BELOW IS A OUR LIST OF 2006 POWWOWS-
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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.
Gates Open : Saturday- 10 a.m.; Sunday-10 a.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
|JANUARY 7- 8, 2006
Western New Mexico University Intramural Gym, Silver City, NM
In memory and recognition of the Chinene Apache (Red Paint People - Warm Springs Apache)
3rd Annual Contest Powwow - All Categories and Drum Contest. Gourd Dancing, Apache Gaan Dancers, Hoop Dancer, Social Dances
Host Drum and Head Staff - TBA
Doors open daily at 9:00 a.m.
General admission - $5.00/person
Vendor space limited... please reserve.
Contact - Joe Saenz at
P.O. Box 837, Santa Clara, NM 88026
International Peace Pow-Wow 2006
Exhibition Pavillion, 3401 Parkside Drive South,, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
(THIS IS A NEW LOCATION)
Presented by the Blackfoot Canadian Cultural Society.
Grand Entries: 1:00 & 7:00 p.m. Daily
Head Staff: Mary Ann Crow Healy, Executive Director; Kelly Healy, Artistic Director; Jason Good Striker, MC; Oliver Shouting, MC; Geoff Chief Body, Head Dancer; Chalise Scalp Lock, Head Dancer; Moccasin Flats (Kainai), Host Drum; Spotted Buffalo (Siksika), Host Drum.
9 Adult Dance Competitions: 1st - $500, 2nd - $300, 3rd -$200
7 Teen Dance Competitions: 1st - $200, 2nd - $150, 3rd - $100
7 Junior Dance Competitions: 1st - $100, 2nd - $75, 3rd - $50
Drum Competition: 1st - $2000, 2nd - $1000, 3rd - $600, 4th $400
Specials: Geoff Chief Body Mens Fancy; Chalise Scalp Lock Ladies Traditional; Miss Blackfoot Canada Chelsea Eagle Bear Teen Girls Traditional ; Miss Blackfoot Canada Jr. Jann-Elise Bull Bear Ladies/Teen Girls Traditional
Invited Drums: Wild Horse, River Cree, Saulteaux Feather, Blackfoot Confederacy, Stoney River, Walking Buffalo, Rock Creek, Napi Singers, Rocky Lake & White Feathers
Admission: $10.00 per day, $7.00 Students/Seniors
More info at www.blackfoot.ca
Contact Mary Ann Crow Healy at (403) 327-6807
|FEBRUARY 9 - 12, 2006
35th Seminole Tribal Fair
Head Staff: Dale Old Horn, Crow, MT--Emcee; Lawrence Baker, New Town, ND--Emcee; Damon Roughface, Pawnee, OK--Arena Director; Ronnie GoodEagle, Flandreau, SD--Arena Director; Salina No Ear Todome, Tulsa, OK--Head Lady Judge; Delbert Wapass, Saskatchewan, Canada--Singing Judge.
|FEBRUARY 11-12, 2006
Wild Horse Tenth Annual Powwow
North Torrance High School
3620 W. 182nd Street, Torrance, CA
All Drums and Dancers Welcome.
Vendors: $150.00 both days, $100.00 1 day.
|FEBRUARY 17 - 18, 2006
Hobiyee 2006 Powwow
Prince Rupert, BC
Hosted by Gitamaxmak'ay Nisga'a Dancers
Hobiyee is the celebration of Nisga'a New Year.
First Nations Cultural Groups perform for the two day event.
|FEBRUARY 18, 2006
3rd Honoring the Children Pow Wow
UWP Frank J. Petretti Fieldhouse, Kenosha, WI
Sacred Circle, the Indigenous Peoples Student Organization at the University of Wisconsin Parkside
Joe Duncan - 414-378-2876
Becky Coan-Henderleiter - 262-658-3880
|FEBRUARY 18, 2006
NC School of Science and Math Powwow
1219 Broad Street, Durham, NC
Grand Entries at: 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM. Close at 10:00.
We strive to have a friendly powwow where all people feel welcome. We feed all singers and dancers at the supper break and have a T-shirt give-away during the evening portion of the powwow. We emphasize lots of intertribal and exhibition dancing with no breaks once the powwow gets going.
The powwow is put on by the Indian students at the NC School of Science and Math which is an advanced residential high school for students from all over North Carolina.
|FEBRUARY 18, 2006
3rd Honoring Children Traditional Pow Wow
Sports Center, Frank Petretti Field house, UW Parkside, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha, WI
Joe Duncan, Sacred Circle President
MARCH 3-5, 2006
MARCH 4, 2006
FREE ADMISSION! Donations accepted.
All Veterans Welcome, All Princesses Welcome, All Drums & Dancers Welcome
MARCH 10-12, 2006
Contact: Harold Comby (601) 656-5711
|MARCH 18, 2006
Northland College Annual Powwow
Located on Hwy 13, South of Hwy 2
Grand Entries: 1pm and 7pm
Honorariums for dancers and drummers
Head Dancers: TBA; Host drum: TBA
Northland College Native American Association
Joe Rose 715-682-1204
MARCH 18 - 19, 2006
14th Learning To Walk Together Pow Wow
Vandament Arena - Northern Michigan University (NMU), Marquette, Michigan
Grand Entries: Saturday: 1pm and 7pm. Sunday: 1pm
We will be holding a hand drum competition during the feast time with prizes for the top 3 finishers.
Head Male: Kelly Logan; Head Female: Annette Logan; Host Drum: Smokeytown
|MARCH 25, 2006
Circle of Nations Indian Association 22nd Annual Pow-wow
UMM PE Center, University of MN, Morris, MN
Join us for the UMM Indian Student Organization Annual Pow Wow
Vendors, dancers and drums wanted.
UMM used to be an Indian Boarding school, so we now offer an American Indian Tuition waiver (free college!) so take advantage of a campus tour while here.
Multi-Ethnic Resource Center
600 E. 4th St, Morris, MN 56267
Linsey McMurrin and Mike Miller
MARCH 25-26, 2006
18th Annual Natchez Powwow
400 Jefferson Davis Blvd; Natchez, MS 39120
SATURDAY: Gourd Dance 1 PM and 7 PM; Grand Entry and Intertribal Dancing 2 PM and 8 PM
Trader Booths for Food and Native American Crafts open 10 am Sat. and 11 am Sun.
Powwow participants are allowed to camp on the grounds.
For More Info: Powwow Chairman Chuck Borum 131 Jeff Davis Blvd Ste F Natchez, MS 39120. 601-442-0200 fax 601-445-0210 Email:
MARCH 31, APRIL 1 - 2, 2006
26th Annual Chambers Farm Spring Pow Wow
Fort McCoy, Florida
Youth day March 31st,Veteran's day April,1st.
|MARCH 31-APRIL 1, 2006
A.S.A.Y. Annual Pow-Wow
Honourong Our Artistic Voices
York University Campus in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Presented by Aboriginal Students Association at York University.
Powwow on April 1, 2006. Workshops will take place the day BEFORE the Pow-Wow on Friday, March 31st, with the possibilty of expanding to Thursday, March 30th as well, depending on how many workshop facilitators we can book.
Workshops and Powwow are FREE, with donations graciously accepted.
More information will become available in the coming weeks such as the list of invited drum groups, workshop facilitators, schedule of events, etc.
All the events will take place at the York University campus in Toronto, which is located in the northern suburbs of Toronto, just off the 400 expressway.
More Info: Email:
APRIL 1- 2, 2006
31st Annual Pah-Loots-Pu Celebration
Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum
Washington State University, Pullman WA
Grand Entries (both days) 1:00pm and 7:00 pm.
Head Staff: Emcees: Fred Hill Sr., Francis Calluyah; Arena Director: Shawn Scabby Robe; Head Man: John Meninick ; Head Woman: Loni Alexander; Host Drum: Northern Cree
Arts & Crafts Fair
Everyone Welcome! Free Admission!
No Drugs, Alcohol, or Weapons Allowed!
Sponsors Tribes: Coeur d'Alene Tribe; Colville Tribe; Muckleshoot Tribe; Nez Perce Tribe
WSU: ASWSU Committee Squared; Campus Involvement; Conference Funding Committee; Office of the Provost; Residence Hall Association; Women's Resource Center; The Kenneth and Marlene Alhadeff Foundation
Host Hotel: Hawthorn Inn & Suites (509) 332-0928
|APRIL 6 -8, 2006
Cherokee Of Georgia Spring Powwow
Demonstrations-Thursday & Friday 9am - 3 pm. Schools & other Organizations are welcome.
Grand Entry -Friday & Saturday 7 pm.
HEAD STAFF Drum. Red Bird Singers, MC -Fred Glennan, Arana Director -Jamie Nemeth ,Head Man - Patrick O"Connell Head Lady - Michelle Rogers .
Vendors by Invitation Only 912-843-2230
904-483-7099 ,1-912-449-9033, 1-904 845-7288
|APRIL 8, 2006
Cherokee Heritage Day Benefit Pow Wow
Gainesville Civic Center, Gainesville, Texas
Schedule: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Gourd Dance; 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm Supper Break; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Gourd Dance;
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm Grand Entry- Intertribal Powwow
All drums & Dancers Welcome
MC- Rene Rodriquez (Chiricahua Apache); Head Singer Robert Tehauno (Comanche); Head Gourd Dancer Ignacio De La Vargas (Apache); Head Lady Anne Buse (Cherokee); Head Man TBA
Proceeds to benefit the Elders Society of Dallas & Zingha Wee Thay
Please bring donations of canned goods, staple food items, New coats, & shoes
Listen to Beyond Bows and Arrows on KNON-FM 89.3, Sundays6:00 pm-8:00 pm
NO FIREARMS, NO ALCOHOL, NO DRUGS, NO PETS
General info- Doug Walp 1 940 482 3381
Rosia Atherton 1-940-668-8293
Vendor info only- Dusti Lockey 1 972 294 2175
|APRIL 8-9, 2006
Mount Nittany Middle School
656 Brandywine Drive [near State Routes 322 and 45]
State College, PA 16801
Doors open: Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 am
Grand Entry: Saturday: 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm; Sunday: 1:00 pm
Host Drum: White Hawk, Ponca (Southern Drum); Co-Host Drum: Many Voice, Cheyenne River, SD; Co-Host Drum: Maza Napin, Yankton, SD; Arena Director: Kenny Irwin, Sr., Arikara; Emcee: Bill Crouse, Seneca; Head Man Dancer: Richard Awonohopay, Menominee; Head Woman Dancer: Carol Welsh, Dakotah; Head Veteran Dancer: Irwin Sharp Fish, Sicangu Lakota
Admission is FREE and Open to the public
Traders: Our vendors comply with the American Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990, which calls for American Indian crafts to be made by tribally recognized American Indians.
Mount Nittany Middle School
656 Brandywine Drive
State College, PA 16801
From the Motel 6
Take a right out of drive on to Atherton, travel 4.7 miles to intersection of 322 and 45 its a stoplight. Take a left and go 2 blocks to Mt. Nittany Middle school on left. Follow pow wow signs.
From Super 8 Motel
Take a left onto Athertongo 1.7 miles to intersection of 322 and 45 its a stoplight. Take a left and go 2 blocks to Mt. Nittany Middle school on left. Follow pow wow signs.
From I-80/ 220
Take the State College Lewistown exit #73 it merges onto 322 eastthen travel 2.8 miles to the 45 West Boalsburg/Oak Hall exit- merge to the right- take a right at bottom- travel about 50 feet and take another rightinto the Mount Nittany Middle school.
From 322 East
Take the Exit for 45 highway its on the righttravel 1.4 miles to the 322 and 45 intersectionits a stoplight----take the 322 exit there-its a merge on the righttravel about 2 blocks to the Mt. Nittany middle school on left. Follow pow wow signs
Registration Forms: Please mail all registration forms to:
John Sanchez, Powwow Coordinator
123 Carnegie Building
Dept. of Journalism
Penn State University
University Park, PA 16802-5100
Phone 814-865-6372 E-Mail
APRIL 9, 2006
Choctaw Annual Indian Pow Wow Festival
Choctawhatchee Big Springs, Jackson County, Florida
USDA Building off exit 136 of I-10 west, go north building on left
Time: 10am to 7pm.
We will have a raffle, food, games and lots of fun!!!
Cory Godwin will be our head dancer with his group. His style is of dance is very unique.
We are seeking dancers and drummer from other tribes to come and share in the festivities.
Admission: Non-members Adult and Teenagers age 13 and up 10 dollars
Booths For Indian Arts Crafts $20.
|APRIL 21-23, 2006
United Cherokee 8th Annual Festival & Native American Pow Wow
Location: National Guard Armory
3550 Creek Path Road, Guntersville, Alabama 35976
Grand Entry 9:00 AM
Childrens Day, Dancing, Singing, various demonstrations of crafts.
Story Tellers, Flute Playing, Archery, Flintknapping
Dancing, Drumming, Demonstrations
Gates Open 8:00 AM til 5:00 PM PUBLIC WELCOME
Grand Entry 10:00 AM
Gates Open 10:00 AM til 5:00 PM PUBLIC WELCOME
Grand Entry 12:00 Noon (Noon til 5:00 PM)
Non-Competition Dancing / Drums Welcome
Posting of the Colors: UCAN Veterans Society & Honor Guard; The Native American Warrior Society and Honor Guard
Host Drums: Thunderheart Singers & Prayer Stone Drum
We are also expecting The Sacred Hoop Singers; The Little Warriors Drum
MC-Whitewolf Newman; AD - TBA; Head Man-Terry Smith; Head Lady-Katie Smith
Directions: From US Hwy 431 in Guntersville (at the Holiday Inn) take AL Hwy 79 South .7/10ths mile to Cherokee Elem. School, Turn right on Willow Beach Rd., Turn Left on Creek Path Road to Pow Wow.
Concessions Available, Shower Facilities, Handicap Facilities Primitive Camping Available
Everyone knows there is to be no drugs or alcohol on our grounds.
Grounds Security & EMT Service will be provided.
We would like to thank the United State Disaster Relief Command for helping with the security this year.
For more Information: Email: email@example.com
APRIL 21, 2006
8th Annual Rice University Powwow
Rice University Intramural Field # 7, Houston, TX.
Gourd Dancing@6:30 PM; Grand Entry@7:30 PM
|APRIL 22, 2006
6th Annual Celebration of Life for All People Pow Wow
Red Wing Park - Virginia Beach, VA.
1398 General Booth Blvd. 23451
MC - Clark Stewart; HM - Micker Richardson; HF- Nokomis Lemons; AD - Thomas Two Feathers Lewis; Host Drum - Falling Water (Northern); Guest Drum - Edisto River Singers (Southern)
Traditional Pow Wow
American Indian dancing, educational exhibits and displays, arts and crafts, and authentic foods
Over 5,000 at least year's event!!!
FREE ADMISSION AND PARKING!!!!
For More Information: Debra Vick 757 427-2990
APRIL 22- 23, 2006
1st Annual Turtle Island Native American Association Pow Wow
USA Baseball Stadium
Traditional Pow Wow
All Drums, Dancers, Gourd Dancers and Princess welcome,
Public welcome , bring your blankets and lawn chairs
Contact : or Rita Colston 901-876-5344
|APRIL 27 - 30, 2006
Muskokee Bird Clan Dancers and Friends
Gates Open: 10:00 am each day. Grand Entry: 1:00 pm Saturday and Sunday
Headman - Cray Wolf ( Robert Armstrong); Headlady - Spirit Dove ( Becky Armstrong); Drum - TBA
NO Entry Fee and NO Parking Fee
Vendors: NO electrical setups so need to bring generator with you if it is needed. Vendors Fee: $50 still have some spots open.
Coming East on I-10 take exit 22 (Avalon Blvd) turn left on Avalon go till dead ends at highway 90. Right on 90 to Highway 87 N. ( Stewart Street) (there is a Burger King on the corner of 87n). Left on Hilglhway 87N. approximately 1 mile to Munson Highway.
Right on to Munson (directly in front of Milton High School) go approximately 6 miles out Munson Highway. Festival grounds are on right (big red two story house next to the grounds) at 9508 Munson Highway.
Coming West on I-10 take exit 23 Hwy 191 ( Garcon Pt Road). Right onto Garcon to Forsyth Street (Assembly of God Church on Left and Bagdad Elementary School straight ahead ) Left on Forsyth to highway 90 ( Baptist Church on Right) Left on Highway 90 to Hwy 87 N. Then turn right onto 87 N go approximately 1 mile to Munson Highway (right in front of Milton Highschool) right on Munson go approximately 6 miles to Festival Grounds 9508 Munson Highway.
There will be signs posted throughout town directing to festival grounds.
More information: Becky Armstrong (850) 983-6562
|APRIL 27-29, 2006
The 23rd Annual Gathering of Nations Powwow,
Miss Indian World, and Indian Traders Market.
University of New Mexico Arena ("The Pit")
Avenida Cesar Chavez Blvd. SE (Hwy. 25, exit #223)
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Miss Indian World is April 27th, Powwow and Trader's Market is April 28th-29th
A Family Event: EVERYONE (the public) INVITED! We hope to see you there!
CONTEST DRUM & DANCING Over $140,000.00 in cash & prizes to be awarded.
32 Dance Categories! Including Elders 70+, Golden Age 50+, and Mens Chicken Dance. $1,500 1st Place All Adult Categories (19-49)
World Class Northern Singing Competition - $5,000 1st Place; Southern Challenge So. Singing Competition - $5,000 1st Place
Womens Back-up Singing Contest - Northern & Southern Styles; ($800 winner take all - Max. of 6 registered with drum)
Teen Girls Traditional - Sponsored by the Brady Family; Teen Boys Fancy - Sponsored by the Yazzie Family; Womens Jingle (Contemporary Style) - Sponsored by the Red Elk Family; Mens Grass - Sponsored by Ronald Preston; Mens Fancy - Down, Dirty, & Extreme (winner take all) Sponsored by GON Internet Radio (Friday after Grand Entry)
2006 Gathering of Nations Head Staff: Announcers: Sammy Tonekei White - OK, Dennis Bowen - AZ, Vince Beyl - MN; Guest MC: Reuben Little Head - MT; Roving Host: Jason Whitehouse, MI; Head Man Dancer: Jazz Bearstail, ND (ABQ); Head Lady Dancer:
Tawny Hale, CA; Head Young Man Dancer: Marshall Funmaker - MI; Head Young Lady Dancer: DeCora Hawk - SD; Head Northern Drum Judge: Terry St. John - MN; Head Southern Drum Judge: Nashoba Simmons - OK; Arena Directors: Randy Medicine Bear, Window Rock, AZ, George 'Cricket' Shields - Norman, OK
Invited Drums: Young Bird Singers - Pawnee, OK; USA (2005 Champs); Northern Cree Singers - Saddle Lake, Alberta; Canada (2005 Champs); Eya-Hey Nakoda - Morley, Alberta; Canada; Southern Outlaws - Shiprock, NM; USA; The Boyz - Minneapolis, MN; USA; Host Gourd Dance Drum: Zotigh Singers - Albuquerque, NM
Miss Indian World 2005-2006: Cassie Thomas - Lawtons, NY
Thursday April 27th: 10:00am - 3:00pm: Registration for Dancers & Singers at UNM Arena "the Pit"
(Gymnastics Bldg. South end of Arena) Advance Ticket Will Call at the Pit
7:00pm: Miss Indian World Traditional Talent Presentations. See MIW Info.
(Advance Ticket Will Call begins at 5:00pm for all tickets, Doors open at 6:30pm)
Fri. April 28th & Sat. April 29th: 10:00am: Registration for Dancers & Singers at the Pit (Gymnastics Bldg. South end of Arena)
Doors open to the public. Advance Ticket Will Call Opens. Various Pre-Powwow Performances.
NOON: Grand Entry of Dancers; Competition Dancing & Singing: Golden Age, Juniors, & Teens
3:30pm: Specials & Giveaways Honoring Head Dancers
5:00 - 7:00pm: Gourd Dance
7:00pm: Grand Entry of Dancers
NOTE: Grand Entry is 7:00pm on Friday and 6:00pm on Saturday.
Competition Dancing & Singing (continued): Adult & Elder Categories (Elder's Friday evening only)
9:00pm (approx.): (Saturday) The Crowning of Miss Indian World
Midnight: (Friday) Jammin' Gents; Contest for MENS SOUTHERN STRAIGHT $1,000 First Place & 3 day Trip for 2 to Hawaii (Winner departs Albuquerque Sunday Morning - Trip is non-transferable)
Men vs. Women SMOKE DANCE!
Contest for all Smoke Dancers in appropriate Smoke Dance regalia ONLY.
$1,000 First Place & Trip for 2 to Las Vegas (winner departs Albuquerque), trip is non-transferable.
FEES: CASH at the Door
Thursday 4/27/2006: Miss Indian World Traditional Talent Presentations $10.00 each.
Friday 4/28/2006: One Day Powwow and Indian Trader's Market Ticket (no re-entry) $11.00 each.
Saturday 4/29/2006: One Day Powwow and Indian Trader's Market Ticket (no re-entry) $13.00 each.
$1.00 of each ticket goes to the GON U.N.M. Scholarship Foundation for Native students. Admission is tax deductible.
More Information at website: http://www.gatheringofnations.com/
|APRIL 28-30th 2006
Mantle Rock PowWow
Crittenden County Fairgrounds Marion Kentucky
Benefiting Mantle Rock Native Education Center
Host Drum Mother Earth Beat Drum; Invited Drum- Black Eagle Spirit; Invited Drum- Southern Star; Master of Ceremony- Frank Silver hair Brent; Arena Director- Barry Redbird Brown; Head Lady- Princess Beth Facile; Head Man- Naven Little Bear Brown
Head Veteran Barry Redbird Brown
Special Guest Drum Choogie Kingfisher From the Cherokee Nation
All Drums invited Contact : Kamama
Family & Public Event No alcohol or drugs allowed
Camp soup feed all weekend for Dancers & Venders
Contact , -1/270/965-9432
Mantle Rock Ctr 1/270/965-5882
MAY 6, 2006
11th Annual Enumclaw Pow-Wow
Enumclaw High School
226 Semanski Street South, Enumclaw, WA 98022
Grand Entry at 1:00pm and 7:00pm
M.C. - Arnald Littlehead; Headman - Cory Taff; Headwoman - Diana Tolkin
Host drum- "White River"
Residing princess will be sponsoring a young girls jingle dance winner takes all.
Vendors: $20 space fee
|MAY 6, 2006
Penn Cove Water Festival
In The Town Of Coupeville, Wa. On Whidbey Island
Official All Tribe Open Invitation...You and your families are invited to attend our annual Historical Penn Cove Water Festival! This is a time to open our hearts in friendship and sharing. A time to welcome our First Nations Neighbors!
Hours Will Be From 11am To 6pm.
There Will Be Canoe Races, Performers, Fry Bread, Vendors, Childrens Activities, Caring For The Earth Educational Displays & More!!!
The Penn Cove Water Festival has been going on for generations. It is the ONLY well known Native American Event on Whidbey Island! We wish to see it continue for our children and our childrens children. It is vitally important to us to experience this special time together so our ties will remain unbroken.
We want you to encourage your canoe racers and other canoes, your talented men, women and children who only you know
personally. Your Veterans, dancers, singers, drums, artists, environmentalists...and any and all who are willing to come and share
with us! Please call us to sign up ASAP! Thanks.
We always have great hospitality with treats and coffee for signed-up participants. We will be prepared to hand out free tee shirts to all who register as canoe racers and bring thier teams and canoes. Cash Prizes for canoe winners! These gifts as well as a free after Festival Dinner put on by the town of Coupeville are all ways of saying, We Honor You!
The canoe races will take place down at the park as always. We will have free programs with maps to help everyone. The main Festival activities, other than the canoe races, will take place in town only a short walk from the park...we also have in place a shuttle bus that will stop at the park and in town regularly to pick up and drop off all who wish to use it.
The Live Entertainment will be onstage near the museum and the dock in town. There will be Storytellers for children as well. Art, food and craft vendors will be present in town. Rain or Shine! See you There!
**No Alcohol or Drugs Allowed...This is a Family Event!
To Contact us for any questions, sign-ups or whatever...Please call...
Susan Berta-(360)678-3451 or ...
For Canoe Races/Performers
Cheryl Bradkin-(360)678-5239 or ...
Food, Arts & Craft Vendors
Lynda Imburgia-(360)321-7863 or ...
Tribal Liason Benye Weber-(360)678-4602 or ...Any
|MAY 12-13, 2006
At The AJCC on Three J Road, Augusta,GA
Friday: 6:30PM-Grand Entry
Saturday: 12:30-3PM-Gourd Dance; 3:00-4:30-Intertribal; 7:00PM-Grand Entry; Auction to Immediately Follow Saturday Night Dance
Weekend of music and dance- Craft Contest- Raffles & Auction
Head Singer: Billy Evans Horse. Arena Director: Jon Jolly
Everyone Welcome! Free Admission!
Please bring chairs or blanket to sit on. Plenty of FREE camping. Pets welcomed on a leash (owners must clean up behind their pets)
Sponsored by:The Augusta Pow-Wow Association
Information: Bill Medeiros (706)394-1221
|MAY 19-21, 2006
Cumberland Plateau 5th Annual American Indian Powwow
Putnam County Fairgrounds, Cookeville, TN
Friday May 19, 2006 Free Kids day, all school age kids and teachers will be admitted free for that day only.
Saturday Gates open at 9:00am; Grand Entries 11:00am and 6:00pm.
Sunday May 21, 2006 gates open 10:00am grand entry 11:00am.
All drums and Dancers welcome.
Adults $5.00 child 5-16 will be $2.00.
Directions: I-40 to exit 287, go north, take left on Veterans Drive ( next to Ryan's), take a right at the Fairgrounds. Signs will be posted.
Linda 931-544-4908 or Carol 931-3720495
Indigenous Intertribal Corp
357 Stephens Lane, Livingston, TN 38570
|MAY 20, 2006
1st Annual Intertribal Gathering
Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 E. Lake Ave., Watsonville.
10am-5pm. Gourd Dance 11am. Grand Entry 12pm. Veterans Honoring.
Non-competition powwow. Northern Drum: The ManKillers. Southern Drum: Drum & Feathers. Head Man: Gilbert Blacksmith. Head Woman:TBA. American Indian Veterans Association. The Medicine Warrior Dance Troupe.
Guest Speakers: Dr. Darryl Babe Wilson, Pamina Yellow Bird and Corena Gould.
Traditional craft demonstrations.
Drug and alcohol free event.
Hosted by Santa Cruz Indian Council
MAY 20 -21 , 2006
2nd Annual Honoring Our Children Inter-Tribal Powwow
Wayne County Fair Grounds, Richmond, Indiana
861 Salisbury Rd
Saturday: Open @ 10 AM. Grand Entry: 11:30 A.M. and @ 7:00 P.M. Dinner Break: 5 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. Close @ 9 P.M.
Sunday: Open @ 10 AM. Grand-Entry: 11:30 A.M. Close @ 4 P.M
Head Boy : Juan Reiter; Head Girl: Sheena Anderson; Jr. Boy: Daniel Gillespie; Jr. Girl: Shelby Butcher.
Head Veteran: George Reiter; Arena Director: Albert RunningWolf Master of Ceremonies: Larry Grisby**. Host Drum: Black Swamp Singers; Co-host Drum: Three River SIngers
All Other Drums Welcomed!
Admission: General Public: $5.00. Two Day Pass: $8.00
CHILDREN 12 and under FREE
NO DRUGS AND OR ALCOHOL ALLOWED, NO FIRE ARMS PERMITTED
NO SELLING HAWK, OWL, or EAGLE FEATHERS
*Vendors by invitation only*
Host Hotel: *Holiday Inn *
5501 NATIONAL ROAD EAST
RICHMOND, IN 47374*
Hotel Front Desk: 1-765-966 7511*
Ask for Powwow rate*
More Information Contact:
|MAY 27, 2006
Pow Wow to Honor Our Students
The Mazama Gymnasium on the Central Oregon Community College, Bend, Oregon
2600 College Way
Open: 9am to 10 pm.
FREE for all!
This is to be a non-competitive benefit Pow Wow so although there are no prizes being offered, many visitors will get the chance to dance in the circle. Those Dancers and Drummers who are approved in advance will be paid and fed, but again space is limited so please if you are a dancer or you have a dance group that would like to attend, contact us right away.
There will be some limited FREE vendor space for those who would like to bring their Native American food, crafts, products, and or artwork to the event. Space is limited so please contact us right away to reserve your place.
There will also be a Native American Art show as well, if you have art to show, please keep in touch as details are coming soon.
If you need a place to camp or stay, we may even be able to help with arrangements.
We are seeking an experienced MC to host our event and you can always look on this web page for more information as it becomes available. We are in need of drummers dancers artists and a good MC to get this event headed in the right direction. Please call us ASAP
For More Information: Call: 541-318-3787 and ask for Neely or Leland
Or visit our website ( http://nativeamerican.cocc.edu )
|MAY 27 - 28, 2006
First Annual Hilo Inter-Tribal PowWow
"Celebrating Cultural Diversity"
Wailoa River Park, Hilo Hawaii
Head Man Dancer: Lynn Burnette, Sr, Loveland Colorado, Lakota, Rosebud Sioux; Head Woman Dancer: Ann Shouting, Cardston Alberta Canada, Blood Tribe, Blackfoot Confederacy of Canada; Host Drum: Wild Rice, Honolulu Hawaii; Masters of Ceremonies:
Michael Horse, Berkeley California, Yaqui, Mescalero Apache, Zuni; Oliver Shouting, Cardston Alberta, Blood Tribe, Blackfoot Confederacy of Canada; Arena Director: Dan McDaniel, Mountain View Hawaii, Choctaw.
Special Guest Performers:
Wapato Indian Club, Wapato Washington. The Wapato Indian Club sends its message through dance. All performers are youth from sixth grade to high school. They can convey more of a message in a half hour of dance than many adults can in a two hour speech. The group is the 2005 award recipient of the prestigious "Washington State Governor's Cultural Award". They are truly beautiful people.
LaRance Intertribal Dancers, Flagstaff Arizona. Fifteen year old Nakotah LaRance is a five time World Hoop Dance Champion and currently holds the Teenage World Hoop Dance Title. He was seen as "Voices That Carry" in "Into The West. At eleven years old Cree LaRance is following in is brother's foot steps and is a world class competitor in the World Championship of Hoop Dance. Shondien LaRance is 13 years old and one of the very few females who competes in the Hoop Dance Championships.
Open invitation to drums and dancers.
The Hilo Seaside Hotel is our Host Hotel. Conveniently located one mile from the airport and 1/2 mile from the PowWow Grounds this hotel has true Aloha. The PowWow Rate is $59.00 per night plus tax. To get this rate you must call the hotel direct at 1-800-560-5557 and ask for the PowWow Rate. We advise making your reservations early.
For more information please email us at
MAY 26-28, 2006
Upper Current River PowWow
Western Cherokee Cultural Center
East 10th St. & Hickory, Salem Missouri
Open: Friday 26th, 3:00 P.M; Saturday & Sunday 10:00 A.M
Arts and Crafts, Jewelry, Dream Catchers, Traditional Foods and More!! Tiny Tots Contest, Saturday Evening.
Requested Donation For Admission: Adults $2.00, Seven - Twelve yrs. $1.00 Seniors, Six & Under FREE
Bring Your Lawn Chairs
Located in South Central Missouri, 30 minutes South of Hwy 44
|MAY 27- 29, 2006
The 13th Cherokee Festival
Temple University Ambler Campus, Ambler, PA
The gates open at 10:00 AM each day
Grand Entry at 12:00 Noon each day
Camping for traders and dancers.
More Information: Chief Buffy
|MAY 27- 28, 2006
16th Annual Gissiwas Creek Veterans Memorial Powwow
13819-5th Ave, Marion, MI 49665
Traditional Powwow held on 100 acres of private property.
Public admission adults $3.00. seniors and kids $2.00, Veterans free.
Plenty of rustic camping available. Use mapquest for directions.
You may arrive for camping on Friday and stay thru Monday noon
For more information: Call 1-800-795-1604 or email .
|JUNE 16-18, 2006
Tribal Crossroads Powwow
South of Leitchfield, Kentucky
The dance programs will include intertribal, switch, broom, circle, candy, straight, grass, potato, two step, fancy shawl, crow hop, women and men's northern and southern traditional and more...
Flute performances by Grady "Shadowhawk" Jones, Dave "Whitwolf" Trezak and others
Story Telling by Grandmother Coyote, SnowOwl and others
FRIDAY KIDS DAY -- 10:00 AM Gate Opens.
11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Kids programs will be held periodically during the day by Dave Trezak, mixed with flute performances, dance demonstrations, story telling and educational presentations.
7:00 PM Pow Wow Sampler
Intertribal dancing, flute performances, story telling and other entertainment.
10:00 PM Gate Closes
10:00 AM Gate Opens
12:00 Grand Entry / Honors Ceremony
1:00 Parade of Nations
Dancing, flute performances, story telling, and informational presentations all afternoon.
6:00 - 6:30 Closing Ceremony
7:00 - 9:30 Dave "Whitewolf" Trezak Concert
10:00 PM Gate Closes
11:00 AM Gate Opens
1:00 Grand Entry / Honors Ceremony
2:00 Parade of Nations
Dancing, flute performances, story telling, and informational presentations all afternoon.
5:30 Closing Ceremony
6:00 Pow Wow Over
7:00 PM Gate Closes
Host Drum: Friendly Voices. Co-Host Drum: Birds of a Feather. Arena Director: Little Hawk. Guest Performer:Dave Whitewolf Trezak. Head Man: Grady ShadowHawk Jones. Head Lady: Beth MoonFeather Facille. Assistant Head Lady: Cynde Cross. Head Veteran: Ronnie Johnson. Pow Wow Historian: Ernie Walters Yona Principal Chief of the Cherokees of Kentucky Chickamauga.
Color Guard: Ohio Valley Native American Warriors Association. Head Story Teller: Grandmother Coyote
Pow Wow Attractions: Guided Tours of Frank and Penny Cook's Native Lodge. Meet Temetet the Wolf. Turtle Island Educational Presentation on the Wolf. DNA Testing Information and Research . RELATIVE GENETICS & SORENSON MOLECULAR GENEALOGY FOUNDATION
Daily Admission Prices: Adults - $5.00; Children 7 to 12 - $3.00; Children under 7 - Free
Friday Only Kids $1.00
Weekend Passes: Dancers - $6.00 (Includes 2 meals per day, free rustic camp site, sports bottle and entry into luck of the draw);
Adults - $12.00 ; Children 7 to 12 - $6.00 ; Children under 7 - Free
Rustic Camping Pass - $15.00 each for Adults $6.00 each for those under 13 (no electricity, tents only)
Electric & Water Camping Site - $20.00 - plus weekend passes (Campers, motor homes and travel trailers only, no tents)
Contact: P.O. Box 33, Cub Run, Ky 42729 270-286-6278
|JUNE 16-18, 2006 - Father's Day Weekend
2006 Competition Powwow and Festival
Edgewater Park 7600 West Memorial Shoreway, Cleveland, Ohio.
Friday: 3pm Gates Open. Native American Concert 7pm- 10pm.
Saturday and Sunday : 11 am Gates open. 1pm Grand Entry. 6pm Grand Entry(Saturday only). 8pm Grounds close.
PUBLIC WELCOME, RAIN OR SHINE, BRING YOUR OWN LAWNCHAIR!
All weekend Traditional Dancing, Jewelry, Craft and Art Vendors, Educational Demonstrations, Storytelling, Traditional Regalia, Teepees, Raffles and More!
Adults $10.00, Seniors $8.00, Children(4-12) $7.00
Discount 2- day and 3-day passes available at the Gate or in advance.
Presented by: American Indian Education Center
1314 Dension Avenue
For Further Information:
Call Robert Roche. 216-351-4488.
|JUNE 16 - 18, 2006
Winds of the Northwest Pow Wow
Frank's Landing Indian Community, Olympia, WA
$5,000 drum contest prize money guaranteed 2nd/$4000, 3rd/$3000, 4th/$1,000.
Skunkie Scabby Robe Brenda Lovin
11110 Conine Avenue SE, Olympia, WA 98501
360-951-8171 or 360-561-0497
JUNE 16 - 18, 2006
2006 Competition Powwow and Festival
Edgewater Park, Cleveland, Ohio
Native American Concert, Saturday, June 17th and Sunday June 18th.
Gates Open: 11am ; Grand Entry: 1pm and 6pm Grand Entry (Saturday only) Grounds Close: 8pm
All Weekend Traditional Food, Jewelry, Craft and Art Vendors, Educational Demonstrations, storytelling, Traditional Regalia, Teepees, Raffles and More!
Public Welcome, Rain or Shine, Bring your own Lawn chairs!
Adults $10.00, Seniors $8.00, Children(4-12) $7.00.
JUNE 16 - 18, 2006
Honouring Our Youth Pow wow
Timiskaming First Nation Sacred Grounds
Friday: 7:00-11:00 PM Youth Concert with a few Anishinabe DJ Champions.
Dawn Wabie, 819-723-5206
|JUNE 16-18, 2006
SIXTH ANNUAL INTER-TRIBAL OSAGE RIVER POW WOW
Miller County Fairgrounds, Eldon, Missouri
Friday: 6 pm to 10 pm; Saturday: 10am to 10 pm; Sunday: 10am to 5pm
Host Southern Drum: Young Bucks---Omaha; M.C.: Kelly Anquoe---Kiowa/Cherokee; Head Gourd: Tim Robinson---Omaha; Head Vet: Frank Wolfe----Omaha; Head Man Dancer: TBA; Head Lady Dancer: Kheri Jhane Myers---Comanche; Arena Director: Tracy Tullie---Dine' 2005 Princess: Loretta Steffens---Cherokee. Special Guest: Larry Sellers "Cloud Dancing" of the hit TV show Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.
Native American Food and Crafts
All Drums And Dancers Welcome
Public Welcome. Bring Lawn Chairs
Admission: Adults: 3.00; Children 4 to 12: 1.00; 3 years & under: free
No drugs, alcohol, firearms or bad attitudes. Pets must be kept on a leash at all times.
No raffles or specials without prior approval by the Pow Wow Committee.
For more information please call Janet Dudley at (573) 369-2710
Or email Janet Dudley at firstname.lastname@example.org
JUNE 17 - 18, 2006 ---DATE CHANGE!
8th KCTC Alumni Sobriety Powwow
5160 Summers Lane, Klamath Falls, OR
Friday: KCTC Alumni Pow Wow Royalty Contest, KCTC Pow Wow Arbor; 5:30-7:30pm
|JUNE 17-18, 2006
Mackinac Bands of Chippewa and Ottawa Indians
Bay City Lake Campground 4 miles north of Hessel, Michigan
Saturday: 8 am to Sunday: Noon
|JUNE 23-25, 2006
7th Annual New Windsor Intertribal Powwow
New Windsor, IL 61465
Head Northern Drum: Niwiwan Nekamowak- Grisham, WI; MC: Don Hoffman; Head Man: John Richmond; Head Lady: Penny Richmond; Head Veteran: TBA; Arena Director: TBA
Admission: Adults $5, Seniors $3, children 16 and under free with paying adult.
Friday 5-10pm, Saturday 10-10pm, Sunday 10-5 pm
Contests: Princess, Lil' Princess, Warrior, Lil' Warrior
An alcohol and drug free event.
Limit of 20 vendors (not including food)
Sponsored by: Uncle Don's Toy Drive & Central Illinois One People Organization, Inc.
Contact person: Jeannie Herbert
Phone: 309 667-2214
|JUNE 24-25, 2006
5th Annual Native American Gathering & Powwow
3622 Hwy. 70 E. Crossville, TN
Across from Tennessee Building Stone
This is an intertribal, non-competition powwow.
MC: Gunny ; AD: James Yellow Eagle ; Head Veteran: Ronnie Johnson ; Host Drum: Tanasi Thunder ; Guest Drum: Warriors' Path ; Head Man and Head Lady honored by Daily Pick.
All nations, dancers, drums, veterans, eagle staffs invited! FREE primitive camping for dancers and vendors.
This will be an old-time primitive powwow, with electricity supplied by generators to drums, mics, and food vendors only. Other vendors may bring their own generators, as long as they do not interefere with powwow.
Grand Entries at 12 and 6 on Saturday, and 1 on Sunday. All times Central Standard Time.
Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children. Dancers get in free, of course.
Don't forget your lawn chairs or blankets.
All vendors must be approved by June 1. No drop-ins will be permitted to set up. Friday, June 23, is set aside for vendor set-up.
Any questions, please contact: Bert at 931-260-1050 or Email:
Lisa at 423-240-0698 or Email:
|JUNE 23 - 25, 2006
2nd Annual Eastern Native American
We are All RelatedCharity Powwow
Whippoorwill Hollow Organic Farm, Walnut Grove, Ga
(Between Conyers And Monroe On Ga Hwy 138)
Head Man: Smitty Smith; Jr Head Man: Chandler Heaton; Head Lady: Fire Joyner; Jr Head Lady: TBA; Mc: Gary Smith; Keeper Of The Circle: Charlie Hannah; Host Drum: Redemption
All Guest Drums Welcome!
Fri. 3:00 To 9:00 Grand Entry 7:00 P.M.
Sat. 10:00 To 6:00 Grand Entry 12 Noon
Sun. 10:00 To 5:00 Grand Entry 1 P.M.
Admission: $5.00 Per Vehicle ( Bring The Whole Family )
Demonstrators, Craft and Food Vendors, Educational Childrens Games and Activities, Story Tellers, Flute Concert, Sign Language And Much More! Trade Blanket on Saturday Night
Proceeds To Benefit Native Americans with Diabetes and Our Elders
Primative Camping Available for Dancers and Vendors Only
Vendors By Invitation Only (No Exceptions)
No Politics, No Weapons, No Drugs, No Alcohol, and No Attitudes!
Contact: Candy Lowry ( Event Coordinator)
With Any Questions At (770) 466-7517
|JUNE 29- JULY-3, 2006
Arlee 4th of July Celebration
Wednesday, June 29, which is designated 'Camp Day". Many participants will begin erecting encampments for the coming weekend.
Thursday evening, June 30 is set aside for Memorial Ceremonies which acknowledge the tribal members who passed away during the last year.
Friday, July 1, in Arlee at 1:00pm the First Grand Entry of dancers will begin at the Celebration Grounds.
Saturday, July 2, competition will begin for the singing and dancing contests.
Grand Entries 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.
Open gambling includes traditional stick games, live card games and video games which will begin on the evening of June 30 and will continue throughout the weekend. Food concessions and arts and crafts vendors are open daily.
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. Drugs and alcohol are strictly prohibited (vehicles and persons subject to search).
And don't forget about the Pow Wow Tours, Native Adventures, and camping. Call the People's Center 406-675-0160 or e-mail for more information.
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.
PO Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855
The Annual All Nations Powwow
Big Bear City, California
Will not be held this year, due to the fact that the Director, Faye Roman suffered a stroke.
Contact Information: Email:
Phone: Gloria Fuentes (909) 389-3378
|JULY 7- 9, 2006 and Sept. 15 - 17, 2006
The Great Mohican Indian Pow-Wow
Mohican Reservation Camp & Festival Grounds
Held Rain or Shine with the Public Welcome w/ Free Parking!
Come Learn Native Culture & Lifestyles. Fellowship & Competitions. Native Foods,Music, Story Telling. Demos and more...
Dance and Drum Competitions. Over $8000 in Prize Money Awarded!
MC is Robert White Eagle. See Native Educator & Culturist Diamond Brown. Living Historian Harold Dellenger, Flute Player of the Year Douglas Blue Feather, World Champion Hoop Dancer Daniel Tramper and Head Drum Buffalo Horse Singers.
Chris Snively 800.766.2267
Mohican Reservation, Inc.
23270 Wally Rd.
|JULY 7- 9, 2006--HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Bring Back the Spirit Pow Wow Celebration
Located on Hwy 59 & Rd 102 - Grand Beach, Manitoba.
Pow Wow Competition.
For More Info: Phone: (204) 589-7877 -- Fax: (204) 586-2404 -- Email:
|JULY 7- 9, 2006
24th Annual Bear River Traditional Powwow
Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin
Pow-wow Trail, Indian Village Rd (Signs will be available)
Grand Entry: Friday @ 7:00 PM; Saturday @ 1:00 PM & 7:00 PM; Sunday @ Noon
Head Dancers TBA each session ; Head Veteran TBA; MC Joey Besaw-Menominee Nation; Arena Director Billy Mitchell Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe
Princess Contest open to members or descendents of the LDF Tribe; Hand Drum Contest $1000.00 first place; Daily payouts for all dancers (must dance Grand Entry)
Feast, Giveaways, breakfast for dancers/singers, specials
Sponsored by the Lac du Flambeau Band and Lake of the Torches Casino
Weekend buttons: $10.00 Adults; $7.00 youth 7-17; children 6-under Elders 65-over FREE
Drum groups contact Robert Elm @ email@example.com - 715-614-3373
Vendors contact Teresa Mitcehll @ firstname.lastname@example.org - 715-588-2915
Native American Vendors only, must show ID; FMI contact Teresa or Robert
|JULY 7 - 9, 2006
Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation
Honoring the Survivors of Residential School
Everyone is welcome as its the only pow-wow in Alberta that weekend
Masters of Ceremony - Francis Washdenau Alexis & Eugene Alexis; Host Drums- Blacklodge White Swan, U.S.A.; Blackstone Sweetgrass, CAN; Arena Directors - Larry Kootenay & Dale Alexis; Head Dance Judge- Misty Potts-Sanderson; Head Drum Judge - Donovan Josh Alexis
Pow Wow Coordinator & Concessions Don Gub Kootenay @ (780) 967-2225, or
Princess Pageant Rosaleen Alexis (780) 967-2225
Mens & Ladies Fastball Tournaments Stephanie Alexis @ (780) 967-4435
JULY 15-16, 2006
8th Annual White Buffalo Society Pow Wow
Gaston Lions Club Fairgrounds
Gaston, Indiana (10 miles Northwest of Muncie)
Host Drum: Red Shield Singers; Head Veteran Dancer: TBA; Head Man Dancer: Danny Walker of Indianapolis, IN; Head lady Dancer: Rev. Kay Facer of Indianapolis, IN; Head Male Junior Dancer: Chad Stone of Indianapolis, IN; Head Female Junior Dancer:
DANCE TIMES: Sat. 1-4 and 7-?; Sun. 1-4
Trader Fees: $40 for 20x20 space, $50 for oversized space, plus electric, plus donation to late night auction
Blanket Trader: $15 for 1st, $10 for each added blanket plus camping.
Public Admission: $5 per day. Children under 12 Free. Family rate $15 maximum.
Dancers: Free, but responsible for camping and trader fees
Camping Fee: $5 per person for the weekend
Electric: $15 per outlet for 2 days; $20 for Fri. Sat. & Sun.
NO camping or trader setup until noon Friday
Frank Davison/Scenoral Steel Memorial Crazy Late Night Auction on Saturday, 30 minutes after the final dance.
From I69 Exit 45 - Go east to the red flashing light. Turn left (north) to Gaston, Approx. 2-1/2 miles. Turn right onto Elm Street. The Fairgrounds are approximately 0.8 miles east.
From State Road 3 and 67 - Go west on State Road 28 to Wheeling (flashing red light). Turn right (north) for 2-1/2 miles. Watch for Gaston Lions Club Fairgrounds sign and turn left. Fairgrounds are approximately 1-1/2 miles west.
No drugs or alcohol are allowed. Pets must be on a leash at all times and kept at your campsite.
Neither the Gaston Lions Club nor the White Buffalo Society will be responsible for accidents, injuries, or personal property.
Pow Wow Information:
|JULY 21-23, 2006
5th Annual 2006 Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow
On the Chena River, behind the Carlson Center, 2010 2nd Avenue, Fairbanks, Alaska
Held in conjunction with the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics; Traditional powwow, Stomp dance, Native vendors, Eagle release
Friday- 11:00 am: Gates Open; 11:30am: Blessing of the Grounds; 12 noon: Grand Entry and Traditional Powwow; 3pm: Alaska Native Dance Groups Perform; 4 - 6pm: Traditional Powwow / Closing
Saturday- 11am: Gates Open; 12noon: Grand Entry and Traditional Powwow; 3pm: Alaska Native Dance Groups Perform, plus game led by the Traditional Chief of the Athabascan People of Interior Alaska; 4 - 6pm: Traditional Powwow / Closing
Sunday-11am: Gates Open; 12noon: Grand Entry and Traditional Powwow; 2pm: Ceremonial Release of American Bald Eagle (if available); 2:30pm: Alaska Native Dance Groups Perform; 3:30 - 6pm: Traditional Powwow / Closing
Medicine Tail from the Southern States will be our special guest drum this year. They will perform for the Traditional Powwow and will do a special performance of the Stomp Dance. We are honored to have them attend our powwow. Alaskan Guest Drums will be Tatanka Ska from Anchorage, Walking Hawk from Fairbanks, Thunder Hawk from Salcha and Seven Buffalo from Anchorage. The Master of Ceremonies will be George Bennet. The Arena Director will be Gene Wescott.
Admission: $5 , Children under 5, and Elders and dancers get in FREE
More Info: Website http://www.midnightsunpowwow.net/
|JULY 22-23, 2006
City By The Water Powwow
Bay City, Michigan
Grand Entry: Saturday-1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday at noon.
Our Head Dancers are Wayne and JoAnne Jackson; Head Jr. Dancers are Virginia Lee and Chase Horsefield. Our Host Drum is Sweetgrass from Sarnia, Canada; Emcee is Leroy Malaterre; Pray-er Warrior and Eagle Staff Carrier is Elwood (Corky) Knox. Arena Director is Joe Ireland.
We're trying something a little different this year. We found some of the very little ones were getting bored at times so we are having a "Children's Cultural" area, where volunteers have agreed to help small ones with Native Craft Projects.
Admission is $2 per adult; children under 5 is free.
33 Bay Shore Drive, Bay City, Michigan 48706
|JULY 28 - 30, 2006
Naicatchewenin Annual Pow-Wow
Naicarchewenin First Nation
Grand Entry begins at Friday at 7:00 p.m.
Grand Entries throughout the weekend are at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Men's Traditional Special starting Friday
Prizes: 1st-1000, 2nd-500, 3rd-400, 4th-300, 5th-200, 6th-100. Jackets, Trophies, Bustles
Consession Stand Fee and other information can be obtained by contacting: Band Office (807)-486-3407
For more info. contact Karen McPherson (807)-468-2086 or at
|JULY 29- 30, 2006
Old Orchard Park 8883 E. River Rd
Call: Joe/Sue Ireland (989) 739-1994
|AUGUST 12 - 13, 2006
3rd Annual Natchez Trace Powwow
Leiper's Fork, Tennessee
Hours: Saturday- 10:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday- 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Grand Entry each day is at 12:30 with an additional Grand Entry being held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.
All proceeds benefit the Tennessee Native American Eagle Awards and Hillsboro Elementary and Middle School Library.
Admission is $6 for adults; $3 for children aged 6 -12; $3 for Seniors aged 60+ and Children 5 and under are Free.
April Cantrell 615-599-7347 or 615-591-1682
4150 Old Hillsboro Road, Franklin, TN 37064
Shelia Jones at (931) 670-5465
|AUGUST 19-20, 2006
Red Hawk American Indian Cultural Society 10Th Annual Pow Wow
Willow Ranch, 282 South Hubbard Rd. , Lowellville, Ohio 44436
Saturday: Gates Open 10:00 a.m. - Dusk; Grand Entry Noon
Sunday: Gates Open 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Grand Entry Noon
Head Man Dancer--Blaine Tallchief; Head Lady Dancer--Sarah Tallchief; Head Veteran Dancer--Dick Kane; Emcee--Rick Bird; Arena Director--Ross Davidson; Second Drum--Spirit Eagle; Host Drum--Bird Chopper; Flute Player--Jeff Spencer; Story Teller--Dolores Santha; Special Guests: TBA
Native American Dancing, 7th Year Competition Dancer Registration $5.00
Food, "Fry Bread, Buffalo", Crafts, Jewelry, Raffles, Pony Rides,Native Games
Special Displays- Basket Making, Tipis, Wigwam & Hogan, Archery, Atlatl & Spear Throwing Demos, Flintknapping Demo
Public Welcome - Bring Your Lawn Chairs/ Blankets/Umbrellas. Rain or Shine
Adults - $4.00 Seniors/Children 6-12 - $3.00 Children 5/under - free
"No Sacred Items May Be Sold", "Drugs, Alcohol, and Firearms are NOT PERMITTED on POW WOW grounds"
"Not Responsible For Lost, Stolen, or Damaged Articles"
Pets must be on a leash, Owner fully responsible & liable for any incidents
Host Motel: Quality Inn 4055 Belmont Ave., Youngstown, Ohio 44505 330-759-3180
Please Note: The Red Hawk organization is not affillated with any other NATIVE groups.
ADA Compliant & Accessible Hearing Impaired Use Ohio Relay Service
Funded in part by the following: International Foundation of Youngstown and Ohio Arts Council
Vendors & Drums by invitation only
For Information Call: Nancy Bottiglieri at 330-889-3756 or 330-847-8853
|AUGUST 19 - 20, 2006
Cape Croker Park, Wiarton, Ontario
Grand Entry: Saturday 12 pm & 7 pm; Sunday 12 pm
Master of Cermonies: Arthur Butch Elliott; Host Drum: Bearcreek Singers; Co-Host Drum: Poplar Singers; Guest Drum: Chippewa Travellers; Invited Drum: Lightning Drum; Head Veteran: Bnaaswi Biiaswah; Head Dancer (Male): TBA; Head Dancer (Female): Jasmine Manning; Head Youth Dancer (Male): Tyler Lavalley; Head Youth Dancer (Female): Betsy Trudeau
Daily Admission Rates: General Public (5 to 55): $5.00; Seniors (55 and up): Free; Children (4 and under): Free
For more information, please contact:
Pow Wow Coordinator - Winona Elliott
RR#5 Wiarton, Ontario N0H 2T0
Phone: (519) 534-0981 Fax: (519) 534-4916
Camping available at the Cape Croker Park; RR#5 Wiarton, Ontario N0H 2T0 Phone: (519) 534-0571 Fax: (519) 534-4912
|AUGUST 25 - 27, 2006
14th Annual Spirit of Wovoka Days Powwow
Joe Parr Sports Complex, Yerington, NV
Friday: 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Saturday: 11:00 - 5:00 Dinner break 5-7; 7:00-11:00
Sun., Aug. 27: 12:00 - 4:00 Presentation of awards
Hand Drum Contest, Dance competition from youth to Golden Age. Adult "Dance Special" (Men & Women) $1,000 + Jacket
NO ADMISSION FEE, FREE Parking, Bring Your Lawn Chairs, Bleachers Available.
Arts & Craft Space (unlimited) $150/weekend; Food & Drink Booth $250/weekend
Dry Camping allowed.
P.O. Box 719, 193 Nobe Street, Yerington, NV 89447
SEPTEMBER 15 - 17, 2006
"Celebration of the Future" Pow Wow
Sullivan County 4-H Fairgrounds, Sullivan, IN
The Sullivan County American Indian Council presents its 3rd Annual "Celebration of the Future" Pow Wow.
Friday Education Day - Pre-scheduled visits by area schools
Host Drum: Buffalo Thunder; Co-Host Drum: Twigh Twee Singers; MC: TBA; Arena Director: Dave Shananaquet; Head Man Dancer: "Tank" Johnson; Head Lady dancer: Punkin Shananaquet; Head Veteran Dancer: George Martin.
Performing Saturday and Sunday: Nationally-Known Native American Singer, Michael Jacobs
All Drummers and Dancers Welcome
Native Foods and Vendors Open to the Public!
Primitive Camping Available
Absolutely NO ALCOHOL , DRUGS or FIREARMS on the Fair Grounds.
VENDORS NOTE: All items must be hand made Native American items... and must comply with the Federal Native American Craft Act. Items however may be sold as in the Native American style. Craft suppliers are welcome. No pipe stone or pipes are to be sold. No Eagle, Owl, Hawks or any other protected bird feathers are to be sold. However imitation feathers are ok.
Reg Petoskey, 2642 S. Co. Rd. 350 E., Sullivan, IN 47882
SEPTEMBER 15 - 17, 2006
Gathering of Veteran's Friendship Pow Wow
Seven Circles Heritage Center, Edwards, IL.
The largest Gathering of Veteran's Pow wow in the Midwest.
Reading of POW - MIA names ceremony 6:00 p.m. Friday.
|SEPTEMBER 15 - 17, 2006
1st Annual Falling Leaves Friendship Pow-Wow
On the Noxen Fire Company's grounds, Just off Rt. 29 in Noxen, Pa.
Gates open at 10 A.M.
Hosted by: The Native Americans of the Endless Mountains
Drumming, dancing, storytelling, music, crafts and food. Drums and head dancers to be announced.
Admission: Age 12 and up is only $3.00. Military and Fireman in uniform free.
All drum groups and dancers welcome.
We still have a few vending spaces open.
For more information please contact Windhawks_daughter@hotmail.com
Or call 570-417-6028
SEPTEMBER 22-24, 2006
4th Annual White Buffalo Pow Wow
Tupelo Buffalo Park,Tupelo, MS.
Friday- School Day 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
SEPTEMBER 23- 24, 2006
Tamakwa Aboriginal Gathering
Field 'n Forest Recreation Area
Rt. 137, Harrisville/Hancock, NH 03449
Open to the Public: 1:00 am- 5:00 pm Saturday and Sunday
Traders Set-Up and Traditional Blanket; Craft Demonstrations; Children's Activities; Traditional Dancing Circle; Tepee Village; Flute Playing; Story Telling; Drumming; Dancing; Singing; Raffle
Host drum: grandmother Wolf Hawk and the New Dawn Singers
Camping Available-Make reservations through Gretchen Ziegler 603-525-3568
No Drugs, Alcohol or Firearms Allowed!
Traders Contact: Talks with Animals 603-358-6070
All Drums Welcome! Call: Talks with Animals 603-358-6070
|SEPTEMBER 23 - 24, 2006
C.O.T.R.A.I.C 28TH Annual Powwow
120 Charles Street, Dorseyville, PA 15238
Times: 12noon - 7pm .
Powwow goes on rain or shine. Singing, drumming & dancing, arts & crafts, native food.
Fees: $5.00 adults - $3.00 elders and children under 12.
Lisa Morales 412-727-1862
SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 1, 2006
4TH Gathering They Walked Here Before Us
A Woodland Indian Celebration
Buttonwood Park, River Road/Route 65 Perrysburg, OH
Saturday: Gates Open: 9:00 am. Concerts: as early as 10:00 am. Grand Entry: Noon. Closes: Dusk
Drums: Invitation Only. Contact The Foundation via info below
ADMISSION: Adults = $5.00; Seniors 60 and over = $3.00; Children 6-11 = $2.00
NO PETS, NO ALCOHOL, NO DRUGS, NO FIREARMS, NO INDIAN POLITICS & NO INDIAN POLICING
LOCATION: Perrysburg, Ohio - Buttonwood Park on River Road/State Route 65
|SEPTEMBER 30, 2006
The Ancestors Memorial Gourd Dance
Cherokee Blue Spring, Eureka Springs, Arkansas
It will be a one day Memorial Gourd Dance, with a traditional meal served at noon for all the Gourd Dancers, Staff, Singers and Drum.
The dance will be held at the Blue Spring Heritage Center. The Cherokee Red Star Intertribal Gourd Dance Society of Blue Spring will be the Host Gourd.
Arrangements have been made for a 10 percent room discount if you call the Comfort Inn in Eureka Springs directly and ask for the Red Star Ancestor's Dance discount when you book your room. The Comfort Inn is located at 196 E. Van Buren Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632 Phone: (479) 253-5241
More information may be found at http://www.redstargourd.com/
|SEPTEMBER 30, 2006
"12,000 Years Before Columbus-American Indian Artifact Exhibit"
Caroline County Public Library North County Branch, 101 Cedar Lane, PO Box 336, Greensboro, Md. 21639
The largest private artifact exhibit ever on Delmarva. Featuring projectile points, axes, drills, spearheads, pottery, stone knives and tools.
Daniel Firehawk Abbott demonstrates pre-historic life skills including flint knapping, javelin throwing, fire making, rope and twine making.
Traditional Native American Music
Time: Saturday 10:00a.m-4:00p.m
Contact/Information: Richard O. Smith/Branch Manager
|SEPTEMBER 30 - October 1, 2006
Suscol Intertribal Council 13th Annual Pow-wow
Honoring Native American Elders
Yountville Veterans Home Picnic Grounds, Yountville, California (North of Napa on Hwy 29)
Times: 11 am Dusk (Saturday and Sunday)
Traditional California Dancers: Dave Smith Pomo Dancers, Point Arena; Azteca Dancers: Danca Xtlalli; Northern Drum: Young Eagle Bear/Fresno; Southern Drum: Rockin Horse; Miss Suscol Intertribal: Angelica Dubray-Knight/ Pomo/Blackfoot; Head Man: Gilbert Blacksmith/ Northern Fancy Dancer; Head Woman: Anne Jackson-Lopez /Pomo/Cupeno/Luisieno; Head Boy: Bear Carr /Blackfoot Pigean; Head Girl: TBA; MC: Joe Smith/ Lakota/ Assistant: George Snyder/ Choctaw; Arena Director: Dennis Carr/Blackfeet Pigean
All Drums and Dancers Invited CONTESTS!
FREE- OPEN to PUBLIC Families welcome!
Bring a blanket or chair
Food and Craft vendors available
Info: # (707) 256-3561 voice
SEPTEMBER 29-OCTOBER 1, 2006
Chisholm Trail Powwow
Grand Entry: Friday 7pm; Saturday: 1pm and 7pm; Sunday: 1pm.
Flute Playing, Story Telling, Dancers in Full Regalia. Fry Bread. Crafts, and More.
Host drum is family drum.
Admission is donation.
|OCTOBER 7 - 8, 2006
32nd Annual Intertribal Pow Wow
Thomas Square, located at South Beretania Street and Ward Avenue, in Honolulu, HI.
Hosted by the Amerian Indian Pow Wow Association. This is Hawaii's only competition pow wow.
Host Drum - Wild Horse Singers will be making a live album at the pow wow. There are plenty of ways to get involved with this event.
Visitors from the mainland can enjoy discounted hotel rooms in Waikiki if they act quickly.
For more information or to volunteer:
Call (808) 734-8018 Email: Website: http://www.nativewinds1152.com/
OCTOBER 9, 2006
7th Annual Native American Flute & Storytelling Concert
Center for Hawaiian Studies, University of Hawaii - Manoa Campus
2645 Dole Street, Honolulu, HI 96813
6:30 PM- 9:00 PM
Four Native flute players, each with his own distinctive style, will perform at the Flute Concert: Tommy Wildcat (Cherokee) who was named Native American Flutist of the Year, 2002-2003, at the Native American Music Awards; Troy DeRoche (Blackfeet), Andrew Thomas (Navajo), and Shane Ridley-Stevens (Te-Moake Band of Western Shoshoni).
Storyteller Liz DeRoche (Metis) will perform with her husband, Troy, and will share their native stories during this evening of traditional entertainment.
For more information: http://www.nativewinds1152.com/
|OCTOBER 13-15, 2006
Kauai Intertribal Pow Wow
Kapaa Beach Park in Kapaa, Kauai
Friday: 6 pm to 9 pm; Saturday: 9 am to 6 pm; Sunday: 9 am to 4 pm
Everyone is invited to attend this free, non-competition, pow wow.
Host Drum: The Wild Horse Singers, from Southern California. Special Guests: Head Man Dancer, Shane Ridley Stevens (Te-Moake Band of Western Shoshoni); Head Woman Dancer, Rose Olney (Yakama); and Master of Ceremonies, John Dawson (San Carlos Apache).
Low interisland airfares ($80 RT) make this the perfect time to visit more than one Hawaiian island. Start at the Oahu Pow Wow and then fly to Kauai the next weekend for this event!
No drugs or alcohol are allowed.
Contact Info: Call Dale at 808-828-1294 or send email to .
Website at http://www.kauaipowwow.com .
MaChis Lower Creek Indian Tribe of Alabama Powwow
Beside Macks Nut Shop, Hwy 231 South of Montgomery between Montgomery and Troy Alabama
Pine Level, Alabama
Site is located just north of the Rest Area on 231 south bound side
Host drum team is MaChis Wiregrass Dancers and Drum Team. We will have special attractions and singing in the bandstand area.
Booths are $25.00 and admission is free to all.
This is our 3rd year and we are small.
Debbie Jackson 205/926/7978
Bonnie McGlaun 334-584-7100
|OCTOBER 20-22, 2006
The Ho-Chunk Nation Sports & Expo Center Powwow
Ho-Chunk Nation Sports & Expo Center in Lynwood, IL
35 miles south of Chicago
Grand Entry: Friday- 7pm; Saturday - 1pm & 7pm; Sunday- 12pm.
Admission: Adults- $5, Elders and Children (12 & under), Weekend Pass-$10.
Host Drum: Bearheart; Co-hosting drums are Raining Thunder and Hujop. This is a contest Powwow that has many great payouts for the Golden Age, Adult, Teen, Junior, and Tiny Tots divisions.
Native American Art and Craft vendors are invited.
More information at website: http://www.hochunkpowwow.com
Vendors contact Fawn Stumblingbear at (733)202-8433
|October 27- 29, 2006
Glovers Station Rendezvous, Greensburg, Kentucky
Friday, 27th special day for students.
Native American Gathering among other groups - including pioneer, pre-1840, buckskinners, Civil War soldiers, etc. Beautiful wooded setting along the Green River.
All period camps, re-enactors, drums & dancers welcome.
Sponsored by the Green County Historical Society.
Contact Nan Montgomery at 270-932-7144.
|October 27- 29, 2006
Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations 60th Anniversary Powwow
Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon Saskatchewan
Grand entry: Friday 8:00 pm
Host drums are Whitefish Jrs, and High Noon.
For More Information:
Karen Morin 306. 665. 1215
Sylvia McAdam 306. 244. 1146 Email:
|OCTOBER 28, 2006
8th Annual Traditional Powwow
Campus Fieldhouse, University of Wisconsin, Platteville, WI
Grand Entries: 1pm & 7pm
Host Drum: Lake Delton Singers
Contact: Carl Allsup
NOVEMBER 4, 2006
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DECEMBER 1-3, 2006
10th Annual Leesburg Powwow
HWY 27 in Leesburg, FL
Grand Entry: Friday 7pm; Saturday: 1pm and 7pm; Sunday: 1pm.
Flute Playing, Story Telling, Dancers in Full Regalia. Fry Bread. Crafts, and More.
Host drum is family drum.
Admission is donation.
|JUNE 8-11, 2007
11th Annual Standing Bear Powwow
Bakersfield College, 1800 Panorama Drive, Bakersfield CA 93305
Hours: Fri 5pm-10am, Sat. 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-5pm,
Admission: $5:00 adults 10 and under free
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