Nanticoke Indian Powwow celebrates 35 years Sept. 8 and 9
What has become a longstanding tradition in eastern Sussex, the annual Nanticoke Indian Powwow, will greet visitors to the 35th weekend celebration of American Indian history and culture set for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8 and 9.
Powwow grounds will open at 10 a.m., Saturday with Grand Entry at noon. The second dance session comes at 4 p.m., and grounds will close at 7 p.m.
Sunday's events begin with a worship service at 10 a.m. Grand Entry occurs at 1 p.m., with dancing, storytelling and other cultural happenings throughout the afternoon. Grounds close at 5 p.m.
Both days will feature American Indian drummers and singers, 40-plus visiting tribes from across Indian Country, authentic Indian art and craft vendors, Nanticoke Indian Museum tours and Native American foods, plus many more offerings.
The Powwow Grounds are in the middle of a wooded area off John J. Williams Highway, approximately eight miles east of Millsboro. Signs will be posted along Route 24 between routes 113 and 1.
This is something you and your kids should see at least once in a lifetime!!