May 26-28, 2012
Gwinnett County Fairgrounds
2405 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30045
Step into the past, as we look to the future. Join with us in celebration of the spirit of the first Americans.
The gates will be open:
Saturday, May 26 - 10AM to 9PM
Sunday, May 27 - 10AM to 7PM
Monday, May 28 - 10AM to 5PM
When the gates open each day, there will be storytelling, flute playing, poetry, primitive
skills in the center circle. The fine arts and crafts will be around the arena. There will
be jewelry, pottery, paintings and other Native American artifacts for you to see or
Special Entertainment This Year:
The Locklear Sisters from Clark Lake, MI, who have just signed to Long
Island Records, will provide special entertainment during the day.
Grand entry will be Saturday at 1:00PM and 6:00PM, Sunday at 2:00PM and Monday at 1:00PM. The grand entry
is like a parade, where all the dancers, preceded by the color guard, will come into the
circle. The dances will be explained and exhibited during the dance session.
All Veterans are honored at every grand entry.
This event is held under the covered rodeo arena.
|MC- Ray Silva
||Ages 13 & up - $7.00
|Head Judge - Art Hoover
||Children 5 thru 12 - $4.00
|Arena Director - Billy Lacy
||4 and under - free
Some photos courtesy of Betsy Charron, photographer Gwinnett Daily Post and Betty Frady, local photographer at Festival.
Drumming and Singing by the Nawetsa Singers from Zuni N.M. who have performed at
The American Indian Festival