Sarah Ortegon, (above, second from left) Miss Native American USA is flanked by members of the Sister Nations Color Guard at the 4th Annual Garden of the Gods Rock Ledge Ranch Traditional Powwow in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Ortegon was joined by the Native American Women Veterans and the Sister Nations Color Guard who presented the colors during the Grand Entry. She was honored as the Head Woman for the powwow, and said that she accepted the honor with great respect. Ortegon’s next appearance will be with the Native Pride Dancers in the Republic of Moldova.
Powwow Weekend Schedule
If you missed the Garden of the Gods Powwow in Colorado, don't miss another one! The countdown to the end of powwwow season has officially begun; and the last few powwows are coming and going very quickly.
Here are this weekend’s events:
Northern Navajo Nation Fair Contest Powwow
When & Where: October 3-7; Jimmie K. King Sr. Memorial Pow Wow Arena, Shiprock, New Mexico
For more information, to go: NorthernNavajoNationFair.org or call (505)793-5532
Keetoowah Cherokee Powwow – CANCELED
Keetoowah Cherokee Powwow that was previously scheduled for October 4-5 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma has been CANCELED.
39th Honolulu Intertribal Powwow
When & Where: October 5-6; Thomas Square Park, Honolulu, Hawaii
4th Annual Running Water Singers Powwow
When & Where: October 4-6; Fayetteville Motor Speedway, Fayetteville, North Carolina
For more information, go to: Powwows.com or call (910)308-7249
25th Annual Meherrin Nation Powwow
When & Where: October 4-6; Meherrin Indian Tribal Grounds, Ahoskie, North Carolina
For more information, go to: MeherrinNation.org or call (770)873-878