2019 Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe’s Schedule of Native Events at Cattashowrock Town

27345 Aquia Path, Courtland, VA 23837

 

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MARCH 22 - NOVEMBER 30, 2019:  Cattashowrock Town Palisade Iroquoian Village Open To Tourist, Friday 10 AM to 4 PM & Saturday From 10 AM to 5 PM:

The Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian 17th Century replica Iroquoian Native Palisade Village, Cattashowrock Town, with Iroquoian Long House, Round House, Native Flat Cookers, Hide Stretchers, Fire Pits, Sweat Lodge, Native Demo Dug Out Canoe, Walking Trail Signs, and Three Sisters Garden (Bean, Corn & Squash) open to the general public for tours – Special Group Tours with associated Tribal History available upon request / call 757-562-7760.

MAY 17, 18 & 19, 2019:  Ancestral Knap-In Gathering & Camp Out, Grounds open at 10 AM: 

Ancestral Knap-in & Gathering featuring hands on and demonstrations in Native Flint Knapping, Hide Tanning, Bow and Arrow Making, Archery, Native Pottery (Coil and Slab method) with in ground firing, Native Beading and  Basket Weaving. Primitive Camping is available.  Walking Trials depicting signage in English and the Tribe’s Iroquoian Language.  Native Cuisine.

JULY 6, 2019:  25th Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe Green Corn Dance Powwow, Grounds Open 10 AM To Sunset:

25TH Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Green Corn Dance Powwow & Gathering, featuring Native Drumming, Native Dancers, the Aztec Dancers demonstrating the fire ceremony, Native Cuisine, Tribe’s Iroquoian Language Booth, Native Artifacts, Archeological Society of Virginia (ASV), Nansemond Chapter displaying Native Artifacts 10,000 years old, Flint Knapping, 17th Century Replica Palisade Village (Cattashowrock Town) with Three Sisters Garden and Demonstrations in Native Corn Husk Doll making. Walking Trails and Primitive Camping. Open to the general public.

SEPTEMBER 21, 2019:  3rd Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Annual Native America Revival Crusade For Christ, 12 Noon To Sunset:

3rd Annual Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Native American Revival Crusade For Christ, featuring Singing, Native Drumming, Dancers, and Shofars, Native Cuisine and the Spoken Word by Chief Steve Silverheels (Mohawk/Seneca), son of Tonto on the old TV Series “The Lone Ranger. Open to the general public.

 

NOVEMBER 1, 2019:   Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian School Day, 9 AM to 3 PM and Native Bonfire & Tribal History – 6 PM to 9 PM: 

Annual Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe School Day for 2nd to 6th graders. Open to public, private, parochial and home school students and teachers. Students and teacher, escorted by tribal tour guides in Native Regalia, process through five Native Staging areas:  Cattashowrock Town’s 17th century replica Iroquoian Palisade Village where they witness Corn Husk Doll making, corn grinding, Native Beading and the Dug Out Canoe;  Tribal Iroquoian Language Booth where students learn to speak the language;  Artifacts History Booth with the Archeological Society of VA, Nansemond Chapter where students view and receive a presentation on artifacts some 10,000 years old; Native Arts and Craft Vendors and the Powwow Drum Arbor and Circle where students witness the Aztec Dancers’ Fire Ceremony and listen to the ethno history of the Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe and Cattashowrock Town, all of which are SOL Appropriate.

NOVEMBER 2ND & 3RD 2019:  26th Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe Intertribal Corn Harvest Powwow:

26TH Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe Intertribal Corn Harvest Powwow & Gathering, featuring Native Drumming, Native Dancers, the Aztec Dancers demonstrating the fire ceremony, Native Arts and Crafts Vendors, Native Cuisine (Indian Fry Bread and Taco, Three Sisters Soup, Fish and Corn),  Tribe’s Iroquoian Language and History Booth, Native Artifacts, Archeological Society of Virginia (ASV), Nansemond Chapter displaying Native Artifacts 10,000 years old, Flint Knapping, 17th Century Replica Palisade Village (Cattashowrock Town) with demonstrations in Native Corn Husk Doll making, basket weaving, beading and presentation on the ethno-history of the Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe and Cattashowrock Town. Walking Trails and Primitive Camping available. Open to the general public.