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History Center’s August Miami Indian Heritage Day

The History Center continues the Miami Indian Heritage Days this Saturday, August 5 at the Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne.

Learn about the lasting heritage of the Miami and other regional Native American groups. Each year local artists, performers, and presenters are featured the first Saturday of the month from May to November from 1-4pm.

The Chief Richardville House, or Akima Pinsiwa Awiiki, is recognized as the oldest Native American structure in the Midwest. Admission to Miami Indian Heritage Days includes a guided tour of this National Historic Landmark.

Doug Peconge and Diane Hunter will be demonstrating and presenting this Saturday, August 5 at the Chief Richardville House. Peconge and Hunter will be sharing their knowledge of Miami Lacrosse Stick Making.

Admission for each Saturday event is $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. History Center members and children age two and under are free.

The History Center serves present and future generations by collecting, preserving, and sharing historic artifacts, documents, and images that describe the people, places, and events that define Fort Wayne and Allen County history.