A Day with Ron Preston


Ron Preston, San Carolos Apache and Headman Dancer at Gathering of Nations, presented his first dance in full regalia, complete with colorful ribbons and loud bells on Saturday, July 20th. Park visitors saw several of his sacred artifacts and learned their meanings. After Ron’s performance, visitors learned traditional uses of Peninsula plants. Children had the option of creating art and playing games based on native lore.

Events included:

  • Sunrise Service at Peninsula’s Memorial Pole
  • Native American Dancing at 10 AM
  • Evening Campfire