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Indian Summer Festival 2014

We thank our Festival guests, generous sponsors, devoted volunteers and our beloved community for making this year's Indian Summer Festival "Horse Nation Celebration" a wonderful event.  So many beautiful memories and friendships were made — we really can't thank you all enough. 

Please stay tuned for information on next year's Indian Summer Festival, our Winter Pow Wow, and the Annual Gofl Outing — we are energized and excited to begin planning these incredible events!
 

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WATCH OUR HORSE NATION CELEBRATION TELEVISION COMMERICAL!

WELCOME TO THE LARGEST NATIVE AMERICAN CELEBRATION OF ITS KIND IN THE COUNTRY!  


This year is truly special... you'll see real American Indian Ponies and Horses!  Kids will have fun painting ponies, making horse crafts and even creating their own Ledger Art.  Meet "Champ, the Amazing Boxing Horse", and see new entertainment and performances based on horse culture.

Meet world-renowned horse experts!

Phillip Whiteman Jr at Indian Summer Festival  Phillip Whiteman Jr with horse at Indian Summer Festival
Northern Cheyanne, Phillip Whiteman Jr., who developed "The Medicine Wheel Model to Natural Horsemanship." Phillip will be at Indian Summer Festival with his horse, demonstrating his unique approach to working with horses.

 

HORSE NATION CELEBRATION IS HERE AT INDIAN SUMMER FESTIVAL, AND YOU'RE INVITED!

DOWNLOAD 2014 FLYER HERE

DOWNLOAD 2014 POSTER HERE

DOWNLOAD 2014 BOXING FLYER HERE

DOWNLOAD 2014 CONTEST POW WOW HERE
 


Performances by Indian Country's very own Native Elvis, Joseph Hall!

Native Elvis, Joseph Hall at Indian Summer Festival Native Elvis, Joseph Hall at Indian Summer Festival Native Elvis, Joseph Hall at Indian Summer Festival

 


FREE ADMISSION FOR VETERANS & ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY PERSONNEL

Sunday, September 7, 2014  •  11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Active Duty Military and Veterans with ID.

PLEASE ENTER AT THE MAIN GATE
 


This year, we'll be back with a spectacular Festival that will run September 5-7, at the Henry Maier Festival Grounds in Milwaukee. You'll see American Indian entertainers and performers who are nationally known. We'll also have  a CONTEST POW WOW all weekend long. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!  In addition, we have some NEW attractions — including LIVE INDIAN PONIES!

Festival favorites include: Olympic Amateur Boxing; Lacrosse; Native American Arts & Crafts: demonstrations and items for purchase; Traditional Villages from Wisconsin Tribes such as Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Oneida and Ojibwe cultures (in our newsly redesigned "Living Cultures of the Great Lakes"); Native Storytelling; the ISMA Music Awards featuring top musical talent from all over the country; Native Storytelling and Performances, and so much more!  Please check back often to learn about the new things we're adding to the Indian Summer Festival lineup!
 

 


 
2014 Principal Sponsor:

 

 

   
 
Our 2014 Generous Sponsors
       
 

 

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NorthStar Mohican Casino Resort                             

Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe

    

 

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2014 Indian Summer Festival Media Sponsors are:

SILVERWATER PRODUCTIONS
 

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