Indigenous People Day - Nowashe Village

Mon Oct 10, 2022
11:00am ET
All Ages

Enjoy Nowashe Village in South Windsor on Indigenous Peoples Day. Your family will learn about Hartford county's native history and food.

Sample Indigenous Food with Renown Indigenous Chef, Sherry Pocknett, of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Cape Cod, MA.  Sample Journey Cakes and Cranberry Tea to be provided to all guests (while supplies last). Also on site will be Chef Sherry’s food stand, offering customers a variety of Indigenous foods, plus beverages for purchase.

Learn about birds of prey with Wingmasters from 11:00am-12:00pm. Did you know that Native Americans revered birds of prey for their majestic appearance as well as for their hunting prowess? 

Crafts displayed at this program range from shields and headdresses to clothing and jewelry. Beadwork, quillwork and basketry are showcased as well.

Portraits in RED Exhibit Explore Portraits in RED, a Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Project by artist Nayana LaFond. November 5 is the last day of this emotional – yet beautiful – exhibit. 

Dozens of QR Codes will be stationed throughout the Village for you to explore the village at your own pace. Nowashe Village is located at 787 Main Street, South Windsor directly behind Wood Memorial Library. Visit for additional information.

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