24th Annual Cherokee County Indian Festival & Mother’s Day PowWow
This year’s event is dedicated to: The real warriors of the world, WOMEN!


24th Annual Cherokee County Indian Festival & Mother’s Day PowWow
The Butter Fly dance is actually known as the Ladies Fancy Dance.


Arvel is an accomplished musician on four string fiddle
Arvel is an accomplished musician on four string fiddle

Thunder the Buffalo and Chipa Wolf
Thunder the Buffalo and Chipa Wolf


Who: Rolling Thunder Enterprises and the City of Canton

What: American Indian Festival & Mothers Day PowWow

When: May 11th & 12th, 2011 - Saturday: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm, Sunday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Where: Boling Park at 1200 Marietta Highway in Canton, Georgia 30114

Why: To share Cherokee County’s rich history through entertainment, education and cultural fellowship while stimulating reverence and respect for the diversity of our great country.

Tickets: Adults $15, Kids $5, Children 5 & younger FREE
Everyone is welcome!

The PowWow & Festival will feature:

Native American dance exhibitions with Competition dance-offs for money and prizes (Grand Entry 1:00 pm Sat. and Sun.),

Host Drum: AwoHaLi - Guest Drum: RedBoys
Emcee: Cleto Montelongo - Cherokee
Emcee: Woody Richards - Pine Ridge Lakota

Daily feast for singers, dancers and performers
Warriors on horseback, (Special new Warrior debut)
Native film star
Thunder the American bison

Native American cuisine: buffalo, roasted corn, Pima wraps, Indian fry-bread

Native arts and crafts,Hoop dancers, Aztec dancers Tipi’s, wigwam and living Indian villages and displays, Northern Cree camp & Muscogee Creek settlement

Primitive skills: flint napping, fire by friction, hide tanning

Environmental and wildlife displays, Birds of Prey show

Our friends from "Save the Horses" rescue group

Archery, Kids activities, Cherokee story & legend keepers, Lloyde Arneach & Dawn Arneach

Native flute & Cherokee Nation Ambassador: Tommy Wildcat

Kids activities and much more.

Mothers Day Honor Dance both days.

NOTE: Acts are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Benefits: My Brother’s Keeper Wildlife Rescue & The Cherokee Horse Rescue & the Sacred Circle Resource Bank

Sponsored by: Kroger, WSB-Family2Family, The City of Canton, Advanced Ambulance Service, Cherokee Horse Rescue, Henningsen Personal Injury Attorney Best Western

Vendors by invitation only please call or email: Chipa.wolfe@yahoo.com 770-735-6275 - www.rthunder.com