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TECUMSEH LODGE ~ MID-WINTER POW WOW SATURDAY -- JANUARY 7, 2017 HENDRICKS COUNTY 4-H FAIRGROUNDS (EXPOSITION HALL) 1900 EAST US 36 (CORNER OF US 36 & COUNTY ROAD 200 E) DANVILLE, INDIANA HEAD DANCERS HEAD MAN: SAM MURPHY – NASHVILLE, IN HEAD LADY: MARIEA FOX HOEFLING – NASHVILLE, IN DRUMS ...
American Indian PowWow Morning Star Celebration 17th Annual Benefit for St. Labré Indian School All are Welcome to Celebrate American Indian Culture Music, Dance, Food, Art and Crafts Saturday, January 14, 2017 John Carroll School in Bel Air, Maryland Doors Open at 10 a.m Master of Ceremonies ~ Dennis Zotigh...
January 14 - January 15, 2017
PUBLIC WELCOME!!!! Come enjoy your first Native American celebration of the year with traditional Native American drumming, singing, dancing, and regalia. Enjoy crafts and artwork from Native American artists from around the country, along with delicious food and drinks. There will be face painting, kids crafts, and a candy dance...
February 4 - February 18, 2017
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February 10 - February 12, 2017
Live Music, Alligator Shows and Much More!
Please join us for Traditional Native American Culture Including: Drumming, Dancing, Crafts, and Food. Bring the whole Family and spend the day. Don't forget to bring a chair. Entertainment by Arvel Bird, Joanne Shenadoah, Tlaltlacayolotl ~ Earth, Heart, Man Aztec Dancers, and more.
Madison School Distrct #38 - Phoenix, AZ annual Pow Wow held by NAPC. Free Admission! Open to the Public!! Vendor Information contact NAPC at [email protected] or by phone at (602) 456-0773 **Arts & Crafts Booth only** **Food Vendor held by NAPC Club**
The Pee Dee Indian Tribe of SC is having their 7th annual gathering/powwow!!! When: April 1st, 2017 Where: C.W. Love Sports Complex 100 Oak Hill Road, McColl, SC 29570 Gates Open: 10:00 AM Grand Entrance: 1:00 PM Admission: $5.00 Children 12 and under: FREE Adults 70 and older: FREE Master...
ost Drum: Youngbear
The rest of the head staff will be updated soon.
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.
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
Grand Entry Times:
Friday 7pm, Saturday 1pm & 7pm
(Combined) 1st $5000, 2nd $3000, 3rd $1000, 4th $500
Golden Age Men (55+): Combined
Golden Age Women (55+): Combined
Men Sr Adults (35-54) Jr Adults (18-34):
Traditional, Straight, Chicken, Grass, & Fancy
Women Sr Adult (35-54) Jr Adult (18-34)
Buckskin, Cloth, Fancy Shawl, & Jingle
1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $200, 4th $100
Jr & Teen Boys (Combined) (7-17):
Grass/Fancy & Traditional/Straight
Jr & Teen Girls (Combined) (7-17):
Buckskin/Cloth & Fancy/Jingle
1st $200, 2nd $150, 3rd $100, 4th $50
Mens vs Womens Fancy Showdown
Caitlyn Daley Memorial Jingle/Fancy Special - Jr/Teens & Women
Jr/Teen Boys Grass & Mens Grass
Hand Drum Contest
Adults: 1st $200, 2nd $150, 3rd $100, 4th $50
Youth/Teens: 1st $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $50, 4th $25
Parking is 12$ per day in lots 4 & 7
Event is free and open to the public
Gourd Dancing 11 AM
Grand Entry 1 PM
Master of Ceremonies...Benjamin Hale (Navajo)
Arena Director...Victor Chavez (Navajo)
Host Northern Drum...Spirit Lake (So.Cal)
Host Southern Drum...Red buffalo (Sacramento)
Head Man Dancer...Adam Loya (Gabrielino-Tongva)
Head Woman Dancer...Melinda Hale (Navajo)
Head Judge...Lambert Yazzie (Navajo)
Host Gourd / Color Guard...Golden State Gourd Society (So.Cal)
Ms. UCLA Pow Wow 2016-2017...Auriah Begay (Navajo)
******Vendor Space Available******
We will have a host of events over the course of three days at the University of Nevada, Reno Powwow. Friday, May 5th at 5:30pm we will recognize and honor our 2016 powwow royalty at our annual pageant and welcome our new 2017 royalty. This event will be held in the Wells Fargo Auditorium in the Knowledge Center on campus. Saturday we will kick-off our powwow with grand entry at 12pm and 7pm respectively. All dancers will receive participation gifts for attending and there will be a variety of specials given by our head staff and outgoing royalty. Gourd Dance, So Ex style, will be from 11:00am to 12:00pm both days. On Sunday, our Native American Student Organization will be offering a pancake breakfast in collaboration with a health and wellness 5k Fun Run and/or Walk. The pancake breakfast ticket is $5.00 or if registering for the 5K at $25.00 participants will receive a breakfast ticket, t-shirt, swag bag, and other goodies and prizes. The pancake breakfast is 7:00am to 11:00am and the 5K is 8:00am to 10:00am. This annual event is held on campus to celebrate our many different indigenous students and their traditions and academic accomplishments. We will recognize our 2017 American Indian/Alaska Native graduates at this event and also our Native alumni. Arts & Crafts vendor space is available for $50.00 per day or $100.00 for both days. Information booths are free and limited space is available. No outside food booths are available for this event. All proceeds will benefit scholarships on campus and the Native American Student Organization for the use of event support, and student activities.
FREE ADMISSION and FREE PARKING. Open to Public. Outdoor event, so bring your lawn chairs. Contacts for more info at bottlom of page.
Youth led and organized contest Powwow. Celebrating Native American youth, culture, and education by bringing communities together through Powwow and a traditional feed. Guest speakers include Joe Salazar and Ernest House Jr.
This is for Native American youth, familes, and allies through out ALL of Colorado. Colleges will be coming specifically for them! This is an amazing opportunity to speak to colleges one on one and ask questions you may have.
This will also be an educational opportunity about Native American culture and roots. Living in a city is hard to keep that connection. This powwow will provide that link with traditional food, dances, and singing.
Master of Ceremony: Gerald Montour
Arena Director: Elias Her Many Horses
Head Man: Nathaniel Bearsheart
Head Woman: Taloa Cardinal
Head Young Man: Thomas Morado
Head Young Girl: Cheyenne Wilson
Host Northern Drum: Mile High Singers
Host Southern Drum: Cozad Jr.
Color Guard: American Indian Veterans of Colorado
Head Gourd Dancer: Simako Marshall
Hosted by Denver Public Schools (DPS) Native Students & Allies at:
Denver Center for International Studies
South High School
Thomas Jefferson High School
East High School
There is no cost for vendors to set up table. Please bring own table, chairs, and canopy.
Food concession stand run by student committee from 10-4pm. Community feed at 4:30pm.
If you are interested in sponsoring a dance, please message group. Tinytots have been sponsored by Gerald Montour and Jingle dress all ages has been sponsored by Jefferson Co. parent committee. Thank you!
Taylorville Blackhorse pow-wow, are having their 16th annual intertribal pow-wow. all dancers are welcome venders can set up on Thursday June 1st. vender spots are $75 for all 3 days. gourd dance on Friday June 2nd starts at noon 12pm all gourd dancers welcome,1pm grand entry, break at 5pm intertribal dancing at 6pm until 8pm. Saturday June 3rd gourd dance at noon 12pm, grand entry at 1pm, supper break at 4pm until 6pm intertribal dancing until 8pm. Michael Jackson concert starts at 8pm Elvis concert at 9pm until 10pm. bring lawn chairs. Sunday June 4th gourd dance at noon 12pm grand entry at 1pm intertribal right after each grand entry Sunday gates close at 5pm
Thunderbolt Chickamauga Indian Nation - All Nations Welcome! $5.00 Admission Adults $2.00 Admission Children 5-12 years of age 4 years old and below FREE Dancers in Regalia FREE Admission Opening Ceremonies 1:00 pm
Celebration of the "Green Corn Dance" Powwow and Gathering Join us for the Annual Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian "Green Corn Dance" Powwow & Gathering on July 1, 2017 at the Cattashowrock Town in Courtland, Virginia. Experience Native American Drums, Songs, Dancers in Regalia, Native Food, Arts & Craft Vendors, our Iroquoian Language, Face...
Five Native American Speakers, Frybread, Raffles, T-shirts, Food Vendors, Native Jewelry
August 4 - August 6, 2017
Free Admission, Raffle Drawings, Wristband Sign-up, Camping available, Not responsible for lost or stolen items, Children under 12 must be supervised, No Alcohol or Drugs, 24 Hour Security on site.
Friday: Warm ups 6pm, Open AA Mtg. 8pm, Sweat lodge (limited seating)
Saturday: Sunrise Pipe Ceremony 630am, Flag Raising 9am,
Open AA Mtg. 10am and 9pm, Grand Entries 1pm-7pm, Feast 5pm
Sunday: Sunrise Pipe Ceremony 630am, Flag Raising 9am, Breakfast 9am,
Open AA Mtg. 10am, Grand Entry 1pm
August 10 - August 13, 2017
Meskwaki Powwow website Pow Wow Info Pow Wow Size:500+ dancers August 10-13, 2017 Performance Schedule General Admission Adults: $7.00 Children: $5.00 Children 5 and under: FREE Thursday, August 10 Grand Entry: 1pm & 7pm Children’s Day/ages 6 -12: $3.00 Friday, August 11 Grand Entry: 1pm & 7pm Senior’s Day/ages 55...
September 2 - September 3, 2017
American Indian Arts & Crafts
Traditional American Indian Food
Jewelry, Bead works, Drums, Flutes, Singers and Dancers
Head man Dancer : Last Wolf Hawk
Head woman Dancer : Mayloa Maize
Adults : 13+ = $6.00
Kid's : 5-12 = $ 3.00
Kid's under 4 : Free
Senior's : 55 = $3.00
October 13 - October 14, 2017
Head Southern Singer: Robert Tehauno
Host Northern Drum: War Chief
Head Judge: LaRay Guerrero
Head Gourd Dancer: Gary Tomahsah
Head Man Dancer: Michael Plumley
Head Lady Dancer: Amanda Wilson
Head Little Boy & Girl Dancers: Jena Band of Choctaw Youth Dancers
Pow Wow Committee Specials: Boys & Girls Junior Special, Men's Fancy Special, Women's Fancy Special, & Two-step Special
October 13 - October 15, 2017
*All weekend activities will take place on the university’s soccer fields near the Coussoulis Arena. PARKING: Public parking is free in lots G and H on Kendall Drive. DATE/TIME: Friday, October 13 – 5 p.m. to midnight. Grand Entry at 8 p.m. Saturday, October 14 – 11 a.m. to midnight....
October 14 - October 15, 2017
Native American dancing, food, crafters, traders, youth and scout programs, exhibits and educational seminars. Featured National Presenter: Mike Dupuy, Birds of Prey…Up Close and Personal. Mike and his birds of prey have been featured in National Geographic Magazine, The Washington Post, television news stories, film/video, and hundreds of performances throughout the nation. (Saturday Only – 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Spectators $5; Veterans $4; children 6-12, $3; children 5 and under free.
Celebrate Berkeley’s 25th ANNUAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY POWWOW & INDIAN MARKET. Intertribal dancing, contest dancing, round dancing, exhibition dancing. Native American foods, Arts & Crafts and American Indian culture. Free.
This year’s pow wow marks the 25th anniversary of the new holiday. The first Indigenous Peoples Day in Berkeley took place on October 12, 1992, on the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the struggle of the Indigenous People of the Americas to retain their culture and identity under the extremely difficult conditions of European colonization.
Celebrate with us in honor of all our ancestors, the people continuing the spirit today, and future generations.
November 3 - November 5, 2017
Celebration of the "Corn Harvest" Powwow and School Day Join us for the 21st Annual Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Intertribal “Corn Harvest” Powwow & School Day on November 3, 4, 5, 2017 at Cattashowrock Town in Courtland, Virginia. Experience Native American Drums, Songs, Dancers in Regalia, Native Food, Arts & Craft Vendors, our Iroquoian...
November 3 - November 5, 2017
Children's Day=Nov 3, public invited. Children get in free on Nov 3&4 if ticket stub is kept from Nov 3. Special appearance by John T. Wayne, grandson of the "Duke" and Danza Azteca Quetzalcoati (Aztec Dancers). Concessions.
November 10 - November 12, 2017
The count down for our 2017 Pow-Wows continues and we are very excited about this year's events. Richmond, VA will be the host for our 26th annual event, the Great American Indian Exposition and Pow-Wow (RIR Complex located at 600 E. Laburnum Ave. in Richmond, VA) on November 10-12, 2017. The 26th Richmond, VA Pow-Wow will be bigger and better than ever this year!! WE ARE INSIDE!!!!!!
Native American vendors from all over have signed up for this year's event and they will be selling some of the best arts and crafts that you will find anywhere. Fine jewelry or Turquoise anyone?
Our dancers are an audience's delight, especially our fancy dancers. The Aztec Dancers have been invited to join us again this year.
Sit back and relax while our flutist serenade you with some crowd pleasers or our storyteller share with you stories that are both entertaining and educational.
While at the pow-wow try some delicious foods such as buffalo stew, Native Tacos, Fry Bread and so much more. Take some time at our make it and take it booth or spend time with our vendors, who are also educators. Children always love the face painting booth.
The Bow 'N' Arrow Gallery is always a delight, especially for children.
We invite schools and others to join us on the morning of November 10, 2017 for a special cultural exchange especially for teachers, students and homeschoolers.
Before Richmond we will sponsor the 24th annual Howard County Pow-Wow in West Friendship, MD (July 22-23, 2017). Great day trip!!!. Send e-mail for more information.
Other Pow-Wows that we recommend, but not sponsored by us include:
The Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe will sponsor it's 52nd event on April 14-16, 2017 in Hollister, NC. Over 500 dancers!!!! Visit the Tribe's website for information or call (252) 586-4017. or
Visit The Lumbee Indian Tribal Pow-Wow, which will be held on May 5-7, 2017 in Pembroke, NC. For info visit the Tribe's website. or
Visit the Chickahominy Tribe for it's 66th Annual Pow-Wow on September 22-24, 2017. The Pow-Wow is located at 8200 Lott Cary Road, Providence Forge, Va. Visit the Tribe's website.
November 10 - November 12, 2017
arts and crafts, games drumming and dancing, special Native flute solo, demonstrators including a bird rescue exhibit. Museum, free parking and admission, auction and handmade quilt for ticket donation drawing and many other things, food etc. some there who may be able to help you get started on tracing your ancestry.
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