Talks with Doug Harris, Deputy Historic Preservation Officer for the Narragansett
Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4, 6th Annual Pocumtuck Homelands Festival, Unity Park Riverfront, 1st St., Turners Falls, MA. The Kingfiisher Singers, Hawk Henries, Joseph and Jesse Buchac, Lee “Mixashawn” Rozie, Kerri Helme, childrens’ activities, and more. Witness the carving of a dugout canoe from a white pine log with traditional fire carving and scraping by a team from the Aquinnah Wampanoag. Vendors, educators, authors, archaeologists, ceremonial stones expert, demonstration of primitive skills, Native American food vendor, etc. Welcoming and interesting for all ages. Donations appreciated.
This program is sponsored in part by grants from the Buckland, Charlemont-Hawley, Colrain, Conway, Deerfield, Gill, Heath, Leyden, Montague, Northfield, Orange,Shelburne Falls, and Warwick CulturalCouncils, local agencies supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council,a state agency.