Nanticoke Indian culture showcased at Heritage Day June 24

MILLSBORO – Local Native American heritage and culture will be showcased through public display Saturday, June 24 as the Nanticoke Indian Association hosts its Annual Heritage Day.

The event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Nanticoke Indian Museum, 26673 John J. Williams Highway, east of Millsboro.

Cheyene Wright (bone/wood rattle), Boe Harris (flute) and Matthew Harmon (hand drum) perform at the 2015 Nanticoke Indian Heritage Day event.

Special guest speaker for the event is Russell McCabe, director emeritus of the State of Delaware Archives.

The celebration will feature a performance by the Nanticoke Dance Troup, Native American food, dancing and singing, arts and crafts for sale and face-painting and free tours of the Nanticoke Indian Museum with free admission.

Proceeds benefit the Nanticoke Indian Museum.

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