The Liberty Wildlife
Non-Eagle Feather Repository
Native American Culture and Wildlife Celebration
10:00am to 4:30pm
November 19, 2023
$10 per adult, $5 per student (pay at the door or CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS AHEAD OF TIME)
(Please note: we do have owls, snakes and ravens at our facility)
November is Native American Heritage Month, a time to honor the diverse cultural histories of Indigenous people in America.
Throughout history Native Americans have maintained a special connection with the animals in their natural world, one that has shaped and sustained their culture.
The Liberty Wildlife Non-Eagle feather Repository (LWNEFR) will be celebrating Native American Heritage Month by recognizing this connection with a celebration that will include.
Schedule of Events:
10:00am – Liberty Wildlife doors open, and the Celebration begins!
10:30am – 10:45am: Blessing of the Eagle
10:45am – 11:00am: Gila River Basket Dance Group
11:00am – 11:15am: Bird Singing and Dancing by the River Group
11:15am – 11:30am: Allen King, Northern traditional Dancer
11:30am -11:45am: Liberty Wildlife bird of prey show
11:45pm – 12:00pm: Salt River Traditional Dancers
12:00pm – 12:45pm:The Sinquah Family Hoop Dancers
* Interactive Room and Education Trail open with Ambassador Animals out all day
* Native American Vendors on site from 10am-4:30pm
* Beverages and snacks on sale all day (cash and Venmo)
Come honor the Connection!
The Celebration will take place at Liberty Wildlife, 2600 E. Elwood St., Phoenix, Arizona 85040
Featured artists include:
The Sinquah Family (Scott, Sampson, and Moontee), is an entertaining, inspiring, and educational dance troupe that consists of World Champion Hoop Dancers.
Scott a champion Fancy War dancer, in the USA and Canada, Sampson is a champion Prairie Chicken dancer, and Moontee is a champion Grass dancer.
The Northern Traditional dance evokes the style of Plains Indians, their hunting parties and warriors, their traditional regalia, and their bravery and courage. Two of the dances Alan will be performing are the Sneak-Up Song and the Crow Hop.
This group began with a focus on providing an opportunity for its members to gain more knowledge of O’odham culture and traditions through song and dance, with the goal of passing those teachings on to future generations. They will be performing their traditional basket dance.
Their performance will be highlighted with their young dancers doing the quail dance.
This group will be performing the traditional Gila River Basket Dance
Edwin De Luna
Will be exhibiting his extensive collection of Native American Regalia and paraphernalia.
For more information on Liberty Wildlife and the Feather Repository go to www.libertywildlife.org.