The annual Indian Summer Festival and Horse Nation Celebration has the distinction of being the largest Native American celebration of its kind in the nation, and students have the opportunity to attend for free on Saturday, Sept. 6.
Indian Summer Festival event highlights include a performance by Native American tribes from all over Wisconsin at 4 p.m. in the amphitheater, a contest pow-wow, American Indian ponies and horses, canoe rides, and a Living Cultures of the Great Lakes exhibition. Students will eat free at the festival.
Buses to the festival will depart from 16th and Wells St. at 5:30 p.m. and drop off at the Henry Maier Festival Grounds on the Milwaukee Lakefront. Buses will return to campus at 10:30 p.m.
In order to attend, students must pick up a wristband in the CLSI. The event is free and open to all Marquette students.