2017 Laurel Highlands Native American Gathering

The Committee for the Laurel Highlands Intertribal Foundation is proud to announce the dates and location for the 2017 Laurel Highlands Native American Gathering! If you joined us last year at Greenhouse Park, you can testify to how beautiful, accessible, and wonderful this new location is for the Laurel Highlands Native American Gathering! Situated on…

New location for 2016

We have secured a different location for the annual gathering for 2016. We will be at Greenhouse Park in Johnstown, PA. Greenhouse Park is located along PA 403, three miles south of Johnstown and four miles north of Davidsville.

2015 Planning Has Begun!

The Gathering Committee and Board of Directors for the Laurel Highlands Intertribal Foundation met last week to begin laying out the plans for this year’s Gathering. During the meeting the Board was excited to introduce new leadership on the team, including Kimberly Smith stepping into the role of leading our new Hospitality Committee, and Isaac McDaniel…

Wanishi! Thank You!

Wanishi – Thank You! To each and every dancer, drummer, vendor, and attendee – we have to say THANKS! for joining us this past weekend. With nearly 1,200 people joining us for the event, we enjoyed a weekend of friendship and family, and celebrating and sharing our culture. Thank you to everyone who played a…

2014 schedule posted

The schedule for the first annual Laurel Highlands Native American Gathering has been posted online. The gathering happens August 16-17, 2014 and will be held at 1559 State Route 711, Stahlstown, PA 15687 between Ligonier and Donegal. Gates open at 10AM, with grand entry occurring at noon. Admission is $5 per person. Children under 12…

Partner Hotels Announced!

To help ensure best available rates for guests attending this year’s Gathering, we’ve partnered with two local hotels! The Ramada Ligonier is located approximately 9 miles from the venue location. The Days Inn Donegal is approximately 4 miles away. Both offer great amenities, including a continental breakfast. Contact the hotels directly to book your reservation….

Thunder with the Hands

The gathering committee of the Laurel Highlands Intertribal Foundation is proud to announce that Thunder with the Hands Drum will be joining us for the 1st Annual Laurel Highlands Native American Gathering. Thunder with the Hands Drum is a Drum of the United Cherokee of Ohio and also Over Hill Nation of Cherokee Descendants.  Welcome!

Clear Water Drum Confirmed!

We are excited to announce that Clear Water Drum will be joining Young Thunder at the Laurel Highlands Native American Gathering this year! Learn more about Clear Water Drum at www.clearwaterdrum.com. Here’s an excerpt from their website: The indie folk/alternative country duo Spyder & Tekakwitha Webb are ISMA and NAMMY nominated Clear Water Drum. The…

Early Bird Registration Deadline

Attention all vendors! The early bird registration deadline is approaching quickly. Register before March 15th, and SAVE $$. You can register online now, or print and mail your application. Don’t miss this change to SAVE!

Coming Soon!

Welcome to the website for the 1st Annual Laurel Highlands Native American Gathering! Our new website is under construction right now and will be launching soon. Check back often for event updates, online registration, and more! 1st Annual Laurel Highlands Native American Gathering August 16-17, 2014 Stahlstown, Pa Interested Vendors, Call Nancy at 814-446-5174.