Pocomoke Indian Nation has special program at Discovery Museum Nov. 19

Posted 11/15/22

POCOMOKE CITY — November is Native American Heritage Month and the Delmarva Discovery Museum here is hosting the Pocomoke Indian Nation to present a special program on Saturday, Nov. …

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Pocomoke Indian Nation has special program at Discovery Museum Nov. 19

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POCOMOKE CITY — November is Native American Heritage Month and the Delmarva Discovery Museum here is hosting the Pocomoke Indian Nation to present a special program on Saturday, Nov. 19.

Doors open at 11 a.m. with flute music by Philip Goldsborough of Crisfield, a cultural ambassador for the Pocomoke Indian Nation. There will also be Native American exhibits.

From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. there will be a program featuring Drew “Black Corn” Shuptar-Rayvis presenting “Eight coats, Seven Shirts, Fifteen Fathom Wampum: Early Colonial Settlement and the First Deeds (1650-1690)” accompanied by Pocomoke Indian Nation’s Tradition Bearers Cheryl Doughty and Chief Norris Howard.

The Delmarva Discovery Museum on Market Street at the Pocomoke River. Admission which includes access to all museum exhibits is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for youth ages 6-18, and free to military and museum members.

Program partners include the Delmarva Discovery Museum, the Maryland Center for History & Culture, and the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. For more information visit https://pocomokeindiannation.org/calendar.htm or the https://www.delmarvadiscoverycenter.org.

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