|When:||Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12|
12:00 noon TO 8:00 p.m.
|Where:||16th And Franklin Avenue|
Along Historic Franklin Avenue In South Minneapolis
Next to the Minneapolis American Indian Center
The Twin Cities American Indian Arts Festival is a vibrant outdoor festival that celebrates American Indian arts and cultures and stimulates economic opportunity along historic Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis. As the only American Indian arts festival in the Twin Cities, this free and open event celebrates the rich history and place of American Indian people in Minnesota.
The Twin Cities American Indian Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, June 11th and Sunday, June 12th along historic Franklin Avenue in South Minneapolis — only blocks from the Franklin Light Rail Station. This event will bring together Indigenous artists, performers, and musicians from across Minnesota in celebration of American Indian cultural arts.
Join us as we welcome thousands of people and families to this FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC event.
Download the Twin Cities American Indian Arts Festival poster. [3.47 MB, PDF]
Download the American Indians GOT TALENT poster [3.1 MB, PDF]
THIS YEAR'S FESTIVAL WILL FEATURE THE TALENTS OF:
Bluedog Band - Native American Music Award Winner, group of the year
Jackie Bird - Award Winning Singer and Dancer
Los Nativos -Award Winning Hip-Hop Duo
Mitch Walking Elk and the Sugar Point Band - Activist Blues and Folk Singer
Native Pride Dancers - World famous powwow dance troupe featuring fancy dancer Larry Yazzie
Chase Manhattan - Native American Music Award Winner, best Hip-hop/Rap recording
Comedian "Tito" Ybarra