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September 5 and 6, 2015
Running Water Powwow
Cherokee Homecoming 26th Annual Running Water Powwow
Cherokee Homecoming and Ripe Corn Festival.
September 5 and 6 2015
Ridge Ferry Park, Rome, Georgia.
Admission: $ 8. Children 12 & under and Seniors 65 & over FREE.
Weekend Pass $ 12.
Hours: Saturday September 5th 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Sunday September 6th 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Native American Indians gather from North,
South and Central America to dance and sing to
several drum groups and to compete with each other
in the dance arena. Over 50 arts and crafts and
food booth will be set up selling or demonstrating
the crafts they make. Primitive skills demonstrated
in Bow and Arrow making, Hide Tanning, Flute making,
Birds of Prey program by Dale Arrowood.
Musical entertainment during the breaks
by Dave “White Wolf” Trezak, Vicky Trezak.
Flute player: Nammy winner Ryan Little Eagle.
Competition and Exhibition Dancing with over
150 dancers dressed in full regalia.
The Grand Entry will be at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Saturday
and at 1:00 pm on Sunday.
The Grand Entry is the parade of all dancers
into the arena to begin the dancing.
Native American Preservation Association of Georgia, Inc.
PO Box 565
Rome, GA 30162-0565
Frank Blair 706-676-3463, FMBlair@aol.com
On the web: www.runningwaterpowwow.com
A 501(C)(3) Tax Exempt Organization
3rd Annual American Indian Festival
Dancers, Vendors Crafts, Traditional Native American Foods,
Flute Players, Story Tellers, Drums
Located just south of downtown Blue Ridge, GA on Hwy 515.
For GPS directions, use the intersection of Joseph Drive and Hwy 515
as there is no address for the festival location.
Vendors, sponsors, and any questions can be directed to the email below.
Blue Ridge American Indian Festival
This Festival is an outreach to the community to celebrate
the teachings of LOVE, HONOR, RESPECT and GRATITUDE.
Scheduled for Saturday and Sunday October 17 and 18, 2015
adjacent to the Blue Ridge Flea Market located 2 miles
south of Blue Ridge, GA on main Hwy 515 between
Blue Ridge and Ellijay GA. Admission is free.
Only a parking fee of $5.00.
The purpose of the Blue Ridge Native Festival is to feature
the history and culture of the Blue Ridge Mountain’s area
and honor the Native people whose nation included this
whole scenic area. Sharing the culture as it survives
today with an Intertribal gathering, open to the public,
with opportunity to experience the dance, art, music,
singing, performance, crafts and the so important ceremony.
This multi-faceted festival is for the families and all
people of all races to share in the culture of the
southern Appalachians residents who were here prior to colonization.
This Festival will include Native American Intertribal Dancers,
the Tlaltlacayolotl Azteca Dancers, Thunder Bird drum with singers,
music performances by Women of Heart, music by Indian flute performers
Falcon Flutes Dana Ross and Jerry Spirit Hawk.
There will also be demonstrations,
raffles of handmade items and trade blanket.