Dancers during the 10th Annual Morning Star Benefit PowWow

Pow Wow Weekend Planner

ICTMN Staff
1/13/12

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.

12th Annual Morning Star Benefit PowWow, Maryland

When & Where: January 14th at the John Carroll School in Bel Air, Maryland.

According to the Morning Star website, all proceeds from this event will go toward the St. Labre Indian School in Ashland, Montana that offers education opportunities to local Cheyenne and Crow families. While bringing American Indian and non-Indian communities together, the Morning Star Celebration hopes to “provide a cultural and educational event for our students and the wider community.” For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: Gary Scholl 410.838.8333 ex.2002; glsjcs@yahoo.com

Admission: $4

Central Iowa Circle of First Nations Powwow, Iowa

When & Where: January 14th in the Youth Center at Doanes Park, Pleasant Hill, Iowa

Saturday’s festivities will begin at 1pm with the grand entrance. There will be a special appearance by Emmet Eastman, a great grandson of the first Sioux Tribe medical doctor. For more information about this event, click here.

Admission: Free

Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow, Florida

When & Where: January 13th - 14th at the International Market World in Auburndale, Florida

This weekend event will be filled with lots of entertainment such as a “East Meets West Wild West Show” and, of course, dancing, as well as live demonstrations such as tomahawk throwing, flint knapping, and more. Powwow goers will get a chance to see live buffalo and enjoy authentic Native American foods, crafts, and music. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: John 863-559-8866

3rd Annual Adams 12 Five Star Schools Pow-Wow, Colorado

When & Where: January 14th at the Silver Hills Middle School in Northglenn, Colorado.

This event will begin at 10am on Saturday. Your host southern drum will be the Water Bird Singer and your host northern drum will be the Denver Singers. The event coordinators ask that attendees to bring food and hygienic materials for donations to the Oglala Sioux Tribe Community. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: Melanie Phillips 720.519.0500 or Felicia Alvarez 720.865.5056; falvarez@denverartmuseum.org

For more information on this weekend’s pow wows, check our listings page here.

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