Tuscumbia, Alabama - September 11 and 12, 2015
Friday, September 11 (School Day)
|8:45||Teachers and students gather at pavilion stage for instructions|
|9:15||– 11:00 Students visit artists and demonstration booths in groups|
|11:00||Teachers & students visit artisans, demonstrators, arena events at leisure|
|12:00||Hoop dance on pavilion stage|
|12:30||Arvel Bird (Paiute) – Native American Music in arena|
|1:00||– 1:20 Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe in arena / Snake dance|
|2:30||School day events end|
The Pioneer living history log cabin will be open 10:00–3:00.
Special Friday Evening Music Event!!!
A concert featuring music by Injunuity and Arvel Bird will be held at the Florence Public Library on Friday, September 11th from 6:00p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and join us at the front of the library for an evening of great entertainment from these award winning artists. Experience Native American heritage, culture, and history through the violin, guitar, and native flute of these extraordinary musicians. This event is sponsored by the Oka Kapassa Festival, Alabama State Council on the Arts, and Florence Lauderdale Public Library. Admission is free.
See our Events Page for details.
Saturday, September 12 – Community Event (Schedule Tentative)
|8:00||Trolley to Tuscumbia Landing leaves park for Walk of Life – Community invited.|
|9:00||Walk of Life begins at Tuscumbia Landing.|
|9:00||Park opens – Native American crafts, demonstrations, Native foods and music|
|9:45||Freeman Owle (Cherokee) – Opening remarks|
|10:00||Walk of Life participants arrive in park|
|10:30||Introduction of special guests, speakers and Committee welcome|
|11:00||Grand entry of Native Americans and Salute to Veterans|
|11:30||Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe|
|11:50||Eastern Band Cherokee Dancers|
|12:10||Hoop Dance – Lyndon Alec (Alabama)|
|12:25||Arvel Bird (Paiute) – Music|
|1:00||Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe|
|1:20||Injunuity – (Choctaw / Chickasaw) - Music|
|1:55||Eastern Band Cherokee Dancers|
|2:30||Hoop Dance – Lyndon Alec (Alabama)|
|2:45||Arvel Bird (Paiute) – Music|
|3:15||Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe|
|3:35||Injunuity – (Choctaw / Chickasaw) - Music|
|4:00||Eastern Band Cherokee Dancers|
|4:20||Hoop Dance/Conclusion of arena activities|
|5:00||Stickball – west side of pavilion|
|6:00||Close - Che pisa la cho!|
The Pioneer living history log cabin will be open 10:00–4:00.