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Gathering of the Drums : indigenous drum festival

July 29

The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center along with
Neto Hatinakwe Onkwehowe
would like to invite you to be part of a multi-cultural celebration of indigenous drumming

The Gathering of the Drums:

Indigenous Drum Festival

JULY 29th, 2017, 1-7pm

1201 Pine Ave Niagara Falls NY 14301

* Free and open to the public

The event, created by Allan Jamieson Sr, and inspired by the Spirit of Truth and Reconciliation project,
is a day long festival that invites all people to experience the power of music to bring us together.

 

Currently on the schedule for the day is

Native American Big Drum …..Franklin McNaughton

Water Drum ….Carl Jamison

African American Cultural Center: Sengalese Drums

Bodhrán & Highland Drum: Monte Jones Celtic Drummer

Strong Water Women ( Zhoonge Niibii Kwe ) Indigenous Women’s Drum Group

Mohamed Diaby and Manding Foli Kan Don, Guinea, West Africa

Cyro Baptista….Brazilian Percussion

All Drum Multicultural Jam Drum Circle

 

Strong Water Women Drum Group

Butterfly Song, Performed by the Strong Water Women ( Zhoonge Niibii Kwe ) Indigenous Women’s Drum Group during the Native Voices Exhibit ” Water is Life ” at the NACC. Thank you to the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

 

This event is free to the public and is presented by NETO & the NACC

 

This multicultural family-oriented festival combines Native American heritage with the diversity of Niagara region. It features performances of world dance and drumming traditions such as:
Cayuga
Seneca
Tuscarora
West African Percussion
Tibetan Song and Dance
Celtic Drum
Caribbean
Puerto Rican

 

Activities also include Native American crafts, storytelling, international cuisine and Market Tents.
In keeping with the underlying theme of environmental awareness and education.

 

Event made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

 

 

 

Details

Date:
July 29
Event Categories:
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Venue

The NACC
1201 Pine Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY 14301 United States
Phone:
716-282-7530
Website:
http://thenacc.org