WINGDALE, N.Y. -- The Schaghticoke First Nations, in partnership with the Town of Dover, is hosting a Unity Gathering at Thomas J. Boyce Park in Wingdale with a cultural heritage festival on Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
They invite guests to come from near and far to this family event that will begin at 10 a.m. with Native drumming leading up to the opening ceremony at 11 a.m. Throughout the day there will be food, displays, vendors, entertainment and frybread.
Tribes and tribal representatives are coming from New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Manitoba Canada, New Mexico, the Caribbean Islands and New Zealand, representing a broad spectrum of Indigenous Peoples and culture.
They also have Dutch representation giving the perspective of very early trade agreements. Attendees will be in good company, as many of these honored guests are United Nations Delegates and Ambassadors. For travel and lodging information please see this web site. This is an alcohol and drug free event, absolutely no exceptions.