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Photos & Video: Bermuda Pow Wow Second Day

Photos & Video: Bermuda Pow Wow Second Day

The St. David’s Islanders and Native Community hosted the Bermuda Pow Wow — “a celebration of our ancestors” — on June 9 and 10 at the St. David’s County Cricket Club Grounds. Both days of the event began with the Grand Entry which is a sacred procession that officially opens the Pow Wow, in which Tribal flags are carried followed by... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Bermuda Pow Wow In St David’s

Photos/Video: Bermuda Pow Wow In St David’s

[Updated with photos] The St. David’s Islanders and native community will be hosting the Bermuda Pow Wow — “a celebration of our ancestors” — today [June 9] and Sunday [June 10] at the St. David’s Cricket Club Grounds in St. David’s. The event begins with the Grand Entry which is a sacred procession that officially opens the Pow Wow,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Native Drummers Visit School

Photos & Video: Native Drummers Visit School

[Updated with event programme] In advance of the Bermuda Pow Wow this coming weekend at the St David’s Cricket Club, a group of Native Drummers and members of The St. David’s Island and Native Community paid a visit to St. David’s Primary this morning [June 8] to talk with the students and provide them with live examples of their craft. Students... Read more of this article

Miss Native American USA To Attend Pow Wow

Miss Native American USA To Attend Pow Wow

Bermuda Pow Wow 2018 will be held this weekend at the St. David’s Cricket Club on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10, with visiting Native Americans joining with Bermudians in celebrating age old traditions. Hosted by the St. David’s Islanders & Native Community, the Pow Wow will welcome reigning Miss Native American USA, Autumn Rose Miskweminanocsqua... Read more of this article

Pow Wow To Be Held In June In St David’s

Pow Wow To Be Held In June In St David’s

The St. David’s Islanders and native community will be hosting the Bermuda Pow Wow 2018 — “a celebration of our ancestors” — on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10 from 2.00pm to 6.00pm at the St. David’s Cricket Club Grounds in St. David’s. Admission will be $10 for adults and $5 for children. Video from the 2015 Pow Wow in St... Read more of this article

Foggo Helps Earn ‘Indigenous Day’ Recognition

Foggo Helps Earn ‘Indigenous Day’ Recognition

Bermudian Jean Foggo Simon — a St. David’s islander of Native descent currently living in Oberlin, Ohio — has been instrumental in convincing that city’s council to change ‘Columbus Day’ to ‘Indigenous Peoples Day.’ According to Time Magazine, Indigenous Peoples Day celebrates Native Americans and challenges... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Pow Wow In St. David’s

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Pow Wow In St. David’s

The St. David’s Islanders and Native Community hosted the Bermuda Pow Wow on June 13 and 14, with an estimated 40 visitors from overseas joining locals at the St. David’s Cricket Club Grounds.The celebration included a Libation and Dedication Ceremony, traditional St. David’s Island food, local and overseas Native American dancers, songs and... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Pow Wow Held In St David’s

Photos: Bermuda Pow Wow Held In St David’s

[Updated with video] The St. David’s Islanders and Native Community hosted the Bermuda Pow Wow today [June 13], with visitors from overseas joining locals at the St. David’s Cricket Club Grounds. The event included a Libation and Dedication Ceremony, traditional St. David’s Island food, local and overseas Native American dancers, songs and drums,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Native Drummers Visit School

Photos & Video: Native Drummers Visit School

[Updated with video] In advance of the Bermuda Pow Wow this coming weekend at the St David’s Cricket Club, a group of Native Drummers paid a visit to St. David’s Primary this morning [June 12] to talk with the students and provide them with live examples of their craft. Students enjoyed information on the art itself, along with live drumming... Read more of this article

Book Showcases St David’s Islanders History

Book Showcases St David’s Islanders History

Cultural Anthropologist Dr Rosalyn Howard’s book – Recollections and Reconnections: Voices of the St. David’s Islanders of Bermuda and their Native American Relatives — provides an in-depth look at what she describes as the “unique and little known culture” of St David’s Islanders. According to her website, Dr Howard... Read more of this article

Overseas Visitors To Attend Bermuda Pow Wow

Overseas Visitors To Attend Bermuda Pow Wow

Forty visitors from overseas are expected to attend when the St. David’s Islanders and Native Community host the Bermuda Pow Wow 2015 on June 13th and 14th at the St. David’s Cricket Club Grounds in St. David’s.  Admission will be $8 for adults, and $4 for children. Video from the 2013 Pow Wow in St David’sThe event flyer... Read more of this article

2015 Pow Wow To Be Held In June In St David’s

2015 Pow Wow To Be Held In June In St David’s

The St. David’s Islanders and Native Community will be hosting the Bermuda Pow Wow 2015 — a celebration of our ancestors — on June 13th and 14th at the St. David’s Cricket Club Grounds in St. David’s. Admission will be $8 for adults, and $4 for children. Video from the 2013 Pow Wow in St David’sThe event flyer... Read more of this article

Event Highlights Bermuda’s Native Connection

Event Highlights Bermuda’s Native Connection

A Bermuda-born woman whose ancestral past boasts deep roots on the island recently offered a special presentation on her family’s history at Eckerd College in Saint Petersburg, Florida, detailing a story that includes the history of Pequot Indians being taken to Saint David’s Island as slaves in the 1600s. Jean Foggo Simon spoke on Monday, February... Read more of this article