It’s hot out! We know it! But there are so many fantastic powwows going on this weekend that are not to be missed! So lather on that SPF, stay hydrated, and get your powwow on!
We’ve put together a great list of powwows happening all across the nation this weekend just for you!
Healing Mother Earth Native American Festival, Ohio
When & Where: July 20th – 22nd at the Lake Village Campgrounds & Resort in Andover, Ohio.
Gates open each day at 10AM and close at 6PM. Grand entry will be at 12PM. Dances will be traditional and non-competitive. Pow wow guests will enjoy performances from storytellers, flute players, and more! For more information about this event, click here.
Contact: Sandi Red Wolf 440.319.4483 or 440.997.5026; email@example.com
Redbird’s 2012 Children of Many Colors Intertribal Powwow, California
When & Where: July 20th – 22nd at the Moorpark College
According to the Redbirds Vision’s site, this year’s Children of Many Colors Intertribal Powwow is “promoting the awareness and celebration of Indigenous cultures and people and creating a sustainable future.” Your Master of ceremonies will be Michael Reifel. A $2 donation per vehicle is suggested to benefit Redbird, a Native American and environmental non-profit association. For more information about this event, click here.
Contact: Corina Roberts 805.217.0364; firstname.lastname@example.org
22nd Annual Nez Perce Tamkaliks Celebration, Oregon
When & Where: July 20th – July 22nd at the Wallowa Homeland Site in Wallowa, Oregon.
Celebrating the continual presence of the Nez Perce tribe in Wallowa Valley, this annual powwow will kick off at 7PM on Friday with social dancing. Weekend festivities will include a horse parade, competitive dancing, and more! For more information about this event, click here.
Contact: Beulah Wynans 541.886.3101
Julyamsh Pow Wow, Idaho
When & Where: July 20th – 22nd at the Greyhound Park in Post Falls, Idaho.
According to their website, the Julyamsh Powwow is the largest outdoor powwow in the Pacific Northwest. Chief James Allan, Coeur d’Alene Tribal Chairman, writes to future powwow attendees “Over the next three days, we’ll honor Indian culture with dances, songs, games, and spirituality.” Special appearances by RJ Molinere and Jay Paul from the History Channel’s Swamp People. For more information about this event, click here.
Keep the Fires Burning Pow Wow, New York
When & Where: July 21st – 22nd in Rotterdam Junction, New York.
This year’s Keep the Fires Burning Pow Wow will begin each day at 10AM with a grand entry at 12PM. Festivities include 50/50 raffles, authentic Native American foods, Native and primitive skills demonstrations, genealogy assistance, and more! Admission is $5 for adults. For more information about this event, click here.
Contact: Jessie LaPan 518.887.2590; email@example.com
For a look at our full list of powwows happening this year, check our powwow listings page here.