Bowdoin College backdrop for Wabanaki Arts Festival


BRUNSWICK — On Saturday, April 24, Bowdoin College will host the third annual Wabanaki Arts Festival, which brings together artisans, basket makers, drum groups and traditional music in celebration of Wabanaki culture. The festival is open to the public. Admission is free.

The Wabanaki Arts Festival continues to build the relationship between the Bowdoin community and the four Native American tribes in Maine: Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot.

Music,  ongoing throughout the day, will include the Alamoosic Lake Singers, a Wabanaki drum group, and the Black Thunder Singers, a Lakota drum and dance group.

Thirty artisans and crafters will offer items for sale and will welcome questions about their crafts.

The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Morrell Gymnasium. For more information, call 725-3375.