Calendar of Events

2017 Calendar of Events

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For more information please contact Kay Neumayr at 765-426-3022 or kay.neumayr@ncglnac.com.
This list of events is also available as a PDF document.2017 NCGLNAC Calendar of Events

April 1 & 2 – NCGLNAC 15th Annual Spring Cultural Arts Classes. Four 1 ½ day classes for age 12 and up and one 1 ½ day class for age 6 and up. Sweet grass baskets, drum making, beginning porcupine quillwork, the Fur Trade and Eastern Woodlands life skills and crafts. Women’s Building, Jay County Fairgrounds, Portland, Indiana. Registration fee. Contact Kay Neumayr at kay.neumayr@ncglnac.com or 765-426-3022. Sponsored in part by Region 5 Arts Partner Community Foundation of Randolph County, Indiana Arts Commission and National Endowment for the Arts.

April 22 – NCGLNAC Academic Conference – “Significant Great Lakes Native Americans.” Four hour-long presentations by top educators, tribal members and researchers. Dani Tippmann, Miami of Oklahoma and Director, Whitley County Historical Museum; Sara Wagar, Piqua Shawnee, historian; Dr. George Godfrey, Citizen Potawatomi, author, President, Potawatomi Trail of Death Association; and Michael J. Pace, Citizen Delaware Tribe, Experience Specialist, Conner Prairie Interactive History Park. Bubp Memorial Building, Jay County Fairgrounds, Portland, Indiana. Registration fee. Contact Pat Ruhlander at pat.ruhlander@ncglnac.com or 765-714-5279. Sponsored in part by Jay County Visitor & Tourism Bureau.

June 10 & 11 – NCGLNAC 14th Annual Gathering of Great Lakes Nations Pow Wow. A celebration of Great Lakes Native Culture with Native drums and singers, dancers, vendors, food and storytelling. Tri-State Gas Engine Association Grounds, 1010 Morton Street, Portland, Indiana. Admission charge. Contact Shirley Kennedy at 765-650-1028 or shirley.kennedy@ncglnac.com. Sponsored in part by Jay County Visitor & Tourism Bureau.

July 29, 30, 31 & August 1 – NCGLNAC 17th Annual Summer Cultural Arts Classes. Twelve two-day classes for age 12 and up and two two-day classes for age 6 and up. Women’s Building, Jay County Fairgrounds, Portland, Indiana. Registration fee. Contact Paula Butcher at 614-581-0654 or Kay Neumayr at kay.neumayr@ncglnac.com or 765-426-3022 or Paula Butcher at . Sponsored in part by Region 5 Arts Partner Community Foundation of Randolph County, Indiana Arts Commission and National Endowment for the Arts.

November 11 – NCGLNAC 8th Annual Benefit Native American Stone Bead, Jewelry and Art Sale. Mike Crouch of Coyote Canyon Native Arts, Tippecanoe Arts Federation, 638 North Street, Lafayette, Indiana. Contact Linda Andrews at linda.andrews@ncglnac.com or 765-427-9324.

November 11 – NCGLNAC One Day Cultural Arts Class. TBA. Tippecanoe Arts Federation, Lafayette, Indiana. Registration fee. Contact Kay Neumayr at 765-426-3022 or kay.neumayr@ncglnac.com. Sponsored in part by Region 5 Arts Partner Community Foundation of Randolph County, Indiana Arts Commission and National Endowment for the Arts.

National Center for Great Lakes Native American Culture, Inc. is a member of the Indiana State Festivals Association and the East Region Tourism Marketing Cooperative and wishes to thank the following for their support:

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