Ma-Chis Lower Creek Pow Wow at Troy University

first_img Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By The Penny Hoarder Ma-Chis Lower Creek Pow Wow at Troy University Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits By Jaine Treadwell Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel The Ma-Chis Lower Creek Indian Tribe of Alabama Pow Wow will once again convene at Troy University today and Saturday. The Pow Wow will be held on the soccer field and everyone one is invited.“The big question could be ‘do you have to be an Indian or tribal member to participate?’ and the answer is no,” said Nancy Carnley, vice chief, Ma-Chis Lower Creek Indian Tribe of Alabama. “Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy Creek Indian history and culture. It will be an adventure-packed family event with plenty of educational and recreational activities.”The gates will open at 8:30 a.m. both days. Parking and admission are free. Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Carnley said there will be a Grand Entry at noon each day. The Host Southern Drum is Silver Ridge Singes, and the Northern host drum is the Young Brave.  The Head lady is Sandy DuBose and head man Bobbie DuBose.  “The Host Southern Drum Lowery Begay (Navajo), four times World Champion Hoop Dancer, will demonstrate hoop dancing,” she said. “There will be numerous other dances performed such as jingle dance, fancy dance both male and female.  All Native Americans who dance are welcomed to compete in the various completions from tiny tots to adults.” There will be dances in which the public may participate. Photos with the dancer are permitted.“Ryan Little Eagle Grammy award-winning native flute player will give performances both days,” Carnley said. “Lunging Bear will deliver a unique, effective anti-drug and alcohol message to the children.   He will be dressed in his full Powhatan warrior regalia.  He will have war paint on his face and a war club in his hand, an appearance of anger will be on his face.”Carnley said Lunging Bear will be quite for a few minutes then will hit the ground with his war club declaring war on drugs, alcohol, and poisons that are killing all of the children.  Print Article Sponsored Content You Might Like Shooting prompts ban on events A letter from the Chancellor’s Office at Troy University this week announced that no open-to-the-public events will be allowed for… read more “Immediately the students get caught up in the excitement of the moment. Then, he tells the old Indian stories with a modern twist to keep the students interested,” Carnley said.  “Lunging Bear encourages interactions from the audience. He has a small gift that he gifts every student.”Six demonstrators will demonstrate various Southeaster Indian skills including primitive tool making, primitive pottery making, basket making, beadwork and shell carving.Food vendors will have native and non-native foods to sell. Other vendors will sell native jewelry, bows and arrows, dream catchers, pottery and leather goods. “We will have educational stations for the students to gain insight into the daily life of a Creek Indian in the 1800s,” Carnley said.  “The Children’s Zone will have a more hands-on activities archaeological dig, fishing native jewelry making, face painting. Email the author Book Nook to reopen Published 3:00 am Friday, October 21, 2016last_img read more