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American Indian Experience at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture on November 19

November 8, 2016

The Iron Horse Singers and Dancers will showcase an educational program of songs and dances of the American Indian from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Nov. 19 at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

GoNativeNow, a Native American tour company, will be back for a fifth visit to the Museum.  The company travels the United States conducting reenactments, providing demonstrations, hosting campouts, and spotlighting The Iron Horse Singers and Dancers, who perform in full Native American regalia.  The educational program includes live drumming and explanations for each of the dances.

GoNativeNow is led by Little Big Mountain, a fourth generation dancer, singer and educator on Native American culture.  His father, Iron Horse Big Mountain, was Comanche from Anadarko, Okla., and his mother, Wildflower Big Mountain, is Mohawk from Kahnawake, Canada.   Little Big Mountain’s reservation is the Kahnawake Mohawk Territory in Canada.

A performer since childhood, Little Big Mountain has been traveling on the Pow-Wow Trail and educating others on Native American culture all over the United States for over 40 years.  Beginning with Little Big Mountain’s great grandfather, the Big Mountain family performances started in the mid-1800s and continue today.

GoNativeNow has performed at venues including Disney World and Universal Studios, the New Orleans Jazz Festival, Rank Leisure Dinner Shows, native festivals, history fairs, Pow-Wows, and at schools for children from kindergarten to college.

Visitors to the Museum on Nov. 19 can explore Native American culture through viewing GoNativeNow’s encampment.  They will see a comparison between Eastern and Western Tribes from both the male and female perspective. Little Big Mountain and Laura Alcorn will take guests on a journey through time from Primitive Lifestyle thru the 1880s.

For more information, interested persons can contact the Georgia Museum of Agriculture at (229) 391-5205.
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