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Chief Richardville Home open Saturday – 6/5/2010

Press release from The History Center:

Traditional Miami Indian clothing and dancing featured at Chief Richardville Home for June’s Miami Indian Heritage Days program

“Miami Indian Heritage Days” presents the second in a series of summer events open to the public on Saturday, June 5 at the Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne. Sue Lester will display traditional Miami clothing research and fabrication.In addition, Mary Tippmann will perform traditional Miami dance. Tippmann was the 2007 Head Lady for the Gathering of Great Lakes Nations Pow Wow.

Sponsored by the History Center, Miami Indian Heritage Days programs are held from 1-4 pm on the first Saturday of the month, May through November, and feature local artists, performers, and representatives from the Miami Indians and other Native American groups demonstrating aspects of their lasting heritage for the public to enjoy.

Admission for each Saturday event is $7 adults and $5 students and seniors. History Center members and children ages 5 and under are free. Admission also includes the opportunity to visit the Chief Richardville House.

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