Hundreds of Native Americans, representing tribes from California and across the nation, will dance in a sacred circle Saturday as part of a special event in Malibu.
The 14th Annual Chumash Day Powwow and Intertribal Gathering will take place Saturday and Sunday at at 24250 Pacific Coast Highway. The event celebrates Malibu's original settlers: the Chumash Indians.
The Chumash Day Powwow and Intertribal Gathering kicks off Saturday at 11 a.m. with gourd dancers and the Chumash Inter-Tribal Singers, followed by opening ceremonies at 1 p.m.
The Powwow runs Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sunday, April 15, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission and parking for the event are free, with parking located along both sides of Malibu Canyon Road and on Civic Center Way.
The City will provide a free shuttle bus to transport patrons to and from the event on both days.
Both days will feature tribal ceremonies, Chumash history storytelling and special flute making demonstrations.
More information is available at www.malibucity.org.