Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe to Host Grand Re-Opening of Historic Indian Bowl


Posted By Darren Thompson June 19th, 2017 Blog


If you happen to be in Northern Wisconsin for the 4th of July holiday, consider attending the Grand Re-Opening of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Ojibwe's Grand Re-Opening of their historic Indian Bowl. A venue that has a more than 70 year old history, the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe are inviting any and everyone to attend an event that is sure to be one for the record books.

A grassroots fundraising campaign, it has taken the Tribe more than 10 years to break ground on a cultural asset that will showcase the Tribe's culture, history, and talent for generations to come. For more information on the history of the Indian Bowl Project or to help the Tribe's effort to showcase and preserve its culture and history, please visit www.indianbowlproject.org.

The Indian Bowl has showcased American Indian culture, song, art, and powwows for tourists from all parts of the Globe for generations during the summer months in Northern Wisconsin creating memories and experiences for families in the Midwest that have impacted positive relations among its members and surrounding communities. Hoping to continue a tradition of sharing its history and culture with peoples for generations, the Lac du Flambeau Band of Ojibwe is encouraging any and all talent, traditions, spectators, and visitors to pay tribute and participate in a long history of cultural ambassadorship on July 4, 2017 in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin. For more information on the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe including lodging, schedule of events, please visit the Organization's Facebook at www.facebook.com/indianbowl or call (715) 588-3303.



The Grand Re-Opening will showcase Ojibwe song and dance, performances by local talent including award-winning talent from the tribe including tribal members Bobby Bullet, a Native American Music Award Lifetime Achievement Inductee as well as Darren Thompson,  Native American Music Award Nominee and Crazy Horse Memorial's performing artist. After the 3 hour showcase of culture and talent, the Tribe is featuring one of the most well-known firework displays in Wisconsin capping off a night well anticipated by its members and local communities.

Mark your calendars and set your GPS to Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin this July 4th for a historic celebration of American Indian culture!



About Darren Thompson

Darren Thompson (Ojibwe/Tohono O’odham) is a Native American flute player and writer from the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe Reservation in Northern Wisconsin. He contributes to Native Peoples Magazine, Native News Online, Native Max Magazine and Powwows.com. For more information please visit www.darrenthompson.net

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