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Little Big Mountain and the Big Mountain dancers will be sharing traditional Native American drumming, fluting, singing and various styles of dance throughout the weekend.

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Little Big Mountain is a fourth generation dancer, singer and educator on Native culture. The Big Mountain family’s performances started back in the mid 1800’s with Little’s great grandfather performing with the famous “101 Ranch Buffalo Bill Show.”

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Hello Everyone,
we would like to invite you to the upcoming 2016 Sarasota Native American Indian Festival at
Sarasota Fairgrounds on January 22,23,24. Come on down and join us for a weekend of Native
culture, art, dance, music and food!

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Rex Begaye founded this festival with the intention to bring authentic Native American fine art and craft
to the Sarasota area.

It was his life’s work to educate and protect the Authentic traditional ways of his people.

The Sarasota Native American Indian Festival will continue this commitment and share the beautiful culture
of the Native American people with Sarasota…carrying on Rex’s vision~

Please join us as we continue this commitment to honor the Native American artists at the
2016 Sarasota Native American Indian Festival.

Here are some of the artists that will be joining us this year…

Paul Deluna~

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Harry and Barbara Duran~

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Ron Hunting Bear~

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Paul and Natalie Mitchell~

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General Grant and his wampum jewelry~

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Come on down and join us for some authentic Native American food…

who’s got the best frybread?

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Miss Lauri will be cooking up a storm for us this year!!!!

A beautiful Lady with a beautiful voice will share her music with us this year…Miss Traci Snowe~

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This year, Little Big Mountain will also share his knowledge of how the Native American people lived with an authentic reenactment encampment on display…

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Little Big Mountain and the Big Mountain dancers will be sharing traditional Native American drumming, fluting, singing and various styles of dance throughout the weekend.

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Little Big Mountain is a fourth generation dancer, singer and educator on Native culture.  The Big Mountain family’s performances started back in the mid 1800’s with Little’s great grandfather performing with the famous “101 Ranch Buffalo Bill Show.”

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January 23 ,24 25, 2015: The Sarasota Native American Indian Festival takes place at the Sarasota Fairgrounds, 3000 Ringling Blvd, on Friday 9-5, Saturday 10-6, and Sunday 10-5.

Come join us and experience the traditions and culture of the of the Native American people at the Sarasota Native American Indian Festival. Find 100% authentic, handmade, one-of-a-kind fine arts and crafts, paintings, pottery, jewelry, sculpture, bead work and leather work, along with fantastic Native American food.

Little Big Mountain and the Big Mountain dancers will be sharing traditional Native American drumming, fluting, singing and various styles of dance throughout the weekend.

Little Big Mountain is a fourth generation dancer, singer and educator on Native culture.  The Big Mountain family’s performances started back in the mid 1800’s with Little’s great grandfather performing with the famous “101 Ranch Buffalo Bill Show.”

We are excited to have Nashville recording artist Traci Snowe returning again this year to share her music with us throughout the weekend.

This festival will continue to be a tribute to the extraordinary life of artist Rex A. Begaye, its founder. His remarkable gifts as an artist and educator of Native American culture were the inspiration for this event focused on bringing authentic Native American culture to Sarasota.

Tickets at the gate, $7 adult, $3 6-12, 5 and under are free. For more info: (941) 928-3694, snaif@mail.com, https://sarasotanativeamericanindianfestival.wordpress.com

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The Sarasota Native American Indian Festival will continue to be a tribute to the extraordinary life of artist Rex A. Begaye, its founder. His remarkable gifts as an artist and educator of Native American culture were the inspiration for this event focused on bringing authentic Native American culture to Sarasota.

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