‘A Cultural Heritage Shared Through Dance and Song’

Logan Dailey/Lingle Guide Native American dancers perform at a Pow Wow at Fort Robinson, a sister fort of Fort Laramie, west of Crawford, Nebraska. The Wind River Dancers will present “A Cultural Heritage Shared Through Dance and Song” on Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. at the Fort Laramie National Historic Site.

Wind River Dancers to perform at Fort Laramie NHS

FORT LARAMIE – Join us as we celebrate Native American culture and heritage on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, with a special event featuring the Wind River Dancers. The group will be traveling to Fort Laramie National Historic Site from the Wind River Reservation, home of the seventh largest Indian reservation in the United States. The performance will begin at 2 p.m. near the Visitor Center (Artillery Demonstration Area Bleachers). 

The Wind River Dancers perform a variety of American Indian dance styles, which are comprised of men’s traditional, women’s fancy shawl and jingle dress, to name a few. Throughout the presentation, the dance styles are explained to the audience in order to share Native American culture and heritage. Music performed by drummers and singers is also explained to the audience, so everyone has an opportunity to better understand this extraordinary exhibition of Native American culture. 

Admission to the park is free. For more information and a schedule of events, visit the park website at www.nps.gov/fola or call the park at 307-837-2221. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 

About the National Park Service: More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 419 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov.

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