The Wind River Indian Reservation will be in the direct path of the total solar eclipse. To celebrate this event, we are inviting visitors to make Wind River their Great American Eclipse Destination. Highlights include:
Storytelling has been essential to the survival of Native American culture, languages and traditions. The transfer of knowledge is passed down from generation to generation using stories that have meaning, humor and life lessons. Working with local tribal members, we are excited for our eclipse visitors to hear the stories that make our history and culture rich, diverse and captivating. For a preview of the stories you will hear, please visit ArapahoLegends.com.
Singing has a special purpose. It is used during times of celebration, to honor an achievement or to bring prayers and healing. When the voices of Native people come together to create a song, it’s a moment you will never forget. Considered the heart of the people, drumming is a vital part of the song that gives it a powerful sound. Singers care, protect and respect the drum since it plays a pivotal role in not only the music but the tribe. To go along with the dancing, local singers will provide the music to help celebrate the eclipse.
Dancing is more than an expression. For Native people, dancing has always been a vital part of our lives. Over the years, the style of dancing has changed but its pu