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JANUARY 7-9, 2005
2nd Annual Red Paint Powwow
Western New Mexico University - Intramural Gym
Silver City, New Mexico.
Traditional Native powwow. Competition format, all categories. Fri 1/7 6-11PM, Sat 1/8 11-5PM & 6-11 PM, Sun 1-9 11-6PM.
Grand Entry Saturday at 1 PM and 7PM, Sunday 1PM. Admission $7. per person.
Contact: email@example.com, 505-538-3785 or Joe Saenz 505-534-1379.
11th Annual Benefit Pow Wow
Gourd Dance 1:00 & 6:00 pm Grand Entry 7:30 pm Doors open at Noon Free Admission All Drums Welcome! Funds raised for scholarships.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 903-457-2589.
The 1st Annual Tennessee American Indian WinterFest & Powwow
Shelbyville, Tennessee at the Calsonic Indoor Arena
Sponsored by the Native American Indian
Association (NAIA) of Tennessee.
JANUARY 15, 2005
Greenville High School Native American Annual Benefit Powwow
Greenville High School Gym, 3515 Lion's Lair Road, Greenville, Texas
Featuring dancing, music, and Native American crafts, the event is a day-long tribute to our Native American heritage. All drums welcome.
Open to Public 1:00 til 11:30 p.m.; Gourd
dancing at 1:00 p.m. and at
JANUARY 29, 2005
admission is required for all activities.
For questions about this event, contact: Emily Moody at 610-388-1000 x452 or email@example.com
Alabama-Coushatta Sesquicentennial Celebration Pow-wow
MC's- Vince Beyl-Dean Whitebreast, Head Dancers-Spike Draper-Bonnie Tomahsah, AD's--Michael Roberts-Daniel Tramper, Head Judges-Kevin Haywahe, Larry McCurtain, Drum Judges-Gabe Deosiere-Nathan Largo Host Drums--Northern Wind--High Noon----Otter Trail--WhiteTail. Contest in all categories & Drum Contest (Northern & Southern).
Thursday Night is Traditional Night Fri.--Gourd 5pm, Grand Entry 7pm Saturday--Gourd 11am Grand Entry 1pm & Sat Night Gourd 5pm--Grand Entry 7pm.
Contact: Vendor--Pow-wow Information contacts Gabe Bullock (936)328-9913, Herb Johnson (936) 563-2087 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org
Vero's Thunder on the Beach Powwow
Indian River County Fairgrounds on 58th Ave. in Vero Beach, Florida.
Hope to see all of you there this is going to be a great one.
Contact: All info. on the web at www.thunderonthebeach.uni.cc,
Email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
60th Anniversary Iwo Jima Landing
Ira H. Hayes American Legion Post 84 cordially invites everyone to attend events which include a banquet, parade, massing of colors, wreath laying, dedication of POW/MIA memorial, military fly-over, gourd dancing and a social powwow on Saturday, February 19, 2005, in Sacaton, Arizona.
All Veterans Organizations (veteran color guard/honor guard, etc.), families and friends are welcome to our community event.
Contact: Ira H. Hayes American Legion Post 84, P. O. Box 186, Sacaton, AZ 85247; 520-562-8484 (fax 520-562-3297) email@example.com
International Peace Pow Wow 2005
Lethbridge Enmax Centre,
2510 Scenic Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta Canada.
International Peace Pow-wow, an annual contemporary Aboriginal Arts Festival in the city's largest venue to provide opportunities and incentive for artistic development and appreciation.
M.C.s are: Oliver Shouting; Jason Good Striker. Host Drums: Rocky Lane; White Feathers.
Grand Entries: Saturday 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm; Sunday 12:00 noon.
Pageant ~ Dance Contests ~ Drum Contest
Limas Mid-Winter PowWow
Exit #125 from Interstate I-75 at the UAW hall, 1440 Bellefontaine Ave., Lima, Ohio.
Headman-Juan Reiter --head lady- Amanda fox--host northern- Northern Canyon, co-host Southern Singers, doors open 10am each day all drums welcomed, blanket money) MC & head veteran named at a later date.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 513-256-3146.
Hunter Tsalagi-Choctaw Tribe Annual Indian Festival
Marianna Agricultural Center, Big Springs, Florida
Everyone is invited-Come share with us and enjoy the activities of our tribe.
Activities begin around Noon.
This event is a fund raising event in support of the tribal members.
Direction: I-10 West to Exit 136 go East; building on the right.
Seeking dancers, drummers, beaders, and pottery makers.
Contact: (210) 723-1765
First Annual Circle of Hope PowWow
West Plains Civic Center, 110 St. Louis St., West Plains, Missouri.
Competition PowWow, with events in Men's Fancy, Southern Straight, Grass, Traditional; Women's Fancy Shawl, Jingle, Southern Cloth, Buckskin; age groups under 6, 6-12, 13-17, 18-49, and 50 and up.
Drum contest Northern and Southern Combined (must have at least 5 singers). Prizes will be awarded.
Admission is open to the public, with a $2 admission at the gate. All drummers, dancers and singers are welcome!
No drugs or alcohol will be permitted on the premises.
Invited Drums - Poor Boys, Rocking Horse, Maza Kute, Risinghail. Sponsored by the Amonsoquath Tribe of Cherokee in West Plains, MO.
Contact: Cathy Jones or Leonard Heth at (417) 255-2232 or e-mail PowWow@amonsoquath.net
Full details including directions and prizes can be found on our website at http://www.amonsoquath.net/powwow.html
MARCH 4-6, 2005
March 4 - 6,
The Thundering Spirit Pow wow
Renninger's Twin Markets on Highway 441
East of Mount Dora, Florida; 40 miles North of Orlando
Grand Entry at: 7:00 PM Friday March 4th; 1:00 PM & 7:00 PM Saturday March 5th; 1:00 PM Sunday March 6th.
Gates open at 10:00 AM Daily. Friday March 4th is Children's day from 10 AM - 2 PM--Special Demonstrations, Games, etc.
MC: Kenneth "Redhawk"; Head Veteran: Walkingfox; Head
Man: Enoch Haubenstricker; Head Lady: Shenna Lee "Sunflower" Belmore;
Host Drum: Family Drum; Firekeeper: Joe "Quiet Elk"; Color Guard: VFW
Native Crafts, Food, Auctions and Raffles
through out each day
Admission: Adults $3.00; Children under 12
Free; Active, retired or service persons admitted Free
35th Annual Pow Wow
California State University Long Beach
Long Beach, California.
Gourd Dancing, Intertribal Dancing, Contest Dancing (point system). Dancers registration closes on Sat., March 12th at 2pm.
Grand Entry: Sat., 1pm and 7pm. Grand Entry: Sun., 1pm. Pow Wow takes place on the upper campus (south), in the central quad.
Admission and parking are FREE. Not responsible for theft, loss, accident, injury or personal expenses.
Absolutely no alcohol or drugs allowed, nor overnight camping. With respect to our elders, no pets allowed. It is strongly recommend that spectators bring folding chairs.
Contact: email@example.com, or (562) 985-4963, CSULB
Map & Directions, http://daf.csulb.edu/maps/
CSULB American Indian Alumni Chapter, http://www.csulb.edu/aux/alumni/membership/chapters/americanindian/index.html
13th annual “Learning to Walk Together” Traditional Pow wow
Northern Michigan University’s Native American Student Association
Vandament Arena – NMU campus, Marquette, Michigan
Head Veteran Dancer: Glenn Bresette Sr - Anishinaabe; Head Female Dancer: Lisa Brunk – Anishinaabe; Head Male Dancer: Jarod Pigeon – Ho Chunk/Oneida; Host Drum: Bahweting Singers. Invited Drums (so far): Buffalo Horse Singers, Ditibatsin Singers, Four Thunder Singers, Medicine Lodge Singers, Mongozid Singers. Emcees: John Bailey & Helen Roy.
Grand Entries: 1:00 pm & 7:00 pm on Saturday; 1:00 pm on Sunday. Feast: 5:00 pm on Saturday.
4th annual Hand Drum Competition.
Vendors must pre-register.
Call 906-227-1397 for more information or a vendor application.
Annual Intertribal Traditional Pow Wow
Sponsered by: American Indian Center of Rochester, Minnesota
National Guard Armory, Rochester, Minnesota
Friday: Warm Ups begin @ 7pm; Saturday: Grand Entry @ 1pm & 7pm; Sunday:Grand Entry @ 1pm
Artist, and Drummers Please contact: Melody Hanners @ 507-282-2957
14th Annual Light the Lodge Powwow
Directions at http://www.uconn.edu/storrsdirect.html and then follow signs to powwow.
University of Connecticut at Gampel Pavilion, Storrs, Connecticut.
11:00am-5:00pm, Grand Entry at Noon Adults: $4, Students: $3, Seniors/Children under 10: $2
Vendors welcome, please call first. Come take part in the Native American culture. There will be drumming, dancing, and singing. Taste authentic native food and purchase native crafts!
Contact: Erica Berg; firstname.lastname@example.org; (203) 530-0940.
APRIL 2, 2005
26th Annual Apple Blossom Contest Pow Wow
McGee Park Memorial Coliseum, San Juan County Fairgrounds Hwy 64
Farmington, New Mexico
Master of Ceremonies: Darwin St. Claire, Window Rock, AZ; Arena Director: Lee Williams, Tempe, AZ; Southern Host Drum: Youngbird, Pawnee, OK; Northern Host Drum: TBA; Head Gourd Dancer: Bill Manus, Shiprock, NM; Color Guards: Southern Ute Veterans Association, Ignacio, CO
Contest Divisions: Tiny Tots, Juniors, Teens, Adults, Golden Age, Drum (1st, 2nd, 3rd). Dance Divisions: Fancy Shawl, Jingle Dress, Northern Traditional, Southern Traditional, Fancy & Grass.
Doors open at 9 a.m. Gourd Sessions: 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Grand Entries at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
APRIL 2-3, 2005
35th Annual UC Davis Pow Wow
UC Davis West Quad (Outdoors) April 2rd-Saturday: 10am to midnight April 3rd-Sunday: 10am to 6pm.
Contact: Judith Ladeaux (530)752-6656 or email@example.com
New Faces of an Ancient People: Traditional American Indian Powwow
Mount Nittany Middle School [at Hwys 322 and 45]
State College, PA 16801 (For directions)
Host Drum: Maza Napin, Yankton; Co-Host Drum: Many Voice, Cheyenne River; Co-Host Drum: White Hawk, Ponca; Arena Director: Kenny Irwin, Sr., Arikara; Head Man Dancer: Jasper Mithlo, Comanch; Head Woman Dancer: Amber Powless, Oneida, Lakota; Emcee: Bill Crouse, Seneca; Head Veteran Dancer: Roger Campbell, Dacotah
Doors open: Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m
APRIL 9-10, 2005
37th Annual Pow Wow
Eastern Washington University's Native American Student Association
More Information to Follow
Contact: Charles Turner @ 318-377-4806 or Ernest Spurlock @ 228-539-1481.
30th Annual Pah-Loots-Pu Celebration Pow Wow
This Pow Wow was started by the Native American Students of Washington State University 30 years ago.
Contact: The Native American Student Center, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.wsu.edu/~naschome/, (509) 335-8676.
Frank McLemore Memorial American Indian Earth Day and Intertribal Powwow
Ogletree Gap Preserve
Hwy 190 West, Copperas Cove, TX
This is a contest Powwow. Master of Ceremonies: Rafael "Tall Bear" Montez, Chiricahua Apache, Killeen, TX; Head Man Dancer:
Jimmy Brown Feather, White Mountain Apache, White River, AZ; Head Lady Dancer: Bea - Kay Clark, Southern Cheyenne, Denton, TX; Head Gourd Dancer, Richard Luna, Alamo Gourd Dancers, San Antonio, TX; Arena Director: George Lee, Di'ne, Wide Ruins, AZ;
Northern Style Drum: Cathedral Lake Singers, Jay Begaye,Ganado, AZ; Tan Ambassador-Of-Goodwill: Ms. Noel "Pretty Eyes" Johnson, San Carlos Apache, Killeen, TX.
9:00 am -3:00 pm.
Free to the Public.
Sponsored by: Tribal American Network(TAN), Inc. and the Parks and Recreation Dept of Copperas Cove, TX.
Arts/Crafts/Food/Beverage Vendors both days.
For more information go to: http://www.tribalamerican.net or e-mail: email@example.com
5th Annual Mantle Rock Intertribal Powwow
Crittenden County Fairgrounds, Marion, Kentucky
Host Drum- Mother Earth Beat; Co-Host Drum - Black Eagle Spirit; Master Of Ceremony- Frank Brent; Arena Master- Barry Redbird Brown; Head Man Dancer - John Spirit Wolf; Head Lady Dancer- Princess Beth Houtari; Head Veteran Dancer- Barry Redbird Brown
School Day Friday -Gates Open 9:00 am; Gates Open 10:00am Saturday Grand Entry 1:00 pm; Gates Open Sunday 10:00 am Grand Entry 1:00 Pm
Craft Traders, Food Venders, Flintnapping, Finger Weaving, Beading ,Basket Making, Dance Demonstrations, Story Telling,
Native American History.
Open to Public Admission: Family rates available! Adults $5.00 Elders $3.00 Children $2.00 - under 5 free
Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org or 270/965-9432
email@example.com or 270/965-5882
5th Annual Celebration of Life for All People Pow Wow
Traditional Pow Wow
Red Wing Park, 1398 General Booth Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA.
Saturday 11am - 7pm
Head Staff-MC - Clark Stewart, Chickahominy; Head Man - Dan Garneaux, Oglala Sioux; Head Female - Blain Kelsey, Cherokee/Saponi; AD - Thomas "Two Feathers" Lewis, Meherrin; Host Drum - Falling Water (Northern); Guest Drum - Edisto River Singers (Southern)
American Indian dancers, arts and crafts, educational displays and exhibits.
Over 5,000 in attendance at last year's event!
Free Admission and Parking!!
For more information, contact
Debra Vick at (757) 427-2990 or firstname.lastname@example.org
1st Annual Wacipi - Gathering of the People
Grand Entry: Sat. 12:00pm & 7:00pm; Sunday 1:00 to 5:00pm / Day money for dancers.
Sonya Begay (859) 226-5081 or email email@example.com
Vendors: contact Amanda Fox-Winstead (502) 955-7082.
22nd Annual Gathering of Nations Powwow, Indian Traders Market, Miss Indian World Traditional Talent Presentations
University of New Mexico Arena ("the Pit"), Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Over $140,000 in cash & prizes to be awarded!
"Honoring our Elders" Benefit Powwow
Cherokee Nation Cultural Grounds, located 4 miles south of Tahlequah,Ok
on Hwy 62 behind Sequoyah High School
All proceeds to benefit the Elders conference and events.
HMD Robert Soontay; HLD Gloria Matthews; HS Sidney Moore; MC Bryce Washington; AD Ira Kauley; HGD John Scruggins; Color Guard Seminole Nation Color Guard.
Gourd Dancing 2:00pm and 6:00 pm. Supper Break 5:pm.
Grand Entry 7:00pm. All singers and dancers are welcomed.
Arts & Crafts space available
918-456-0671 ext. 2627
APRIL 30 - MAY 1,
Keepers of the Circle Native American Cultural Center PowWow
Rotterdam Junction, New York
Native American Crafts, Dancers, Food.
Open: 10:00 am- Dusk; Opening Ceremonies begin at Noon each day.
Admission: $5 for Adults or $10.00 a car load; Seniors and Members: $3.
Wheel chair access available. Bring your own blanket/chair.
Absolutely no Drugs or Alchohol allowed.
For more Information:
Call: (518) 887-2590 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MAY 6- 8,
Awakening Of Mother Earth
A Gathering Of Native Americans
Lazybrook Park, Rt 6 E 2 Miles From Tunkhannock, Pa.
Sponsored By The Northeastern Native Americans.
Drumming, Song, Dancing, Food, Crafters, Vendors, Stories And Music.
Head Dancers: (to be announced) Host Drums: (to be announced)
Opens At 10 A. M. Public Invited! Handicapped Accessible! Pets Are Welcomed, But Must Be On A Leash and Cleaned Up After!
Admission: $4.00 AGE 10 & UP
Awakening of Mother Earth Gathering and the N.E.N.A are pleased to announce that the grounds will be open to any group, work shop or school that works with the mentally and physically handicap. FREE OF CHARGE for these individuals on MAY 6.
No Drugs, Alcohol Or Firearms Allowed On The Grounds. The N.E.N.A Retains The Rights To Admit Or Remove Anyone From Our Event!
For Further Info:
CALL 1-570-836-3344 OR 1-570-836-7859
0R EMAIL email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
MAY 6 - 8,
Mason Dixon 2nd Intertribal Benefit Pow Wow
Mason Dixon Fairgrounds, Route 74
Right on the MD/PA line, Delta, PA. 17314
Hours: Friday: 10am-7pm (Children's Program from 10am-3pm )
Schools are encouraged to bring students for the school program Friday.
Saturday: 10am-8PM Sunday: 10am-6pm
Competition dancing in all categories for cash & noncash prizes. Also plenty of non-competition dances for those who just want to have fun.
Special performers include: 2005 NAMMY Award Winning Cheyenne Flutist, Joseph FireCrow, The Aztec Fire Dancers and Hoop dancers.
MC: Marvin Burnette, Sioux; Head Dancers: John & Kelly Pingree, Shoshone; Host Drums: White Buffalo Singers,Lakota; Co-Host Drums: Rising Hail with 12 Dancers, South Dakota
Admission: $6.00 Adults Children ages 6-12 $3.50 under 6 Free
Proceeds to benefit needy families on the reservations.
Call for details. All drums & dancers are invited to come participate!
Contact: Donna Dorn - Collectors Kingdom Native American Culture Center
Phone: 410-452-8500 or cell 717-817-6288
MAY 7-8, 2005
12th Annual Native American Arts Festival & Mothers Day Pow-Wow
Riverside Park, Grants Pass, Oregon.
Event benefits the encouragement of Native Visual & Performing/Cultural Arts.
10am-7pm each day.
Hand Drum Singing Contest *Featured Artist -
James Gensaw, Yurok * Raven & Eagle Dancers, Expression through Dance &
Storytelling * California Brush Dancers * Charlie Thom, Karuk Spiritual
Elder * And more.......
2nd Annual NAIVC Intertribal Powwow
Rittman High School Auditorium
100 Saucer St., Rittman, Ohio 44270
Admission: Adults-$4.00; 11-18 yrs & Seniors 55+ -$3.00; 6-10 years -$2.00
Under 6 & Over 90 yrs - Free
For more information contact:
Native American Indian and Veterans Center, Inc.
JW Lyons Sr. 330-825-7796
Email: Hulk013@aol.com or NAIVC1@aol.com
MAY 14-15, 2005
Northeast Woodlands Native Americans
5th Annual Veterans Pow wow
Polish American Club Grounds, 139 Southwick Street, Route 57, Agawam, Massachusetts
In honor and memory of our Chief Gray Fox, an Abenaki Veteran.
Our very Special Guest artist 2005 Nammy Award winning Flutist Joseph Fire Crow
Host Drum: Nipmuck Turtle Drum; MC: Black Feather; Story Teller: Rainbow NSW, author of Billy Frog Adventures
Native American drumming, dancing, food and crafts
Grand Entry Each Day at noon
Hours Daily are from 10AM to 5PM
Admission: Adults: $3.00; Elders: $2.00; Children 6-12: $2.00; Under 6: Free
Please bring your own chairs and or blankets
Please ask before taking pictures and listen to our MC for when this is not permitted~
For more information please contact:
James Gamache 413 786-6465
Web Site: http://wodi-eagle.tripod.com/index.html
2nd Annual Ceremony of 8,000 Sacred Drums
Hosted by the Indigenous Institute of the Americas
Cowtown Coliseum at the Fort Worth Stockyards, 121 E. Exchange Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76106
Will be held in conjunction with the Quanah
Parker Comanche Pow Wow and Honor Dance, May 13 and 14 at the same
Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow School Project
The Pow Wow Committee presents programs on Native American culture for area students on the Tunica-Biloxi Reservation
Call Lena Ballard for reservations and more information at (318) 240-2034.
Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow
Chief Joseph A. Pierite Pow Wow Grounds
on the Tunica-Biloxi Reservation, HWY 1 at Marksville, Louisianna, 71351.
Featured Performances: Joanne Shenandoah,
Martha Redbone, Hawk (Flutist), Jackie Crow (Legend Keeper)
MAY 21- 22,
Black Swan Lake Powwow.
Black Swan Lake Campgrounds 18 miles East of Bedford Indiana off Hwy 50.
Gate opens at 10 am both days. Grand Entry Saturday at 12 Noon Dancing until 3 pm & 5-8 pm. Sunday 12-3 pm.
Host Drum: All My Relations. Invited Drum: Istayapi. Head Man Dancer: Walt Penn. Head Lady Dancer: Susan Joy. Head Vet: Mike Taylor & Rocky Blanchard.
All Drummers, Dancers and Singers welcome to participate.
Bring lawn chairs. Free primitive camping and meals for participants.
Fees: $3.00 per person. Children under 12 free. Participants free.
Anyone in Military uniform gets in free.
Contact Chris Dugger for more information at (812) 825-9622 or email at email@example.com
or Don Cleveland at (812) 279-2335.
MAY 27- 29, 2005
29th Annual Odawa Pow Wow
Ottawa Municipal Campground ( www.ottawacampground.ca/ParkNews.html )
411 Corkstown Road, Nepean(Ottawa), Ontario, Canada
Rain-out location: TBA
Gates Open Friday 4:00 pm; Saturday & Sunday 9:00 am
Grand Entries: Friday at 6:00 pm; Saturday at 12 noon and 6 pm; Sunday at 12 noon only
All Points Taken Friday Night Dance Contests On All Categories; All Drums Must Compete
Dance and Drum Registration: Friday 3:00 - 6:00 pm; Saturday 9:30 am - 11:45 am; No Phone-In Registrations
Native Singing, Drumming, and Dancing ; Native Foods; Native Artisans and Traders from Canada and the USA
EVERYONE WELCOME! Tell Your Friends, Bring your Family!
Admission (includes parking): Friday:$5.00; $3.00 (13-17 yrs. old); Saturday/Sunday:$10.00; $6.00 (13-17 yrs. old)
FREE Pow Wow Fri. to Sun. for Seniors/Elders and children (0-12 yrs.)
No Special Weekend Rates
No Alcohol No Drugs No Pets
For more information contact:
Odawa Native Friendship Centre
12 Stirling Avenue
Canada K1y 1p8
23rd Annual Moon When The Ponies Shed Powwow
Franklin Co. Fairgrounds Hilliard,Ohio
MC- Jerry Dearly, AD- Ken Irwin Sr. Host Drum-Maza Napin.
Sponsored by the Native American Indian Center Of Central Ohio Po Box 07705 Columbus,Ohio 43207-0705
CALL (614) 443-6120 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
8th Annual Veterans Powwow
Veteran’s Affairs Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Centers and Clinic
8495 Crater Lake Highway, White City, OR (held at the baseball field)
HONORING ALL VETERANS. Everyone Welcome !
Non-Competition powwow with plenty of drums and singers; Open-Air Indian Market, Fry Bread Booth.
Saturday: Gourd Dancing at 11:00; Grand Entries
at 1:00 & 6:00.
Motels nearby, Camping onsite.
Contact Chairman Jim Prevatt at 770-8073
JUNE 4- 5,
13th Annual Warrior Society Pow Wow
at Kapiolani Park in Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii,
Hosted by the Intertribal Council of Hawaii.
Open: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Saturday and Sunday.
Everyone is invited to attend this free event.
Special guests at this year’s event include the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Bushmasters, American Legion Post 114 from Arizona.
Head staff at the pow wow includes: Master of Ceremonies, David Eagle Horse (Lakota); Arena Director, Tom Rowland (Oglala Lakota) and Head Man Dancer John Thorp (Muskogee), Head Woman Dancer Raven Feather Price. The host drum is Wild Rice, an intertribal drum made up of Native American singers who currently reside on Oahu. Guest drums include Wildhorse, who come from Southern California.
All dancers and drums are welcome. This is not a competition pow wow.
For more information, contact the Intertribal Council of Hawaii at (808) 545-2119 or (808) 371-7159.
8th Annual Noongam Tradition Powwow
Queen Julianna Park, Preston and Prince of Wales Area, Ottawa, Ontario
Free admission (donations accepted). Free parking.
Food and Crafts vendors on grounds.
Tribal Crossroads Powwow
Grayson County Agricultural and Recreational Park
Honored Elder- Samuel Tom Holiday, Silver Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, WW11 Navajo Code Talker; Drums: Northern- Thunderheart Singers, Southern-Water Spider; MC & Guest Performer-Dave Whitewolf Trezak; Head Man- Grady ShadowHawk Jones; Head Veteran- John Spiritwolf; Arena Director- Barry Redbird Brown; Head Lady- Amanda Beauchamp; Assitant Head Lady- Beth Houtari; Head Story Teller- Grandmother Coyote; Sound System- Jim Collins.
PowWow Attractions: POW, MIA, KIA Memorial, Kentucky Army National Guard, Story Telling, Performances, Demonstrations, Craft vendors, Food vendors, and much more
Friday Kid's Day: 10:00 am -7:30 pm; Saturday: 10:00 am-10:00 pm; Sunday: 11:00 am-7:00.
Daily: Adults: $5; Children 7-12: $3; Under 7: Free; FRIDAY ONLY :Kids: $1; Scouts in Uniform: Free; Weekend (3-day) Pass: Adults: $12; Children 7-12: $6.
For Map and Directions: http://www.kyshores.com/powwow/Map.htm
Benefits Mantle Rock Native Education & Cultural Center
More PowWow info at : http://www.kyshores.com/Powwow/index.htm
8th Annual Noongam Tradition Powwow
Queen Julianna Park, Preston and Prince of Wales Area, Ottawa, Ontario
Free admission (donations accepted). Free parking.
Food and Crafts vendors on grounds.
JUNE 29-JULY 4,
Arlee 4th of July Celebration, Arlee, Montana
Beginning its second century the Arlee 4th of July Celebration will begin on Wednesday, June 29, 2005 which is designated 'Camp Day". Many participants will begin erecting encampments for the coming weekend.
The evening of June 30 is set aside for Memorial Ceremonies which acknowledge the tribal members who passed away during the last year.
On Friday, July 1, in Arlee at 1:00pm the first grand entry of dancers will begin at the Celebration Grounds.
On Saturday, July 2, competition will begin for the singing and dancing contests. Grand entries will be held at 1:00pm and 7:00pm throughout the weekend.
The Annual 4th of July parade will begin at noon. The Grand Entry will be the Snake Dance at 1:00pm. Dedication ceremonies and honoring of all veterans will follow. Native American singing and dancing will continue until Midnight.
All are welcome to attend this cultural celebration, hosted by the Flathead Nation and attended by Native Americans from throughout the US and Canada.
Events include traditional drumming and singing, competition dancing, parade, arts and crafts, and food vendors.
Participants may camp on-site in teepees, tents, campers and RV's. Most facilities are handicapped accessible.
FREE ADMISSION. Drugs and alcohol are strictly prohibited (vehicles and persons subject to search).
Directions: Arlee 4th of July Celebration grounds are east of Highway 93 at the south end of Arlee. Turn east off Highway 93 on to Pow-Wow Road and go east 0.5 mile.
For more Information:
Email: email@example.com or
Go to: http://visitmt.com/categories/moreinfo.asp?IDRRecordID=8920&SiteID=1
Mount McKay Summer Traditional Powwow
Mount Mckay on Fort William First Nation, Ontario, Canada.
Grand Entries 1pm and 7pm - Friday & Saturday
Sunday will have one Grand Entry at 1pm and Ending at 6pm
Host Drum - Black Water Creek Singers; MC & AD Clarence & Tommy White
Give Away Ceremony and Feasts on Saturday and Sunday
Open for food booths up to 10, unlimited crafts stands; $50 to $100 for the full weekend for food booths.
Contact # for John Charlie 807-623-1702
42nd Annual Sac & Fox Powwow
Sac & Fox Nation Powwow Grounds
Drum Contest; Mary Ann Anque Memorial Switch Dance Contest; '49' Contest; Dance Contests in all Categories
Thursday Night Traditional Sac & Fox Dances; Dance Competitions Fri, Sat, and Sun nights; Gourd Dancing Sat and Sunday Afternoon.
Public Invited to all events
Free Admission & Parking
Free Camping with showers available; Rations to registered Camps
For More Information:
10th Annual All Nations Powwow
Big Bear City CA
At Los Vaqueros Arena – Off Highway 38, Turn on Zaca Rd. Lots of signs posted
Fri : 6pm – 10pm; Sat: 11am-10pm; Sun: 11am-6pm
Contest Dancing – Drum Contest – Arts & Crafts – Food
Buffalo Feast – In Honor Of Our Elders
MC: Adrian Liberty – Annishnabe, Minnesota; Arena Director: Wayne Arroyo – Dakota, Ft. Peck-Montana; Spiritual Advisor: Fred Short - CA; Northern Drum: Sacred Path; Southern Drum: TBA; Head Man: Henry Allen – Dine, CA; Head woman: Rita Lookingglass (?); Head Teen Boy: TBA; Head Teen Girl: TBA; Head Gourd Dancer: James Red Bear – Lakota Sioux
Admission: Age 10+ $5.00; Senior $3.00; Under 10 Free
Sponsored By Bear Valley Native Association - No Alcohol Or Drugs
More information call Faye Roman 909-797-1593 or 909-584-7115
Or email Gloria at: firstname.lastname@example.org
JULY 15-17, 2005
20th Annual Bear Creek Traditional Pow Wow
Olmsted County History Center
1195 West Circle Drive SW, Rochester, MN
Hosted by Native American Center of Southeast MN, Inc. Head Drum: Native Wind; Head Lady: Valerie Larsen; Head Man: Charlie Johnson; MC: Dave Larsen; Arena Director: Cy Delorme; Spiritual Leader: Cody Enoch; Color Guard: 173rd Airborne
Specials: Woody Swifteagle and Danza Mexica Cuauhtemoc
Friday Night: Concert featuring Woody Swifteagle and Arvil Bird followed by an open-mic session for music and poetry.
Saturday: Royalty Competition JR & SR Warrior
Rochester and JR & SR Miss Indian Rochester
JULY 16 – 17,
The 12th Annual Howard County, Maryland Pow-wow and Show
The Howard County Fairgrounds–1022 Fairground Road, West Friendship, MD
Saturday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. ; Sunday 11 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: Parade of Nations (Grand Entry) at 12:00 noon.
Members of the Haliwa-Saponi, Piscataway,
Chickahominy, Rappahannock, Cherokee, Sioux, Iroquois, Lumbee, and
Navajo are a few of the Tribes that will participate in this year’s
JULY 16-17 2005
7th Annual White Buffalo Society PowWow
Gaston Lions Club Fairgrounds, Gaston, Indiana
Gates Open Saturday at 10:00 am; Gates Close Sunday 4:00 pm.
Dance times: Sat 1 – 4 and 7 - ? Sun 1 – 4
Frank Davison – Scenoral Steele Memorial Crazy Mid- Night Auction Saturday starts 30 Min after final dance.
Drum: Black Swamp Singers of Celina, OH; Head Veteran Dancer: Steve “Brings the Wind” Beamer Alexanderia, IN; Head Man Dancer: Bill “Eagle Eyes” Meanor Plainfield, IN; Head Lady Dancer: Sandy “Mouse Starr” Meanor Plainfield, IN; Junior Head Boy Dancer: Brady Gandle Peru, IN; Junior Head Girl Dancer: Heather Sears Indianapolis, IN
Public Admission: $5 a day; Children under 12 FREE; Family Rate: $15 Maximum
Camping Fee: $5 per person for the weekend; Electric: $15 per outlet for 2 days and $20 per outlet for Fri Sat Sun
More Information: http://www.whitebuffalosociety.org/
or call John Mohrman (419)629-2045 for PowWow information
Midnight Sun Intertribal Pow Wow
Kiwanis Field behind the Big Dipper Ice Arena
19th and Lathrop St., Fairbanks, Alaska
Gates Open: 11:00 am; Close: 6:00 pm.
This year's Powwow is dedicated to the late Chief Peter John. This is a traditional (non-contest) Pow wow open to everyone.
Host Drums : Stieger Butte Drum and Singers,
MC: Mr. George Bennett; Arena Director: Mr. Gene Wescott
General Admission: $5;
All Dancers in Regalia FREE!
Donations needed: Moose, Salmon, Berries
AUGUST 5-7, 2005
The Fort Bidwell Honoring the Elders Ceremony
Fort Bidwell Paiute Reservation, Fort Bidwell, CA
Grand Entries: Friday 7:00 pm. Saturday 12:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Entrance Fees--FREE for ALL!
Host Drum: NorthWest Medicine Horse, White Swan, WA. MCee: Alex Shepard, Cedar City, Utah. Arena Director: Dilmer Maybee, Salt Lake, Utah. Head Man: Joey Silvas, Redding CA. Head Woman: BillieJean Guerrero, Pyramid Lake, NV. Head Teen Boy: Wesley Witcraft, Klamath Falls, OR. Head Teen Girl: Madeline Arrededondo, Ft. Bidwell, CA. Head Jr. Boy: Ty Townsend, Ft. Bidwell, CA. Head Jr. Girl: Chanel Jemenez, Ft. Bidwell, CA.
Contest in all categories-Traditional, Grass, Fancy and Jingle. Traditional Dance Special in memory of "Bobby Townsend". Give Aways: Townsend Fanily, Jon Davis Family. Coming Out-Ty Townsend, Chanel Jemenez. Memorial: Neasha Comanche
Memorial Feed Saturday Evening for "Bobby Townsend" ( deer, buffalo, salmon & gidu). Breakfast served Saturday & Sunday.
All Activities Held Outdoors. Bring Your Own Chairs.
FREE Camping Available (No RV Hook-ups)
Fort Bidwell in the North East Corner of California
Using www.MapQuest.com enter Fort Bidwell, CA and get directions from your location.
Take I-5 N. to Redding, CA.
North of Redding Take the CA-299 E / LAKE BLVD exit- EXIT 680- toward BURNEY / ALTURAS
Merge onto CA-299 E toward BURNEY / ALTURAS. 146.2 miles
Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto CA-299. 16.7 miles
Turn LEFT onto CR-1 / SURPRISE VALLEY RD / MAIN ST.
Continue to follow SURPRISE VALLEY RD. 26.0 miles
Turn RIGHT onto SANDERS ST. <0.1 miles
END at FORT BIDWELL, CA
More Information: Glenda Frease (530) 279-6252
AUGUST 12-14, 2005
The National Powwow
hosted by the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.
MCI Center 601 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
During this special three-day event, spectators will experience Native cultures firsthand and have the opportunity to visit nearly 100 Native artisans and exhibitors showcasing fine art, jewelry, sculpture, and pottery.
A true highlight of the powwow is the expression of Native culture through song and dance. Visitors will be able to watch hundreds of Native singers and dancers from throughout the United States and Canada as they compete for over $100,000 in prize and cash awards.
Friday & Saturday 10am-10pm, Sunday 10am-8pm
Adult: $12; Senior (65 years and older): $10; Child (4 to 11 years): $10; NMAI Members: $10; Groups (25 or more): $10/person;
Three-day pass: $30
AUGUST 13 - 14,
2nd Annual Natchez Trace Pow Wow
Historic Leiper’s Fork Village, Franklin, Tennessee
Saturday 10 am – 9:30 pm; Sunday 10am – 6:00 pm
Grand Entry: Saturday at 12:30 & 6:00 pm -- Sunday at 12:30 pm
ALL DANCERS & DRUMS WELCOME
Dancers in regalia may register for a chance to win big money in Luck of the Draw!
Registration begins at 10 am
MC: Hawk Laughing, Mohawk; Arena Director: Jimmy Reedy, (Muscogee) Creek of the Oklahoma Nation; Head Man: Keith Anderson, Cherokee; Head Lady: Bobbi Orr, Salish of the Flathead Reserve of Montana; Host Northern Drum: Bird Town Crossing, Cherokee from the Eastern Band of Cherokee; Host Southern Drum: Tanasi Thunder, Intertribal, Nashville, TN; Storyteller: Anne M. Dunn, Ojibwe; Musical Performances: Annie Humphrey, Ojibwe and Jamie Russell, Cherokee
Storytelling ~ Authentic Native American Arts & Crafts ~ Demonstrations ~ Southeastern Tribes Educational Programs ~ Plenty of Indian Foods
Admission: Adults $6; Children 6-12 $3; Age 5 & Under Free; Seniors 60+ $3
Hosted by the Tennessee Native American Eagle Organization
NO ALCOHOL – NO PETS – NO ARTIFACTS or GRAVE GOODS
DON’T FORGET YOUR LAWNCHAIR
For more information call: 615-591-1682 or 931-670-5465
49th Annual O-Sa-Wan Pow Wow
Boone County Fairgrounds
Native American Dancing, Native Craft Vendors, Traditional Food Vendors.
Intertribal Dancing Saturday: 1- 4:30; 7:00-???; Sunday: 11:00-3:00.
General Donation: $4 ; Weekend: $5 ; 6 and Under and 60+: Free.
Free Saturday Supper for particpants. Late Night Auction.
Free Camping (electricity charge $15)
Pow wow Co-Chairs: Mike Hayford 847-721-6891; Chris Stoltman 630-202-2046
Trader Info: Dan Pierson, 400 Thornton, Lockport, IL 60441 815-735-5666
York, PA Pow-Wow, York Fairgrounds
Open: 11am-6pm daily
Admission: $7 adults and $4 children
Directions: York Fairgrounds
From the North, take 1-83 to exit 10 (N George Street). At second light, take Rte. West to Rte. 74 Exit (Carlisle Ave.) to Gate 9.
From the South, Tale 1-83 North to Exit 5 (S George Street-Business 83). Turn left at 2nd light (Country Club Road). Right on Richland Ave. and left on Market Street to Gate 4.
From the East, take Rte. 30 West to Rte. 74 exit (Carlisle Ave). Turn left on Rte 74 (Carlisle Ave.) to Gate 9.
From the West, Take Route 462 (W. Market Street) from Route 30. Follow Market Street to Highland Ave. Left on Highland Ave. to Gate 6.
Call Barry Richardson at (252) 257-5383 or send e-mail to: email@example.com
AUGUST 26- 28,
7th Annual Festival and Contest Pow Wow
Native American Association of West Valley
Granger Park, 3600 West 3500 South. West Valley City, Utah.
(6 miles southwest of Salt Lake City)
Host Drum: Blu Thunder, Head Singer: Jaye Seckletstewa, Phoenix, Arizona. Master of Ceremony: Alex O. Shepherd, Paiute/Dine’, Cedar City, Utah. Arena Director: Jerry Bear, Goshute, Skull Valley, Utah. Spiritual Leader: Bob Taylor Sr., Northern Ute, Kearns, Utah. Guest Performers Friday and Saturday: Zuni Young Maiden Pottery Dancers.
Friday: Food & Crafts open at 5pm.; Saturday: Food & Crafts open at 10:00am.; Sunday: Food & Crafts open at 10:00am.
Grand Entry and Dance Competition: Friday: 7:00pm – 11:00pm.; Saturday: 11:00am to 3:00pm.; Dinner Break: 3:00pm to 6:00pm.
Presentations Saturday 4:00-5:40 pm: Loya Arrum, Priscilla Piestewa and
Vide J. Khow.
Lodgings: (Ask for pow-wow rate)
Contact: General Information: Harry James Sr. (801) 955-1089
(No Collect Calls)
AUGUST 27- 28,
Silver Lake 11th Annual Traditional Pow Wow
"Shkidibishong" New Beginnings
Silver Lake Provincial Park Near Sharbot Lake Ontario
Gates Open: 10 am Sat. and Sun.; Grand Entry: 12 noon Sat. and Sun.
Native Drumming, Singing, Dancing, Food and Crafts
Children Over 16 And Adults $6.00; Children 12 To 16 $3.00; Over 60 $3.00; Children Under 12 Free
From Kingston/Toronto: Hwy #401 exit 611 - Hwy #38; 1 hr North of Kingston on Hwy #38; Turn right on Hwy #7 Entrance at
the Silver Lake Provincial Park
From Ottawa: Hwy 417 west Take Hwy #7 West Toronto/ Carlton Place Exit 145 ; 1hr follow Hwy #7 through Perth until Entrance at the Silver Lake Provincial Park
Camping Available- For Camping Information Call (613) 375-6356 - Trudi
For more Information:
(613) 548-1500 - Ann Marie Wilson
Silver Lake Provincial Park
Maberly, Ontario, K0H 2B0
SEPTEMBER 3-5, 2005
There's lots of food booths, Intertribal dancing, contests, beautiful arts and crafts, showers, campsites, and a whole lot of fun.
For more information Contact the Barona Tribal Office at (619) 443-6612, ask for Albert (Boxie) Phoenix
Cherokee Tribe of Northeast Alabama
Bi-Annual Intertribal Pow-wow
Grant City Park, Grant, AL
Host Drum: Medicine Dog Singers; Guest Drum: Aracoma Lightning Singers; Head Man: Brad Shellhorse; Head Lady: Jacquie 'RavenHeart' Hosey; Jr. Head Man: Jake 'Yellow Fox' Samples Jr.; Head Lady: Heaven 'Little Butterfly' Humphries; MC: Lou WhiteEagle; AD: Charles Lahay; Flute: Larry Hornbuckle
All Native Drums and Dancers Welcome
Admission: Adults $5.00 Children: (6-12) $3.00
Friday Children's Day - ALL Children $1.00
Bring your lawn chairs and spend the day, or you can rustic camp in the park for free all weekend.
All Native Drums and Dancers Welcome
NO POLITICS, FIRE ARMS, DRUGS OR ALCOHOL
85th Annual Southern Tribal Fair Contest PowWow
Sky Ute Events Center, Ignacio, Colorado
Grand Entry : Friday 6 pm,
Saturday 12 pm & 7 pm, Sunday 1 pm
Master of Ceremonies – Wallace Coffey & Hammond Motah; Arena Directors –
Marty Pinnecoose & Josh Williams; Head Drum Judges – Northern, Robert
Lincoln, Southern – Edmund Tate Nevaquaya; Head Gourd Singer – Alfred
Wall; Host Gourd Society – Four Corners Gourd Society; Host Color/Honor
Guard – Southern Ute Veterans
SEPT 10 - 11, 2005
Spirit of the Bison Pow Wow
Buck Bison Farm
2500 Forman Rd, Austinburg Ohio 44010
Gates Open: 10 am. Saturday and Sunday. Grand Entry: Saturday -Noon & 6pm.; Sunday-Noon
Singing and Dancing; Native Flute Music; Quality Arts and Crafts; Wagon Rides into the Bison Herd; Birds of Prey Presentation; Great Foods; Authentic FRY BREAD; Auctions and Raffles
Host Drum: Maza Napin (Iron Necklace); Co- Host Drum: TBA; Guest Drum: Thunder Canyon; Head man: Neil Wolfgang, Seneca; Head lady: Michelle Hite; MC: Steve Richard, Ojibwa; Arena Director: Rick Cwalina, Lakota; Head Veteran: Roger Campbell, Sisseton-Wahpeton/Dakota
All Dancers and Drums welcome. Honorarium paid to registered dancers per Grand Entry. Dancers must be registered by 11:30am on Saturday. Pay out will be at closing on Sunday.
There will be a participant feed on Saturday. Primitive camping available for participants.
Directions: From Cleveland: I-90 east to Rt. 45(exit 223), south to Clay St., turn left to Forman Rd. From Erie Pa.: I-90 west to Rt. 45(exit 223),south to Clay St., turn left to Forman Rd.
Contact us: Joe 216-408-9211 or Rick, 440-845-5276
Website for updates and details at http://www.freewebs.com/bisonpowwow
6th Annual Honoring the Winged Ones Pow-Wow Celebration
Bunner Ridge Park, Fairmont, West Virginia, Exit 139 off Interstate 79.
This is a West Virginia Raptor Rehabilitation Center event that benefits the rehabilitation of injured birds of prey to fly free again. This is a volunteer, non-profit benefit pow-wow celebration. All proceeds go directly to our birds of prey, for feeding, medical expenses and the building of a new Rehabilitation Center on Bunner Ridge, West Virginia.
Grand Entry 12 noon, features our educational birds, Thunder the American Bald Eagle, Annie the Red-tailed Hawk, Spyro the American Kestrel, and Orion the Broadwinged Hawk.
MC and arena director, Cedar Bear Kerr. Head man Dancer Aaron Walks-Like-a-Bear Daily. Head Lady Dancer Bree Little Bear Wood. Story telling with Prof. Ellie Spotted Dove High and Nancy Goodheart and invited storyteller Terri Talks with hands. Drums are: Struck-by-Lightning Drum and The Mekoce Family Drum.
All dancers welcome, all vendors welcome. camping available.
For Info: Call: 304-367-9406; Email: SS353@aol.com . Website: http://wvrrc.org .
THIS POWWOW HAS
BEEN DELAYED UNTIL 2006
Two Eagles Legacy 1st Annual Native American Contest Powwow
203 North 5 West, Rexburg, ID 83440
at the Madison County Fairgrounds
Host Drum: Cathedral Lake Singers from Arizona; Head Male Dancer: Darrell Abrahamson from Ft. Hall, Idaho; Head Female Dancer: Joyce Hayes Ft. Hall, Idaho; M.C.: Dave Brown Eagle from Spokane, Washington; Arena Director: Alex Shepherd from Cedar City, Utah
Special Performances by: Flute Player: Wesly Two Eagles from Rexburg, Idaho & Aztec Fire Dancers from Mexico!!
Experience a Native American Powwow. Traditional Foods, Vending, Music, Drumming, and Dancing. All Drums and Dancers are Welcome!!!! Over $10,000.00 in Prizes!
Friday: 6:00PM-11:00PM Saturday: 12:00PM-10:00PM
General Admission: Ages 12+: $4.00; Children 3-12: $2.00; Seniors and Ages under 3 are FREE!!; College Students with I.D.: $2.00
Food and Craft Vendors Needed $75.00 for Both Days and $50.00 for Just Saturday. Contracts are Available!!!
Donations are needed to sponsor the Head Staff, Aztec Dancers, and the
Contest Catagories! All proceeds will go to future cultural events. You
can donate checks and money orders made out to Two Eagles Legacy, Paypal
SEPTEMBER 17 - 18,
Bluff City Powwow.
In Rockport, Indiana. Just minutes from Owensboro, KY and Evansville, IN.
Gate opens at 11 am both days. Grand Entry: Saturday 1 pm & 7 pm. Sunday noon.
Host Drum: Istaypi Invited Drum: Black Eagle Spirit Drum. Head Man Dancer: Jeff White Elk Mills. Head Lady Dancer: Susan Shawandase Joy. Head Vet: TBA. Story Teller: Merilynn Cleveland.
Free primitive camping and meals for participants. Electric available for Vendors. Teepees welcome.
No alcohol, no drugs, no pets.
For more information contact: Rocky Blanchard at (812) 359-5303
or Don Cleveland at (812) 279-2335.
SEPT 17- 18,
A Native American Pow-Wow For The Benefit Of The Lazybrook Park
Lazybrook Park Rt 6, East Of Tunkhannock, Pa.
Gates Open at 10 A.M; Grand Entry 12:00 P.M
Admission $ 4.00 12 & Up
Dancing , Drumming, Storytellers; Food and Crafts; Open to All Drum Groups & Dancers. Head Dancers To Be Announced.
Vending Space Available; Camping for Vendors &
No Alcohol, Drugs , Firearms Or Politics
Allowed! Please Take Care Of Your Pets!
23 - 25,
Lake Reba Recreational Complex, Richmond, Kentucky
All Dancers & Drums welcome, at the discretion of the Arena Director - Levi Walker. MC - Wamble -Weoka -Oksheela; Host Drum - The Museum Drum, Huntsville, Alabama; Headman dancer - Allen Roland; Headlady dancer - Vickie Martin; Color Guard - All Nations Warrior Society Color Guard; Story tellers - Jeff Hatmaker & Jerry McClure.
Friday is School Day 9:00 am- 3:00 pm. The gates open to the public at 5:00 pm; Grand Entry at 6:30 pm.
Saturday's hours: Gates open at 10:00 am. Grand Entry at 12:00 noon and 6:00 pm. We will pow wow until about 9:00pm
Sunday's hours: Gates open at 10:00am. Grand Entry at 12:00noon. Closing Ceremonies at 5:00pm.
Admission. $5.00 for adults $2.00 for children Maximum of $15.00 per family.
Traveling North on I-75, take exit 90. Turn right, onto, KY 876 South. Go to the fourth (5th) traffic light Gibsom Bay Drive and turn left. This is the entrance to Gibson Bay Golf Course and Lake Reba Park. Follow the signs.
Traveling South on I-75, take exit 90A, US25-421 south. Get over in the through lane and go to the fifth (6th) trafic light Gibson Bay Drive and turn left. This is the entrance to Gibson Bay Golf Course and Lake Reba Park. Follow the signs.
For more information:
Lake Milton Gathering/Powwow
Lake Milton State Park, Lake Milton, OH
This gathering is to Honor our Nations Veterans and is sponsored by Lake Milton State Park and Soaring Hawk Village.
Our head Man is John Spiritwolf, Head Lady is Jessie Star Dancer, Head Vet is Wally White Elk, Arena director is Chandler Young Warrior, Host drum is Mother earth Beat and guest drum is Black Eagle Singers. MC is tba.
This gathering is free to the public.
Lake Milton State park is about 20miles from Akron, OH
Any questions can be directed to Cindy Singing Turtle at SoaringHawkVlg@aol.com or 330-788-3268
THIS POWWOW HAS
BEEN CANCELLED FOR THIS YEAR
SEPTEMBER 24 - 25, 2005
12th Annual Intertribal Pow Wow
Waimea Ball Park in Waimea on the Big Island of Hawaii
Native American Foundation
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, both days.
Everyone is invited to attend this free event. This is a non-competition pow wow.
For more information, call the Native American Foundation at (808) 885-5569 or (808) 938-5080 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
30-OCTOBER 2, 2005
Wakichipi American Indian Pow-Wow
Martinsburg, WVA, Martinsburg Fairgrounds
Friday: 9AM-2PM; Saturday and Sunday: 11AM-6PM
Friday: $7.00 for everyone; Sat-Sun: $7.00 for adults and $4.00 for children
Directions: Click Here for Detailed Driving Directions in a Printer Friendly Format.
Call Barry Richardson at (252) 257-5383 for info and directions
Send e-mail to: email@example.com
OCTOBER 1 - 2, 2005
31st Annual Pow Wow at Thomas Square in Honolulu, Hawai`i
The American Indian Pow Wow Association (“AIPA”)
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Everyone is invited to attend this free event, which will feature competition dancing, drumming, singing, arts and crafts, and food. All drums and dancers are welcome.
Head staff at the Thomas Square Pow Wow include: Head Man Dancer, Shane Ridley Stevens (Te-Moake Band of Western Shoshoni); Head Woman Dancer, Rose Olney Sampson (Yakama); Master of Ceremonies, John Dawson (San Carlos Apache); and Arena Director Tom Rowland (Oglala Lakota). The Host Drum is Wild Rice, with guest drums Red Thunder, Wild Horse and Seven Buffalo Singers.
Of the several Pow wows which take place statewide each year, only the Thomas Square Pow wow features competition dancing. Audiences will enjoy the lively footwork of fancy dancers, grass dancers, fancy shawl and jingle dancers as well as the stately eloquence of traditional dancers. Each dance has its own history; each dancer has a story to tell.
Thomas Square is located between Beretania & South King Streets and
between Ward Avenue and Victoria Street, across from the Honolulu
Academy of Arts.
OCTOBER 1-2, 2005
7th Annual Native American Festival
"Trails End" "Honoring Our Grandfathers"
Northwest Park, Cedartown, GA
Gates Open: 10 am each day. Grand Entry: Noon each day.
Head Lady: Wihuna 'Fire' Joyner; Head Man: Jerry 'Smitty' Smith; Host Drum: Aracoma; M. C.: Gary Smith
ALL Drums Welcome. ALL Dancers Welcome
Primitive Camping for Vendors and Dancers
Pets Must Be Leashed. Generators Off By 11 pm
Vendors By Invitation Only
Politics, Drugs, and Alcohol will NOT be allowed.
Host Motel: Country Hearth Inn North Main Street - 770-749-9951
OCTOBER 8-9, 2005
The Eighth Annual Clarksville, Tennesssee Area Intertribal Powwow
Presented by The Native Cultural Circle
Powwow Grounds outside Port Royal State Park, I-24 Exit 11
Saturday: 9am-6pm; Sunday 10am-5pm
Come share our Culture, foods, and crafts. Shop the vendors for arts and crafts. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the Dancing.
Host Drum: Tanasi Thunder; Guest: TBA; Head Lady: Betsy Jolly; Head Man: Bill Jolly; Storyteller: TBA ; Arena Director: TBA;
Head Veteran: Rick Brown; M.C.: Hawk Laughing; Flute Players: Assorted Artist.
Public Welcome. All Drums & Dancers are welcome, vendors by invitation only.
Admission: Adults $5 Children & Seniors $2 Active Duty Military with ID FREE!
I-24, Exit 11; TN HWY 76E
Left onto Old Clarksville Springfield Rd
Left onto HWY 238/Port Royal Road
For Information Contact: Ingrid Baker 931-326-5837 email: Nccircle@AOL.com or
Doug “Red” Kirby 931-801-1415 email: Rotebard@yahoo.com
OCTOBER 14-16, 2005
NAIA of Tennessee's 24th Annual Fall Festival and Pow Wow
Long Hunter State Park, 2910 Hobson Pike, Nashville, Tennessee
Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9 am- ?
Admission: $5.00 for Adults, Children 6-12 $3.00. Children 5yrs. and under are FREE.
Proceeds fund NAIA Emergency Assistance and Scholarship Programs.
Indian Tacos, Chili, Hominy, and Fry Bread; Books & Music - CDs & Cassettes; Native American Arts & Crafts; Indian Jewelry; Paintings; Crafts; Pictures; Pottery; Clothing; Storytelling; Indian games; Demonstrations.
Competition Dancing: Fancy, Traditional, Straight Grass Cloth, Buckskin, Fancy Shawl, Jingle Dress, Senior, Junior, Chicken.
Over $20,000 in prize money. Dance in all categories.
Master of Ceremonies: Sammy 'Tonke' White, Anadarko, Ok.; Arena Director: Marty Pinnecoose, Salem, OR.; Host Northern Drum: Meskwaki Nation, Tama, Iowa; Host Southern Drum: Cozad Singers, Anadarko, Ok.
From Nashville, take 1-40 East to Mt. Juliet Road, Exit 226-A. Go South
(right) 6.2 miles to the main park entrance, or ,take I-24 east to Old
Hickory Blvd, Exit 62. Go north (left) on SR171 6.4 miles to the main park
Contact Bill Wells 615-459-3156
OCTOBER 21- 23,
17th Annual Meherrin Indian Pow-Wow
Meherrin Indian Tribal Grounds
Hwy 11, North Between Ahoskie and Murfreesboro, NC
Grand Entry Friday, 6pm... Saturday, 12 noon & 6pm... Sunday, 12 noon
Competition pow-wow for dancers and drums.
Host drum: Medicine Tail (Poarch Creek); Emcee: Clark Stewart (Chickahomy); Head Man Dancer: Jason Evens (Hailiwa-Saponi); Head Lady Dancer: Kristey Evans (Meherrin); Head Judge: Andrew Hunter (Meherrin); Arena Director: Jay Hill (Seneca/Ojibwa)
Attendance fees: $5 for those 12 yrs and up ... $3 for those 6-11 yrs ... 5yrs and younger no charge
Dancer registration $5; Drum registration $40
Directions: Approximately 1 hour from Tidewater.
Click here for Map and
OCTOBER 22-23, 2005
Euharlee Second Annual Veterans Powwow
Osborne Park - Downtown Euharlee, GA 30120
Gates open 10am to 6pm. Grand Entry Sat.: Noon, Sun.: 1pm
Intertribal Dancing, Drums-Story Tellers, Flute Players, Arts and Crafts, Native Foods, and Demonstrations.
Free Admission - Public Invited. All Veterans Invited - Special Tribute to Veterans. All Dancers Welcome!
Host Drum: Buffalo Heart; Guest Drum: Aracoma Lightning; Head Man: Jerry "Smitty" Smith; Head Lady: Ellen Rasco; MC: Gary Smith
Absolutely No Drugs Or Alcohol
OCTOBER 28-30, 2005
1st Annual Native American Festival in Leesburg
Leesburg Landing and RV Park, Leesburg, AL
Head Man: Jo-Jo Morgan; Head Lady: Heather Miller; Jr. Head Man: Daniel Miller; Jr. Head Lady: TBA; Head Veteran: Little John War Hawk; MC: John Ferguson; AD: Little Hawk; Host Drum: Aracoma Lightning; Guest Drum: TBA
Come be part of this fun filled weekend. Experience Native American Arts & Crafts, Demonstrations and Intertribal Dancing.
ALL Native Drums and Dancers Welcome
A portion of the proceeds will go to the Cherokee County Indian Education Program.
Friday: Children's Day - 10 to 2; Saturday: 10 to 5; Sunday: 11 to 5
Admission Saturday and Sunday: Adults $5.00; Elders: $3.00; Children 6 - 12 : $3.00; Under 6: Free
Located in Leesburg AL at Leesburg Landing and RV Park. Approximately 1 mile off Highway 411, between the Red Light and the State Docks.
Camping is available. Guest Motel: Leesburg Lodge 256-526-7378
Fire Arms, Drugs, Politics or Alcohol NOT ALLOWED
For more info call: 256-779-5742
NOVEMBER 4-5, 2005
Honoring Our Students and Veterans Pow Wow 2005
Cole Field House, University of Maryland College Park Campus
College Park, Maryland
Sponsored by the University of Maryland College Park Campus and American Indian Heritage and Education Association
Friday: 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m.; Grand Entry at 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Grand Entry at 12:00 noon
Friday Host Drum: Eagles Dancing; Saturday Host Drums: White Oak and Eagles Dancing; MC: Clayton Old Elk; Arena Directors: Michael Travis Galindo and Jay Hill; Head Man: Doug Hall; Head Lady: Margo Williams; Head Boy: Josh Hill
Head Girl: Turquoise Zapata
Admission: $5.00 - Veterans and Students Free
Directions: Take the Capital Beltway, I-495 North/I-95 North towards Baltimore/College Park. Take exit 25, which is Baltimore Ave./US-1 south towards College Park. The main entrance to campus (on Campus Drive) is on your right approximately two miles south of the exit on Route 1. Once you enter the campus stay on Campus Drive to the top of the hill. Cole Field House will be on your right.
THIS IS AN INDOOR EVENT - RAIN OR SHINE!
Craft Vendors and Dancers contact: Dana Padgett, Vendor Coordinator
(202) 316-8445 or firstname.lastname@example.org
NOVEMBER 4-6, 2005
Fredericksburg, VA Pow-Wow/Show, Fredericksburg, VA Fairgrounds
Friday: 9AM-2PM; Saturday and Sunday: 11AM-6PM
Friday: $7 for everyone; Saturday and Sunday $7 for adults and $4 for children . Each Day
Directions: Fredericksburg Fairgrounds
From the Washington, DC area take I-95 South to Exit 130-A (HWY 3) East to the Route 17/2 South Exit and follow to Fairgrounds.
From the Richmond, VA area take I-95 North to Exit 130-A East to HWY 17/2 South exit and follow to Fairgrounds.
Still lost? Call the Fredericksburg Tourism Office at 1-800-678-4748 or
More Information: Call (540) 373-1776 or 1-800-678-4748
Call the show promoter at (252) 257-5383
Send e-mail to: email@example.com
NOVEMBER 5- 6,
6th Annual Stone Mountain PowWow and Indian Festival
Stone Mountain Park
Highway 78 East 16 miles east of Atlanta, GA
NOVEMBER 11-13, 2005
NOVEMBER 24-27, 2005
The Grand Entries : Saturday at 1:00 p.m., Saturday at 7:00 p.m. ; Sunday at noon. Grand Entries will feature colour parties from at least twelve foreign countries.
The Pow Wow is the center piece
of the Canadian Aboriginal Festival with visitors from all parts of
Canada and around the world gathered in Toronto at the Roger's Centre
(SkyDome) to witness this most beautiful traditional ceremony.
December 3- 5, 2005
DECEMBER 10, 2005
DEC. 31, 2005 -
JAN. 1, 2006
New Years Eve / Sobriety Inter-tribal Powwow
Townsend Center Gym
855 N. 12th Street Richmond, Indiana
Head Man Dancer - Matt Wynk; Head Woman Dancer - Crystal Grimm; Head Veteran - George Reiter; Arena Director - Albert RunningWolf ; Master of Ceremonies - Ernie Walters; Host Drum - Black Swamp Singers (Ohio); Co-Host Drum - TBA.
All Other Drums Welcomed
Gates Open : Saturday- 10 a.m.; Sunday-10 a.m.
Grand Entry : Saturday- 11:30 a.m.; Saturday Evening - 9 p.m.; Sunday-11:30 a.m.
Dinner Break : 6:30 p.m. thru 8:30 p.m.
New Years Eve Grand Entry : 11:30 p.m.
New Years Eve Prayer and Song : Midnight
Gates Close:1 a.m.; Sunday 4pm
Committee Giveaway : Sunday 3 p.m.
Admission: General Public : $6.00; Two Day Pass : $8.00; Children 12 and under : FREE
No Drugs and or Alcohol Allowed; No Firearms permitted; No Selling of Pipestone Pipes, Hawk, Owl, and or Eagle Feathers
For More Information:
General Information-Albert and Fran RunningWolf : 765-647-4947
Vendor Information-Pat and Dewey Ferguson : 765-249-2001
Donations Vicky and Rodney Tate : 765-977-4212
Advertisment/Donations : Jim and Diana Miller : 765-977-6769
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