Harvest Festival and Pow Wow Activities

The Annual Harvest Festival and Pow Wow features singing, dancing, and storytelling, along with many workshops and demonstrations for the whole family.  There are craft and food vendors on site and we recommend you bring cash because there is no ATM on site.

The Host drums for the Pow Wow are Naahi and Eagle Flight and the the Grand Entry is at 12:00 (noon) both days. Dancing continues throughout the afternoon.

WORKSHOPS, DEMONSTRATIONS & PERFORMANCES

Time Outdoor

Village

Attawandaron

Park

Museum

Classroom

Museum

Theatre

Museum Gallery
10:00 AM Children & Youth Games & Activities

(on going)

Hand Drum Making Demo & Interactive Drumming Workshop Self Guided Gallery Tours

 

Feature Exhibit:  No Word for Art featuring the creative works of Six Nations artist Santee Smith

10:30 AM
11:00 AM Pow Wow Song & Dance Demonstration *Bead Loom Workshop Registration Required (Max. 10) Sat. Only 4 Medicines Teaching & Cedar Tea
11:30 AM
12:00 PM Pow Wow Grand Entry
12:30 PM *Medicine Wheel T-Shirt Registration Required (Max. 19) Sun. Only
1:00 PM Pow Wow Dancing, Singing & Drumming Traditional Indigenous Cooking Workshop
1:30 PM Lacrosse Workshop & Demonstrations
2:00 PM *Mandala Making Workshop Registration Required (Max. 25)
2:30 PM
3:00 PM *Bead Loom Workshop Registration Required (Max. 10) Sat. Only
3:30 PM Hip Hop Interactive Dance Workshop
4:00 PM

 

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE DAY

Location Activity
Outdoor Village Craft & Food Vendors

Children’s Craft Activities

Flint Knapping Demonstrations

London Potter’s Guild Traditional Pit Firing

Upper Canada Woodland Allies Historical Re-enactors

Village Longhouse Story Telling in the Longhouse

Corn bread making in the Longhouse (1:00 PM – 3:00 PM)

Attawandaron Park Try your hand at Archery with Axkook Archery

Children & Youth Games & Activities

Children’s Face Painting (11 AM – 1 PM & 2 PM – 4PM)

Beading Demonstrations

Museum Gallery Self Guided Tours
Museum Feature Gallery Special Exhibition:  “No Word for Art”

Featuring the works of Six Nations artist Santee Smith

Museum Gift Shop Unique & Hand Crafted Items Available for Sale