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2012 Pow Wow Calendar

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January  6 -8 & 12 -14, 2012 ~ Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow

International Market World ~ Auburndale, Florida 33823

MC - Ric Bird ; See Demonstrations of Native American crafts including Tomahawk Throwing, Bow and Arrow, Flint Knapping, Fire Making, Bead and Feather Work, and much more.  Watch East meets West Wild West Show, Drumming, and Dancing!  Indian Village with Historic Artifacts, Intertribal Dance Competition, Artisans & Crafters,  Taste Authentic Food, Native American Music, Live Buffalo - Kids are FREE on Fridays - School Busses Welcome, call for schedule, plenty of bus parking - From Orlando take I-4 to exit 17 off toll 570 (Polk Parkway) From Tampa take I-4 to exit 28 - US hwy 92E - Open Rain or Shine!  Campsites available Jan 4- 18 limited electricity - Dance competition, Luck of the Draw For Vendor Information or Registration Call 863-665-0062 or John at 863-559-8866

January  20 - 22, 2012 ~  22nd Annual Native American Festival

The Casements ~ 25 Riverside Drive ~ Ormond Beach, Florida

Info (386)676-3216 Sponsored by The Department of Leisure Services; Intertribal Native Dancers, Aztec Dancers from Mexico, Reptile & Wildlife Exhibits, Native American Cuisine, Over 30 Trading Booths; Friday 10am-9pm, Saturday 10am-9pm, Sunday 10am-5pm ~ Daily Admission: Adult $6; Senior $5; Child $4

January  27 - 29, 2012 ~ Sarasota Native North American Indian Festival

3000 Ringling Blvd ~ Sarasota, FL 34237

FRIDAY KIDS DAY - SAT. and SUN MARKET DAYS... Wecome! Come experience the traditions and culture of the Native American people at the Third annual Sarasota Indian Festival from 9-5 Friday, 10-6 Saturday and 10-5 on Sunday. Find hand made, authentic, one of a kind fine arts and crafts. There will be paintings, pottery, jewelry, sculpture, bead work, leather work, along with traditional Seminole and Navajo food. Performing traditional Native American drumming, singing and various styles of dance. Tickets can be purchased at the gate, $7.00 adult, $3.00 6-12, 5 and under are free. Please join us for this truly unique event! Please join us for this truly unique event! For more informationcall 941-924-2784 or www.myspace.com/sarasotandianfestival   rexbegaye@gmail.com 

 

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February

February  10 -12, 2012 ~ Annual Spring Festival at Cox-Osceola

Oklevueha Band of Yamasee ~ Orange Springs, Florida

Please join us, the Oklevueha Band of Yamassee Seminole Indians, as we celebrate our annual Intertribal Pow Wow Festivals. We are a non-profit Native American tribe, who for more than fifty years, has hosted festivals and taken part in many educational programs for our young people and adults. Children's Games and Native American Story Telling, Handmade Native American Craftwork, Traditional Native Dancing, Native Drumming, Native American Food, Vendors and more ! Indian Auction and Raffles Daily ! Gate Hours - Friday and Saturday: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm Sunday: 9:00 am until ??? FREE Primitive Camping HOT Showers ~ Free admission at the gate; donations welcome and accepted.(Suggested Donation: Adults - $2.00 and Children under 12 - $1.00)Gate Prize: Random drawing from each days tickets; must be present to win. From I-75 or 301 : Travel south from Gainesville, or north from Ocala. Junction CR 318 (I-75 exit #368 at the Petro Truck Stop), travel east to end of the road. Turn left on CR 315 at blinking light and proceed to junction SR 21. Turn right on N.E. 243th Street (alongside church at fork in road) and follow the dirt road to the end. Please follow signs posted on day of event for further directions. For more information contact:Cox-Osceola Indian Reservation PO BOX 521 Orang Springs, FL 32182 or Call (352) 546-1325 / (352) 546-1386 -or- (352) 546-5525

February  17 -19, 2012 ~ Vero's Thunder on the Beach Powwow

  Indian River County Fairgrounds ~7955 58th Ave ~  Vero Beach, Florida

Host Drum - Northern Wind (Ontario, Canada); Head man - Ed Winddancer; Head Lady - Kaye Taylor; MC - Ron Colombe; Admission $6 Adults, Children $4; Children under 6 are FREE  Host Hotel –Travelodge, 8800 20th Street, Vero Beach, FL - Double Room $69.99 + tax Phone: 772-562-9991 ~ RV Hook-Up - $22.50 per night, Primitive Camping is FREE! (no water or electric) More Info call Donna 772-567-1579 or email DEEDEE1579@aol.com

February 24 -26 , 2012 ~ 8th Annual DeLand YMCA Pow-Wow

761 E Int'l Speedway Blvd ~ Volusia-Flagler YMCA ~  Deland, Florida 32724

Host Drum - Bird Chopper; MC - Ric Bird; AD - Nick McGahee, Head Man - Herb (Buffalo Dancer); Head Lady - Raven; All Drums and Dancers  Welcome -Grand Entry  Friday 7 pm, Sat 1 pm & 7 pm  Sun  1 pm - Camping and 3 day passes call 386-736-6000  - Vendors call Marvin 386-734-3424 No pets please  

 

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March

March 2 - 4, 2012 Thundering Spirit Pow Wow

           Renninger's Twin Markets

20651 New Highway 441 Mount Dora, Florida 32757

Renninger's Twin Markets, 20651 New Highway 441 Mount Dora, Florida 32757 ~ Just East of Mount Dora ~ Just 30 miles North of Orlando. Friday  Grand Entry at 7:00pm; Saturday Grand Entry at 1:00pm & 7:00pm Sunday Grand Entry at 1:00pm; Gates Open at 10:00am Daily.  MC:Bert Iron Turtle Cox; Head Veteran: Joey Pierce ; Head Man Dancer: Bob Dubose; Head Woman Dancer: Sandy DuBose; Host Drum: Memez' Boys; Firekeeper: Ken Cloudwalker ; Color Guard:Local Veterans; Friday is Children's Day from 9:00am - 2:00pm with special Demonstrations, Games, etc.  Please join us for Traditional Native American Culture Including: Drumming, Dancing, Crafts, and Food.  Bring the whole Family and spend the day, Don't forget to bring Chair. Tony Ledford  352 636-4271 ThunderSpiritFam@yahoo.com PO BOX 1141, Eustis, FL  32727 http://www.thunderingspiritfamily.com/

March 2 - 4, 2012 ~ NACAESC Pow Wow

Old Santee Canal Park - 900 Stony Landing Rd Moncks Corner, SC 29461

Friday School day 9am-3pm ALL schools Welcome; Saturday 10am-9pm, Grand Entry 6pm, Dance & Raffle 1pm - 7:30pm; Sunday 11am-4:45pm, Grand Entry 2pm, Dance & Raffle 2:30pm - 3:30pm; Pow Wow admission FREE, Park Admission 7-64yrs old $3 Adults, Seniors 65+ yrs old $2, Children 6 yrs old and under Free;Host Drum: Rolling Thunder, Guest Drum: Edisto River Singers; Emcee- Mr. Tony Walkingstick; Vendor Info Chris Weik 843-899-2576 nacaesc@hotmail.com po box 1254 Monck Corner, SC 29461; Host Hotel Holiday Inn Express 505 RC Dennis Blvd Moncks Corner, SC 843-761-5900; Off Site Camping 843-899-2576

 March 9 - 11 , 2012 ~ Low County Pow Wow & Cultural Festival

Purrysburg Rd  ~ Hardeeville, SC 29927

Host Drum -Bird Chopper, MC - John Blackfeather, AD - GT Martinez ; Arts & Crafts Demonstrator Levy Walker; Period Encampment - Robert Redhawk; 10am until?  $5 admission Adults, $2 Children, Students & Seniors, Under 6 FREE; Friday School Day 9am - 2pm $2 per child ticket stub will get them in all weekend FREE; Contact Mike Benton 843-384-5551 email mb3710@yahoo.com

March 16 - 18 , 2012 ~ 2nd Annual Jack Wingate's American Indian Intertribal Pow Wow

and Reincatment of the Battle of Fowlstown, GA

Wingate's Lodge - 139 Wingate Rd - Bainbridge, GA 39879

POWWOW HOURS: 10:00 AM TO 9:00 PM, FRIDAY, SATURDAY; 10:00 AM TO 5:00 PM, SUNDAY; M.C. - JERRY LANG; HOST DRUM- UNITY DRUM; ARENA DIRECTOR-JERRY BROWN; GUEST DRUM- THE DESCENDANTS; HEAD MAN-BOBBY DUBOSE; HEAD LADY-SANDY DUBOSE; SECURITY-JEREMY LANG; HEAD VETERAN-TODD TALBOT; DANCER’S RAFFLE DAILY, $5.00. USE NUMBER ALL WEEK-END; ALL DRUMS, DANCERS, AND RE-ENACTORS WELCOME; POWWOW COORDINATORS: GAIL GOODMAN 229-220-6052 & DEBI SMITH 850-277-1026 PUBLIC WELCOME AND INVITED TO ALL EVENTS; FREE PARKING AND FREE ADMISSION; NO ALCOHOL, DRUGS, FIREARMS, BAD BEHAVIOR, OR POLITICS. ALL ANIMALS MUST BE ON A LEASH. DIRECTIONS: FROM TALLAHASSEE: WEST ON I-10 TO HIGHWAY 267 FOLLOW ACROSS HWY. 90. TURN RIGHT ON GLORY RD. DEAD-ENDS AT WINGATE’S.; FROM BAINBRIDGE: GO SOUTH (LEFT) ON HIGHWAY 97 TO HUTCHINSON RD. TURN RIGHT GO 3 MILES AT WINGATE’S; FROM CHATTAHOOCHEE: EAST ON 90. TURN LEFT ON 97. TURN LEFT ON HUTCHINSON FERRY RD. THEN LEFT AFTER 3 MILES TO WINGATE’S

March 23 - 25 , 2012 ~ Chasco Fiesta Pow Wow

Sims Park - 6341 Bank Street ~ New Port Richey, Florida 34652

This festival offers eleven days of family fun and entertainment, along the banks of the beautiful Pithlachascotee River in downtown New Port Richey, Florida. This time-honored tradition allows visitors to witness a traditional Native American festival, float decorated watercraft in the boat parade, or attend one of the areas largest street parades. Contest Pow wow - Vendors contact: West Pasco County Chamber of Commerce 727 842-7651 or visit http//www.chascofiesta.com Info Katrina 727-842-7651

March 23 - 25 , 2012 ~ FIHA 47th Annual Pow Wow

Savannas Recreation Area ~ 1400 E Midway Rd. Ft. Pierce, FL

Gates Open 10am daily; Florida Indian Hobbyist Association - Doug Rogers 954-682-8346 www.FIHA.INFO For more info: FIHAHomecoming@yahoo.com We also have a Facebook Page: FIHA Powwows

March 31 - April 1 , 2012 ~ Yahoola Spring Pow Wow

891 S Chestatee St ~ Dahlonega, GA 30533

The Yahoola United Cherokee Museum and Cultural Education Center, Inc, a Non Profit 501C3 on Saturday March 31st and Sunday April 1st - The 2nd Annual Yahoola Spring Powwow. The powwow is being put on to help raise funds to go toward the construction of a world class museum in Dahlonega. It will be held atop Crown Mountain at Findley Ridge in Dahlonega (behind the Shell Station). There will be fun for the whole family, from tomahawk throw to eating native foods. See replica of a typical Cherokee house from the 1700's. See a Cherokee dugout canoe being made. Visit a Lakota style encampment.  contact 706-482-8353 yahoolacherokee2@aol.com

March 30 -31 & April 1, 2012 ~ Lady Lake's 2nd Annual Intertribal Pow Wow

40840 CR 25 - Lady Lake, FL 32159

$2 Donation at gate, Children 5 and under FREE; Drum - Bird Chopper; Head Man - Herb Sheppard; Head Woman - Kay Taylor; Performances by Arvel Bird; Gates Open 9am - 10pm Fri & Sat; 9am to 4pm Sun; Primitive Camping; Limited Electric; More Info call; Miss O 321-277-9688 or Lash 352-728-8745

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April  7 -8,  2012 ~ Clinton Farms Pow Wow

Ephesus Church Rd ~ Winston, GA

Grand Entry Noon Sat, 1pm Sun; $5 Adults, $3 Seniors (60+) Children 10-15 Free; Birds of Prey, flute, arts & crafts vendors, demonstrators, and dancing; bring your chairs and spend the day! Contact Janell 'Dink'  770-296-3097  amndn@mindspring.com

 

April  5 -7 , 2012 ~ Cherokee of Georgia  Spring Pow Wow

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St George, GA 31562

This schedule is an estimate of times and activities, as we usually run on "Indian time".Thursday & Friday 9 a.m. ~ Flag Raising, school field trips 1 p.m. ~ Intertribal Dancing SUNDOWN ~ Lowering of our flags. 7 p.m. (Friday)~. Grand Entry, Intertribal Dancing Saturday 9 a.m. ~. Flag Raising NOON ~ Lunch at Camp 1 p.m. ~ Gourd Dance (if we have enough participants) 1 - 5 p.m. ~ Intertribal Dancing, Princess competition, story telling and anything else we come up with that may be culturally informative or even fun. 5:30 p.m. ~.Supper For The Camp SUNSET ~ Flag lowering 7 p.m. ~. Grand Entry Invocation, Veteran's Songs, Memorial Song Commence Evening Program and Dancing. The Dancing will conclude when Dancers and Drummers stop. Fry Bread, Indian Chili, Ice Tea, Lemonade, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Sodas and Hot Dogs are available at the cook shack. Breakfast is sold on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings. The Cherokee of Georgia Tribal Library and Cultural Center will be open for your enjoyment between the afternoon dances and the evening grand entry and dancing on Friday and Saturday. Please note: If anyone has an upcoming Powwow that they would like to have announced in the arena, please give a flyer or the information to the M.C. For the consideration of everyone, there are bathrooms available. Your assistance in keeping them clean is appreciated - County Road 121 and State Hwy 94 - Cherokee Of Georgia Tribal Council, Inc. - Rt. 1 Box 1019  -Saint George, GA 31562-9796 - United States Phone:(912) 843-2230 / (912) 285-2738 Email: fmmcgahee@bellsouth.net  or hathaway_tribe@yahoo.com  We have a nice size area for FREE tent camping next to the new guest lodge with an exterior bathroom.  We don't have as many RV spots with electric and those have always been filled on a first come basis. If any one needs a hotel, the Econolodge in Macclenny provides a decent discount of $46.95 per night. They are pet friendly with a per stay (not per night) pet fee of $10.00. Be sure to mention the PowWow when making reservations. I've heard they put out a nice spread for breakfast from friends who have stayed there recently. Smoking and non-smoking available. Each room has coffee pot, fridge, and microwave. Econolodge, 151 Woodlawn Rd, Macclenny, FL 32063 Phone: (904) 259-3000 They are about 17-18 miles south of the Tribal Grounds, right off State Road 121 and Exit 335 on I-10, www.econolodge.com/hotel-macclenny-florida-FL381

April   6 - 8, 2012 ~ 31st Annual  Chambers Farm Spring Gathering

22400 NW Hwy 315 - Ft McCoy, Florida 32182

Host Drum - Billy Evans Horse; Guest Drums - Birdchopper and Lords of the Plains; MC - Rick Bird; AD - Duane Whitehorse; Head Man - Terrell Anquoe; Head Lady - Michelle Anquoe; This is a free gathering. Join us under the beautiful old oak trees for a weekend of Drumming, Singing, Dancing and Friendship. Outstanding artists and crafters from over the country will be there to offer jewelry, beadwork, leatherwork, flutes, natural soaps and other fine handmade products. Michael Brill @ 513-464-1746 or 352-546-3237, leave message email: chambersfarmpowwow@yahoo.com website: http://www.chambersfarm.org Facebook @ Chambers Farm

 April   13 - 15, 2012 ~ Chehaw Native American Cultural Festival 2012

Chehaw Park - Albany, GA 31701

School Day Friday Vendors and Demonstrators open at 9:30 AM; Arena opens at 10:00 AM, closes at 2:00 PM; Special programs will be set up during the school day to focus on enriching K – 8th grade level education.Saturday - Vendors and Demonstrators open at 9:30 AM; Arena opens at 10:00 AM; Event closes at 6:00 PM; Sunday - Vendors and Demonstrators open at 9:30 AM; Arena opens at 10:00 AM; Event closes at 5:00 PM For more information contact Karen 229 432-7109 or chehawknapper@mediacombb.net

 April   13 - 15, 2012 ~ Catawba Pow wow

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Winthrop Coliseum ~ 1162 Eden Terrace Rd ~ Rock Hill, SC 29730

Host Drum -  Southern Sun and Stoney Creek; Other Drums - Medicine Tail, Southern Eagle, Midnite Express; MC - Randy Holiday; AD - Phillip Yogi Bread ; Head Man - Charles Belisle;; Head Lady - Stephanie Maney; Drum Contest Southern and Northern; 1st $4000, 2nd $3000, 3rd $2000, 4th $1000; Golden Age 55+ 1st $500, 2nd $400, 3rd $300, 4th $200; Adult Ages 18+ All Categories 1st $500, 2nd $400, 3rd $300, 4th $200; Teens Ages 13-17 All Categories 1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100; Juniors Ages 8-12 All Categories 1st $200, 2nd $100, 3rd $50; Tiny Tots Ages 1-7; Day Money and 4 1st Place Catawba Pow-Wow Ribbons Awarded; LOTS OF SPECIALS!!!!!!

April   13 - 14, 2012 ~ 2012 NSU Pow Wow

University Center Ballroom - Northeastern State University - Tahlequah, OK 74464

Contact number 918-444-4350 email: tribalstudies@nsuok.edu 

April  14 - 15, 2012 ~ Native American Earth Festival

Reed Canal Park 2871 S. Nova Road (North Entrance) ~ South Daytona, Florida

Saturday 10am - 7pm, Sunday 10am - 5pm; A Native American Festival featuring: Native American dancing, Arts & Crafts, Pow Wow Arena, East Meets West Show, Refreshments, Encampments, Displays, Trading Booths, Children's Activities, Wildlife Exhibits and much more! Cost: $4.00- ages 13 & older, $2.00-ages 4-12, No cost for children 3 & younger ~ For more information please contact the Parks & Recreation office at 322-3070. Please Note: The Reed Canal Park playground is only accessible this weekend with paid festival entry. Other playgrounds are available at Riverfront Veterans Memorial Park and James Park.

April 20 -22, 2012 ~ 47th Annual Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe

Haliwa-Saponi Trail ~ Hollister, NC 2589

 Al Richardson 252-586-4017 arichardson@haliwa-saponi.com  http://www.haliwa-saponi.com/  

   April 20 -22, 2012 ~ United Cherokee 14th Annual Festival

and Native American Pow Wow

3550 Creek Path Rd ~ Gundersville, AL 35976

Directions: From US Hwy 431 in Guntersville (at the Best Western) take AL Hwy 79 South 1.4 miles to Cherokee Elem. School, Turn right on Willow Beach Rd., Turn Left on Creek Path Road to Pow Wow. Contact Information: UCAN Tribal Center 256-582-2333  Website: www.ucan-online.org All mailed documentation should be sent to Pow Wow Committee, 1531 Blount Avenue, Guntersville, AL 35976 or e-mail ucanonline@bellsouth.net  ; Posting of the Colors: UCAN Veteran’s Society & Honor Guard Drums: United Cherokee Ani-Yun-Wiya Nation Drum Family; Drums Welcome; All Dancers Welcome; MC-Lee Trevino, and Whitewolf Newman; AD - Ernie & Ethan Oden; Head Men-Skipper Smith and Grant Jacks; Head Ladies-Katie Smith and Reesa Gentles; Flute Players-Lucas Bridges; Pow Wow Princess Contest; Tiny Tot, Junior, Senior– $5.00 Entry Fee; Calendar of Events: Friday, April 20th - Children’s Day-Admission Free; Exhibition-Dancing, Singing, various demonstrations of crafts. Story Tellers, Flute Playing, Archery, Flint-knapping; Saturday, April 21st- Admission $5.00 Adults $3.00 Children/Seniors; Dancing, Drumming, Demonstrations; Gates Open 8:00 AM til 9:00 PM – PUBLIC WELCOME; Grand Entry-Noon til 7:00 PM, Bon Fire & Story Telling at Dark:30PM; Sunday, April 22nd- Admission $5.00 Adults $3.00 Children/Seniors; Gates Open 10:00 AM til 5:00 PM – PUBLIC WELCOME; GRAND ENTRY 12:00 Noon (Noon til 5:00 PM) NO ALCOHOL, DRUGS OR POLITICS; Grounds Security & EMT Service will be provided. Concessions Available, Shower Facilities, Handicap Facilities; Primitive Camping Available “The tall mountains and the valley floors, this is our church. We worship there so our Indian way of life can exist.”

April  28 , 2012 ~ American Indian Pow Wow ~ A Celebration of Life for All People

Mt Trashmore Park ~ 310 Edwin Dr. ~ Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Free and open to the public. Spirited music, intriguing dance, and appetizing food will have you captivated with Native American culture. Now in its 12th year, this enlightening and colorful event also features Authentic and Indian-inspired crafts for sale and display. Contact: prspecialevents@vbgov.com; 757-385-2990

April  27 -29, 2012 ~Farmington Intertribal Pow wow 2012

   Farmington Community Center - 1723 Farmington Rd - Mocksville, NC

MC - Ken Cloudwalker, Host Drum - Raven Wood Singers, Head Man - Carlos Martin; Some camping bring generator, No Showers, Outside restrooms, Dancers, Craft Vendors, Food Vendors, storytellers, Demonstrators welcome more info. 336-306-4654

April  28 -29, 2012 ~ 12th Annual Cherokee River Homecoming Indian Festival

Ken Ware Sr. Memorial

1075 County Road 67 ~ Moulton, AL 35650

MC: Charles LaHay; AD: Clyde Maize; Head Lady: Diana Beatham; Head Man: TBA; gates open 11am Gran Entry times: Fri - 3pm, closing colors 7pm; Sat - 11am & 5pm, Closing 7pm; Sun - 1pm closing 5pm ~ Every Armed Service Veteran is invited to take part in the Grand Entry & Veterans Activities - Vendors Please Call, Email or write for application, Space Limited!  Childrens & Senior Day is All day Friday - Gem & Gold Panning booth open all weekend, *Trade Blanket Friday & Saturday after event - Indian Crafts, Native Food, Intertribal Dancing, Demonstrations & more.   All Veterans, Dancers, Drums, youth groups, and the Public are Invited to enjoy this weekend with us.  Be sure to bring your Lawn Chair or pow wow chairs and plan to spend the day - Door Prizes for Dancers - FREE Primitive Camping, FREE Parking, FREE admission all day Friday - Admission $3 per day to help pay the cost of utilities and clean up - Dancers in or with Regalia FREE - Donations to our Volunteer Fire Department may be Cash or Check - Contact: Cecil 205-221-3873 or 205-471-2493 or Klieta 256-292-3584 email: kbagwell@gmail.com

April  , 2012 ~ Journey Home ~ 14th Annual Pow wow

Highway 12 ~ Frisco, NC 27936

From the sounds of native drums and singing, to the smell of fry bread and the tangy taste of buffalo chili, to the images of intricate crafts and the delights of molding clay, shaping stone,stringing beads, carving wood, or weaving baskets, you will have the opportunity to explore and experience Native American culture up close and personal. Driving directions from Norfolk, VA: Take U.S. Route 168 to U.S. Route 158 which crosses the Wright Memorial Bridge to Kitty Hawk. Follow 158 all the way south to Manteo, and change to Hwy 12. Frisco is past the town of Avon and before the town of Ocracoke. Distance from Norfolk, VA: 140 miles. Estimated Time: 3 hours, 15 minutes.Rain or Shine Activities begin at 10 am Saturday & Sunday Admission: $3 Seniors; $5 Individuals; $15 Family (Includes Museum) Info: 252-995-4440

  April  28 -29, 2012 ~ 8th Annual Eastern Native American

"WE are all RELATED" Charity Pow Wow

Whippoorwill Hollow Organic Farm(Between Conyers and Monroe on Hwy 138) ~ Walnut Grove, GA

Head Man- Smitty, Head Woman - Gwen Babbs, MC- Steve Mansfield, AD - Maggot;  Profits will go to support Native Americans with Diabetes and support OUR Elders - Demonstrators, Craft and Food Vendors, Educational Children's Games and activities, Story Tellers and Much More!  Admission $10 per Vehicle - Bring the whole Family!! Gates open 10am - 6pm Saturday Grand Entry at 12 noon - Sunday 10am - 5pm Grand Entry at 1pm - Primitive Camping available for tents and campers for dancers and vendors only - Flag retirement ceremony & Trade Blanket on Saturday night - Contact: Janell & Joey 770-296-3097 amndn@mindspring.com  Whippoorwill Hollow Farms - NO Politics, NO Weapons, NO Drugs, and NO Alcohol !  Vendors by invitation only - Directions: From Atlanta, take I-20 east to exit #82 (Conyers/Hwy 138). Take a left onto Hwy 138 and go 9 miles to Walnut Grove (Walton County). Continue through the traffic light - our farm is 1 mile on the left.

 

 

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May

May 4 - 6, 2011 ~ Lumbee Spring Pow Wow

Dance of the Spring Moon

1027 US Hwy 74E ~ Lumberton, NC

Grand Entries are Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 12 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday at 1 p.m. Admission fees are as follows: Adults - $7; Youth (6-12yrs) - $5; Seniors (55+) - $5; and Kids (5 & under) - free. For more information on this tobacco, violence, drug and gang free event please call 1-800-659-6585.

May 5 - 6, 2011 ~ 2nd Annual Ditto Landing Pow wow

- Ditto Landing - Huntsville , AL

Time:09:00AM – 5:00PM; Admission:Free; MC: KenDixon, Choctaw; AD: Jason Thigpen, Cherokee; Drum: TBD; Contact Info: Betty Abbou, 256 337-7358 or Hal Colston, 901 876-5344 Powwow is dedicated to Mike Bridges who crossed over in 2011. He was owner and drummerwith Red Road Singers. He will be missed. Storytelling and good Fry Bread will be available. Bring your blankets or chairs and enjoythe drum beat to songs of our ancestors.

May 6 , 2012 ~Keepers of the Peace Pow Wow

Trophy Point Ampitheater - West Point, NY

In case of rain, the powwow will be held indoors at the Eisenhower Hall Ballroom.  This is an intertribal powwow. Grand Entry is at 1pm. For more information call 845-938-3136. http://www.dean.usma.edu/english/Cadet/CFAF/NAHF.htm  Email address:  mark.smith@usma.edu

 May  11 -12, 2012 ~ 37th Annual Edisto Natchez-Kusso Pow Wow

1125 Ridge Rd ~ Ridgeville, SC 29472

MC: TBA; AD: DAVID CREEL; HEAD MALE DANCER: REGGIE BREWER; HEAD FEMALE DANCER: ALTHEA BRODEUR HOST DRUM: EDISTO RIVER SINGERS; GRAND ENTRY:FRIDAY MAY 11TH: 6PM-9pm; SATURDAY MAY 12TH: 12PM-9pm; ADMISSION:0-12- $FREE, 13-64- $5.00, 65+-$FREE; COME SEE NATIVE AMERICAN DANCERS, AND SINGERS, AS WELL AS ENJOY GOSPEL SINGING, AND OTHER EXCITING ACTIVITIES!! More Info Contact: Tabitha Spell  843-817-2126  edistoriversingers@yahoo.com

May  11 -13, 2012 ~ Seminole Okalee Indian Village Pow Wow

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Seminole Paradise - Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - US 441 & Stirling Rd - Hollywood, FL

Pow wow Competition, Alligator Wrestling, Wildlife/Snake Show, School day May 11, Native American Vendors Food & Crafts, Admission Adults $10, Seniors $8, Kids (5-12yrs) $6; More Info Jennifer Osceola at 954-797-5582 or via email at jenniferosceola@semtribe.com  or visit www.semtribe.com  

 

May  11 -13, 2012 ~ 21st Annual Mothers Day Pow Wow

Withlacoochee River Park ~ 12449 Withlacoochee Blvd. ~ Dade City, Florida

Set up On Wed & Thurs - For more info call or e-mail ~ Mittie Wood 1-352-583-3388 or Sharon Thomas or windspirit1985@yahoo.com   Withlacoochee Native American Indian Culture, Inc. PO BOX 215 - Trilby, Florida 33593-0215 - No Alcohol, No Drugs, No Firearms, All Pets Must be on a Leash - NO WOLF'S ALLOWED

May 11 -13, 2012 ~ 7th Annual White Buffalo Pow wow

Buffalo Park - Tupelo, MS

Time 9am - 5pm; MC: KenDixon, Choctaw; AD: Jason Thigpen, Cherokee; Drum: TBD; Contact: White Buffalo Park, 866-272-4766 or Hal Colston, 901 876-5344 Powwow will be a competition powwow with $5,000 offered and Luck-Of-The-Draw. Good FryBread and other refreshments will be available. Bring your blankets or chairs  and enjoy the drum beat to songs of our ancestors.  Special Guest: Aztec Dancers

May  12 -13, 2012 ~ 23rd Cherokee County Indian Festival and Mother's Day Pow Wow

Boling Park ~ Canton, GA

Everyone is welcome as the Cherokee County Indian festival is a great opportunity for people to discover Georgia’s rich cultural heritage while paying tribute to mom.  Saturday 11:00 a.m. –  8:00 p.m.     Sunday 11:00 a.m. –  7:00 p.m.  Adults: $10 Kids: $5 Kids five & under: FREE; Native American Dance Competitions, Drums from across the country attending; American Indian arts and crafts; 40 to 50 trade booths; Native American cuisine: buffalo, roasted corn, Pima wraps, Indian fry-bread; Storytelling; Native flute performer ; Raptor Man – Birds of Prey Show; Aztec Dancers; Primitive archery and blowgun demos; South American Scissor dancer; Hoop dancers; Live buffalo/bison; American Indian movie stars; Warriors on horseback; Primitive skills: napping, fire by friction, hide tanning; Authentic wigwam; Living tipi village and Cree encampment; Audience participation/dance games; Kids activities/bungee jumps, rock wall races, etc.; Pony rides and first pony ride photos; Environmental and wildlife displays; Mother’s Day Honor Dance for all moms; Much much more… NOTE: Acts are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances; Rolling Thunder Enterprises, 34 Rolling Thunder Drive, Jasper, GA 30143 , chipa.wolfe@yahoo.com www.rthunder.com  770-735-6275

May  18 -20, 2012 ~ State of Dade Heritage Festival and Pow Wow

FLYER

306 Wolverine Dr - Trenton, GA

Hwy 59 South 20 miles from Chattanooga, TN; Gates Open 9am; Host Drum: Deer Clan; MC: Jonathan Feather; AD: Gabe Berryhill; Info Cindy Banta 706-657-8906 or 423-598-1833 email: cjrbanta@yahoo.com Host Motel Days Inn Trento, GA 706-657-2550

May 19 -20, 2012 ~ 20th Annual Monacan Pow wow American Indian Festival

Rte 130, 6 miles East of Hwy 29 ~ Rte 29 Madison Heights, VA 24572

Monacan Indian Nations gathers for this annual event. There will be demonstrations, crafts, and dancing. Spend the weekend visiting some of the finest Native American crafts, people, and artists from the United States and Canada. A time filled with native drums and dancers in full regalia. Share a spirit of community not often found. Treat yourself and your family to a unique opportunity to hear and see. Storytellingto entertain and educate people with the stories that have been passed down by ancestors for generations. See a wide variety of live animals such as the American Buffalo, Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, and Owls. Painters, carvers, and basketmakers and of course GREAT FOOD. Day Money for Dancers totalliing $5000; Saturday (10am -9pm)- Sunday (10am -6pm)  Rt. 130, 6 Miles West of Rt. 29 In Elon, VA. Admission Fee: $7.00 & $5.00 www.monacannation.com Host Hotel: America's Best Value Inn 434-845-7041

May  25 -27, 2012 ~ Mt Airy Native American Pow Wow

   Veterans Memorial Park - 691 W Lebanon St - Mt Airy, NC 27030

MC - Ken Cloudwalker, Host Drum - Southern Eagle Singers, Head Veteran - Clyde Maize, Head Man - Burke 'True Bear' Lemmons, Head Woman - Woman Brave Spirit and Mayola Maize, AD - Thundering Buffalo; Craft Vendors, Food Vendors, Spaces are filling up fast please call soon we have a few spaces available. Call Double Trouble 336-428-4395; 35 camping spaces with full hookup for motor homes & campers $30 a night; 40 spaces for tent camping $10 a night; Including power & water; Inside men & women showers & restrooms; Beautiful camping beside the small river and friendly neighborhood sitting behind the security fence for privacy and relaxation. Plenty of parking for vendors & campers. Hundreds of parking spaces for guest. No Camp Feed Food Vouchers will be used. For a vendors contract Double Trouble 336-428-4395 or E-mail nwacarolinas@yahoo.com 

May  25 -27, 2012 ~ 4th Annual Spirit of the Wolf Pow wow and Kiowa Gourd Dance

5382 CR-5 ~ Enitachopco Ceremonial Grounds ~ Ashland, AL 36251

Head Man: Wilson Spottedbird Head Lady: Karen Cooper Arena Director: Maggot M.C. : Gary Smith Head Veteran: Larry Graham Host Drum: TBA Guest Drums: TBA- Guest Drums interested should contact Jana Bland at 256-786-9821 to assure space availability Host Motel- Key West Inn Roanoke Alabama 2983 Highway 431 Roanoke, AL 36274 (334) 863-2100 Limited Rooms so make reservations now! Public Welcome! Gates Open Friday: 10:00 AM - Brush Dance/Gourd Dance 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Grand Entry 6:00 PM Saturday10:00 AM Gourd Dance 1:00 to 4:00 PM - Grand Entry 6:00 PM Sunday: 9:00 PM Gourd Dance TBA - Grand Entry 3:00 PM Luck Of The Draw For Dancers Admission: $5.00 per person. Children 6 and under free. Donations receive a ticket for each $5.00 donated for door prize drawings to be given away each night. Dancers in Regalia Free admission! Public Invited Bring a blanket and lawn chair! Drumming, Dancing, Arts & Crafts, Music, Demonstrators, Food Other Attractions Raffles, Door Prizes, Auctions and more. Bring your own lawn chairs, blankets. Come join the fun. All visitors and participants welcome. We look forward to meeting you! Native Arts/Crafts and Food Concessions Volunteers Needed Donations Needed Giveaway items Needed For more information: Call Jana Bland 256-392-3383 Cell- 256-786-9821 E-mail: jana@wolfgardens.org Web address: www.defendthewolves.org/blog  This is a family-oriented event, NO alcohol, NO Drugs, NO Weapons The Spirit of the Wolf Powwow Committee is not responsible for theft, accidents, personal injury, damages, lost or stolen articles. Directions: From Ashland, Alabama, take Hwy. 9 South to Clay County Road 5. Turn left on County Road 5. Go ½ mile and turn left at Enitachopco Ceremonial Grounds. For complete and updated information visit http://defendthewolves.org/blog

May  25 -27 , 2012 ~ Pow Wow  North Bay Clan of the Lower  Musckogee Creek Tribe

1560 Lonnie Rd - Half way between Chipley and Wassau on Hwy 77 ~ Washington County, Florida

MC - John Little Hawk; Host Drum - Unity Drum Greg Patterson or Vickie Marsh 850-547-2065 or 850-373-6125 dixie_chickadee@yahoo.com  

May  26 -27, 2012 ~ Upper Mattaponi Spring Festival and Pow Wow

13476 King William Rd ~ King William, VA 23086

Celebrate the heritage of the Upper Mattaponi tribe of King William County at their 24th annual Spring Festival and Powwow.  Grounds are open May 28-29  from 10 AM to 6 PM.  Grand entry is 12 noon on Saturday and 1 PM on Sunday.  American Indian arts, drumming and dancing, tribal displays and cultural demonstrations, and plenty of food and drink. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.  This is a family event and powwow etiquette will be observed; absolutely no drugs or alcohol, and please no pets.  The Upper Mattaponi tribe is officially recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Admission Fee: $3 -$5  Frank Adams, powwow coordinator:(804) 769-3854  Upper Mattaponi Tribal Center:(804) 769-0041  frankglen@aol.com  www.uppermattaponi.org

May  26 - 28, 2012 ~ Voice in The Wind American Indian Festival

Gwinnett County Fairgrounds ~ 2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy ~ Lawrenceville, GA 30045

In Memory of Paul Eddy, Founder ~ Competition Dancing, Fine Arts & Crafts, Storeytelling, Blowgun Demonstration, Primitive Weapon Demonstration, American Indian Food - Saturday 10am - 9pm; Sunday 10am - 5pm Under Covered Arena - Admission age 13 & up $7, Children 5-12 $4, 4 and under FREE; Info call Voice In The Wind 770-963-6522 vitwind@windstream.net  Host Hotel: Hampton Inn - Sugarloaf 6010 sugarloaf pkwy - Lawrenceville, Ga call 678-407-0018 www.atlantasugarloaf.hamptoninn.com

 May 26 -28 , 2012 ~ 30th Annual Selma Walker Memorial Weekend Powwow

Moundbuilders State Memorial ~ 455 Hebron Rd ~ Heath, OH 43056

 (614) 443-6120  naicco@aol.com

 May 26 -28 , 2012 ~3rd Annual Native Woodland Gathering

  Now part of the 32th Annual Logan Hills Festival

Hall-Fawcett Park ~  4595 CR 153 ~  Zanesfield, OH 43360

1 mile west of the Junction of US 33 & SR’s 292 & 153 - Zanesfield Ohio in Logan County; Join us! Admission is free. Grand Entry May 26th 12 noon & 5:00 PM; May 27th 12 noon and 4:00PM; May 29th 11 AM; Limited Vender space call 937 592 2412 For any questions, please contact: David Holland at 937-441-1565 or BlueCorn Woman at 937-210-2942 or bluecorn48@yahoo.com

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June

June 1 -3 , 2012 ~ Cherokees of Idaho First Annual Intertribal Pow Wow      

 FLYER

Misty Meadows RV Park ST Joe RD - Saint Maries, IDAHO

ALL PETS MUST BE KEPT ON A LEASH AT ALL TIMES; DRUG AND ALCOHOL FREE EVENT; GATES OPEN AT 11 AM FRIDAY; PROGRAM STARTS AT NOON; GRAND ENTRY; 7 PM SHARP; GATES OPEN AT 10 AM SATURDAY;6 PM; GRAND ENTRY; 7 PM; GATES OPEN AT 12 NOON; (50/50); DEMOS; 1 PM; GRAND ENTRY 7 Pm; AUCTION; BRING YOUR OWN CHAIRS; VENDORS CALL 1-208-245-2357 11AM -5PM M-F PST; ALL DANCERS AND DRUM GROUPS PLEASE SIGN IN

 

June  2 -3, 2012 ~16th Annual  American Indian Festival

Greenbrier Middle School ~ 1016 Greenbrier Parkway ~ Chesapeake, VA 23320

Presented by the Nansemond Indian Tribal Association, Chesapeake Parks and Recreation. Event is FREE to the public. Celebration features American Indian storytelling, traditional dancing, and demonstrations. Native jewelry, crafts, festival and Native American food vendors. Don’t miss the spiritual “Grand Entry” at 1pm on Saturday and Sunday. Gates Open 10:00 AM-6:00 PM  Admission FREE  Chesapeake Parks & Recreation: (757) 382-6411   Contact: Sally B. Triolet, sbtriolet@cityofchesapeake.net   www.CityofChesapeake.net/PRevents (757) 382-8466

June 9 -10 , 2012 ~ 2012 Clyde Willis Memorial Pow Wow

Flyer

American Legion Post  682 - 48225 Rabbit Road - Hopedale, OH 43976

Host Drum: Red Bird Singers; Other Drums: Mother Earth Beat, White Buffalo Thunder; MC: Bear Plummer; Saturday Grand Entries: 1pm and 6pm; Sunday Grand Entry: 1pm; Absolutely No Pets, Drugs, or Alcohol permitted inside gates; Camping is available for dancers, drums, vendors, and all personnel. Indoor shower and toilet facilities are also available. FREE Admission Donations Welcom.  **See Flyer

June  9 - 10, 2012 ~ Barrie Native Friendship Centre 23rd Annual Traditional

Pow wow  "Miigwetch Kinawiya " ~ Thank You Everyone    FLYER

Wolf's Den Archery & Sporting Supplies

7560 8th Line ~ Essa Twp  ~ Utopia, Ontario L0M 1T0

Head Dancers: Bernard and Tammy Nelson; Head Veteran: Jeff Monague; Youth Head Male Dancer: Rain Weaver; Master of Ceremonies: Paul Owl & Beedasigha Elliot; Youth Head Female Dancer: Kristina Nanibush; Arena Director: Emerson Benson; Host Drum: Red Spirit Singers  Guest Drum: TBA;  Admission $5.00; Drum Group Split, Bring own chairs, Rough and Limited Camping, Alcohol and Drug Free Event; For more information, please contact the BNFC www.wolfsdensports.com  at (705) 721-7689 info@wolfsdensports.com

June 9 -10 , 2012 ~ Metcalfe County's Annul Native American Style Pow Wow

FLYER

Wisdom Faith Community Academy & Church

524 State HWY 640  ~ Edmonton, KY 42129

MC Chief Loveheart, Host Drum - ETOCD's Spirit Voices; ALL Drums and Dancers are Welcome to Participate; Admission $5, Children 12 and uder FREE; Dancers in Regalia, Military, and EMS Service people FREE; This is a teaching Pow wow, No Contest or prizes will be awarded; We Drum, Dance, and Sing Strictly for the Creator and the kinship of Together-ness.  More Info - Martha Harris 270-432-3295 email renegade3295@scrtc.com ; Marsha Johnson 865-774-5626 / 865-335-6097 email e_t_o_c_d@yahoo.com  Facebook page: East Tennessee Overhill Descendants

June 9 -10 , 2012 ~ 33rd Annual Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Pow-wow

735 Harding Hwy - Woodstown, NJ 08098

Contact: Urie Ridgeway Phone: 908-614-3845 Email: uridgeway@comcast.net 

June 15 - 16 , 2012 ~ Fourth Annual Dancers of the Plains

Pow Wow Exhibition & Cultural Learing Experience

I-80 exit 272 ~ 3060 E 1st St, ~ Kearney, Nebraska

Welcoming the Otoe-Missouria back to Nebraska in 2011.  Dancers of the Plains is an entertaining and educational Native American event, featuring Native American dancing and drumming.  Beginning in 2009, each year the event features a tribe that once called Nebraska home, along with members of other Plains Indians tribes.   Both days of the event are full of educational experiences for guests, as well as Native American foods and crafts.  Supported by grants from the Nebraska Humanities Council and the Nebraska Arts Council, and many local sponsorships.  Free-will donations help make this event happen! Schedule of Events: Friday, June 15th ~ 9:00am Flag Raisisng and Tipi Raising 9:00am - 12:00pm (Noon) Educational Hands-on Activities 1:00pm -3:00pm Dance Demonstrations 9:00am - 4:00pm Food and Art Vendors Open 7:00pm Music Concert: Culture Shock Camp; Saturday, June 16 ~ 9:00am Flag Rasisng and Tipi Raisisng 9:00am - 12:00pm (Noon) Living History, Cultural Exhibits, and CraftDemonstrations 1:00pm - 3:00pm Dance Exhibition 9:00am - 4:00pm Food and Art Vendors Open; For more information contact: Ms. Ronnie O’Brien, Event Coordinator  - The Great Platte River Road ArchwayToll Free 877-511-2724         3060 E 1st St, Kearney, Nebraska  I-80 Exit 272

June 15 - 17 , 2012 ~ 34th Annual AICA Spring Pow Wow

FLYER

American Indian Cultural Association of North Carolina

742 Jericho Rd ~ Harmony, NC

Traditional Southern Protocol Pow wow; Friday Grand Entry 8pm; Saturday - Gourd Dance 1pm, Afternoon Intertribal Dancing 2:30pm, Grand Entry 7:30pm; Camping available at Van Hoy Farms Campground http://vanhoyfarms.com/ Contact Rob Miller 919-880-9977 aicaofnc@gmail.com  

June 29 - July 1 , 2012 ~ 37th Annual EBCI Pow wow

FLYER

Acquoni Expo Cener ~ 1501 Acquoni Road ~ Cherokee, NC

Contact Info: Janice Wildcatt 828-554-6472 janiwild@nc-cherokee.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ebcipowwow

 

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July

 

July 7 - 14, 2012 ~ Tradin' Tyme at the Squirrel's Den presents:

A Journey of the Seventh Fire: A Continuation

1232 Indian Trail ~ Blackshear, Georgia

To Honor the Creator, To Honor the influence of the Positive Energies of the Universe, and to Honor the Guidance of the Spirits of the Good Ancestors. HOW: Meditation and Contemplation. A loose schedule of events will be planned. Intertribal and Stomp Dancing are definitely being considered. The Gathering will begin at 7am 07/07/12 and will continue for 7 days to 07/14/12 on 7 acres of land. It will begin by 7 fires lit by 7 fire keepers and 7 fire bearers by live embers carried in Alabama Mussel Shells to Seven Camps. When the fires are all lit, 7 Conch Shells will be sounded and the festivities will begin!! The first day will be for meditation and contemplation on what it must have been like to be told we would all have to leave our homes and lands and ways of life; the second day will be to honor the Choctaw; the third day will be to honor the Chickasaw; the fourth day will be to honor the Seminole; the fifth day will be to honor the Creek; the sixth day will be to honor the Cherokee. Finally comes the seventh day, to look back at the suffering and changes our ancestors endured realizing that even though they suffered and died......... we are still here, and if we aren't the seventh generation!!!!! We are so looking forward to helping to keep our customs, our heritage, and our connection to the Creator and our Earth Mother very strong. We want to invite peoples from all tribe to feel welcome and connected here. There will be trade blankets daily, there will be NO Vending. PLEASE Call me if you are interested in attending or if you wish to help make this gathering a success. The FEED will consist of Communal Stone Soup! The Specialty of the House!! Squirrel 912-449-3335 or email squirrelysden@yahoo.com **Note: This event is by invitation only & NOT open to the public!!! Very little electricity, Primitive Camping Available - Hot and Cold Showers and Restrooms on grounds. DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Your participation in this private event is at your sole and exclusive risk. The host of this event may refuse admittance, or ask you to leave an event at any time for any reason. You agree and understand that injuries and damages can occur by natural causes or by the acts of other persons or third parties, either as a result of negligence or because of other reasons and that you are personally responsible for all costs and/or risks associated with this activity. You agree and understand and intend that this assumption of risk and release is binding upon you and includes any minors accompanying you at this event.  

 July 13 -15, 2012 ~ Strong Sun Festival & Pow Wow   

          FLYER

Tanglewood Park - 4061 Clemmons Rd ~ Clemmons, NC 27012

The Strong Sun Pow Wow is Open To The Public attendance with small donation.  For more infomation please call us or info@nearriverdwellers.com For information on Park www.tanglewoodpark.org  This is a Gathering of Native American people to share our Traditions and Customs with you.Master of Ceremonies - Ric Bird; Head Veteran - Elton Smith; Honor Veteran & flag Staff Carrier:  Carlos Martin;  Arena Director - Ken Cloudwalker; Lead Dancers - Mike & Jennie Cranford; William E, Vaughan-Lloyd, Jr. Vice Chief; Demonstraters: Weapons: Mr. Jim "Blackfeather" Jefferies; Flint Napping: Deer Man; Fire Building: Julius Perdue.  We also have many other surprisers planned for you.  All Traditional Drums Welcome.  Special Programs and Dances for all ages.  Friday and Grand Entry at 2Pm -  Tanglewood Park will be charging $2 per vehicle fee.  Admission by Small Donation: Adults $6.00 - Children 4- 18 $4.00 - Senior over 62 Free - Children 4 years old and under Free. Special Appearance:  Mr. John Sarantos, a Native American Flute Player who has played Carnagie Hall and many other venues.  John will be featured in Concert on Sunday Night.  This event will be open to the public for a small donation.  Mr. Sarantos, has also agreed to host several flute practice sessions on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  There will something for everyone.   This is a Family Program, Please have all Pets on Lease, No Alcohol, Drugs or Firearms Permitted. So grab a friend a Veteran and a Lawn Chair and come have some Fun. Shoes will be required at all times. Host Hotel: Super 8 Motel, Clemmons, NC. 1-336-778-0931 contact for special pow wow rates $59 per night ~ Neetribe, Inc. - 3517 Union Hill Rd - East Bend, NC 27018 - 1-336-816-7747 or strongsunpowwow@nearriverdwellers.com   http://nearriverdwellers.com/

July 13 - 14, 2012 ~ Festival of Native Peoples and  Cherokee Indian Art Market

Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds ~ 745 Tsali Blvd ~ Cherokee, NC

Gates open Friday at 1 p.m. and Saturday at 11 a.m. with performances throughout the day and into the evening. Art market opens at 9 a.m. Admission. For Discount Ticket Packages or more information, call 800.438.1601. www.cherokee-nc.com

  July 20 - 22, 2012 ~ Drums of  Painted Mountain Powwow

       Presented by: Inter Tribal Council of Southwest Virginia

Virginia Community College ~ 724 Community College Rd  ~ Cedar Bluff, VA  24609

MC - Ke Cloudwalker; Lead Male Dancer: Jeff Kemp; Lead Female Dancer: Elaina Tapley; Host Drum: Red Fire Singers; Native American Arts and Crafts;Native American Dancing; Good Food, Storytelling, Demonstrations, Special Programs, Bring Your Lawn Chairs and the Entire Family; Everyone Welcome! Open to the public! All Traditional Drums, Singers, Dancers, Welcome!Drugs, Alcohol, and Weapons are Prohibited! Friday 16: 1PM - 8:30PM Grand entry: 5PM; Saturday 17: 10AM - 8:30PM Grand entry: 12 Noon; Sunday 18: 1PM - 5PM Grand entry: 2PM; Admission Donation: Adults: $5, Students: $4, Children 8yrs and up: $4, Children under 8yrs: Free, Veterans & Seniors 55yrs and over: $3, Veterans with Veterans Feather: Free; Inter Tribal Council of Southwest Virginia - 590 Eva’s Walk, Pounding Mill, Virginia 24637 - Phone: 276-596-9281; CONTACT Info - Gray Wolf Wilson Or Lorie Clifton 276-596-9281 V endor contrat and website: http://www.intertribalcouncil.com/ Email is intertribalcouncil@yahoo.com

July 21 - 22, 2012 ~ Liberty to Liberty Pow wow

Liberty State Park - 1 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City, NJ 07305

Grand Entry of Dancers at 1pm and 4pm; Price: $12 Adults & Teens, $7 Children 6-12 years old & Seniors 65+, Free for Children 5 years old and under; $7 Parking; Limited seating available so you’re welcome to bring your own chairs and/or Umbrellas. Redhawk Pow Wows are Rain or Shine outdoor events therefore no refunds will be given. No alcohol or drugs, no outside food, drinks, ice or coolers will be allowed on the premises. Tickets may be purchased at the gate or online at: http://libertypowwow.eventbrite.com/ Contact: Cliff Matias Phone: 718-686-9297 Email: native@redhawkcouncil.org URL: http://redhawkcouncil.org/powwows/ 

July 20 - 22, 2012 ~ Tribes of Color 2012 Pow Wow

FLYER

8701 Progress Village Blvd., Tampa, FL 33619

The first day will be Our Sacred ceremonies held on Tocobaga Mound Builders land at the Sacredland site Sacred Lands: 1620 Park Street North St. Petersburg, Florida 33710-4348 (727) 347-0354, Directions and more info can be found here: (http://www.sacredlands.info/) It will start that Friday at 3:00 p.m. and will be Open to the Public. Donations will be accepted for entrance, to help the clean up, and preservation of this Important land of our Ancestors. Day two: Located 8701 Progress Village Blvd., Tampa, FL, 33619 All Tribal nations, dancers, drummers, veterans and the "Public" welcome! There will be Drumming, Story telling,Face painting,Dancing,Raffles, Auctions, FOOD & Cultural sharing.Prizes for best Dressed Native Regalia. Opening ceremony at 10:00 am. July 21st Closes 5:00 pm. Vendors can acquire an Application for the Weekend event by contacting (813)400-1500 ext. 2 or PDF application Link: http://govsite.yamasseegov.org/images/pdf/2012%20pow%20wow%20vendor%20application.pdf

 July 27 -29, 2012 ~ Mocksville Native America Pow Wow

Davie Parks & Recreation - 644 N Main St - Mocksville, NC 27028

MC - Ken Cloudwalker, Host Drum - Southern Eagle Singers, Head Veteran - Clyde Maize, Head Man - Burke 'True Bear' Lemmons, Head Woman - Woman Brave Spirit and Mayola Maize, AD - Thundering Buffalo; All drums & dancers welcome, craft vendors, food vendors, storytellers welcome; Inside restrooms; Bring your own generator; Some camping available, motor homes, tents & camper trailers; Spaces going fast please call today 336-428-4395 Luckof the Draw $5 Registeration; Luck of the Draw; All Dancers welcome to enter Luck of the Draw with a $5 Registration; Friday 1 Draw; Saturday 4 Draws; Sunday 4 Draws; 9 Draws in all; Good luck To You All; More info Contact Jay Blackheart 336-428-4395 nwacarolinas@yahoo.com

 July 27 -29, 2012 ~ 1st Annual Buffalo Hills Pow Wow

Buffalo Hills Resort - Senecaville, OH 43780

Admission tickets can be purchased online or at the gate with no difference in cost. Per person pricing for General Admission is set to $8 per day ($25 for a 4-day wristband) or for Senior Admission $5 per day ($15 for a 4-day wristband). Those who do purchase their tickets online should print their receipt to exchange for the relevant wristband. There will be plenty of free parking, and those interested to camp and attend (primitive camping only), can pay $15 per person per day with a one-day admission wristband to the Pow Wow. vendor information: Dionne Bell cell 740-995-3283 Buffalo Hills Resort: 740-685-2808 www.buffalohillsresort.com

July 28 -29 , 2012 ~ Cheroenhaka Green Corn Festival and Powwow

Southhampton County Fairgrounds ~ Courtland, VA   23837

 CHEROENHAKA-NOTTOWAY.ORG    Pow wow chairman: Vice Chief Ellis 'Soaring Eagle' Wright 434-658-4796  Chief Walt 'Red Hawk' Brown 757-562-7760 email: wdbrowniii@aol.com   http://www.cheroenhaka-nottoway.org/ *NOTE: In the event of inclement weather, rain and heat the powwow will be moved 'inside an air-conditioned 90' x 120' building.

 

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August

August  4 - 5, 2012 ~ Bear Mountain Pow wow

Anthony Wayne Recreation Area ~ Harriman State Park ~

Palisades Interstate Parkway, Stony Point, NY 10980

Bear Mountain Pow Wow is a full contest Pow Wow attracting over 500 Native American artists, educators, singers, dancers and performing groups from across the Americas. Over 40 artist booths selling crafts, jewelry, food and more... Saturday August 6th and Sunday August 7th from 11am-7pm. Performances begin at 12 noon and continue throughout the day, Grand Entry of Dancers are at 1pm and 4pm Saturday and Sunday. Other highlights of the event include authentic cuisine: buffalo burgers, venison stew and corn soup. Visitors can interact with representatives from tribes of the Lakota, Navajo, Mohawk, Seneca, Cherokee, Aztec, Mayan, Samoan, Hawaiian and many more. There is a live bird of prey exhibit, pony rides and tipi raising; Saturday 11am – 8pm, Sunday 11am – 7pm; Grand Entry of Dancers at 1pm and 4pm; Price: $12 Adults & Teens, $7 Children 6-12 years old & Seniors 65+, Free for Children 5 years old and under; $8 Parking; Limited seating available so you’re welcome to bring your own chairs and/or Umbrellas. Redhawk Pow Wows are Rain or Shine outdoor events therefore no refunds will be given. No alcohol or drugs, no outside food, drinks, ice or coolers will be allowed on the premises Contact Cliff Matias Email: native@redhawkcouncil.org Phone: 718.686.9297

August  11 - 12, 2012 ~ 8th Annual Roanoke Island American Indian Cultural Festival

and Pow wow  

Airport Pavilion on Airport Road ~ Manteo, NC

Presented by Algonquians of North Carolina Inc. and Roanoke-Hatteras Indians of Dare County, NC ~ Manteo Airport pavilion lawn across from the NC Aquarium on Airport Road. Grand Entry on Sat. is 12noon and Sun at 1pm. Adults: $5 ages 13+, Children ages 3-12: $3 *Vendor fee $125 - Native American Dancing, music, food, storytelling, exhibits, health screening, and vendors - Admission Adults $5 (13 yrs+) Children $3 (3-13yrs) **NO PETS Allowed**  More Info Call 757-477-3589 or www.ncalgonquians.com Marilyn Berry Morrison pacoeagle@ncalgonquians.com

August 17 - 18 , 2012 ~ 2012 Nansemond Tribal Festival & Pow Wow

FLYER

Lone Star Lake Lodge ~ Suffolk, VA 23434

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Saturday ~10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Sunday ~ *Follow Pembroke until it dead ends, turn left and follow the trail to the parking area ~ For Directions call Earl Bass at 252-771-2476

  August   18 - 19, 2012 ~ 7th Annual Turtle Island Powwow

USA Baseball Stadium - Millington, TN  38053

Time: 9:00AM – 5:00PM; MC: Ken Dixon, Choctaw; AD: Jason Thigpen, Cherokee; Drum: TBD; Contact: Hal Colston, 901 876-5344; Good Fry Bread and other refreshments will be available. Bring your blankets or chairs and enjoy the drum beat to songs of our ancestors. Special Guest: Aztec Dancers

August , 2012 ~ 19th Annual Frank Liske Park Powwow

***NOTE - This is now the Cabarrus Pow Wow, SEE  September***

4001 Stough Road ~ Frank Liske Park ~ Concord, NC 28025

We welcome other drums, please see arena director.  This is a traditional southern protocol powwow - Free admission - Primitive camping - Park opens at 8am  - Grand Entry: Friday: 7 p.m.; Saturday: 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Gourd dancing at 1 p.m. Saturday: Craft contest, 10 a.m.; Fur and Feathers, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Princess contest registration deadline, 12 p.m.; Crazy midnight auction begins 30 minutes after evening session ends. Please schedule all specials in advance with the emcee. Committee special only on Saturday night. Please bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and canopies.Traders contact: Gene Hall 336-249-1033 or 336-413-1812- Cabarrus Powwow Association - 75 Scalybark Trail - Concord, NC 28027 - George Hoyt 704-786-5705 gehoyt@carolina.rr.com 

 

August 25 - 26, 2011 ~ 9th Annual Native American Style Pow Wow

4381 Cosby HWY - Cosby, TN 37722

MC - Danny 2 Eagle; Head Man - Derrick Brave Eagle; Head Woman - Mayola Maize; Host Drum - Indian Grease w/ Tony Walkingstick, Ravenwood Singers; AD - Running Wolf; OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! EVERYONE IS WELCOME!FREE PARKING! GREAT FOR KIDS AND YOUTH GROUPS! There is no admission charge but a $2 raffle ticket bought at the gate will give you a chance to win a prize donated from one of our great vendors.This is a teaching powwow. We will have demonstrations and lots of things that everyone can do and see. We will have lots of dancers in regalia and lots of great vendors that you can visit while you're with us. There will be a native village with tipi's (lodges) that you can look in and take pictures in front of, we will also have re-enactors with period clothing and equiptment. The DAV will have a wonderful display of military vehicles and gear from now and years gone by in a museum type setting to honor all of our veterans. There will be an arena that you can try your hand at throwing a tomahawk, or spear. You can also try shooting a blowgun and for the kids we have corn cob darts, and the rabbit stick game. The donations and vendor fees are what we will be using to pay for next years powwow, so all donations are greatly appreciated. Everyone bring a lawn chair and come join the fun. More Info Contact - Woman Brave Spirit / Thundering Buffalo 865-774-5626 email e_t_o_c_d@yahoo.com   Facebook page: East Tennessee Overhill Cherokee Descendants

August 25 - 26, 2011 ~ 2nd  Annual 'Ga-Lo-Hi' Pow wow

- Ditto Landing - Huntsville , AL

Times: 9:00AM – 5:00PM; MC: Ken Dixon, Choctaw; AD: Jason Thigpen, Cherokee; Drum: TBD; Vendor and Info Contact: Betty Abbou, 256 337-7358 or Hal Colston, 901 876-5344; Bring your blankets or chairs and enjoy the drum beat to songs of our ancestors.Admission is free. Excellent Fry Bread and other food/beverages. No politics, religion discussions or weapons.

 August 31 - September 2, 2012 ~  Foothills Native American Pow Wow

         1679 US HWY 21 ~ Thurmond, NC 28683

MC - Ken Cloudwalker, Host Drum - Southern Eagle Singers, Head Veteran - Clyde Maize, Head Man - Burke 'True Bear' Lemmons, Head Woman - Woman Brave Spirit and Mayola Maize, AD - Thundering Buffalo; Camping Available; Note : FREE Admission All Day Friday is Childrens Day Gates open 9 am till 3 pm; Grand Entry 4 pm till 7 pm - Honoring all Veterans men & women of all Nationalties Including Indians & Native Americans. Open To The Public of all people; No alcohol or drugs permitted or discussed; No Pets allowed in the circle ~ Pets allowed on leash outside circle only; Spiritual Entertainment for the whole Family; Activities include Indian Dancers performing in Regalia, Powwow Drums, Dancing, Singing, Spiritual Dance & Drums, All Dancers Welcome, Anyone can try no experience necessary, Children Events, Demonstrations, Ceremonies, Storytelling, Flint Striking, Face Painting, Crafts On Sale, Native American Food, Ice Cream & Italian Ice. Friendship & Intertribal Dances for everyone. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and stay all day. Contact Double Trouble 336-428-4395  nwacarolinas@yahoo.com - NWA School of pro.wrestling 336-428-4395; Proud NWA Associate member Eldon Speer aka Double Trouble

 

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September

 

September  1 - 2, 2012 ~ 22nd Annual Running Water Pow Wow

~ Cherokee Homecoming ~ Ripe Corn Festival

Ridge Ferry Park ~ Rome, Georgia 30162

Ridge Ferry Park is located on Riverside Parkway, downtown Rome, Georgia. On the Banks of the Oostanaula River in front of Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home. Master of Ceremonies - Richard D. Bird; Headman Dancer - Bullet Standingdeer Headlady Dancer - Nicole Williams; Arena Director - Jamie Pheasant; Host Drum - Bird Choppers Bird Family; Storykeeper - Fred Bradley; Flute Player - Tommy Wildcat; Charlie Wayne Watson Singers; Dave "Whitewolf" Trezak; Cherokee Rose & Selena; Color Guard - Native American Warrior Society and Honor Guard; Primitive Skills - Richie Taylor & Carmen Shuler; Horse Rides - Randy Kenne; Host Motel: Days Inn of Rome 840 Turner McCall Blvd 706-295-0400 www.daysinn.com Official 2006 Powwow Tee Shirt. Painting by Billy Mac Steele. Head StaffAztec Dancers - Javier Alsaro & Family ~ HOURS of OPERATION:Saturday August 30, 2008 10AM to 10PM Grand Entry at 1pm and 7pm; Sunday August 31, 2008 10AM to 6PM Grand Entry at 1:00 pm ADMISSION:Age 13 to 69 $ 7.00 - Age 12 and under FREE - Age 70 and over FREE Sponsored by: Native American Preservation Association of Georgia, Inc. - PO Box 565; Rome, Georgia 30162-0565 www.napaofga.org Host Motel:Days Inn of Rome 840 Turner McCall Blvd 706-295-0400

September  1 - 3, 2012 ~ Calusa-Seminole Nation Pow Wow

FLYER

LTD Ranch ~ 9205 South Babcock Street -  Street  Palm Bay, Florida 32909

Pow Wow drumming/singing, dancing, food, Native crafts and culture. Vendors. Fun for the whole family. Adults $10, Children under 12 FREE. Plenty of FREE Parking.  Starts Saturday Sept. 1st from 8am-7pm, Sunday Sept. 2nd from 8am-7pm and Monday Sept. 3rd from (sunrise)7am-noon; Drumming, dancing and singing starts at 11 am Sat and Sunday and from 9am-noon Monday. Directions to LTD Ranch-CountyRd 507/Babcock St. Palm Bay, FL 32909- (Take I-95, exit Malabar Rd. go east to Babcock, then go 7.1 mi on Babcock to the ranch on left)Chief/Medicine Man Thunderhorse Nokus Harjo is also looking for drummers, singers, dancers and MC to help us out. We hope to be able to offer prizes, and will give some kind of assistance with travel expenses, room and board. Call Thunderhorse at 954-296-6032 email charjo@msn.com and Giche at 954-292-6043. Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Calusa-Seminole-Indian-Nation/99756582862?ref=ts#!/events/433969983287526/

  September  7 - 8 , 2012 ~ 43rd Annual Cohair Pow Wow

Cohair Tribal Grounds ~ 7531 N US Hwy 421 ~ Clinton, NC 28328

Friday Sept 7th 6 p.m. - 1 a.m. Saturday Sept 8th 9 a.m. - 12 a.m. American Indian Drumming and Dancing Competitions. American Indian Foods, Crafts, Artwork, FUN FOR ALL!! Contact 910-564-6909 http://www.coharietribe.org/  

  September  8 , 2012 Hawk's Nest Native American Gathering

10244 US HWY 19E - Spruce Pine, NC 28777

6 miles North of Spruce Pine, NC; 9AM - 6 PM Admission by Donations; Visit our Cultural Center, Auctions, 50/50 Raffle Bake sale, food, Drumming, Dancing, Flintknapping, Weaving, Storytelling, Flute Playing, Flint & Steel Fire Starting

 September  8 - 9, 2012 ~ Indian Springs Native American Festival 2012

Indian Spring Hotel/Museum ~ Flovilla, GA

Bring your family, bring your chair, bring your blanket come for the weekend!  Grand Entry at 1:00 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday  Presented by: the Butts County Historical Society  www.buttscountyhistoricalsociety.org  Directions: south of Atlanta, Ga. I-75 to Exit Jackson, Indian Springs State Park  Hwy 16 east to 42 South in Flovilla follow to Indian Springs Hotel/Museum; The hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. There is a donation of $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children under 12. Infants are free. Free parking is across the street. For additional information, please contact our Event Coordinator Trina Mansfield, at 770-655-5905, or e-mail t_r_m@etcmail.com.

September   15 - 16, 2012 ~ Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia, Inc. Powwow

FLYER

  Surry Parks and Recreation Center ~ 205 Enos Farm Drive Hwy 10 at Hwy 31 ~ Surry, Va. 23883

Gates Open at 10am on Sat.; Sun. Grand Entries at 12noon on Sat. and 1pm on Sun. Intertribal Dancing, Arts and Crafts, Native American Cooking, Demonstrations, Storytelling You may contact: Ed Branch at: (757) 654-9301 Email:branchedward@aol.com website:www.nottowayindians.org  

September  , 2012 ~ Towne Creek American Indian Heritage Festival

509 Town Creek Mound Rd ~  Mt. Gilead, NC 27306

Help us celebrate the proud heritage and rich culture of America's first settlers. An annual event with a "Pow Wow" atmosphere, includes dancers in colorful regalia, traditional drum and song, craft and food vendors. Raffle drawings for dancers. Admission: $4 adults; $2 children 4-12yo; free for children under four, adults over 65, and active duty military.

September 14 -16, 2012 ~ Sparta 2012 Native American Pow wow

   1375 US Hwy 21 N - Sparta, NC 28675

MC - Ken Cloudwalker, Host Drum - Rolling Thunder, Head Veteran - Clyde Maize, Head Man - Jerry Cassidy, Head Woman - Woman Brave Spirit and Mayola Maize, AD - Thundering Buffalo; Friday Gates open at 4pm-10pm, Grand Entry 6:30 pm; Saturday 10am-10pm, Grand Entry's at 12 noon & 6pm; Sunday 10am-4pm, Grand Entry 12 noon; Admission $7, Children 5 & under Free  www.JayBlackheartsPowwows.com More Info Contact Jay Blackheart 336-428-4395  Jay.Blackheart@yahoo.com 

 September 14 -16, 2012 ~ Pfafftown Native American Pow Wow 2012

West Central Community Center - 6130 Yadkinville Rd - Pfafftown, NC 27040

MC - Ken Cloudwalker, Host Drum - Southern Eagle Singers, Head Veteran - Clyde Maize, Head Man - Burke 'True Bear' Lemmons, Head Woman - Woman Brave Spirit and Mayola Maize, AD - Thundering Buffalo; Luck of the Draw for Dancers in Regalia $5 registration, 9 draws for the weekend;  More Info Contact Jay Blackheart 336-428-4395  nwacarolinas@yahoo.com

September 14 -16, 2012 ~ Mountain Heritage Pow Wow

621 Micaville Loop ~ US 19 E and Hwy 80 S ~ Micaville, NC 28755

First annual educational powwow with lots of demonstrators and handmade craft vendors. Dancing, dumming, singing, tipi display, flint knapping, and more. JJ Kent (2009 NAMMY winner , Flutist of the Year), Dave Trzeciak (NAMMY Award nominee)and Vicky Hutto, Grandmother Coyote and more entertainment. Come early and stay late. Inside building so rain will not be a problem . Mabel Benjamin. 813-765-3073 http://bripa.suchexists.com email Mabel:  rocksandthingstoo@hotmail.com   

September 14 -16, 2012 ~ Spirit of the Dance Pow wow

FLYER

Martin County Fairgrounds ~ 2616 Southeast Dixie Highway - Stuart, Fl  34996

Host Drum: Hitchiti Drum, Gates open 10 a.m. Daily Fri. Grand Entry 7 p.m., Sat. Grand Entries 1 p.m. & 7 p.m., Sun. 1 p.m.; Intertribal Dancing-All Dancers Welcome; FAMILY EVENT: Bring the whole Family! Admission Fee: $5 Adult, $4 Seniors & Veterans,$3 Children 6-12, Children 5 & Under Free For Information: Call Glenn Alexander 561-401-2828 or e-mail Glenn@SpiritoftheDancePowWow.org  or Karen Herrera 772-342-6944 or email Karen@SpiritoftheDancePowWow.org 

  September   21 -23, 2012 ~ Cabarrus Pow Wow

***(formerly Frank Liske Park Pow wow) NEW NAME, NEW DATES, NEW SITE, SAME GREAT POW-WOW!

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Camp Cabarrus ~ 4827 Camp Cabarrus Drive ~  Kannapolis, NC28081

Head Man & Head Lady: James and Kristie Barton – Charleston, SC; Head Gourd Dancer: Brian Hoefling – Broad Ripple, IN; MC:Jim Anderson- Brooksville, FL; AD: TBA; Head Singer: Neadom Tucker – Goose Creek, SC; Host Southern Drum: Young Spirit; Central NC Council, BSA Concord District; FREE Admission, FREE Parking, FREE Registration; We welcome other Drums, Please see Arena Director; Please schedule all specials in advance with the MC. Committee special only on Saturday night; The Cabarrus Powwow Association - 75 Scalybark Trail - Concord, NC 28027 For further Information contact: Kevin O’Neill – Powwow Chairman E-mail: oneill2u@yahoo.com Phone: (540) 427-1246 WWW.CABARRUSPOWWOW.WEBS.COM Traders Contact: Gene Hall (336) 413-1812

September 22 - 23, 2012 ~FDR PowWow

FDR  State Park ~ 2957 Crompond Rd  ~ Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

FDR Pow Wow is a full contest Pow Wow attracting over 500 Native American artists, educators, singers, dancers and performing groups from across the Americas. Over 40 artist booths selling crafts, jewelry, food and more. Finals of the North Eastern Pow Wow Championship dance Series. Saturday September 22nd and Sunday September 23rd from 11am-7pm. Performances begin at 12 noon and continue throughout the day, Grand Entry of Dancers are at 1pm and 4pm Saturday and Sunday. Other highlights of the event include authentic cuisine: buffalo burgers, venison stew and corn soup. Visitors can interact with representatives from tribes of the Lakota, Navajo, Mohawk, Seneca, Cherokee, Aztec, Mayan, Samoan, Hawaiian and many more. There is a live bird of prey exhibit, pony rides and tipi raising. Contact Cliff Matias Email: native@redhawkcouncil.org Phone: 718.686.9297

  September  , 2012 ~ The Village of The Descendants ~

6th Annual Sopchoppy Intertribal Pow Wow

Sopchoppy City Park - 252 Park Ave ~ Sopchoppy, FL 32358

Sopchoppy City Park. . A traditional Native American Gathering Hosted by the Village of the Descendats a Muskogee Creek Village East of the Mississippi.. James Phillips. 850-764-1556. powwow@descendantsvillage.com 

 September 29 , 2012 ~ PAIA Gathering /Pow Wow

Warrior Creek Tribal Grounds - 3688 Warrior Creek Church Road ~ Gray Court, SC 29645

9am - 7pm; MC: Ric Bird; Drum: Bird Chopper; Luck of the Draw; Dancing, Flute and Drum music; Story Telling, Arts/Crafts, Indian Fry Bread, Games for Children; Admission $5Adults, Children (3-17) $3 2 and under FREE,Veterans Welcomed and Honored.. Gates open 9am, Grand Entry 11am & 5 pm  NO Alcohol or Pets Allowed  Contact Gene Norris 864-967-2713 or 864-683-1421 gvnorris@charter.net  http://www.paialowereasterncherokeenationsc.com/  Host Motel Quality Inn 864-833-5558 $59 per room mention pow wow for discount

September  28 - 30, 2012 ~ 1st Annual Inter-Tribal Pow Wow

FLYER

Dade Battlefield - Historic State Park - HWY 476 - Bushnell, FL

Friday 10am - 9pm; Sat 10am - 9pm; Sun 10am - 5pm; Grand Entry Fri - 6pm; Sat - 1pm & 6pm; Sun 1pm; Primitive camping, Some electric; Registration for the competition will be on late Thursday Sept. 27th and early Fridat Sept. 28th. Dancers will be evaluated each dancing opportunity. The final judging will be on the last day of the pow-wow. Dancers must be present during the award ceremony to claim the prize. For more info, Contact Chief Red Eagle at 352-408-4239 email sumternativeamericans@aol.com

September 28 - 30 , 2012 ~ 29th Annual Indian Trail Pow Wow

100 Navajo Trail - Indian Trail, NC 28079

This is a Competition Pow Wow; MC: ?; Head Male Dancer: ?; Head Female Dancer: Mrs. ?; Host Drum: ?; Head Judge: ?; Arena Director: ?; This is a Alcohol & Drug Free Event; Cost: Free and Open to the Public(Donations will be accepted at the gate) We have special rates with Quality Inn Hotel in Matthews NC with Complimentary Breakfast, Local calls & High speed Internet;When checking in be sure to tell front desk you are here for the Indian Trail Pow Wow; 13470 East Independence Blvd.(Hwy 74)Matthews NC 2-Miles from Pow Wow; To Make reservations call 704-821-9800 The Metrolina Board of Directors would like to thank everyone who came out to participate and support the 27th Annual Pow Wow. We would like to extend a special thanks to our Corporate Sponsors.http://www.metrolinanativeamericans.com/PowWow.html email - indiantrailpw@gmail.com 

September  29 - 30, 2012 ~ McIntosh Fall Festival

McIntosh Reserve  ~ Whitesburg, Georgia 30185

Head Man: Dallas, Head Lady: Shawna Johnson, MC: Dave Trezak, AD: Maggot, Host Drum: Dog River ~ All Guest Drums Welcome - Gates open sat & sun 10am - 6pm, Grand Entry 12 noon sat; 1pm sun - Park Fee upon entry, FREE Admission to Pow Wow - Drumming, Dancing, Arts & Crafts Vendors, Demonstrators, Flute Players, auctions ***Vendors by Invitation Only***  Absolutely NO Politics, Drugs, BAD Attitudes or Firearms - From Atlanta: I-20 to exit 34 Hwy 5 south follow Whitesburg roundabout continue on Hwy 5 for 1 1/2 - 2 miles to Left turn on Mc Intosh Reserve Park.  Newnan: Hwy 27 toward Whitesburg, Left on roundabout Hwy 5 south 1 1/2 miles to park.  Alabama: Hwy 27 through Whitesburg turn south on Hwy 5 at roundabout  Contact Frank Hall 770-304-3344

September  22 - 23, 2012 ~ 31st Annual Mt Juliet Pow Wow

Don Yahola'a Memorial Pow Wow

Charlie Daniel's Park ~ Mt Juliet, TN

I-40 exit 226, just 15 minutes from Nashville - Admission: 5 and under - FREE; Kids $4; 13 and up $7; Over $11,000 in prize money - Intertribal Dancing - All Dancers Welcome - Silversmith On Site - Hoop Dancer performs daily - More Info Cindy Yahola 615-443-1537 www.mtjulietpowwow.com Host Hotel - Ramada Inn: 704 S Cumberland St - Lebanon, TN 615-444-7400

September  29 - 30, 2012 ~ Coosawattee Indian Festival

Lions Club Fairgrounds ~ 1729 S Main St ~ Ellijay, GA

Everyone is welcome!  Native American Dance, all drums welcome, daily feast for singers, dancers and performers, warriors on horseback, see Thunder the American bison, native food court, native arts and crafts, audience participation, hoop dancers, Aztec dancers, tipi's, wigwam and living Indian villages and displays, primitive skills , re-enactments, archery, kids activities, native story tellers, blowgun competitions, native flute performance, pony rides and much more.  Iron Man dance contest and specialty dances contingent with gate. Special guest performances and veterans' displays, all veterans encouraged to join in on our Veterans' salute and special tribute.  Note: Everyone is welcome but this is NOT a hobbyist pow wow so please be respectful with your regalia and general presentation if you decide to dance.  Vendors by invitation only please call or email: 770-735-6275 chipa.wolfe@yahoo.com    www.rthunder.com  facebook: Rolling Thunder Enterprises

September  29 - 30, 2012 ~ Echota Cherokee Tribe of Alabama Annual Festival

Oakville Indian Mounds Park near Moulton, Alabama

Gates Open Saturday 9-5 Grand Entry - 11 AM - Sunday 10 - 4 - Grand Entry 12 noon. Host Southern Drum-White Horse Singers, Emcee- Faron Weeks - Arena Director - Alex Weeks; - Head Man - Allen Atkins; Head Lady - Allie Pisacrita, Head Veteran - James Wires. Artisans, Craftsmen, Story telling, Legends, Dancing, Flute Playing, Living History, Demonstrations, Ehcota Cherokee Tribe Bird Clan Traditional Dance Team. Traditional Indian Food: "Indian Tacos - Fry Bread - Refreshments.Admission: Adults: $5.00 - Children $ 3.00 under age 4 free Plenty of free parking-Primitive Camp Grounds available for Vendors and Volunteers, limited amount of full service RV hookups. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. Host Motel: Americas Best Value Inn (previously known as Country Harth Inn at intersection of I65 and HiWay 36 - Hartselle, AL (256) 773-0180. Alternate Motel: Days Inn - Moulton, AL. Contact: Faron Weeks 256-606-9054 or 256-773-6155 at email faron.weeks@gmail.com . Alcohol, Drugs, and Weapons PROHIBITED. Oakville Indian Mounds Museum and Park address: 1219 County Rd. 187, Danville, Al. 35619

 

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October

October 4 - 6 , 2012 ~ Cherokee of Georgia  Fall Pow Wow

FLYER

St George, GA 31562

Drum - Red Bird Singers; MC - Tye Bell; Head Man - Charles Jones; Head Lady - Deborah Jones; Jr Head Man - Devin Bell; Jr Head Lady - Katherine Byrd; Princess - Sarah McGahee; Arena Director - Billy Kipp; This schedule is an estimate of times and activities, as we usually run on "Indian time".Thursday & Friday 9 a.m. ~. Flag Raising, school field trips 1 p.m. ~ Intertribal Dancing SUNDOWN ~.Lowering of our flags. 7 p.m. (Friday) ~ Grand Entry, Intertribal Dancing Saturday 9 a.m. ~ Flag Raising NOON ~ Lunch at Camp 1 p.m. ~. Gourd Dance (if we have enough participants) 1 - 5 p.m. ~ Intertribal Dancing, Princess competition, story telling and anything else we come up with that may be culturally informative or even fun. 5:30 p.m. ~ Supper For The Camp SUNSET~ Flag lowering 7 p.m. ~ Grand Entry Invocation, Veteran's Songs, Memorial Song Commence Evening Program and Dancing. The Dancing will conclude when Dancers and Drummers stop. Fry Bread, Indian Chili, Ice Tea, Lemonade, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Sodas and Hot Dogs are available at the cook shack. Breakfast is sold on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings. The Cherokee of Georgia Tribal Library and Cultural Center will be open for your enjoyment between the afternoon dances and the evening grand entry and dancing on Friday and Saturday. Please note: If anyone has an upcoming Powwow that they would like to have announced in the arena, please give a flyer or the information to the M.C. For the consideration of everyone, there are bathrooms available. Your assistance in keeping them clean is appreciated - County Road 121 and State Hwy 94 - Cherokee Of Georgia Tribal Council, Inc. - Rt. 1 Box 1019  - Saint George, GA 31562-9796 - United States Phone: 912-843-2230 www.cherokeeofgeorgia.us

October  5 - 7, 2012 ~ 3rd Annual Turtle Island Spring River Powwow

Loberg Park ~ Hardy, AK

This will be the Third Annual Hardy Arkansas Pow-Wow and with the continued help and dedication The City of Hardy has provided,this will be even larger and better than previous years.On Friday the 5th, area schools will be attending.They have really enjoyed this in the past and with your help we can continue to educate our young people about Native American Culture and Traditions.Thus far there will be 24 Tribes represented,featuring The Aztec Dancers Quetzalcoatl. Also not verified but hopefully The Comanche War Scouts will be attending.We ALWAYS honor our Veterans and this year there will be a Representative from The Veterans Administration equipped with a computer,and to answer any questions Veterans may have. Times: 9:00AM – 5:00PM; MC: Ken Dixon, Choctaw; AD: Clint Green; Head Man - Jason Thigpen, Head Woman - Cyndi Carter; Drum: Comanche Southern Singers; Good Fry Bread and other refreshments will be available. Bring your blankets or chairs and enjoy the drum beat to songs of our ancestors. Special Guests: Memphis Tia Piah Gourd Dancers, and Aztec Dancers Contact: Jerry Hunt Phone: 870-972-6995 boady2000@yahoo.com 

October  5 - 7, 2012 ~ 24th Annual Meherrin Pow wow

FLYER

852 NC Highway 11 North - Ahoskie, NC27986

Powwow Dancing- All Styles; Smoke Dance Contest; Hand Drum Contest; Iroquois Dance Demos; Native American Crafts; Native Food; Contact Ed Livingston Dlee@cox.net 757-461-1808

October  6, 2012 ~ West Valley College 24th Annual Powwow

14000 Fruitvale Ave ~ Saratoga, CA 95070

Free Admission ~ Saturday, Noon-midnight. All Cultures & Ages Welcome. For more than twenty years, people of all ages and cultures have met each fall at the West Valley College campus to enjoy singing, drumming, and dancing, while broadening their understanding of Native American individuals, tribes, and nations. Our 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. We hope that you will join us for this year’s Powwow. You can help support this annual event and the scholarship fund by donating money, goods, or services. You can also help by contributing to our endowments. All drums and dancers welcome! Contest dancing, all ages. Indian Crafts, Jewelry, Indian Tacos, Fry Bread, Drawings, Gourd Dance & More! MASTER OF CEREMONIES, Randy Pico. ARENA DIRECTOR, Eugene Newman. HEAD MAN DANCER, Paul Flores. HEAD WOMAN DANCER, Niko DeRoin. HEAD BOY DANCER, Robert LeRoy Jr. HEAD GIRL DANCER, Justina Duran. Host Northern Drum, All Nations Singers. Host Southern Drum, Southern Express Contact: Jose Bautista, Jose.Bautista@westvalley.edu 408-741-2494 Volunteers contact Leslie, leslie_saito@westvalley.edu website: http://www.westvalleypowwow.org/

October  6 - 7, 2012 ~ 8th Euharlee Veterans Pow Wow

Frankie Harris Park - Covered Bridge Road ~ Euharlee, GA

Head Man- Smitty, Head Woman - Bobbie Orr, MC- Steve Mansfield, AD - Maggot; "A HOMECOMMING FOR ALL TO ENJOY"ALL VETERANS WILL BE HONORED AT THIS EVENT. ALL FALLEN WARRIORS WILL BE HONORED AT THIS EVENT. ALL FAMILIES WITH VETERANS HERE AND ABROAD WILL BE HONORED AT THIS EVENT. ALL WAR MOTHERS WILL ALSO BE HONORED AT THIS EVENT. VETERANS WILL BE ASKED TO HELP BRING IN AND REMOVE OUR COLORS AND JOIN IN WITH THE GRAND ENTRY. SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE ARMED FORCES AROUND THE WORLD. Head Man=Smitty, Head Lady=Bobbie Orr, Host Drum=Dog River, AD=Maggott, MC=Gary Smith, COME AND ENJOY NATIVE DRUMS, CRAFTS, DANCE, AND FOOD Gates open 10am and Grand Entry will be at 12 noon Sat. and at 1pm Sun. Admission is FREE but there will a small parking fee Bring Lawnchairs And Enjoy The PowWow With Us NO WEAPONS, ATTITUDES OR POLITICS WILL BE ALLOWED PETS WILL BE ALLOWED BUT NEED TO BE ON A LEASH "DIRECTIONS" FROM INTERSTATE 75 - TAKE MAIN ST. EXIT 288, TRAVEL THROUGH TOWN AND TURN ONTO WEST AVE.(HWY 113), THEN TURN RIGHT ONTO EUHARLEE ROAD. THEN TURN LEFT ONTO COVERED BRIDGE ROAD. POWWOW WILL BE ON YOUR RIGHT IN EUHARLEE. FROM HWY 113 FROM ROCKMART OR TAYLORSVILLE, TURN LEFT ONTO COVERED BRIDGE ROAD, TRAVEL PASS PLANT BOWEN AND THE POWWOW WILL BE ON THE LEFT IN EUHARLEE ==WE HOPE TO SEE ALL OF OUR FRIENDS AND GUEST AT THIS EVENT==  Contact Joey & Janell 770-296-3097 amndn@mindspring.com

 October   12 - 14, 2012 ~ The Chattahoochee River Park Intertribal Native American Pow Wow

FLYER

269 River Landing Rd - Chattahoochee, Florida 32324

Head Man: Jesse Stambaugh; Head Lady: Shannon “Dream Dancer” Truax; Arena Director: Lester “Wolf” Scroggins; M.C.: Bill "Walking Buffalo" Truax; Drum: Several; Flutest: 2009 NAMI Award Winner - J.J. Kent; North Florida Wild West Show; Drum Competition; Dancers luck of the draw "Day Pay"; Story Telling; Autumn Spirits Fry Bread and more; Friday and Saturday 10:00am till 10:00pm; Sunday 10:00am till 4:00pm; Discouted RV Camping available; Free Primitive Tent Camping; For Information Contact: Bill Truax - 850-762-2217, E-Mail: mossypondvfd18@yahoo.com Debra Smith - Vendor Contact: 850-277-1026, E-Mail: nativewoman54@yahoo.com

October  12 - 13, 2012 ~ 3rd Annual Running Water Singers Powwow

Fayetteville Motor Speedway ~ 3704 Doc Bennett Road ~ Fayetteville, NC

GRAND ENTRY: FRIDAY 7:00PM & SATURDAY 12:00PM (NOON) ADMISSION: ADULTS $5, SENIORS(55+) $3, YOUTH(6-12) $3, MILITARY(WITH ID) $3, KIDS(5 & UNDER) FREE; VENDOR CONTACT- MR. ANTHONY JACOBS 910-624-4989; BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY AND A FRIEND

  October  13 -14, 2012 ~ Native Culteural Circle Presents:

15th  Annual Clarksville (TN) Area Intertribal Pow Wow

& 6th Annual Trail of Tears Memorial Walk

Pow Wow grounds are Outside of Port Royal State Park - Adams, TN

All Drums & Public Welcome!  Host Drum: White Horse Singers (AL), Guest Drum - Meme'z Boys (Crossville, TN); MC - Faron Weeks; Head Lady - Christina Cosby; Head Man -  Chris Cosby; AD - Two Bulls; Head Veteran - Clyde Maize / Charles Page; Gates Open: Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 10am - 5 pm; Admission: Adults $5; Seniors $2; Children 15 & under and Active Duty Military with ID FREE; Vendors by Invitation Only.  Information Contact - Paul Slaughter 931-358-4187 email pdslaughter60@bellsouth.net   or "Red" Kirby 931-368-1246 email rotebard@yahoo.com

 

October  18 - 21 , 2012 ~ Cox Osceola Intertribal Pow Wow Festival

Oklevueha Band of Yamasee ~ Orange Springs, Florida

Please join us, the Oklevueha Band of Yamassee Seminole Indians, as we celebrate our annual Intertribal Pow Wow Festivals. We are a non-profit Native American tribe, who for more than fifty years, has hosted festivals and taken part in many educational programs for our young people and adults. Children's Games and Native American Story Telling, Handmade Native American Craftwork, Traditional Native Dancing, Native Drumming, Native American Food, Vendors and more ! Indian Auction and Raffles Daily ! Gate Hours - Friday and Saturday: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm Sunday: 9:00 am until ??? FREE Primitive Camping HOT Showers ~ Free admission at the gate; donations welcome and accepted.(Suggested Donation: Adults - $2.00 and Children under 12 - $1.00)Gate Prize: Random drawing from each days tickets; must be present to win. From I-75 or 301 : Travel south from Gainesville, or north from Ocala. Junction CR 318 (I-75 exit #368 at the Petro Truck Stop), travel east to end of the road. Turn left on CR 315 at blinking light and proceed to junction SR 21. Turn right on N.E. 243th Street (alongside church at fork in road) and follow the dirt road to the end. Please follow signs posted on day of event for further directions. For more information contact:Cox-Osceola Indian Reservation PO BOX 521 Orang Springs, FL 32182 or Call  (352) 546-1386 -or- (352) 546-5525  www.coxosceola.com  

 October 19 -21, 2012 ~ Yadkin Valley Intertribal Pow wow 2012

     Ft. Hamby Park - 1534 S. Recreation Rd - Wilkesboro, NC 28697

MC - Ken Cloudwalker, Host Drum - Southern Eagle Singers; Head Man - Carlos Martin, Head Woman -TBA, AD - TBA; Some camping available bring generator; Indoor restrooms & showers; Dancers, craft vendors, food vendors,storytellers, demonstrators welcome; More Info call Ridge Runner 336-306-4654  ridge6runner@yahoo.com  Luck of the Draw for Dancers in Regalia $5 registration, 9 draws for the weekend;  

October   19 - 21, 2012 ~ TAMA Intertribal Pow Wow 2011

107 Tall Pine Dr ~ Whigham, GA

Hosted by:Muskogee Vocational Rehabilitation in conjunction with The Lower Muskogee Creek Tribe - School Days Friday 8am, pow wow starts 5pm; Gates open For Public Saturday 9am - Gates open on Sunday at noon; Admission: $3 car; Everyone Welcome!!! Native American Crafts, Native American Foods, Inter-Tribal Dancing, Native American Music - More Info email mvr1@rose.net or call 229-762-3165 or  229-762-3169 http://home.rose.net/~mvr/pow-wow2012.html

October  19 -21, 2012 ~ Alligator Warrior Festival

Flyers, registration forms, reenactor guides, etc. are available at: www.alligatorfest.org

O'Leno State Park ~ a few miles north of High Springs FL 32643

This event is organized by Alligator Festival of Lake City Florida, Inc., an all-volunteer, non-profit, public charity, dedicated to teaching and celebrating our local history by experiencing it together. The Host Drum group is Thunder Turtle lead by Tim "Grey Wolf" Kimmering, Chief of the River Oak Inter-tribal Community, please call him at 229-305-5286 if your drum would also like to volunteer at the event. The event is funded by the generosity of local business and individuals that care about bringing the old families, new families and tourists of north central Florida together to celebrate our local heritage. The income from the sponsorship, the annual donation raffle and donation auction during the festival goes entirely to support the annual event. Please register in advance using the form found on alligatorfest.org or by calling 352-804-8846. At least one main meal is provided daily to registered volunteers by the event staff. Registration includes a limited number of cabin beds and plenty of tent camping (reenactor, tee-pee and modern). On site bathrooms, showers, shade, hiking trails and the Santa Fe river. Registration does not include RV sites because they are contracted to Reserve America so if you need an RV site, then please book it online at reserveamerica.com or call 800-326-3521. State Park entry fees apply to the public but the park is waiving the fee for student groups and registered volunteers. Open rain or shine. Plenty of paved parking. From I-75 take exit# 414 onto US-441 south, go about 5 miles and turn left onto SE Sprite Loop which is a frontage road. Then turn left at the O'Leno State Park entrance sign. From High Springs take US-441 north, go about 5 miles and turn right onto SE Sprite Loop which is a frontage road. Then turn right at the O'Leno State Park entrance sign. Address: 410 S.E. Oleno Park Road, High Springs, FL 32643, GPS 29.54.55N x 82.34.52W

 October   19 - 21, 2012 ~ 2nd Annual F.I.H.A. Homecoming Powwow

& Family Gathering

17302 Dale Mabry Hwy N - Lutz, FL 33548

Gates open 10 am - Host Drums: The Great Northern, Southern Hose; MC - Chris Lombardo; AD - Tucker Brown;  Inter-tribal Dancing, Gourd Dancing, Native American Food, Tipi Encampment, Re-enactment Village, Tipi & Craft Competition; More Info - email: FIHAhomecoming@yahoo.com or see the flyer on their website: www.fiha.info

October 20, 2012 ~ 5th Annual Auburn Big Time Pow Wow

Gold Country Fairgrounds ~ 1273 High Street, Auburn CA

FREE Admission and Parking; Alcohol/Drug Free Event. No pets allowed; www.sierranativealliance.org/event ; Native Artists/Food/Contest Dancing; Loren & Anno Nakai/Jason/Wanda/Anthony 530-888-8767

 

  October 20 -21 , 2012 ~ 19th Healing of All Nations Pau Wau

Bending Water Park ~ 28325 Farm Market Rd ~ Marion Station, MD 21838

Gates open both days 10am to 5pm; Grand Entry Sat. 12noon' Grand Entry Sun  1pm; PUBLIC WELCOME  RAIN OR SHINE  Bring lawn chairs or blankets.  Donation $4.00.  To assist us with our educational programs, Boy and Girl Scouts in uniform and children 5 and under free.  NO ALCOHOL, NO DRUGS, NO WEAPONS, NO PETS  See demonstrations of tool making, weapons, and survival skills. Vendors, Dancers and More.  Famous Accohannock oyster sandwiches, seafood, Indian tacos, buffalo burgers and more.  For more information contact: Beverly Council  410-623-2660  email: accohannock@verizon.net    online: indianwatertrails.com

 

October  20 - 21, 2012 ~ Silverhawk Native American Flute Gathering

12449 Withlacoochee Blvd - Withlacoochee River Park - Dade City, Florida

Withlacoochee River Park:Opens 9:00 am Saturday. Opening ceremony at 10:00 am. Closes 6:00 pm Sunday. Free admission and parking. There is a small county park fee for camping and electric. Vendors, crafts, Native American style flutes, blankets, Painted Ponies, Native American food, ice cream, kettle corn, Native American leather clothing, etc), nonstop entertainment all weekend (flute players, story tellers, singers, singing bowls, didge players, etc.), authentic Creek Indian village in the woods, 1800s settlement, trails thru the woods along the river, Saturday evening "Friendship Fire" (flute playing, druming, singing, story telling, fellowshipping), "American Indian Christian Circle" Sunday at closing. A grassroots gathering in the country. Camping on the grounds. Motels 15 min away in Dade City. A family event, No Drugs or Alcohol allowed! Come join us for a wonderful weekend. This is a gathering, a music event. I have been told this is one of the friendliest events around. "Public welcome"  Info call -Dock Green Silverhawk at 813-754-8990   http://www.silverhawkflutegathering.com

October   , 2012 ~42nd Annual Waccamaw Siouan Pow Wow

Old Lake Road Tribal Grounds  ~ Bolton, NC 28450

Come & celebrate the traditions of the Waccamaw Siouan Tribe. Arts & crafts, food and entertainment throughout the weekend. The parade will begin at 10:00am on Saturday morning. Indian dancing and competition and a social dance will also take place on Saturday.

October  20 -21, 2012 ~ 13th Annual Buffalo River Pow Wow

1690 Airport Ridge Road ~ Linden, TN 37096

Gates open at 10 am daily - Grand Entries Saturday and Sunday at 12 noon;  Friday 9am - 3pm School Day - Off of I-40 between Jackson, TN and Dickson, TN take exit 143 and go south on Hwy 13 about 21 miles to Linden.  Turn west on 412 towards Parsons.  Go thru town at top of hill on west side take left on Airport Ridge Rd.  Go 1.6 miles to pow wow.  More Info: Ray or Sharron 931-589-9628 rbenge1@tds.net

October  26 - 28 2012 ~2nd International Pow Wow and Festival

Withlacoochee River Park ~ 12449 Withlacoochee Blvd. ~ Dade City, Florida

Native American foods, Crafts, Singing, Story Telling, Dancing and more. Educational Flint Knapping; Family Friendly - No Alcohol, Drugs, Firearms; Gates open @ 9 AM;Admission: Adults $3.00, Children $1.00, Elders $1.00; GRAND ENTRY: FRI @ 7 PM, SAT @ 1 & 7 PM, SUN @ 1PM; Traders are encourged to contact Dave for more info for setting up; Sponsored by FLORIDA NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN SOCIETY and PASCO COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATIONAL DEPT

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November

 

November  1 - 4, 2012 ~ 13th Annual Stone Mountain Park Pow Wow

Antebellum Plantation - 1000 Robert E. Lee Drive ~ Stone Mountain, GA 30083

The four-day festival is held at the Antebellum Plantation & Farmyard inside Stone Mountain Park at the beginning of November. Learn about primitive skills such as flint-napping, bow making, fire starting, open fire cooking and pottery. Find that one-of-a-kind holiday gift in our artists' marketplace, where world-renowned Native artists and crafters demonstrate their skills and offer items for purchase. Listen to many varieties of Native music by featured performers. Experience Native American culture through dance & drum competitions ($18,000 in prize money), music, authentic craft demonstrations, cooking samples and storytelling activities.  Contact Janet Bell 770-498-5739  powwow@stonemountainpark.com

November  2 -4, 2012 ~ 26th Annual AIA Orlando Pow Wow

Central Florida Fairgrounds - Orlando, Florida 32808

Join us in a celebration of Native American culture under the beautiful Florida sky! Located at the Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 W. Colonial Drive (SR 50), Orlando, FL, 32808. For more information: contact number is 407-406-4883. Email: info@aiaofflorida.org Website: www.aiaofflorida.org  Join us in a celebration of Native American culture under the beautiful Florida sky! Featuring Native American music, dance, arts and crafts and food. Admission: Adults - $6, Children & Seniors - $3, Military - $3, Three day passes - $15, Military in Uniform - FREE. Schedule: Friday 10:00am - 10:00pm, Saturday 10:00am - 10:00pm, Sunday - 10:00am - 5:00pm. Grand Entry: Friday 7:00pm, Saturday 1:00pm & 7:00pm, Sunday 1:00pm; Limited RV camping available with electrical and water hook-ups for $22 per night. No tent camping permitted due to city regulations. Please, NO PETS. Contact Peggy Wolfe 407-406-4883

November  2 - 4 , 2012 ~ 25th Thunderbird Intertribal Powwow

Flyer

Corner of FL Highway 85N & College Boulevard ~ Niceville, Florida  

Located at the Niceville Mullet Festival Grounds  -   For more information, call Kirby Locklear 850-863-5311 ~Spend the day with craft makers, singers, dancers, flute players, storytellers, Intertribal Dancing, Dance Exhibitions, Competitions ~ Honor Guard - Thunderbird Honor Guard; Dancing (Prize Money TBD, see web site for rules and information) www.thunderbirdpowwow.org email - committee@thunderbirdpowwow.org NO DRUGS OR ALCOHOL ALLOWED -  ADMISSION: $5 – Everyone Welcomed Sponsored by The Thunderbird Intertribal Council, A 501 c 3 Tax Charitable Organization – Something for everyone Host Hotel Quality Inn, 101 Hwy 85N, Niceville, FL 32578 phone - 850-678-8077

 November 3 -4 , 2012 ~ 20th Annual Cultural Arts Festival and Pauwau

FLYER

Waccamaw Tribal Grounds - 591 Bluewater Road  - Aynor, SC

MC: John Blackfeather; Drum: Edisto Singers; Grand Entry Saturday 1pm & 6pm; Sunday 2pm; Admission: Adults $6, Seniors 60+ $3, Students 7-14yrs $3, Children 6yrs and under FREE, Veterans with Veteran Feather FREE; Host Motel: Econo Lodge (formerly Conway Inn & Suites) 1101 Church St. & Hwy 501 Conway, SC 29526 Phone: (843) 248-2285 Fax: (843) 248-6637 (mention the Pauwau and you’ll get the discounted price of $51.00 + tax) For more information, visit our website at www.waccamawindians.us  or call (843) 358-6877

November 9 -11 , 2012 ~ 7th Annual Gathering of Eagles 

Pow Wow  and Frontier Days

             FLYER

132 Bill Knight Lane ~ Folkston, GA

Host Drum - Spirit Turtle; MC - Ken Cloudwalker; Veteran of Honor - Clyde Maize; Head man - Herb Shepherd; Head Lady - Mayola Maize; AD - Mat Cook, Firekeeper  Matt Thomas; Admission; Eagleville Wild West Show; 19th Century Blacksmithing by Macatee Forge; Train Rides for Kids; Tipi camp & Muskogee camp; Gates Open 10a - 10p;Grand Entry Fri & Sat 1pm & 7pm FREE PRIMITIVE CAMPING -call for reservations More Info contact Chi or Mary Kent (912)-496-4771 info@agatheringofeaglesinc.com website: http://www.agatheringofeaglesinc.com/

 November 9 -11 , 2012 ~ 2nd Annual Cherokee Intertribal Veterans

301 College Dr - Gaffney, SC

Nov.9th kids days gate open at 9am; Nov.10th 11th gate open at 9 am grand entry at 1:oo pm; All Veterans free kids under 12 free all others $7.00; No Vender fee CALL BY Oct.28 Roy Spotted Eagle (864)466-2324; All Drums welcome royspottedeagle@gmail.com

 November 10 , 2012 ~ Native American Cherokee  Trail River Festival

Cayce City hall Complex - 1800 12th Street Ext. - Cayce, SC 29033

10 am - 4pm Host Drum: Edisto River Singers, MC - Gary Five Crows; History of the Cherokee Trail, Children's Events & Crafts, Dancing, Drumming, Storytelling, Food, Crafts, Artifact Display.  

November 10-11 , 2012 ~ OkaChaffa Indian Festival and  Good Medicine Show

Phinizy Swamp ~ Augusta, GA

Everyone is welcome!  Native American Dance, all drums welcome, daily feast for singers, dancers and performers, warriors on horseback, see Thunder the American bison, native food court, native arts and crafts, audience participation, hoop dancers, Aztec dancers, tipi's, wigwam and living Indian villages and displays, primitive skills , re-enactments, archery, kids activities, native story tellers, blowgun competitions, native flute performance, pony rides and much more.  Iron Man dance contest and specialty dances contingent with gate. Special guest performances and veterans' displays, all veterans encouraged to join in on our Veterans' salute and special tribute.  Note: Everyone is welcome but this is NOT a hobbyist pow wow so please be respectful with your regalia and general presentation if you decide to dance.  Vendors by invitation only please call or email: 770-735-6275 chipa.wolfe@yahoo.com    www.rthunder.com  facebook: Rolling Thunder Enterprises

November 9 -11 , 2012 ~ Honoring Our Veterans Pow wow

FLYER

1075 County Road 67 - Moulton, AL 35650

Head Lady - Diana Beatham; Head Man - Gene Thomas; AD - Gary Thunderwold; MC - Charles (Ten Bears) LaHay: Head Veteran - Clyde Maize; WE Welcome & Support All Veterans, First Responders, Police, Fire, and EMT's; Contact: Cecil Brill Phone: 205-221-2873 Email: kbagwell1@gmail.com  URL: http://cric2010.weebly.com 

November 16 , 2012 ~ 5th Annual Flags and Feathers VA Pow Wow

Lake City VA Campus ~ Lake City, Florida

From 10am to 4pm. All drums are invited. Vendors wishing to participate can contact Patricia Davis, RN at 352-548-6283 or patricia.davis3@va.gov . Grand Entry at 12 noon and closing song at 3 pm. Drumming, Dancing, Storytelling, Native arts and crafts and food. Come and help us honor our veterans and celebrate Native American Heritage Month. Free to the public. This is a wonderful chance to dance and honor our warriors and share our culture with the general public

November 16 -17 , 2012 ~ Cheroenhaka Festival and Powwow

583 Atlantic Ave  - Gate 8 ~ Virginia Beach, VA   23459

CHEROENHAKA-NOTTOWAY.ORG    Pow wow chairman: Vice Chief Ellis 'Soaring Eagle' Wright 434-658-4796  Chief Walt 'Red Hawk' Brown 757-562-7760 email: wdbrowniii@aol.com   http://www.cheroenhaka-nottoway.org/

November 17 , 2012 ~University of North Florida Cultural Day

University of North Florida ~ 1 UNF Drive ~ Jacksonville, FL 32224

8 AM - 5 PM; Admission FREE; There will be vendors, demonstrators, story-tellers, and flute players. Dancers in regalia welcome and encouraged to come and share your traditions with students and the public. Directions: Enter the campus from 9A/295 via Town Center Parkway/ UNF and park in the Fine Arts Garage 44 or Lot 2. The event will be held on The Green, next to Building 45 Fine Arts Center. There will be no charge for parking on Saturday. See map at http://www.unf.edu/map/ For further information, call Nelson Redhawk at 813-610-0754 or Ken Cloudwalker at 407-697-5682. Sponsored by Intercultural Center for PEACE

November 17 - 18 , 2012 ~ 46th Annual Louisiana Indian Heritage Association Powwow

FLYER

Lamar-Dixon Expo Center Arena B - Gonzales, LA 70737

Rain or Shine - Gonzales, Louisiana I- 10 exit 177 just 15 miles south of Baton Rouge; Host Drum Ottertrail (Apache,Ok.) (Singers Welcome); Head Man Mark Galvan (Bedford, Tx.); Head Lady Geneva Horsechief Hamilton (Pawhuska, Ok.); Head Gourd Ford Griggs (Grove, Ok.); For More Information: www.liha.webs.com and Facebook  Jack Heriard (whiswind@hughes. net, 985-796-5433);  Joe and Deb Milam (djpm2@cox.net, 504-838-6085)

 

 

November  , 2012 ~ National Veterans Pow Wow & Indian Festival

Fairgrounds on the Coosawattee River ~ Ellijay, Georgia

 

November  9 - 11 , 2012 ~ Native Rhythms Festival

Wickham Park ~ Melbourne, Florida

4th Annual Event~ Native Rhythms Festival features Robert Mirabal, Arevel Bird, Mark Holland, Scott August, Coyote Oldman, Jonny Lipford and more....Family Friendly Free Event! 40 Vendors, Wild Horse Rescue Indian River Anthropological Society, Art Contest Flute Contest, Workshops;  Info - Martha Pessaro 321-452-1671; tigerlily1953@aol.com  website   www.nativerhythmsfestival.com/

November  , 2012 ~ American Indian History Month Festival

126 North Saint Andrews ~ Dothan, AL 36301

Please join us at the Dothan Civic Center in Dothan, Alabama for American Indian History Month Festival 2010. Activities include: gourd dancing, grand entry in traditional dress, traditional powwow dancing, stomp dance, host northern drum & host southern drum, guest southern drum, flute music, living history exhibits by recognized tribes, story telling and luck of the draw for everybody.   Security: Dothan Police Department Host Hotel: LaQuinta Inn & Suites 3593 Ross Clark Circle Dothan, AL 36303. Telephone 334-793-9090. All guest must be sure to ask for the festival rate. No pets inside the civic center. No vending space available. Thanks & we look forward to seeing you in Dothan, Alabama for American Indian History Month Festival 2011

November, 2012 ~ Suwanee Pride Live Oak American Indian Festival

Suwannee County Fairgrounds~ Live Oak, Florida

Suwannee Pride Live Oak Pow Wow sponsored by: Suwannee Pride Club and will be held at: Suwannee County Fair grounds Hwy 51 in Live Oak Fl. Contest Powwow. Admission Fee: $4.00 adults, children 12 and under free. MC: Dave White Wolf Trezak. Booths and fees: List Total Number of Vendor and Food Booths and Booth Fees.  18 vendor spaces @ $165.00 No food booth space available Comments: Free camping (primative) Camp Feed Friday & Sat. evening, for Reg. dancers, vendors , volunteers ,& entertainment five hook ups across grounds for $30.00 for the week end. Daily Draw money for Reg.Dancers.Reg $5.00 Drum Contest 1st $500.00 2nd $300.00 3rd $100.00 Reg.$ 30.00. Directions: I-10 to Live Oak exit go south on 129 into Live Oak,cross Hwy 90 stay in right lane and take Hwy 51 to the right follow to the fair grounds. General contact name: Julie Norris 386-935-2982 jno8363406@aol.com  Vendor Contact: Julie Norris jn08363406@aol.com  Other contacts: jno8363406@aol.com

November  22 - 25, 2012 ~ Chambers Farm Thanksgiving Pow Wow

FLYER

22400 CR-315 - Ft McCoy, Florida 32182

Host Drum: Billy Evans Horse (Kiowa) Guest Drum: Birdchopper (Cherokee) Guest Drum: Lords of the Plains (Comanche) MC: Rick Bird (Cherokee) Arena Director: Duane Whithorse Flute: Albert Gray Eagle Head Man Dancer: Cy Stearns;  Head Lady Dancer: Kim Stearns; Head Veteran: Thomas Zermeno (Apache),  Featured artist - Rex Begaye; GOURD DANCING;  INTERTRIBAL DANCING; ALL SINGERS & DANCERS WELCOME; NATIVE FOOD & VENDORS; VETERANS DAY  HONORING FT. McCOY VFW HOME; address: 22400 NW Hwy 315, Ft McCoy, FL, 32182 We are located off I-75, between Gainesville and Ocala off exit 368, one half hour east on CR 318,turn right on CR 315 Ft McCoy, Florida and follow the signs to Chambers Farm.  Host Motel: SunPlaza; Silver Springs, FL 352-236-2343 More info www.myspace.com/chambersfarmpowwow Facebook: Chambers Farm; phone: 513-464-1746 or 352-546-2984

 

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December

December  7 - 9, 2012 ~ 16th Annual Leesburg Pow Wow

Hwy 27 south end of Leesburg, FL

Admission donation at the gate NO ALCOHOL,DRUGS OR WEAPONS NATIVE AMERICAN DANCERS IN REGALIA, NATIVE FOOD, FLUTE,CRAFTS,DEMO'S,STORY TELLING AND NATIVE SINGERS; GATES OPEN 9AM-9PM GRAND ENTRY Friday 7PM; Saturday 1PM AND 7 PM and Sunday 1PM HOST DRUM--WHAPAHA OYATE MC--DAVE TREZAK AD--MICHAEL WHITEWOLF HEAD MAN--HERD BUFFALO DANCER HEAD LADY--DEBORAH WILDFLOWER ROBINSON KASHKA LARUE LEGENDS KEEPER FROM ALASKA

December   , 2012~ Boomers First 4th Intertribal Dance & Gathering

Across from Webster Westside ~ Webster, FL

Boomer 352-603-2643 boomer2563@yahoo.com

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