Free Native American Culture Day At Vermilionville

Tomorrow a free Native American Culture Day will be held at Vermilionville.

The event will start at 10 o'clock Saturday morning, and it will run until 4 p.m.

A variety of tribes will be represented:

  • Atakapas-Ishak & Akokisas Band
  • Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe
  • United Houma Nation
  • Avogel Tribe of Louisiana
  • Canneci N'de Band of Lipan Apache
  • Louisiana Attakapas Eagle Tribe
  • Isle de Jean Charles Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw
  • Jena Band of Choctaw
  • Coushatta
  • Chitimacha
  • Attakapas Opelousas Prairie Tribe

There will be be guided tours for the Healer's Garden at La Maison Acadienne, and La Maison Broussard.

Tomorrow's schedule also includes:

Cooking Demonstrations : Fry Bread with Zoeanna (Houma) (10-2)
10:30
Film : Water on the Road (10:30-11:15)
11:00  Crafts : Talking Stick, Eye of God, Medicine Pouches (11-3)

Canoeing (11-3
11:30
Bayou Vermilion Boat Tour (11:30-12)
12:00 Film : Water on the Road (12:00-12:45)
1:30     Bayou Vermilion Boat Tour (1:30-2)

Film : Water on the Road (1:30-2:15)
2:30     Bayou Vermilion Boat Tour (2:30-3)
3:00     Film : Water on the Road (3-3:45)
3:30      Closing Ceremony for Native American Common Ground : Each tribe is invited to conduct a ceremonial blessing as we recognize the completion of this year-round interactive space for the tribes and our visitors