Indigenous People’s Day Newton 2021 will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 11 at Albemarle Field, 250 Albemarle Road, Newton.
The event will spotlight and celebrate the music, dance, poetry, and the visual art of Native artists that currently live in the Northeast. It will be an outdoor, daytime, family-oriented cultural and spiritual celebration that is open, accessible, and welcoming to all residents of Newton and neighboring towns.
The goal is to make affirm the city’s recent recognition of Indigenous People’s Day as an official city holiday. The intention is for this event to become an annual event on the city’s calendar.
Over 40 artists, performers, speakers, vendors, and community organizations will attend. Refreshments can be purchased from onsite food truck(s). Attendees can spend the afternoon in celebration, ceremony, and support of the rich Indigenous traditions that are a facet of the community.