Strawberry Moon Powwow 2021

Littleton Historical Society, in partnership with the Nashobah Praying Indians, proudly presents:

Strawberry Moon Unity Powwow
Strawberry Moon Uppasukkooinneaout* Powwow
Nashobah Praying Indians
Chief Caring Hands

Nashobah-Littleton Unity
19 June 2021

This is the first Nashobah Praying Indian Powwow in Nashobah-Littleton in over 300 years. Please welcome the Nashobah Praying Indians back to their ancestral lands!

Native dancing and drumming – Singing – Storytelling – Food – Strawberries – Kids Booth – Native Crafts!

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Native Performers:

Jonathan Maracle of Broken Walls http://brokenwalls.com/
Bryan Blanchette – Abnaki Singer Songwriter
Sacred Earth Singers Native Drum
Performance by Birch Medicine
Generations Native Drum
Red Medicine, Master of Ceremonies

When and Where:

Saturday, June 19, 2021, Fay Park, Littleton MA
Gates open at 10:00 am, Grand Entry at noon, Closing Ceremonies at 5:00 pm

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to dance with the Nashobah in Unity in the sacred circle on the sacred earth!

About the Nashobah Praying Indians and the Strawberry Moon Unity Powwow:

Please join us on this historic occasion in friendship and community as we welcome the Nashobah Praying Indians back to their ancestral lands of Nashobah-Littleton!
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The Strawberry Moon Unity Powwow is a partnership event between the Nashobah Praying Indians and the Littleton Historical Society.
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This is the first Nashobah Powwow on their ancestral sacred lands in over 300 years, and the Nashobah Praying Indians invite you to join with them in Unity in the circle of dance, music, and spirit.
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Littleton was originally the Praying Indian Plantation of Nashobah, and prior to 1654, was the Native village of Nashope under Chief Tahattawan, a Massachusett Federation Sagamore of the royal blood.
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The Nashobah identify as Praying Indians and are proud of the term. They adopted Christianity in 1654, and against all odds and persecution, are alive and well today and are still practicing their blend of Christian faith and Native ways.
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Chief Caring Hands of the Massachusett Nashobah-Natick-Ponkapoag Praying Indians invites you to join with her and the Nashobah on this historic occasion – a time of music, fun, family, culture, food, dance, crafts, community, and strawberries for all!
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Be part of this historic event!
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Contact: Daniel V. Boudillion: dan@rayengineeringco.com,
Michelle Barry: history_shell@yahoo.com

* Means Unity, pronounced: Ooo-passuk-ooo-in-neeyaw-oh-oot

Funded in part by the Mass Cultural Council, Littleton Lyceum, Henry Vincent Couper Charitable Foundation, and Middlesex Bank.

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