2019 Festival Schedule

Hujatolla Heritage Festival
2017 Festival in the Park

Join us at the Francisco Fort Museum in La Veta Colorado
306 S. Main St. this weekend. Free admission to the museum and events. Great Vendors & Great Food.

SATURDAY JUNE 8TH – 10AM TO 5PM

Opening; Festival Blessing, Drumming
Raising of the tipi
Oress DeHerrera
-Traditional Hispanic music
Tomas of Atzalan
Drumming
Children Dancing
Flute playing
Shelley & Fabian
Storyteller; La LLorona
Live Music

BENEFIT CONCERT

Shelley Morningsong & Fabian Fontenelle
7pm at La Veta Mercantile: $18 in advance, $20 at the door

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Shelley Morningsong & Fabian Fontenelle

SUNDAY JUNE 9TH – 10AM TO 4PM

Opening, Festival Blessing, Drumming
Drumming, Flute, Dancing
Hip Hop Kids Crew
Shelley & Fabian
Live Music
Taking down the tipi
Drumming closing ceremony

Jason Younis Y Delgado & Sean Wells

Saturday & Sunday at La Veta Library
11am | Sean Wells – Traditional Hispano Art/Day of the Dead
12pm | Celinda Kaelin – Native Americans of Pikes Peak area
1pm | David Behrens – Native American Story told through Art
2pm | Jason Younis Y Delgado – Tinsmithing through 5 Generations

David Behrens

David Behrens & Celinda Reynolds Kaelin

Hujatolla Heritage Festival, Update

Will be joining us at this year’s festival.

Celinda Reynolds Kaelin is a poet, author, lecturer, and ethnohistorian who is privileged to work and study with indigenous Elders and spiritual leaders from over seventy First Nations.

Celinda is a Cherokee grandmother who has dedicated her life to the healing of the Sacred Hoop, and follows the Lakota spiritual traditions as a Pipe Carrier and a Sun Dancer. She has completed fifteen Sun Dances with the Lakota. She is proud to be an adopted member of both the Lakota Nation and the Ute Nation.


Celinda Reynolds Kaelin

She is a member of the World Council of Elders, and has traveled extensively with these traditional spiritual Elders, performing Earth healing ceremonies in North and South America. Kaelin is adjunct professor at Colorado College, and is the author of six books, including, Journey Song: A spiritual Legacy of the American Indian (Four Directions, 1998), Pikes Peak Backcountry (Caxton, 1999), American Indians of the Pikes Peak Region (Arcadia, 2008), and Ute Legends (Caxton, 2017).