1, 2022 - November 5, 2022
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Saturday
  • Location: Chief Richardville House - 5705 Bluffton Road
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Price: $7 Adults, $5 Youth and Seniors, Children 2& under or History Center members FREE
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The History Center presents Miami Indian Heritage Days beginning Saturday, May 4 at the Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne. Learn about the lasting heritage of the Miami and other regional Native American groups. Local artists, performers, and presenters will be featured the first Saturday of the month from May to November from 1-4pm.

The Chief Richardville House or Akima Pinsiwa Awiiki, is recognized as the oldest Native American structure in the Midwest. Admission to Miami Indian Heritage Days includes a guided tour of this National Historic Landmark. 

“Traditional Miami Indian Drumming, Singing, and Dancing with the Medicine Woman Singers” will kick-off the season on Saturday, May 4 at 1pm.  

Other Miami Indian Heritage Days include:

• Saturday, October 1 – Wiikiaami Cattail Matting at the Longhouse with M.I.A.M.I. (Miami Indian Alliance of Miami Indians)
• Saturday, November 5 (10a-5p) and Sunday, November 6 (12-4p) – Traders Days: Shop for traditional crafts, goods and wares, as well as enjoy hands-on demonstrations and interactive educational programs. Free to the public.

For more information, contact the History Center at (260) 426-2882 or visit the website at www.fwhistorycenter.com.

 

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