By Derek Liebig Native Americans from New York, Vermont and beyond celebrated their heritage during the eighth annual First Nations Intertribal Powwow held Saturday and Sunday at Skenesborough Canal Side Park. Dozens of Native Americans demonstrated their cultural mores through dance, song, stories and crafts, educating those in attendance and helping preserve their heritage. “This […]
Native American dancers robed in the vibrant hues of ceremonial dress will move in perfect harmony to the rhythmic beating of drums as the First Nations Intertribal Powwow marches into Whitehall this weekend. The eighth annual event will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3 and 4, at the Skenesborough Canal Side Park, adjacent […]
With just days to go until the annual First Light Drum and Vermont Turtle Clan Intertribal Gathering, organizer Sally Reed isn’t sure quite what to expect, but she’s got a feeling the fifth year of the Hebron powwow could be bigger than any of those in the past. “We decided to move it from late […]
The town will explore the possibility of hiring someone to manage the Skenesborough Canalside Park and Visitors Center as it tries to determine how to manage the property going forward. The position would serve as an independent contractor and would oversee maintenance of the park and organize events. Officials want to ensure that the park […]
The smell of burning incense and the percussive beating of drums filled the air around the Skenesborough Canalside Park as men, women, and children dressed in Native American regalia paid homage to their heritage Saturday. Participants in the seventh annual Intertribal Powwow spent the weekend celebrating and sharing their culture. The gathering attracts several native […]
It gets bigger and better every year. And in 2009, the First Nations Intertribal Powwow returns across the canal to the Skenesborough Park with more drums, more vendors and more attractions.