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Moundville Archaeological Park

Virtual Native American Festival: October 5-10, 2020

 

Join thousands of online visitors on October 5-10, 2020 to experience the Virtual Moundville Native American Festival! We will have Native American performers, demonstrators, and living history teachers available to teach and celebrate Native American culture through interactive experiences.

Hoop Dancer, Lyndon Alec
Hoop Dancer, Lyndon Alec
              • Enter our Native American performance portal to watch stomp dancers, storytelling, and hoop dancer extraordinaire Lyndon Alec
              • Visit the Tools and Weapons range to learn how to throw an atlatl
              • Learn about traditional pottery firing, weaving, bead work, and other crafts
              • Bring your children to our virtual Children’s Area
              • Purchase unique Native American items in our vendor area
              • Shop in our online Knotted-Bird gift shop to pick up one of our annual festival t-shirts

“I am really excited to go virtual this year because I believe that we will be able to reach more people and encourage them to explore Southeastern Native American heritage and culture,” said Lindsey Gordon, Education Outreach Coordinator at Moundville Archaeological Park. “Even though we are going on the web, we will still have the same great performances and demonstrations as well as some new components, such as park-focused lectures and video series.”

Keep your eye on Moundville Archaeological Park’s website and social media accounts for upcoming details on this year’s Festival! Livestreams and pre-recorded videos will be viewable on Moundville Archaeological Park’s Facebook page and the University of Alabama Museums’ YouTube channel.

Festival Admission

Portions of the Virtual Native American Festival will be free and available for the public, but virtual field trips and VIP content are $35.

  • Additional craft packet materials: $5 per student

Virtual Field Trips and Groups

This is a great trip for students so please share with your schools. Teachers, register your class for a virtual field trip to the Festival today! School, church, scout, and other groups can be booked by emailing Lisa Rasco at llrasco@ua.edu.