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2015 Pow Wow Calendar

  This list of events is compiled from information submitted or searched out.  Each event is sponsored individually, by various groups and organizations.  Please use the contact information on the event listing to verify the event, and for further questions about the event. To All Promoters and Sponsors: Please e-mail current information on your event to have it listed on this page, to Spiderwrulf@SixDirectionsTraders.com

***All events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.  Events are submitted by users or gathered from third party sources and posted without further verification.  Six Directions Traders is not liable for any costs incurred due to reliance on erroneous or inaccurate information.

Last Updated ......~~   25 February 2015


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  January 23- 25, 2015 ~ Sarasota Native North American Indian Festival

3000 Ringling Blvd ~ Sarasota, FL 34237


Friday 9-5, Saturday 10-6, and Sunday 10-5. Come join us and experience the traditions and culture of the of the Native American people at the Sarasota Native American Indian Festival. Find 100% authentic, handmade, one-of-a-kind fine arts and crafts, paintings, pottery, jewelry, sculpture, bead work and leather work, along with fantastic Native American food. Little Big Mountain and the Big Mountain dancers will be sharing traditional Native American drumming, fluting, singing and various styles of dance throughout the weekend. Little Big Mountain is a fourth generation dancer, singer and educator on Native culture. The Big Mountain family's performances started back in the mid 1800's with Little's great grandfather performing with the famous ?101 Ranch Buffalo Bill Show. We are excited to have Nashville recording artist Traci Snowe returning again this year to share her music with us throughout the weekend. This festival will continue to be a tribute to the extraordinary life of artist Rex A. Begaye, its founder. His remarkable gifts as an artist and educator of Native American culture were the inspiration for this event focused on bringing authentic Native American culture to Sarasota. Tickets at the gate, $7 adult, $3 ages 6-12, age 5 and under are free. For more info: (941) 928-3694, snaif@mail.com , http://sarasotanativeamericanindianfestival.wordpress.com






February 7, 2015 ~ NC School of Science and Math Pow Wow

1219 Broad Street - Durham, NC

February 7 - 8, 2015 ~ Brooksville Native American Festival

Florida Classic Park ~ 5360 Lockhart Road ~ Brooksville, Florida 34601

Featured performers will be Little Big Mountain Dancers, Shelley Morningsong and Chipa Wolfe. There will be dance and drumming presentations, primitive skills and Native horsemanship demonstrations and Native food, arts and crafts. Admission is $7.00 for adults $4.00 for kids 5-12.  Saturday 10am - 6pm, Sunday 10am - 5pm; More Info 352-797-7886

February 6 - 8, 2015 ~ Cox Osceola Yamassee Seminole Reservation

21449 NE 130th court Road ~ Ft McCoy, FL 32134

Gates open Saturday 9am - 10pm, Sunday 9am - 6pm; Drum Competition $300 winner takes all, plus Luck of the Draw for Dancers $5 a number; Native Dance, Crafts, Food and much more. More info: call 352-546-3363 or email: chieflittlebuck@yahoo.com

February 6 - 8, 2015 ~ 44th Annual Seminole Tribal Fair

Hard Rock Live Hollywood ~ Ft Lauderdale, Fl

Seminole Tribe of Florida at the Hard Rock Live. Featuring live music, American Indian dance, Seminole Fashion show, Fine Art & Crafts. Watch live alligator wrestling and wildlife shows performed by Seminole Okalee Indian Village. Enjoy an array of native food from vendors watch the Seminole Tribal clothing contest. Music entertainment to be scheduled. 866-625-5374


February 20 - 22, 2015 ~ Thunder on the Beach Powwow 2015

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

Gates open Friday 1PM, Saturday 10am-9 pm, Sunday 10am-5pm. Admission: Adults $8; Children & Seniors $4; This is a beautiful and educational cultural event. Come and learn about our amazing culture. Come and Dance with the Natives, Watch our children Dance. See their beautiful regalia (clothing) In the field we have Lash and Steel, Treasure Coast Wildlife, flute performances, and you never know maybe Elvis might stop by. Lots of food and fun, we have 35 artist and Vendors. They have the most beautiful silver jewelry, bead work, leather works, baskets and many other exciting things to see. More info contact Dona Chesser at 772-567-1579; Cell 772-538-8363 our website is www.thunderonthebeachpowwow.net




February 27 - 28, March 1, 2015 ~ 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. 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 a chair. Entertainment by Arvel Bird, Joanne Shenadoah, Tlaltlacayolotl ~ Earth, Heart, Man Aztec Dancers, and more. Friday is Children's Day from 9:00am - 2:00pm with special Demonstrations, Games, etc. 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. Admission ~ Required Donation: Adults $5.00 Children Under 12 FREE Active, Retired or Service Persons Admitted FREE; MC: Bert Iron Turtle Cox; Head Veteran: Clyde Maize; Head Man Dancer: Dean Swimmer; Head Woman Dancer: Mayola Maize; Host Drum: Southern Echo & Southern Pine Singers; Firekeeper: Ken Cloudwalker; Color Guard: Local Veterans; More Info Contact: Tony Ledford 352 636-4271 ThunderSpiritFam@yahoo.com  PO BOX 1141, Eustis, FL 32727 http://www.thunderingspiritfamily.com/



March 6 - 8, 2015 ~ 11th Annual Deland Honoring the Veterans Pow Wow

761 E Int'l Speedway Blvd ~ Behind the YMCA ~ Deland, FL 32724


Donation $5 per person, Kids 5 and under FREE; Friday and Saturday 10am - 9pm, Sunday 10am - 5pm; Grand Entry Fri 7pm, Saturday 1pm & 7pm, Sunday 1pm; Native dancing, drumming, food, crafts, Birds of Prey, ; Bikers Welcome; More info Allison 386-801-5704 delandpowwow@aol.com Host hotel: Clarion


March 14 - 15, 2015 ~ Lowcountry Pow Wow

55 Mill Stone Landing Road - Hardeeville, SC

Gates open 10am each day and Grand Entry is at noon. Bring a Folding Chair. Admission $7.00 adults $5.00 for students and seniors. Children ages 6 and under are free. 2 day passes for adults $10.00 students and seniors are $8.00

March 20 - 23, 2015 ~ 25th Annual Native American Festival

The Casements ~ 25 Riverside Drive ~ Ormond Beach, Florida


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; Info (386)676-3216

March 21, 2015 ~ NCSU Pow wow

Carmichael Auditorium - Raleigh, NC

March 27 - 29, 2015 ~FIHA 50th Annual Pow Wow

Savannahs Recreational Area - 1400 Midway Rd - Ft Pierce, FL

Gates open daily at 10am; Admission $5 adults, children under 12 FREE; Tipi village, crafts, food, Intertribal dancing nightly 7pm and 1pm Saturday and Sunday; More info call 772-215-8937

March 28 - 29, 2015 ~ University of Redlands Pow Wow

1200 East Colton Ave - Redlands, CA 92373

Singing and Dance Contest: point system by: C&T Tabulating, MC: Rueben Littlehead; AD: Rusty Gillette; AD: Juaquin Hamilton; Northern Drum: Young Spirit; Southern Drum: Buc Wild: Head Man: Chaske Heminger; Head Woman: Laurie Whitecloud; Vendor and More Info: Kesti Tsosie 800-732-8805 ext 4579 email: Ktsosie@rsbcihi.org




April 2 - 4, 2015 ~ Cherokee of Georgia  Spring Pow Wow

St George, GA 31562

more info http://www.cherokeeofgeorgia.org 


April 11 - 12, 2015 ~ 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 386-322-3070. 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 11, 2015 ~ Native American Heritage Festival

600 Unruh Drive(inside Glencoe Museum) ~ Bissett Park ~ Radford, VA 24141

MC: Lowery Begay; Host Drum: Red Fire Singers; 11am - 5pm, Grand Entry at Noon; Native American Dancing, Craft Vendors, DStoryteller; Aztec Dancers; $250 Luck of the Draw for Dancers in Regalia; Admission Adults $5, Children/Veterans $3; Vendor Info email info@visitradford.com or call 540-267-3153; Host Hotel LaQuinta  540-663-6800


April 11, 2015 ~ Duke University Pow Wow

on the Quad near Duke Chapel - Durham, NC

April  25 - 26, 2015 ~ 10th Annual Turtle Island Pow Wow

USA Ball Stadium - 4351 Babe Howard Blvd, Millington, TN 38053

MC: Ken Dixon (Choctaw) Headman/headlady: Daily pick Drum: Blood, Sweat and Tears (Cherokee) AD: TBD Food and Drink: Lacie’s , Best Fry Bread around (Lacie and Cubert Bell, Choctaw) Contact: Hal Colston, 901 876-4015 Come and listen to the drumbeat and songs of our ancestors.






May 2, 2015 ~ 1st Annual Native American Gathering and Pow Wow

Land of the Occaneechi

South Central Fairgrounds - 10 Fairground Dr - Chase City, VA 23924

Sponsored by The MacCallum More Museum & Gardens, Chase City Chamber of Commerce and South Central Fair Association; Intertribal Native Dancers,Native American Arts & Crafts, Food, Dancer Raffle; MC: Ray Silver; Arena Director; Douglas Logan; Head man: Crow; Head Woman: Brown Eagle; Event Coordinator: John Blackfeather; Gates Open 10am - 7pm; Grand Entry Noon; Admission: General $5; Children under 12 & Seniors $3; FREE Parking; More info 434-372-0502 or email: mmmg@verizon.net website: www.mmmg.org

May 2 & 3, 2015 ~ 3oth Annual UCLA Pow Wow

UCLA North Athletic Field - Westwood Marketplace - Los Angeles, CA 90095

Parking Available in Lot 4 & 8- $12 per day Admission Free, Open to the Public; Events for American Indian Staff and American Indian Alumni! Ms. UCLA Pow Wow Pageant Dancing and Singing Contest- All dancers and drums welcome. American Indian Arts and Craft Vendors Native Food Vendors: Gourd dancing by California Golden State Gourd Society; More Info Student Association (AISA) at: 310-206-8043 or powwow@ucla.edu                                                 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uclaaisa

May 8 & 9, 2015 ~ 37th Annual Spring AICA Pow Wow

381 Hunting Country Road - Tryon, NC

May 9 - 10, 2015 ~ 10th Annual White Buffalo Pow Wow

Tupelo Buffalo Park and Zoo - 2272 North Coley Road, Tupelo, MS 38803

MC: Ken Dixon (Choctaw) Headman – Daily Pick, Headlady – Reese Gentles (Cherokee), AD – TBD Drum: Blood, Sweat and Tears (Cherokee) Food and Drink: Lacie’s Fry Bread (Lacie and Cubert Bell, Choctaw) and Wayne Jones BBQ Contact: Hal Colston, 901 876-4015 Addition info: Powwow sponsored by Turtle Island Native American Association. Come and listen to the drumbeat and songs of our ancestors .



May 15 - 17, 2015 ~ Armed Forces Day Pow Wow

J R Shelton Baseball Park - 306 Camden road - Wadesboro, NC 28170


Three day cultural event to honor Veterans past and present.  Rain or Shine, bring a chair, spend the day; craft and food vendors; Adults 19 - 65 yrs $5; Children 6 and over $4; Children under 5 FREE; Friday Children's Day 9:30am - 2:30pm; Dancing 3;30 - 5;30 pm; Saturday 10am - 6pm Grand Entry 12:30; Sunday 11;30am - 5;00 pm Grand Entry 12;30; For more information please call us or email chief@nearriverdwellers.com









June 13 - 14, 2015 ~ Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation Powwow

4902 Dailey Store Road - Mebane, NC

June 19 - 21, 2015 ~ Honoring Our Ancestors - 11th Annual Intertribal Traditional Pow Wow

Ashtabula Antique Engine Club grounds - 4026 US 322 - Williamsfield, OH 44093

Wayne twp between Route's 193 & 7; Gates open 10am; Grand Entry 12 noon, Retiring of flags 6pm; Host Drum: Rapid River, Guest Drum: Clear Water Cherokee; Story telling, historical information, crafts, food, dancing; Admission Adults $5, Children 6-12 and seniors $3, Family discounts available, All Veterans and active military FREE; More info Sandi Red Wolf 440-344-9845 or 440-319-4483 email: redwolf_0801@aol.com

June 19 - 21, 2015 ~ 2nd Annual Veterans ' Powwow

691 W Lebanon Street - Veterans Park - Mt Airy, NC







July 10 - 12, 2015 ~ 12th Annual Strong Sun Festival & Pow Wow   

Ivey Redmond Sports Complex -  Kernersville, NC 

The Strong Sun Pow Wow is Open To The Public attendance with small donation.  This is a Gathering of Native American people to share our Traditions and Customs with you.  All Traditional Drums Welcome.  Special Programs and Dances for all ages.  Friday 9AM - 2PM Childrens Day and Grand Entry 2:30PM  Saturday 10am - 7pm Grand Entry 11am  Sunday 11:30mam - 5:30 pm Grand Entry 12 noon;  Admission fees: Adults $7.00 - Children 5 and over $5.00 - Senior over 62 Free - Children 4 years old and under Free.  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. Neetribe, Inc. - 3517 Union Hill Rd - East Bend, NC 27018 - 1-336-618-0561 or strongsunpowwow@nearriverdwellers.com   http://nearriverdwellers.com/  For more information please call us or email info@nearriverdwellers.com    Host hotel: Hampton Inn- Hwy 68 Greensboro, NC  phone 336-605-5500


July 24 - 26, 2015 ~ 3rd Annual Wolf Creek Pow Wow

Old Bland County Fairgrounds - 251 Main St - Bland, VA 24615

Friday 9AM - 1:30 Children's Day; Special Programming is planned for the Children; Friday 2PM - Dark regular Pow wow dancing; All are invited to attend.  Saturday gates open 10am, Grand Entry 12:30pm; Sunday morning worship service from 9:30am - 10:30am; Sunday gates open 11:30am, Grand Entry 12:30PM Dancing until 5:30PM; Admission Adults over 18years old $10, Seniors 62 & Veterans $5, Children 5-18yrs $5, Children under 5 FREE. All Proceeds to Benefit Wolf Creek Indian Village.  Info Contact 1-336-618-0561 or email Chief@nearriverdwellers.com

July 25, 2015 ~ Cheroenhaka Powwow

Old Bridge Road, Cattashowrock Trail - Tribal Grounds, Courtland VA





August 22 - 23, 2015 ~ 35th Annual Roasting Ears of Corn Festival

Museum of Indian Culture - 2825 Fish Hatchery Road - Allentown, PA 18103

Pennsylvania’s oldest Native American Indian Festival, on Saturday & Sunday August 22nd and 23rd, 2015. Gates open 10:00 am until 6:00 pm rain or shine. Grand Entrance is at 12:00 noon. Admission: $8 adults, $5 children 8-17 and seniors over 62, FREE for children under 8. Live music and dance performances include “Youngblood Singers,” "White Buffalo Singers,” Aztec Fire Dancing by the Salinas Family from Mexico City, Matthew White Eagle Clair—Mikmaq hoop dancer, and American Indian dancers, singers and performers from Canada, New York, and throughout North America. This year’s Master of Ceremonies will feature George Stonefish, Delaware from Canada. Featured dancers will include head man George Bearskin (Sandia/Delaware) and head woman Natasha Bearskin (Navajo). Premiering at the festival this year is Grammy-award winner and 13-time Native American Music Award-winner Joanne Shenandoah, Oneida, performing in a special Friday night concert on August 21 at 7 p.m. at the Museum of Indian Culture. She will also perform at the festival on Saturday, August 22nd at 11 a.m. with world-renowned Native American recording artist Arvel Bird, Paiute violinist and flutist. The festival includes activities for people of all ages, including: a children’s hand-on activity area where they can learn to make dreamcatchers, cornhusk dolls, and Navajo sand painting, have their face painted, hear American Indian stories, and help paint our festival mural; lifeskills demonstrations including Atlatl and Tomahawk throwing, flintknapping, arrow making, flutemaking, and Native Cooking demonstrations by Heart to Hearth; and artifact displays by Lee Hallman, the Museum of Indian Culture’s curator. Cree demonstrator Katrina Fisher will also bring her award-winning Plains teepee program to the festival. Vendors will offer hand-crafted items such as handmade silver and beaded jewelry, Kachina dolls, pottery, leather clothing, soap stone carvings, Indian trade silver and other crafts. American Indian cuisine of Fry bread prepared by Danielle Shenandoah (Oneida, NY), buffalo burgers, buffalo stew, Indian Tacos, corn soup and more will be available. For more information, please contact Pat Rivera at 610-797-2121, email info@museumofindianculture.org , or visit us online at museumofindianculture.org

August 28 - 30, 2015 ~ Healing Mother Earth - 7th Annual Intertribal Traditional Pow Wow

Fischer's Pine Lake - 3924 Maple Rd - Jefferson, OH 44047

Sheffield Township - Gates open 10am; Host Drum: Rapid River, Guest Drum: Clear Water Cherokee; Story telling, historical information, crafts, food, dancing; Admission Adults $5, Children 6-12 and seniors $3, Family discounts available, All Veterans and active military FREE; More info Sandi Red Wolf 440-344-9845 or 440-319-4483 email: redwolf_0801@aol.com






September 5 & 6, 2015 ~ 7th Annual Honoring Our Veterans Pow Wow

KY Native American Heritage Museum

4116 Cumberland Falls Highway, Corbin, KY 40701

More Info: 606-528-6342 email: sioux80@msn.com website:http://www.knahm.org/ The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, provides operating support to the Kentucky Native American Heritage Museum with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.

September 12 & 13, 2015 ~ All Nations Benefit Pow Wow

Sponsored By The Belize Fund & The Portal Institute, Inc.

160 Melrose Road ~ Susquehanna, PA 18847

Gates open10am - 6pm; Admission: $7 ages 12 & older; $5 Senior Citizens & Veterans; Free: Children under 12, Active Military, Dancers in Regalia Please bring a Donation of Non-Perishable food for the Oneida Nation Food Bank.Grand Entry Both Days at 12 noon; Emcee: Gil Cryinghawk; Lead Dancers: Matt Whiteeagle & Chris Mourning Dove; Host Drum: Red Storm Drum & Dance Troupe; Guest Drums: Nimham Mountain Singers & Pretty Elk Singers; Special Guests: Joseph FireCrow Award Winning Musician & Storyteller; Salinas Family Aztec Traditional Dancers; Jerry Gray Hawk Rivera - Native Storyteller; Vicky Schenandoah - Native Storyteller; Rain or Shine Event, Bring Your Lawn Chairs, Free Parking! No Pets, No Alcohol and No Drugs Allowed. Vendor Applications Available: For More Information Contact Marlene Iris Email: portal@portal-found.com  phone: 570.727.3614 For Further Details Visit www.portal-found.com













July 25, 2015 ~ Cheroenhaka Fall Festival

Old Bridge Road, Cattashowrock Trail - Tribal Grounds, Courtland VA












***All events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.  Events are submitted by users or gathered from third party sources and posted without further verification.  Six Directions Traders is not liable for any costs incurred due to reliance on erroneous or inaccurate information.  

Last Updated ......~~   25 February 2015