Wed Jul 6, 2022

november, 2021

13nov11:00 am2:00 pmScience museum will host Waccamaw Siouan Heritage celebration 

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Event Details

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville will celebrate American Indian Heritage Month with the Waccamaw Siouan Tribe on Saturday, Nov. 13, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Highlights of the day’s festivities include traditional dancing demonstrations and booths on indigenous knowledge and skills. Learn about the cultural significance of Waccamaw Siouan singing, dancing, drumming, and regalia. Plus, there will be hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities. This free in-person event will be held outdoors and includes something for all ages to enjoy.

“The museum is proud to partner with the Waccamaw Siouan Tribe, the longest-standing caretakers of the land on which the museum stands,” the museum said in a press release. “This event honors their heritage as well as their vibrant contributions to our region today. This event also continues a tradition of cooperation between the museum and the Waccamaw Siouan Indians and serves to highlight and celebrate the rich traditions and cultures present in southeastern NC.”

For more information, contact the museum at 910-788-5108 or whiteville@naturalsciences.org.  

Time

(Saturday) 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location

NC Museum of Natural Sciences Whiteville

415 S Madison St

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