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From: tom kunesh
To: TN Indian Affairs list
Sent: Sunday, October 02, 2005 11:45 AM
Subject: [tn-ind] Indian Summer Days
Chattanooga -- Indian Summer Days is a fall celebration of the Chattanooga area's Native American and Pioneer heritage through skills such as dances, storytelling and music, held at the Audubon Acres' nature preserve next Saturday and Sunday, 8-9 October 2005, 10 am til dusk.
Host drum will be Thunder Heart Singers. Cherokee singer-song writer and Eagle Award winner Jamie Russell will be performing and demonstrating. Mike Serna, an Apache flutist, will also be performing ballads and serenades. Artisans will exhibit various skills such as woodcarving, mask making, basket making and flint knapping to visitors. Sunday will feature demonstrations of Native American games of skill. Visitors will be invited to join the games of stickball, Cherokee marbles, chunky, etc.
Indian Summer Days provides a cultural immersion for visitors who want to learn more about Native American and Pioneer cultures.
One-day tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for Senior Citizens, $3 for children ages 5 to 12, and free for children under 5 years of age.
Two-day tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for Senior Citizens, $5 for children ages 5 to 12, and free for children under 5 years of age.
Tickets may be purchased in advance at Audubon Acres.
The Chattanooga Audubon Society is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate and promote an understanding of the responsibility of all individuals to preserve and protect our environment, cultural, and historical resources through programming and stewardship. This event is co-sponsored by the Native American Fireside Chat group which meets the 3rd Friday of every month at Audubon Acres.
Directions: I-75 Exit 3A to East Brainerd Road; Go East on East Brainerd
Road; Turn Right on Gunbarrel Road; follow the signs to Audubon Acres.
Chattanooga Audubon Society/Audubon Acres
900 N. Sanctuary Road
Chattanooga TN 37421
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