July 19, 2006
Celebrate Summer With The Shinnecock Nation
The Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton will host its third annual Summer Fun Festival and Lobster Bake this Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. Delphine Tsinaginnie, an award-winning Navajo recording artist, will present adaptations of traditional Native American songs. She will perform from 2 to 2:30 p.m. and from 4:30 to 5 p.m.
Additionally, the event will feature distinctive jewelry, beadwork, hand-carved stone and antlers. A Kidszone will entertain children four years of age and older with face painting, doll making and other recreational activities. Community members will prepare lobsters, clams, crabs, corn and potatoes in a traditional cooking pit with heated rocks for your enjoyment. Plates are available for $20 and admission to the event is free! The museum's permanent exhibitions include murals, photo galleries, cultural collections and bronze sculptures and are open for viewing.