What are your weekend plans?
Here at Indian Country Today Media Network, we like a little pow wow action in our weekends. We’ve put together a little list of some pow wows that are taking place this weekend all around the country. So if you’ve got some time on your hands for tasty food, lively music, vibrant dances and stunning art, these are the events for you.
The 61st Annual Keetoowah Cherokee Celebration, Oklahoma
When & Where: September 30 – October 1 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. The 61st Annual Keetowah Celebration is filled with sporting events, gospel singing, pow wow dancing, cultural demonstrations and a parade. For more information on the event schedule and location, click here.
Contact: Stephanie Wickliffe, (877) 431-1818
San Geronimo Feast Day, New Mexico
When & Where: September 30 at the Taos Pueblo, the only living American Indian community designated both a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and a National Historic Landmark. There will be Buffalo, Comanche and Corn Dances, as well as trade fair, ceremonial foot races, and a pole climb at Taos Pueblo. For details on how to get to Taos Pueblo, click here.
Contact: Debbie Lujan, (575) 758-1028
10th Annual Cumberland Plateau Powwow, Tennessee
When & Where: October 1-2 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds in Cookeville. This traditional pow wow is sponsored by the non-for-profit Indigenous Intertribal Corp. Festivities begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday October 1, with a day of drums, singing, exhibition and intertribal dances, story-telling and arts and crafts. Dave “White Wolf” Trezack, Sioux, will be your Master of Ceremonies.
Contact: Carol Cash, (931) 372-0495 or Linda Veal, (931) 544-4908
Harvest Moon Festival, New Hampshire
When & Where: October 2 at the Mount Kearsage Indian Museum in Warner, New Hampshire. The fun includes be drum and craft demonstrations, American Indian food, tour of the museum’s galleries, a chance to explore the Medicine Woods Trail, and a kids’ craft-make-and-take basket.
Contact: Call (603) 456-2600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on this weekend’s pow wows, check our listings page here.