Indian Village hopes to continue sharing Native American traditions at the 125th Cheyenne Frontier Days


CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – Monday was day four of the 125th Cheyenne Frontier Days. It’s safe to say that the “Daddy of ‘Em All” is already enjoying a high turnout. One of the oldest CFD traditions is the Indian Village, which aims to show and share Native American culture with visitors. The area has not always been the same as it is today, it has made many improvements over the years.

“Over the years we have been able to build the cabins and coolers for the vendor spaces, we have been able to build the arena that we have and just make a few improvements, so that we can make it a little oasis here around the corner. park, ”said Mariah Johnson, head of the # 1 badge of the Indian CFD committee.

Johnson said Indian dances are by far the most popular attraction during CFD. She said it was also fun because many of the dances are interactive and involve the crowd. You can also hear a lot about Native American culture through their stories, and there is also a Pied Piper three times a day. It is also the only place in the park where you can taste “Indian Tacos”. Johnson said the Indian Committee takes great pride in being able to share Native American culture during the CFD.

“I can’t tell you how many visitors we pass here who let us know that this is the first time they’ve seen a Native American dance, that they’ve listened to some of the culture and history. So to be able to provide that to people not only in this country but all over the world is such a nice feeling. “

The Indian Village is open from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. every day during the CFD, except Wednesday, as there will be a pow wow from 7:15 p.m. website here.

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