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What is The Feast of the Hunters
What is The Feast of the Hunters' Moon Event Really Like?
Published: 2016/10/04
Channel: Townsends
Feast of the Hunters
Feast of the Hunters' Moon
Published: 2013/11/19
Channel: Duane Busick
2015 Feast Of The Hunter
2015 Feast Of The Hunter's Moon
Published: 2015/10/04
Channel: prrrdue
Feast Of The Hunters Moon 2016
Feast Of The Hunters Moon 2016
Published: 2016/10/06
Channel: FuzzyElevatorVLOGS
Feast of the Hunter
Feast of the Hunter's Moon 2006 - very early Sunday morning
Published: 2012/08/21
Channel: Trish Gunther
Highlights - Feast of the  Hunters
Highlights - Feast of the Hunters' Moon in HD
Published: 2015/10/06
Channel: EVANS MEDIA HD
Feast of the Hunter
Feast of the Hunter's Moon
Published: 2008/12/13
Channel: Visit Lafayette-West Lafayette
2011 Feast of the Hunter
2011 Feast of the Hunter's Moon in West Lafayette Indiana
Published: 2011/09/25
Channel: nativerobin
Feast of the hunters moon setup
Feast of the hunters moon setup
Published: 2009/09/28
Channel: WLFITV
At The Landing - Feast of The Hunters Moon
At The Landing - Feast of The Hunters Moon
Published: 2016/10/03
Channel: jackson limp
Feast Of The Hunters Moon  Highland Games 2016
Feast Of The Hunters Moon Highland Games 2016
Published: 2016/10/06
Channel: Justin Malchow
Feast of the Hunters Moon 2008
Feast of the Hunters Moon 2008
Published: 2008/10/03
Channel: Madwren
Welcome Salute Feast of The hunters Moon
Welcome Salute Feast of The hunters Moon
Published: 2016/10/03
Channel: jackson limp
Feast of the Hunters Moon 2012
Feast of the Hunters Moon 2012
Published: 2012/09/23
Channel: Fort Wayne Indiana Videos
Feast of the Hunters
Feast of the Hunters' Moon 2014
Published: 2015/02/03
Channel: Redneck Restoration
Scenes from the Feast of the Hunters
Scenes from the Feast of the Hunters' Moon 2010
Published: 2010/10/05
Channel: nohype1234
FEAST of the Hunters
FEAST of the Hunters' Moon
Published: 2010/02/03
Channel: Duane Busick
Feast Of The Hunter
Feast Of The Hunter's Moon
Published: 2014/09/16
Channel: Jake Liggett
Feast of the Hunters Moon 2015
Feast of the Hunters Moon 2015
Published: 2015/10/06
Channel: Barb Cicholski
2015 Feast of the Hunter
2015 Feast of the Hunter's Moon
Published: 2015/10/04
Channel: prrrdue
2006 Feast of the Hunters Moon Lafayette IN
2006 Feast of the Hunters Moon Lafayette IN
Published: 2006/10/10
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History of Fort Ouiatenon - FEAST of the Hunters
History of Fort Ouiatenon - FEAST of the Hunters' Moon
Published: 2015/09/13
Channel: Duane Busick
The Feast of the Hunters  Moon 2015
The Feast of the Hunters Moon 2015
Published: 2015/10/06
Channel: Barb Cicholski
News 18 This Morning
News 18 This Morning's Feast of the Hunters' Moon preview
Published: 2015/09/28
Channel: WLFITV
Annual Feast of the Hunters
Annual Feast of the Hunters' Moon wraps up
Published: 2016/10/02
Channel: WLFITV
Feast of the Hunters Moon voyagers 1
Feast of the Hunters Moon voyagers 1
Published: 2017/07/01
Channel: Avo Vill
2012 FEAST OF THE HUNTER
2012 FEAST OF THE HUNTER'S MOON MASSED BANDS.wmv
Published: 2012/10/04
Channel: mom4history
Pioneer Festival Feast of the Hunters Moon 2012
Pioneer Festival Feast of the Hunters Moon 2012
Published: 2012/09/23
Channel: Fort Wayne Indiana Videos
Feast of the Hunters Moon 2009
Feast of the Hunters Moon 2009
Published: 2009/10/12
Channel: Kate Kaplan
Cannon at 2015 Feast of the Hunter
Cannon at 2015 Feast of the Hunter's Moon
Published: 2015/10/05
Channel: OldMan Hunt
2011 Feast Of The Hunter
2011 Feast Of The Hunter's Moon - Voyageurs Landing
Published: 2011/09/24
Channel: prrrdue
2009 October - Feast of the Hunters Moon #6
2009 October - Feast of the Hunters Moon #6
Published: 2015/10/01
Channel: Brian Arthurs
Feast of The Hunter
Feast of The Hunter's Moon 2012 - Music
Published: 2012/10/04
Channel: Gustavo Schaefer
K-105
K-105's fake Commercial for the Feast of the Hunter's Moon
Published: 2014/09/26
Channel: waskradiogroup
2010 FEAST OF THE HUNTERS MOON
2010 FEAST OF THE HUNTERS MOON
Published: 2010/10/05
Channel: mom4history
Feast of the Hunter
Feast of the Hunter's Moon 2006- Jugglers #3
Published: 2006/10/11
Channel: M Johnson
The Purdue Exponent - Feast of the Hunters Moon Preview
The Purdue Exponent - Feast of the Hunters Moon Preview
Published: 2010/10/01
Channel: Purdue Exponent
42nd Royal Highlanders at Feast of the Hunter
42nd Royal Highlanders at Feast of the Hunter's Moon
Published: 2013/10/10
Channel: Medley Byers
Dulcimer Music Feast of the Hunters Moon 2012
Dulcimer Music Feast of the Hunters Moon 2012
Published: 2012/09/23
Channel: Fort Wayne Indiana Videos
The Feast of Hunters
The Feast of Hunters' Moon 2012
Published: 2012/09/24
Channel: WLFITV
2011 September - Feast of the Hunters Moon
2011 September - Feast of the Hunters Moon
Published: 2016/09/24
Channel: Brian Arthurs
Feast of the Hunters Moon 2009
Feast of the Hunters Moon 2009
Published: 2009/10/15
Channel: Ethan Alexander
Morre´ Family of Blacksmiths - FEAST of the Hunters
Morre´ Family of Blacksmiths - FEAST of the Hunters' Moon
Published: 2015/09/12
Channel: Duane Busick
Feast of The Hunters Moon Performance 2009 Part 1
Feast of The Hunters Moon Performance 2009 Part 1
Published: 2013/09/10
Channel: Michael Wiggins
2011 Feast Of The Hunter
2011 Feast Of The Hunter's Moon Opening Ceremony Part 1
Published: 2011/09/24
Channel: prrrdue
Feast of the Hunters Moon lacrosse
Feast of the Hunters Moon lacrosse
Published: 2017/07/01
Channel: Avo Vill
News 18 This Morning interview Feast of the Hunters Moon
News 18 This Morning interview Feast of the Hunters Moon
Published: 2016/09/28
Channel: WLFITV
Preparations for Feast of Hunters
Preparations for Feast of Hunters' Moon Underway
Published: 2016/09/26
Channel: WLFITV
2013 Feast Of The Hunters
2013 Feast Of The Hunters' Moon -"East End" (KC9VUL)
Published: 2013/10/12
Channel: Propel173
Feast of the hunters moon
Feast of the hunters moon
Published: 2012/09/23
Channel: brandnewyoumassage
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Feast of the Hunters’ Moon is a weekend festival and historical reenactment held each fall on the first weekend of October since 1968, at the present-day site of Fort Ouiatenon, a replica 18th century French military and trading post near West Lafayette, Indiana.

Site[edit]

Blockhouse replica at Fort Ouiatenon

The Feast is held on the grounds of the Historic Fort Ouiatenon Park, on the Wabash River.[1][2] The blockhouse is a replica of the original Fort Ouiatenon, which was the first fortified European settlement in what is now called Indiana.[3] The fort served as a French trading post and was located approximately one mile downriver from the replica.[4]

Program[edit]

During the festival, participants reenact the annual fall gathering of the French and Native Americans which took place at Fort Ouiatenon in the mid-18th century.[5][6] Participants dress in the garb of the 18th century French soldiers, settlers, and Native Americans who lived in this region.[7][8] Food vendors sell traditional period foods such as rabbit stew, voyageur stew, and venison sausage.[6][8] The program also includes music, marching, dancing and renenacted military maneuvers.[6]

Musical performances[edit]

As part of the event, various musical acts perform, including Native American drummers, historical folk music performers, French folksingers and period fife and drum corps.[7]

Living history presentations[edit]

The event includes historical reenactments featuring period characters from the 1700s to educate visitors about the lives and culture of the period.[9] One historical interpreter presented a Delaware Indian who first served as a scout for the French and whose people lived along the Wabash River in the 1700s and co-existed peacefully with the French at the outpost.[10] Others play traders and gunsmiths, such as "Pierre Rolletof" of French Scots-Irish descent who traveled along the Wabash River trading a range of items, including guns, and also gunsmithed as he traveled.[11] Other reenactors have demonstrated various period trades and crafts, including a chairmaker who built Windsor chairs to order, spending 40–45 hours per chair.[12]

Size and production[edit]

In 2004, the annual event drew over 8,000 participants and over 60,000 spectators.[7] The Tippecanoe County Historical Association, cooperating with the Tippecanoe County Parks Department, presents the event on a weekend in late September or early October.[13] The annual event ran for its 44th year in 2011.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maxfield, Thomas (September 25, 2011). "Getting to the Feast". Journal & Courier. Layfayette. p. A4. 
  2. ^ Dittman, Joan (September 21, 2011). "Feast of Hunters’ Moon this weekend". Post-Tribune. Merrillville, Indiana. Retrieved 2011-11-26. 
  3. ^ "Fort Ouiatenon History," Tippecanoe County Historical Association
  4. ^ "Fort Ouiatenon," Tippecanoe County Historical Association
  5. ^ Bushnell, George (October 4, 1998). "A Feast for All Time Indiana Festival Traces History of Fort". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved 2011-02-25. 
  6. ^ a b c "Full Feast Ahead". Journal & Courier. Layfayette, Indiana. September 23, 2011. pp. 11, 13. 
  7. ^ a b c Gisler, Margaret (2004). "Feast of the Hunters’ Moon". Fun with the Family Indiana (5th ed.). Globe Pequot. pp. 177–178. ISBN 978-0-7627-2978-4. Retrieved 2011-02-25. 
  8. ^ a b Borsky, Daniel (October 18, 1996). "The Feast of the Hunter's Moon". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2011-02-25. 
  9. ^ Schaefer, Dede (October 1989). "The Feast of the Hunter's Moon". Outdoor Indiana Magazine. Indiana Department of Natural Resources: 26–29. 
  10. ^ Showalter, Max (September 25, 2011). "This is our land, This is our Home". Journal & Courier. Layfayette, Indiana. p. A4. 
  11. ^ Mack, Justin L. (September 25, 2011). "It's a challenging life". Journal & Courier. Layfayette. pp. A1 & A4. 
  12. ^ Mack, Justin L. (September 25, 2011). "It's about the simplicity of life". Journal & Courier. Lafayette, Indiana. p. A4. 
  13. ^ "Annual Feast of Hunter's Moon At Lafayette This Weekend". The News & Review. Brookston and Monon, Indiana. October 4, 2006. p. 11. Retrieved 2011-02-25. 
  14. ^ Showalter, Max (September 25, 2011). "Sunny skies draw large crowd to Feast opener". Journal & Courier. Lafayette, Indiana. p. C3. 

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