- 4:00 PM – Check in and pick up your Mike Poulin bobblehead
- 4:30-4:45 PM – Lyle Thompson, Miles Thompson, Jerome Thompson, Randy Staats, LeRoy Halftown, Brenden Bomberry, and Zed Williams will talk about their heritage
- 4:45-5:15 PM – Hear from the Warrior Dancers, Storyteller, Miss Cherokee Royalties, and Chief Sneed of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
- 5:15-6:00 PM – Visit the Native Craft Demonstrators and Vendors on the main concourse
- 6:00 PM – Gates open to the general public
RSVP NOW FOR THE PREGAME EVENT!
NATIVE HERITAGE NIGHT
Saturday, February 9 at 7:05 p.m.
Buffalo Bandits at Georgia Swarm
Infinite Energy Arena (Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Field)
Theme: Native Heritage Night
Game Presented by: Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos
Giveaway: Mike Poulin Bobblehead
Pregame Band: TASTE will be performing in the main lobby from 6:00 p.m. until faceoff
Game Notes: Celebrate the roots of lacrosse on Native Heritage Night. The Swarm’s seven Native players – Lyle, Miles and Jerome Thompson (Onondaga Nation), Randy Staats (Six Nations, Mohawk Turtle Clan), Zed Williams (Seneca Nation), Brendan Bomberry (Six Nations, Mohawk Turtle Clan), and LeRoy Halftown (Seneca Nation) – will hold a speaking session at 4:30 p.m. to talk about their heritage and answer fan questions. Native arts and craft vendors and demonstrators will be set up in the main concourse. Doors open at 4 p.m. for the pregame historical program. February 9 is sure to be both educational and entertaining. Reserve your spot today!