Season Program | Big Top Chautauqua 2016 - Page 5

Native American Community Connections Flute Making Workshop with Frank “Anakwad” Montano July 22-24 • 10am-2pm Fee: $150 for 3 day workshop Scholarship funds available where needed Participants will experience hands-on making of a traditional Native American flute using hand tools, and will learn about the origins and history of the instrument – and of course the flute is yours to keep. Anakwad has been making and playing this instrument for over 30 years and has shared his skills with many people at similar workshops. Call 715-373-5552 to register. Northern Wisconsin is home to a rich, cultural heritage. We honor that heritage in several events at the tent. For times and event descriptions, visit www.bigtop.org *Unless noted, events are free and open to the public. June 12-16 • 11:00-2:00 Longhouse Building w/ Michael "Laughing Fox" Charette & Friends *June 17 • 6:30-7:30 & intermission Wigwam Talk w/ Laughing Fox *June 17 • 7:30 Blessing of the Tent w/ Gerry DePerry & Frank Montano June 29 • 1:00-5:00 Quilling workshop w/ Joe Savage (experienced beaders only) July 16 • 12:15-1:00 & 2:00-2:30 Wigwam Talk w/ Laughing Fox *July 22, 23, 24 • 10:00-2:00 Native American Flute Making Workshop w/ Frank Montano July 23 • 1:00-5:00 Beading workshop w/ Katrina Werchouski (ages 7+) July 23 • 2:00-3:00 Wigwam Talk w/ Laughing Fox July 23 • 3:00-4:00 Cultural Workshop Frank Montano talks about local Native culture, demonstrates flute July 31 • 2:00-5:00 Dreamcatcher Making w/ Katrina Werchouski (all ages) Aug. 7 • 12:15-1:00 & 2:00-2:30 Wigwam Talk w/ Laughing Fox Aug. 27 • 1:00-1:45 Free Family Matinee Native Expressions Drum & Dance w/ Oneida Youth Singers & Wade Fernandez Aug. 27 • 2:00-2:30 Iroquois Social/Dance Demonstration w/ Oneida Youth Singers & Native Expressions Aug. 27 • 2:00-3:00 Wigwam Talks w/ Laughing Fox Aug. 27 • 3:00-4:00 Buffy Sainte-Marie Native Culture workshop w/ host Larry Long *Aug. 27 • 6:15-7:15 Native Expressions Drummers on the grounds *Aug. 27 • 6:30-7:30 & intermission Wigwam Talk w/ Laughing Fox *August 27 • 7:30 Buffy Sainte-Marie Performance w/ opening set by Annie Humphrey Sept. 9 before & after student shows Wigwam Talks w/ Laughing Fox *Sept. 9 • 6:30-7:30 & intermission Wigwam Talks w/ Laughing Fox * Denotes event fee or performance ticket required Native American Community Connections is funded in part by the Anishinabe Fund of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation, as well as the Apostle Islands Area Community Fund and the Human Rights Fund, affiliates of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation. Day Night y b Deli ing by unches Din • Boxed Line g W erin ions Cat Beer & e opt e r f e luten oduc , & G s and pr ! n a g item ome n, Ve taria sourced ns Welc ly.com e g e V lly io eb Loca eservat adish.we Ave. r R t s a u e .thef ittenho 814 w w w I 54 0 0R 20 field, W -970 Bay 5-779 71 (715)373-5552 WWW.BIGTOP.ORG 5