By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
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Needles, California: The Fort Mojave Indian Tribe will be having their 45th Annual Fort Mojave Indian Days celebration and parade being held on Friday, October 22nd, 2021 and Saturday, October 23rd, 2021.
Paying tribute to the Tribe’s strength and resilience, the theme for this year’s event is “Mojave Strong – Our resilience overcomes any challenge.”
The celebration is free and opened to the public, to learn and celebrate the history, customs and traditions of the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe.
Many of the activities and entertainment will be held at the Tribal Village Park on the Fort Mojave Reservation near 500 Merriman Avenue in Needles, California, except for the parade which is held along West Broadway in Downtown Needles, California.
Some of the activities and entertainment included royalty pageant; baby pageant; men’s bird singing and women’s bird dancing contests; culture workshops; frybread eating contest; nature walk; and tournaments for youth male shinny, wahoo, golf, tug-o-war, horseshoes and peon.
The parade will start at 10:00 a.m. PT on Saturday along West Broadway, between I Street and D Street.
The parade bring a wide range of history, culture and even awareness as well as floats, marching bands and performances that brings crowds of people each year lining up along West Broadway.
Street closures will occur along the parade route, which will include the following:
- Front Street from K Street to H Street for Parade Line Up
- I Street from Front Street to West Broadway for the Start of the Parade
- West Broadway from I Street to D Street for the Main Parade Route
- D Street from West Broadway to Front Street for the Parade Finish
Detour around the parade includes the following:
- J Street, Third Street and either D Street or C Street
- J Street, Interstate 40 and either East Broadway or U.S. Route 95
Motorists driving through the area should drive with caution as there will be a lot of people in the area going to and leaving later from the parade.
The parade on Saturday for Fort Mojave Indian Days will be broadcast live at ZachNews on Facebook starting at 10:00 a.m. PT.
For more information, please contact the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe’s Public Relations Office either by calling at: 1(760) 629-1900 or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also find more information about the 45th Annual Fort Mojave Indian Days celebration and parade on their Facebook page at:
Well supplies last, stop on inside the United States Postal Service Office at 628 Third Street in Downtown Needles, California to find nice programs for the 45th Annual Fort Mojave Indian Days will more information as well as event schedule, list of entertainment and activities, and much more.
Come and learn about the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe during the 45th Annual Fort Mojave Indian Days celebration and parade.