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Shelburne Falls, Indigenous Peoples’ Celebration

October 9 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

The Shelburne Historical Society presents 2nd Annual Indigenous Peoples’ Celebration Sunday, October 9th, 11am to 4pm. Rain or shine!

Local Native American artisans, musicians, and performers will set up in and around the museum, the former Arms Academy, at 33 Severance Street, Shelburne Falls, MA, or on the corner of Maple and Church Streets.

Participants & Interactive activities include:

  • Opening ceremony & blessing by Chief Paul Bunnell, Koasek- Abenaki
  • Helen’s Willow Wind Flute music by Helen Yetman Bellows, Blackfoot
  • Interactive drum circle with Visioning B. E. A. R. Intertribal Coalition (consisting of members from over 50 indigenous bands)
  • Basket & Jewelry making by Tatanka Gibson, Haliwa- Saponi
  • Interactive song and dance with Tatanka Gibson & Kerri Helme, Mashpee- Wampanoag …and more!

Come in peace and celebrate with us for all the people of our valley’s history!

Call 413-625-6150 for more information or email [email protected]

Shelburne Historical Society
33 Severance Street
Shelburne Falls, MA 01370


October 9
11:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT