Superstition Mountain Museum will present an event celebrating Native American culture and art 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 19-20.
The two-day Native American Arts Festival will include two stages featuring awe-inspiring dance, storytellers, artisans showcasing their unique creations and talented musicians playing native flute and acoustic guitar, according to a release.
Featured performers are the world famous Yellow Bird Apache Hoop Dancers who will perform on both days.
“Tony Duncan, of Yellow Bird Dancers, is the 2021 World Hoop Champion and has delighted audiences internationally for several years. We are very fortunate to have them on our stage. Also performing as storytellers will be Violet and Ken Duncan of Yellow Bird Productions. More dance groups have been invited and will be announced soon,” the release states.
Numerous traditional and contemporary tribal-registered Native American artisans will be at the festival, showcasing their work in a master craftsman space. They will visit with attendees and provide insights associated with their art.
Special guests include Miss Indian Arizona and Miss Indian USA. Also appearing will be color guards kicking off events on both days.
The family friendly and educational event offers photographic and shopping opportunities. Admission fee is $5 per person with kids under 10 admitted free.
Superstition Mountain Museum is at 4087 E. Apache Trail (State Route 88) just east of Apache Junction. For more information and details on this event and others, go to superstitionmountainmuseum.org. All events are subject to change.
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