EVENTS

American Indian Art Celebration 2022

AMERICAN INDIAN ARTS CELEBRATION 2022

Save the Date! We are happy to share that the American Indian Arts Celebration event will take place November 4 & 5, 2022. Mark your calendars as we celebrate Seminole and Indigenous art, music, food dance and more!

School groups welcome! Friday is our special day for schools. RSVP with Abena at abenarobinson@semtribe.com or call 863-902-1113 ext 12235.

Gates open 10am - 5pm

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Rates: $10 for adults, $7.50 for seniors and students, children 4 and under are free. Seminole Tribal Members and members of other federally recognized tribes receive complimentary admission.

Take a sneak peek at our line up so far, and check back as we finalize a few more exciting performers!

New Zealand’s HAKA Māori Cultural Experience, showcasing traditional Indigenous demonstrations of the Traditional Māori Haka dance, Māori workshops, performing arts, music, visual arts and culture,
Martial Arts, Tattooing, and Puppetry.

Tony Duncan Production’s family dance presentation, storytelling, Hoop Dancing and Hoop Dance Workshops.

Youth Fashion Show
Adult Fashion Show By Lenora Roberts
Osceola's Warrior Legacy
Live Music by Rez Jams
Native American Performances
Archery and Hatchet Throwing
Tribal Craft Vendors
Tribal Food Vendors
Native Arts Displays
Live Alligator Wrestling
New Museum Exhibits

Helpful notes: Most vendors accept cash only. We are located 65 minutes from Fort Lauderdale, 90 minutes from Naples and Miami. Wear sunscreen and comfortable shoes, as the event is on grass. Museum admission is included with event admission. Museum donations for the redesign project are always welcome.

Craft Vendors Welcome from Federally Recognized Tribes. Contact Elizabeth at elizabethmedina@semtribe.com.

PRESS RELEASE

Contact:
Melissa Sherman, Visitor Services and Development Manager, 863-902-1113 x12211, melissasherman@semtribe.com
Chris Dirato, Bitner Group, (954) 703-7938, chris@bitnergroup.com

American Indian Arts Celebration in Big Cypress
Set for November 4-5

Culture Extravaganza in the Everglades Will Feature
Native American Arts, Crafts, Food and Live Entertainment

BIG CYPRESS SEMINOLE RESERVATION, Fla. (September 8, 2022) – The Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum will stage its American Indian Arts Celebration (AIAC), November 4-5, on the museum’s festival grounds. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.

This year’s event will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the museum and a return to this annual event.

The AIAC is one of the top festivals in the Southeast and will feature an exciting array of Seminole and Indigenous art, music, food, dance and more! Highlights for this year’s event include youth and adult Seminole fashion shows, a New Zealand’s HAKA Māori Cultural Experience, and Tony Duncan Production’s family dance presentation.

Admission is $10 for adults and $7.50 for seniors and students. Tribal members, children four and under, and museum members are free. There’s also a special group discount of $5 per person for parties of 10 or more who book in advance. Admission includes entrance to the event as well as the museum with its mile-long boardwalk. Parking is free.

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American Indian Arts Celebration Maori Haka
American Indian Arts Celebration Maori Men
American Indian Arts Celebration Maori woman
American Indian Arts Celebration HAKA Maori

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