26th Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe Intertribal Corn Harvest Powwow: A Celebration of the Corn Harvest (Ke-to-ok-ney)

26th Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe Intertribal Corn Harvest Powwow: A Celebration of the Corn Harvest (Ke-to-ok-ney)
When: November 2, 2019 10:00 AM until November 3, 2019 08:00 PM Eastern Time Zone
POWWOW GRAND ENTRY – 12 NOON, Gates Open 10 AM – SUNSET; No Pets Please / Bring Lawn Chairs
Event Details:

26TH Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe Intertribal Corn Harvest Powwow & Gathering, featuring Native Drumming, Native Dancers, the Aztec Dancers demonstrating the fire ceremony, Native Arts and Crafts Vendors, Native Cuisine (Indian Fry Bread and Taco, Three Sisters Soup, Fish and Corn),  Tribe’s Iroquoian Language and History Booth, Native Artifacts, Archeological Society of Virginia (ASV), Nansemond Chapter displaying Native Artifacts 10,000 years old, Flint Knapping, 17th Century Replica Palisade Village (Cattashowrock Town) with demonstrations in Native Corn Husk Doll making, basket weaving, beading and presentation on the ethno-history of the Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe and Cattashowrock Town. Walking Trails and Primitive Camping available.

Open to the general public.

  • Kay Oxendine - MC
  • Daniel Garvin – AD (Mi’kmaq Tribe, Canada)
  • Marty Simmons - Head Male
  • Vanessa Locklear - Head Female


  • Ka-Ta-Noh, Jrs – Host Drum
  • Yapatoko Drum – Guest Drum



  • Luis Salinas & The Aztec Dancers
  • Chief Robert “Swift Arrow” Rose – Hoop & Eagle Dancer
  • Daniel Garvin – Eagle Dancer & Native Flute
  • ASV, Nansemond Chapter (Artifact IDs)
  • Stan Piersa – Flint Knapping

"Celebrating 439 Years Of Documented Ethno History- 1580-2019"

Cattashowrock Town, On Our 263 Acres of Tribe Land at 27345 Aquia Path, Courtland, VA 23837. Native American Drums, Songs, Dancers in Regalia, Native Food, Arts & Craft Vendors, our Iroquoian Language.


Adults $6.00. Children 6-12 and Seniors 65+ $4.00


(LUCK OF THE DRAW-DAY MONEY) - First 30 Dancers to Pre Register will receive a $25 Cash Stipend)


Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribal Heritage Foundation - 501 ( c) 3

Visit the Tribal Website: www.cheroenhaka-nottoway.org 

Find them on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CheroenhakaNottowayIndianTribe


757-562-7760 / 757-373-9866 / 757-636-1674

Relive the history, culture and traditions of the Iroquoian speaking Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indians of Southampton County VA with Chief Red Hawk. Enjoy Native American Dancing, Drumming and Singing. A maze of color in Native American Dance Regalia. Special Guest the Aztec Dancers. Visit the Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian History Booth and learn to speak our Iroquoian Language as recorded by John Wood in 1820. View Native Artifacts with ASV, Nansemond Chapter, dating back to 10,000 BC. Visit our Native American Arts & Craft and Jewel Vendors. Enjoy the taste of Native Cuisine – Indian Taco, Fry Bread, Fish & Chips, Corn Soup, Funnel Cake and more. Visit Cattashowrock Town, a 17th Century replica Native American Palisade Village, as identified by William Byrd of Westover upon his visits to what is now Southampton County on April 7th & 8th, 1728 – walk the interpretative trails guided by signage in our Iroquoian language and in English identifying Native Flora and Fauna indigenous to the area. SOL Appropriate / Specific.

“Come See What William Byrd Saw When He Visited Our Tribal Land In What is Now Southampton County On April 7th & 8th, 1728

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Location: 27345 Aquia Path, Courtland, VA, 23837
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