The Miccosukee Indian tribe is hosting an American Indian Day Festival on Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the Miccosukee Indian Gaming & Resort. Admission is free. Featured performer is country star Martina McBride.
Come and observe, learn about, and share the heritage, way of life and customs of the Miccosukees and Native American Tribes throughout the country. Watch a Miccosukee Fashion Show, watch jaw-dropping alligator wrestling, explore genuine Indian arts and crafts, and enjoy Native American music and dancers. Discover the craftsmanship in multi-colored Miccosukee patchwork, beadwork and jewelry can be admired at the festival as well as purchased. Cap off the visit with a tour through the Everglades on an Airboat ride which is fun for the entire family. (There may be a charge for the airboat and amusement rides and Native American food.) Also enjoy carnival rides and water slides for the kids (Bring a change of clothes for the kids).
Schedule of Events
10-10:30- Posting of the colors, Miccosukee Pledge, Welcome Remarks by Councilmen
10:30- Sky Dancers
11:15- Eva Bighorse – Hoop Dancer
11:45- Redhawk Indian Arts Council
1:30- Sky Dancers
2:15- Eva Bighorse – Hoop Dancer
2:45- Redhawk Indian Arts Council
3:30- Silent Auction
4:00- Fashion Show
6:00- Derek Miller Band
7:30- Martina McBride
9:00- Fireworks Show
The resort is located at 500 SW 177 Ave., Miami, FL 33194. Call 305-894-2375 for more info.