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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Thirteenth Annual Green Corn Festival is Aug. 5 in Connecticut

WASHINGTON, CONN. -  The Institute for American Indian Studies is inviting everyone to help celebrate the first ripe corn of the season at the Thirteenth Annual Green Corn Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 5, according to a release.
"Enjoy exciting activities including drumming, dancing, crafts, storytelling and more," the release said.
This year, organizers are pleased to welcome as performers the Eastern Suns drum group and the Wampanoag Nation Singers and Dancers, according to the release 

"After working up an appetite dancing, grab some Native American food, make a craft to take home and browse unique Native-crafted items for sale. Held rain or shine!
The event fee is: $10 Adults; $6 Children.
Also in the release:
About The Institute for American Indian Studies: The Institute for American Indian Studies Museum & Research Center preserves and educates through discovery and creativity the diverse traditions, vitality, and knowledge of Native American cultures.

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