The Festival will honor the Timucua and all Southeastern people by sharing culture, history, and life-ways with the general public.
Online PR News – 10-November-2015 – St. Augustine, FL – On Saturday and Sunday, November 21 and 22, the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park will host “ISACO”, the First Annual Native American Festival and Gathering, honoring the Timucua and all Southeastern people by sharing culture, history, and life-wasy with the general public in a respectful manner. Demonstrating vendors will offer handmade arts and crafts for every budget; men and women's traditional Pow Wow dancing; Traditional Southeastern Social Stomp Dance exhibition; Storytelling by Native historical and contemporary interpreters sharing Culture from both East and West of the Mississippi.
This event will be held in the recreated Timucuan village of Seloy, on the site of the ancient village of the same name. Eric Wilkerson, Native American Interpretive team leader at the Park, notes that “This event honors the Timucua and all Southeastern People,” and he adds that “Positive change occurs through education.” The word “ISACO” is a Timucua word meaning “joy”.
Standard Park admission rates apply. Event and Park parking is free, and as always, pets are welcome.
Information provided by www.SEE-StAugustine.com.