Mark your calendars! It's time to pow wow!
We've put together a great list of a few pow wows happening all over the nation this weekend just for you!
Salt River Veterans Recognition Pow Wow, Arizona
When & Where: April 12 – 14 at the Salt River Ball Field in Salt River, Arizona.
This pow wow honors and recognizes our veterans and all veteran groups and organizations are welcome to attend. Master of Ceremonies, Dennis Bowen Sr., will lead the way while dancers participate in categories including straight dance, golden age, jr. fancy boys, jr. jingle dress girls, and more! For more information about this event, click here.
Contact: 480-362-7740; email@example.com
Sixth Annual San Juan College Contest Pow Wow, New Mexico
When & Where: April 12 – 13 at the San Juan County Fairgrounds in Farmington, New Mexico.
Doors open at 3 p.m. on Friday and at 9 a.m. on Saturday. There will be several gourd dances throughout the weekend lead by Head Gourd Dancer, Vernon Willie. Admission is $6 for adults and free for children and elders. For more information about this event, click here.
Contact: 505-566-3321; firstname.lastname@example.org
Festival of Wild Onions 2013, Illinois
When & Where: April 13 – 14 at the Vinyard Indian Settlement in Herod, Illinois
Hosted by Vinyard Indian Settlement (VIS), the Festival of Wild Onions is celebrating its third year. According to their website, members and guest will gather together to prepare wild onions for a traditional Shawnee meal. VIS requests that all participants bring an additional authentic Native American dish for the weekend feast. For more information about this event, click here.
Contact: 618-264-5909; email@example.com
42nd Annual RSU Graduation Honor Pow Wow, Oklahoma
When & Where: April 13 at the Bushyhead Field House in Claremore, Oklahoma
Festivities kick off at 2 p.m. of Friday with gourd dancing. Hosted by the university's NASA, the pow wow aim to "promote a better understanding of American Indian students at this school, to use our resources and talents to promote good will and fellowship, to hold cultural and educational activities for the enrichment of RSU students and the surrounding communities, and to support RSU's Native students in their educational endeavors." For more information about this event, click here.
Contact: 918-343-7566; firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Iowa 20th Anniversary Pow Wow, Iowa
When & Where: April 13 – 14 at the University of Iowa Athletic Building in Iowa City, Iowa.
The University of Iowa invites all to join them in celebrating two decades of "dance and drum competition, and food, arts and craft vendors hosted by UI American Indian Student Association." Special performances for the weekend include Men's Northern Traditional, Women's Applique, 1-Man Hand Drum Contest, and Youth Hand Drum (max 5 people – Male/Female). Admission is $10 on Saturday and $15 on Sunday for adults, $5 and $8 for children and elders. For more information about this event, click here.
Contact: 319-335-8298; email@example.com
More weekend pow wows and events:
Annual People’s Center Celebration and Pow Wow, Montana
When & Where: April 12 – 14 at the People’s Center in Pablo, Montana.
Chehaw Native American Cultural Festival, Georgia
When & Where: April 12 – 14 at the Chehaw Park in Albany, Georgia.
Contact: 229-432-7109; firstname.lastname@example.org
Black Hills State University Lakota Omniciye Wacipi, South Dakota
When & Where: April 12 – 14 at the Donald E. Young Field House in Spearfish, South Dakota.
Contact: Urla Marcus 605-642-6578; email@example.com
Fourth Annual Catawba Pow-Wow, South Carolina
When & Where: April 12 – 14 at the Winthrop Coliseum in Rock Hill, South Carolina.
Contact: 803-328-2427 ex 230 or 803-493-3907; firstname.lastname@example.org
38th Annual Montana State University American Indian Council Pow Wow, Montana
When & Where: April 12 – 13 at the Brick Breeben Field House in Bozeman, Montana.
Native American Earth Festival, Florida
When & Where: April 13 – 14 at the Reed Canal Park in South Daytona, Florida
LSU NASA Pow Wow, Louisiana
When & Where: April 13 at the LSU Natatorium Field in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
20th Annual St. Cloud State University Spring Pow Wow, Minnesota
When & Where: April 13 at Halenbeck Hall in St. Cloud, Minnesota
Contact: 320-308-5447; email@example.com
SU Native Traditions Pow Wow, Texas
When & Where: April 13 at the Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas
Contact: 512-639-4437; firstname.lastname@example.org
12th Annual Brown University Spring Thaw Pow Wow, Rhode Island
When & Where: April 13 at the Pizzitola Sports Center in Providence, Rhode Island
Contact: 505-934-8729; email@example.com
21st Annual Southern Oregon University Spring Pow Wow, Oregon
When & Where: April 13 – 14 at the McNeal Palivon in Ashland, Oregon
Contact: 530-925-9521; firstname.lastname@example.org
15th Annual Chumash Day Pow Wow and Intertribal Gathering, California
When & Where: April 13 – 14 at the Malibu Bluffs Park in Malibu, California
Contact: 310-456-2489; email@example.com
24th Annual Woodlands and High Plains Pow Wow, Minnesota
When & Where: April 13 at the Minnesota State University Nemzek Fieldhouse in Moorhead, Minnesota.
Contact: 701-231-1029; firstname.lastname@example.org
Five Tribes Treaty of Peace Pow Wow, Arizona
When & Where: April 14 at theDistrict Seven Ball Park in Laveen, Arizona.
Contact: 520-430-4780; email@example.com
Be sure to take a look at our full list of pow wows happening throughout the year on our Pow Wow Listings!
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