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NCC: Nisenan Heritage Festival, 2018

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Nov 3, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
NCC Campus N12 (Multipurpose Center)
250 Sierra College Dr., Grass Valley, CA 95945
Free admission and parking from 9:30 Am - 3 PM. Concert following, $25
shelly@nevadacityrancheria.org, (530) 570-0846

Nisenan Heritage Festival- Enjoy learning about their history and culture, presented by Nevada City Rancheria

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Poster9th Annual Nisenan Heritage Day Festival, 2018

Join the Nevada City Rancheria as they share their history and culture at Sierra College Nevada County Campus during the 9th Annual Nisenan Heritage Day Festival. On Saturday, November 3 from 9:30 AM - 5 PM, in the Multipurpose Room, Building N12, and the Gym, Building N13, the Nisenan Indians of Nevada County will offer a day of speakers, Native American artisan displays, basket weavers, tribal dancers, song, and Indian Tacos for purchase.

Presenters include:

  • The California Heritage Indigenous Research Project (C.H.I.R.P.) Executive Director, Shelly Covert
  • Nevada City Rancheria, Tribal Chairman, Richard Johnson
  • Keynote Speaker, Peggy Berryhill, First Lady of Native Radio, and Co-Founder of the Native Media Resource Center.
  • The GIR Traditional native Dancers 

Panel discussions include: 

  • Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Language Class
  • Contemporary California Native American Artist Discussion
  • Tattoo Traditions of Native North America

The free festival concludes at 3 PM. but the entertainment continues! A special concert performance by VOX Musica, A cultural music project presented by the Nisenan Rancheria, will be presented from 3 - 5 PM. Tickets to attend this concert are $25.00 each. Sierra College employees can receive $5.00 off the ticket price by using code: SierraCollege2018.

This event is free from 9:30 AM - 3 PM, and the public is welcome and encouraged to come. Parking is free for the day as well. For more information, email: shelly@nevadacityrancheria.org.

Sponsored by: Sierra College and Nevada City Rancheria

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