The Shakori Hills Indigenous Crafts Area is adjacent to the pond and Dance Tent and welcomes Native American crafters and craftsmen to display, demonstrate and sell their art and wares. Crafters can download an application & info sheet here.
Native America tradition celebrated through pow-wow dances and art teaches us a pre-columbian spiritual awareness and about a culture that lived in a harmonious way with the Earth. Pre-columbian Native America would be considered totally sustainable in our world-view today.
Here are just some of the Indigenous Area Participants…
The Art of Eli Thomas
He expresses his culture of the Onondaga Nation thru his artwork. The images form a panorama of earth, sky, fire and water. Stories and symbols of his heritage blended and connected with the natural world encourage and elevate the human spirit to embrace that which is positive in life.
Erickson & Miami Gomez
Mayan artists and weavers, Erickson and Miriam Gomez present traditional mayan crafts, beadwork and clothing.
Lurch Pagan, of Feathermoon, is a Taino elder who brings his own and others’ Native American art and artifacts. Offerings include books on Native subjects, ceremonial and medicinal herbs, and a wide variety of handmade Native articles.
Serving traditional Native American food: fry bread, corn soup, strawberry juice & their famous Indian Tacos!