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KU Powwow & Indigenous Culture Festival

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KU’s First Nations Student Association (FNSA) and the Lied Center host the FNSA Powwow and Indigenous Culture Festival. This free community event provides opportunities for the KU and the Lawrence community and will include opportunities to learn more about the Native American cultures throughout the United States. Through various workshop sessions such as storytelling, craft demonstrations, kids activities, powwow etiquette classes, Indigenous foods, and the main event – the KU-FNSA powwow – the KU community and the Lawrence-Kansas City metro area can take part as audience members and participants in the workshops, classes and demonstrations – all free of charge.

Dance Categories:
Tiny Tots
Junior/Teen Boys 7-17 (Grass, Traditional, Fancy)
Junior/Teen Girls 7-17 (Jingle, Traditional, Fancy)
Ladies 18-54 (Jingle, Traditional, Fancy)
Men 18-54 (Grass, Traditional, Fancy)
Golden Age Men 55+
Golden Age Women 55+

Men’s vs. Women’s Fancy sponsored by the families of the head lady and head man, Mitchell Baker and Keya Clairmont
Chicken Spotlight sponsored by the family of the KU First Nations head man, Luke Swimmer
Kahomeni Special sponsored by the family of the KU First Nations head lady, Kelly Walker
Team Dance sponsored by the family of Landri James

Powwow 101 at 12pm
Grand Entry #1 at 1pm

Powwow 101 at 5pm
Grand Entry #2 at 6pm

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Adrienne Keene Ph.D., Assistant Professor of American Studies, Brown University

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