Pow Wow Weekend Planner

ICTMN Staff
10/5/12

There are so many great powwows happening this weekend! We only wish we could go to them all!

We've put together a list of a few awesome powwows happening all across the nation this weekend just for you!

If one of these exciting events is located near you, we recommend heading over to enjoy some lively dancing and drumming, thrilling musical performances, and delicious, authentic foods!

Cherokee of Georgia Fall Powwow, Georgia

When & Where: October 4th – 6th in St. George, Georgia.

Festivities kick off at 9AM each morning with the raising of the flags. Powwow goers will enjoy a plethora of authentic Native American foods including frybread and Indian tacos while watching the social and intertribal dancing. Other festivities will include storytelling, flute playing, reenactments, and more! Your grand entry is at 7PM each day. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: Harley RedHawk 904.446.7223; cherokeeofga@att.net

West Valley College 24th Annual Powwow, California

When & Where: October 6th at the West Valley College’s Learning Services Lawn in Saratoga, California.

With the Master of Ceremonies Randy Pico at the helm, the 24th Annual West Valley College Powwow will commence at 12PM on Saturday. According to their website, their mission is to “provide a cultural event that embodies the traditional and modern life ways of Native Americans and recognizes the scholastic accomplishments of our district’s Native American students.” For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: Jose Bautista jose.bautista@westvalley.edu

Hardy Turtle Island Annual Pow Wow, Arkansas

When & Where: October 5th – 7th at Loberg Park in Hardy, Arkansas.

Gates open at 8AM on Friday and 9AM on Saturday and Sunday. Your Master of Ceremonies will be Ken Dixon. Attendees will enjoy the traditional dances while feasting on authentic, delicious foods like frybread. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: Jerry or Claire Hunt 870.972.6995

17th Annual Chumash Inter-Tribal Pow-Wow, California

When & Where: October 6th – 7th at the Live Oak Campground in Santa Ynez, California.

Deemed “Santa Barbara County’s biggest and most anticipated Native American cultural event,” The 17th Annual Chumash Inter-Tribal Pow-Wow is certain to be a success! Dancers will compete in several different categories including traditional, straight, fancy, and grass for more than $45,000 in cash prizes. Festivities kick off at 10AM. For more information, click here.

Contact: C. Lopez 805.688.7997; info@santaynezchumash.org

Be sure to take a look at our full list of powwows happening this weekend  and throughout the year on our powwow listings page!

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