Traditional Indian meals at the Southold Indian Museum’s food and wine fundraiser

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Photo by Grant Parpan | The Southold Indian Museum will hold a fundraiser at McCall Wines Sunday August 18.

Interested in preserving local history and sampling the traditional meals of the original inhabitants of the North Fork? At the Southold Indian Museum’s Second Annual Food, Wine and Fundraising Event today (Sunday August 18) at McCall Wines in Cutchogue, you can do just that.

Starting at 5:30 p.m., join the museum as they honor and celebrate both ancient and modern culinary dishes. Traditional Indian meals like corn beans and squash will be served as well as delicacies whipped up by some of the East End’s finest chefs.

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Photo by Grant Parpan | Elk and venison were among he meats served at last year’s Indian Museum fundraiser, which featured an aboriginal feast.

The Southold Indian Museum educates and studies archaeology and natural history. The museum is owned and operated by the Incorporated Long Island Chapter of the New York State Archaeological Association, and is home to over 100,000 artifacts including pottery, journals, letters and more. Proceeds raised will benefit the museum to maintain and update exhibits as well as their vulnerable collections.

Tickets to the event cost $125 and can be purchased online.

The museum is open on Sunday’s from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. throughout the year and also on Saturdays during the summer. Appointments can also be made to visit. For more information, visit www.southoldindianmuseum.org or call (631) 765-5577.