Events

Miami Indian Heritage Days

  • June 7, 2014 at 1:00pm until 4:00pm

Location: Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne
Cost: Admission $7 adults; $5 seniors & students; History Center members free

Sue Lester will display traditional Miami Indian clothing research and fabrication at the June 7 “Miami Indian Heritage Days” at the Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne.

The Chief Richardville House is recognized as the oldest Native American structure in the Midwest, the first Greek Revival style house in Indiana, and the only extant Treaty House in the nation.  The Chief Richardville House, Akima Pinsiwa Awiiki, was named a National Historic Landmark in 2012.

Sponsored by the History Center, Miami Indian Heritage Days programs are held from 1-4 pm on the first Saturday of the month, May through November, and feature local artists, performers, and representatives from the Miami Indians and other Native American groups demonstrating aspects of their lasting heritage for the public to enjoy.

Admission for each Saturday event is $7 adults and $5 students and seniors. History Center members and children ages 5 and under are free. Admission also includes the opportunity to receive a guided tour of the Chief Richardville House.

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