Native American musician, writer to perform at museum

Fans of Native American culture and flute music are invited to a performance of John Two-Hawks at the Union County Heritage Museum on Saturday, March 1, from 2 – 4 p.m.

The title of the event is “Wisdom and Music.” The Grammy and Emmy nominated musician and writer, who is a member of the Lakota Tribe, has been featured in movies by Fox Searchlight, films by HBO, and programs by The History Channel. He was a flute player for the special Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee, according to his website. Two Hawks is a stage and screen actor and a published author, and an inspirational speaker. Visitors will get a chance to meet him as well as see the handmade flutes that he will bring and play. The Native American musician has recorded a series of musical CDs including “Come To The Fire, Cedar Dreams, Good Medicine, Peace on Earth, Red and Blue Days and Traditions – Indian and Celtic Music and Spirits.

This is a free event. For more information, call the museum at 662-538-0014. The museum is located at 114 Cleveland St., New Albany, MS.

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