Cultural Performances Program

Saturday & Sunday, March 2 & 3

Visit our Cultural Performers Bio page to learn more about the artists.

Amphitheater Stage

Master of Ceremonies -Dennis Bowen, Sr. (Seneca)
Sound Engineer - William Eaton, Wisdom Tree Music
Northern Drum - Thunder Springs led by Lamon Barehand(Hopi/Pima)
Arena Director - Eric Manuelito (Diné)


11:00 a.m.     Opening Ceremony
Presentation of the Colors: First Nations Warrior Society, Mike Smith (Diné), President
                        Native American Flag Song: Thunder Springs Northern Drum Group
                        Remarks: Anna Flynn, 2019 Chair and David M. Roche, Dickey Family Director & CEO, Heard Museum

12:00 p.m.     The Thunder Boy Dance Group (Hopi Butterfly Dancers)

1:00 p.m.      The Cha'Bii'Tu Apache Crown Dancers

2:00 p.m.       Tony Duncan (Apache, Arikara and Hidatsa)

3:00 p.m.       The Women Dance, Beautifully

3:50 p.m.       SUNDAY ONLY Closing Ceremony


Courtyard Stage

Performances sponsored by Canyon Records.


11:30 a.m.      Aaron White (Navajo-Ute), Native American flute

12:00 p.m.      Clark Tenakhongva (Hopi), traditional singer

12:30 p.m.      Xavier Yxayotl (Huichol), Mayan and Aztec-style flutes

1:00 p.m.      Jonah Littlesunday (Navajo), Native American flute)

1:30 p.m.      Sons and Fathers: Roman Orona (Apache-Pueblo-Yaqui), his father Joel (Chiracahua/Jicarilla/Lipan Apache),
and son Tahj (Apache-Pueblo-Yaqui-Persian-Kurdish), music, dance, stories and poetry

2:00 p.m.      Jay Begaye (Diné), traditional singer

Steele Auditorium

Young Warriors Storytelling and Crafts with Violet Duncan (Plains Cree and Taíno)

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.           Animal Mask Making

12 p.m. - 1 p.m.                        Big Show: Trickster Stories, Pow Wow Dancing & Sing Alongs

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.                          Animal Mask Making

Photo Booth/Selfie Station: Large Poster Background to Share a Photo on Social Media with Hashtags: #HeardIndianMarket2019 #Heard #YoungWarriorsStorytelling #YoungWarriorsCrafts