For the Native Americans of the Chesapeake region—past, present, and future. We honor your strength and endurance. Thank you for welcoming us to your Native place. Education Office of the National Museum of the American Indian
Coauthors, Researchers: Gabrielle Tayac, Ph.D. (Piscataway), Edwin Schupman (Muscogee)
Contributing Writer: Genevieve Simermeyer (Osage)
Editor: Mark Hirsch
Reviewers: Leslie Logan (Seneca), Clare Cuddy, Kakwireiosta Hall (Cherokee/Mohawk), Benjamin Norman (Pamunkey)
Additional Research: Danielle Moretti-Langholtz, Ph.D., Buck Woodard (Lower Muscogee Creek), Angela Daniel, Andy Boyd
Design: Groff Creative Inc.
Special Thanks: Helen Scheirbeck, Ph.D. (Lumbee); Sequoyah Simermeyer (Coharie), National Congress of American Indians; NMAI Photo Services
All illustrations and text © 2006 NMAI, Smithsonian Institution, unless otherwise noted.
Painted Pony Art Challenge promotes Horses and The Gathering at Clarke County Fair -- Deadline to Enter Aug. 13th
Art Exhibits will be accepted from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Aug. 13 Sunday
and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday Aug. 14.
Special Art Contest: Homemaking & Fine Art Departments
Eligible Virginia and West Virginia Counties: Clarke, Loudoun, Fauquier, Warren and Frederick in Virginia and Jefferson in West Virginia
Calling all dancers and vendors. Save and share the date Oct. 21-22, 2017 for The Gathering.
Clarke County Fairgrounds
890 W Main St.
Berryville, VA 22611
Registered vendors and exhibitors are posted online.
Let the Spirit of The Gathering embrace you at The Gathering Oct. 21-22, 2017 Clarke County Fairgrounds 890 W. Main St. Berryville, VA 22611. Opening invitation to A Tribe Called Red. Come join us.
Again, thank you!! The Indian Village was a striking success in so many ways. Also, what we are learning revealed to us that there is so much more work still ahead to influence education while bringing humanity into a sacred hoop together. Until then, please relax in the joy that you made a difference and are making a difference in the lives you are touching – including ours.
See you at The Gathering Oct. 21-22, 2017.
Chris and René White
Sanctuary on the Trail
47th Annual Bluemont Fair Sept. 17-18
Thank you Blue Ridge Leader for helping give voice to people and culture.
Embrace the Spirit