Nanticoke Indian 38th Annual Powwow this Saturday and Sunday

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The Nanticoke Indian 38th Annual Powwow will be held this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12-13 at the Powwow grounds located seven miles east of Millsboro.

MILLSBORO – Native American heritage and culture will be showcased this coming weekend at the Nanticoke Indian 38th Annual Powwow.

The event featuring native dance story-telling and music will be held at the Powwow grounds off John J. Williams Highway (Del. 24) about seven miles east of Millsboro.

On Saturday, Sept. 12, the grounds open at 10 a.m.

The Grand Entry is at noon. Between dance sessions, there is Native American story telling and flute playing.

At 3 p.m., a breast cancer awareness presentation of the Mid-Atlantic Intertribal Pink Shawls will be held. At 4 p.m. the second dance session begins. Powwow ends at 7 p.m. on Saturday.

On Sunday morning, after breakfast at the Indian River Fire Hall in Oak Orchard, there is a worship service at 10 a.m. followed by Native American story telling.

Grand Entry is at 1 p.m. Organizers encourage parents to bring the children for the “Candy” Dance.

The Powwow concludes at 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Spectators are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets.

Parking Fees: $10 for car, SUV; $5 for motorcycles; $25 per Bus.

Walk-in Fee: $3 per person.


From Route 113/Dupont Boulevard: North and south, turn onto Del. 24 (John J. Williams Highway) at Millsboro, go east for 7 miles; turn left onto Piaffe Lane (Official Powwow parking lot).

From Del. 1/Coastal Highway: North and south, turn onto Del. 24 (John J. Williams Highway), head west for 9.4 miles; turn right on Piaffe Lane. (Official Powwow parking lot).

For more information call the Nanticoke Indian administrative office at 945-3400 or the museum at 945-7022.

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