The 20th Annual DRUMS ALONG THE HUDSON®: A Native American Festival and Multicultural Celebration, held Sunday, June 5th, 2022, in Inwood Hill Park, New York, NY. This annual event is presented by Lotus Music & Dance in collaboration with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, sponsored in part by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York City Council.

This year we will honor Katsitsionni Fox, Mohawk artist, educator and filmmaker of Akwesasne Mohawk Nation and Hezues R, Founder of S.I.C Film School and CCO of Creative Gods Agency.

DRUMS ALONG THE HUDSON® features an open air pow wow, which is a celebratory gathering of Native American people that will be led by Louis Mofsie and the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers with Host Drums Heyna Second Sons. This multicultural family-oriented festival combines Native American heritage with the diversity of New York City with performances of world dance and drumming traditions. Featuring Tom Porter, Mohawk elder, Allegany River Seneca Nation dancers, Kalpulli Huehuethlatholli Aztec Dancers and Drummers, Song-Hee Lee Korean Dancers and Drummers, Batala Afro-Brazilian Drummers, Dancing Crane Georgian Dance Ensemble and more. Activities also include Native American crafts, storytelling and international cuisine.

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World Dance Passport 2021
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May 2nd 2021