FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Niagara Falls welcomes Indigenous Attractions, celebrating Native American art and culture, while offering exciting interactive exhibits.

January 2021

 

Niagara Falls, New York: Indigenous Attractions proudly announces a lineup of art and cultural entertainment at the Fashion Outlets Niagara Falls USA, 1620 Military Road, Niagara Falls. Years in planning, and led by acclaimed Former Museum Director of the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum, David George-Shongo, Indigenous Attractions is a unique destination providing all people with the opportunity to discover Native art and create their own. In addition to exciting, interactive exhibits, the retail portion also features working areas to learn from and witness Indigenous artists working their craft.  

 

“Indigenous Attractions mission is to cultivate a lifelong love of learning through hands-on, minds-on experiences that celebrate curiosity, connect families and promote a sense of unity within our community.” says Evelyn George-Shongo, “We will foster a community that recognizes and show appreciation through Unity, Collaboration, Sharing, Inspiration, Honor, Connect, and Celebration.”

Highlighting these specific areas focuses, Indigenous Attractions further explains:

UNITY : Bring indigenous and non-indigenous people together in a spirit of understanding, and

unification, working together to make this facility a huge success. Many friendships and

connections will be made, which we hope will lead to positive changes in the future.

 

COLLABORATION : A bringing together of Indigenous artists from the rivers, villages,

communities and cities of  the world to collaborate and learn from each other. To collaborate

with indigenous people from other countries and share art, music and dance. 

 

SHARING: A sharing of knowledge, wisdom, skill, experience especially between the older and

younger generation. Gratitude to the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA for sharing their space with Indigenous Attractions.

 

INSPIRATION : Inspiring the indigenous and non-indigenous youth to love and value their

culture, and be proud of the essence of who they are. That the world values their culture and is

interested to learn more and experience the artistic talents on display. To create a sense of

pride in their heritage and ancient customs.

 

HONOR : Honor and pay respects to mother earth and the ancestors who continue to guide us.

The dancing, music, storytelling will be in honor of those who have gone before us, and an

honoring of the talents, gifts and abilities that those performing have been given.

 

CONNECT : Friendships will be formed, connections will be made.  Indigenous Attractions is a

place and time to bring people together who care for the planet, the ancient cultures and the

future and connect with the youth to help them incorporate a sustainable path forward.

 

CELEBRATION : This is a celebration of the indigenous people of the planet, expressed

through music, dance, art and storytelling. A time to rejoice and appreciate the wisdom and

beauty that they offer us. A time of joy and love as people come together to witness this in a

spirit of collective consciousness that gives us all hope for the future and a reclaiming of the

indigenous voice.

 

Now open to the public, Indigenous Attractions welcomes all people to its exciting location in the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA. For upcoming programs and more information, please visit www.indigenousattractions.com.