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52nd Annual FIHA Powwow

Submitted by Richard Gallant
Added on: December 18, 2016

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We welcome one and all to the 52nd Annual Florida Indian Hobbyist Association (FIHA) Powwow at the St Lucie County Fairgrounds in Fort Pierce, Florida the weekend of March 24th.

Our powwow chairman Dr. Rich Conway has dedicated our theme for this year to ‘Returning to Our Traditions,’ our goal is to return the FIHA powwow to the traditions of years gone by.

Come out for a great weekend of dancing, drumming, awesome vendors and fellowship; as we all learn more about the Native American culture.

This year we will be showcasing Gourd Dancing on Sunday morning, a Tipi Village and competition, a craft competition, princess competition, Saturday midnight auction, authentic Native American food, over 20 high quality vendors, and a kids area. We will also have an authentic living museum set up by region to educate the public about the Native American history and lives.

We have many other special guests who will be in attendance including:

Ed Winddancer will regaling us with his phenomenal flute playing

Susan Sanford, (Seneca) will be entertaining young and old with her expert story telling

Grupo de Danza, ‘Tioke Nahuake’ Aztec Dancers will be displaying their art of the Aztec dance.

Jody Gaskin, Sault Ste. Marie (Chippewa) will be performing the hoop dances and song.

Returning this year will be our fire dancers Walter (Dutchee) Arnett and Jordan Davis from the Hitchiti Dance Society.

The Hitchiti Dancers from Tequesta, Florida, who is a Native American interpretive dance group will be performing their show dances.

Gates open on Friday March 24, 2016 at 3:00PM, and 10:00AM both Saturday and Sunday.

Camping is available: Tent Camping is $15.00 per person and full hook-up RV sites are $25.00 per night. Please RSVP at [email protected]

Our host hotel is the Motel 6 at 2500 Peters Road in Fort Pierce, Please call them directly at (772) 461-9937.

For more information go to our website at http:\\www.fiha.us

Like us on facebook at @FIHApowwow

Follow us on Twitter @FIHA50

We look forward to seeing you there.


Start: March 24, 2017, 3:00 pm

End: March 27, 2017


St Lucie County Fairgrounds: 15601 W Midway Rd., Ft Pierce, FL

Contact: Richard Gallant

Phone: 561.707.5973

Email: [email protected]


Pow Wow Size:100-499 dancers

Additional Information:

Head Lady Juanita Zermino

Arena Director: Joe Pierro

Host Drums Ottertail Singers (Southern) and Red Boys (Northern)

Other Drums Red Bird Jr. Singers

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