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Pow Wow Weekend Planner

ICTMN Staff
4/6/12

There are so many powwows happening now that powwow season is in full swing! Will there be a little powwow action in your weekend plans? We hope so because we've put together a list of great powwows happening all over the nation this weekend!

If one of these are in your area, we recommend heading on over and enjoy some thrilling dances, lively musical performances, and, of course, delicious traditional foods.

American Indian Leadership Youth Council (A.I.L.Y.C.) 16TH Annual Spring Pow Wow, Oklahoma

When & Where: April 7th at the McCurtain County Sports Complex in Broken Bow, Oklahoma

The American Indian Leadership Youth Council will be holding there Annual Spring Pow wow for the sixteenth year in a row. Saturday's festivities will begin a 11am and include stickball games, gourd dancing, and more. Dancers will compete in categories such as Men's Fancy, Women's buckskin, and the fan favorite, Tiny Tots. Your grand entry will be at 6:30pm and your Master of Ceremonies will be Albert Old Crow. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: Monica Billy 580-584-3365 ext. 4069; mbilly@bbisd.org

All Nations Powwow of Ada Ok, Oklahoma

When & Where: April 7th at the East Central University's Kerr Activities Center in Ada, Oklahoma

The All Nations Powwow will be guaranteed fun for all. With free admission at the door, attendees will enjoy authentic Native American arts and crafts, foods, music, dancing, and more. Your grand entry will be at 7:00pm and your MC will be Rob Daugherty. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: Jean and Bobby Billey 580-332-1983; jrbilley@yahoo.com

19th Annual University of Iowa Powwow, Iowa

When & Where: April 7th - 8th at the University of Iowa Recreation Building in Iowa City, Iowa

Celebrating its 19th year, the University of Iowa's American Indian Student Association hopes to "exuberantly convey the rich traditions and diverse cultures of the Native American community in North America." This weekends festivities will begin at 10AM each day as contestant compete for cash prizes ranging from $100-$3000. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: AISA (319) 335-8298; studorg-aisa@uiowa.edu

Chambers Farms Spring Family Powwow, Florida

When & Where: April 6th - 8th at Chambers Farm in Fort McCoy, Florida.

Starting on Friday, the Chambers Farms Spring Family Powwow is "one of America's largest Native American Gatherings" according to their myspace profile. This weekend powwow's events will include gourd and intertribal dances, traditional Native American foods, and an "Honoring Ft. McCoy VFW Home" ceremony. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: Michael Brill (513) 464-1746; chambersfarmpowwow@yahoo.com

For a look at our full list of powwows happening this year, check our powwow listings page here.

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