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Pow Wow Weekend Planner

ICTMN Staff
5/25/12

Looking to fill your long Memorial Day weekend with some pow wow action? You've come to the right place, because we've put together a great list of pow wows happening this weekend all over the country just for you!

If one of these events are located near you, we suggest you head on over and enjoy some thrilling dances, lively musical performances, and, of course, delicious traditional foods!

31st Annual UCR Pow Wow, California

When & Where: May 25th-26th at the UCR Sports Complex in Riverside, California.

Celebrating it's 31st year, this year's UCR Pow Wow theme is "Honoring Our Warriors." According to their website, this event is an "inter-tribal social gathering celebrating Native American culture and traditions through singing, drumming, and dancing. Traditional Native American dancers, drum groups, bird singers, and other artists will be present, and vendors will sell food, handmade Native American jewelry, arts and crafts, and other merchandise." For more information about this site, click here.

Contact: Maria Lorenzo 951.827.3850; maria_lorenzo13@yahoo.com

Spring Planting Moon Pow Wow, Massachusetts

When & Where: May 26th-27th at the Marshfield Fairgrounds in Marshfield, Massachusetts.

The Massachusetts Center for Native American Awareness will begin at 11AM each day. Festivities will include tradition wood-splint basket weaving by Victoria Oakes, Inter-tribal dancing, tipis, and more. Pow wow attendees will also be able to enjoy authentic Native American foods like buffalo burgers, frybread, and indian tacos. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: Burne Stanley 617.642.1683; mcnaa@aol.com

American Indian Festival, Georgia

When & Where: May 26th - 28th at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds in Lawrenceville, Georgia.

This year's American Indian Festival will be a weekend long event, extending into Monday. Each day will begin at 10Am with several activities including storytelling, flute playing, authentic Native American crafts, and more! Special performances by the Locklear Sisters! For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: 770.963.6522; vitwind@windstream.net

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

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