2015 Pow Wow Calendar, Southeast, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, events United States of Native America,Six Directions Traders

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  2015 Pow Wow Calendar

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Remaining 2014 Listings:

October 17 - 18 , 2014 ~ Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce

Native American Heritage Festival and Pow Wow

Chambers County Agricultural Arena ~ US 431 ~ LaFayette, AL

Entertainment, Demonstrations, educational events and activities; East meets West show, Luck of the Draw Dances, Competition Dances, Social Dances, and Demonstrators; More Information Call 334-642-1411  or email AIAC@att.net or 344-242-2831

October  17 - 19, 2014 ~ Cox Osceola Intertribal Pow Wow Festival

Warriors Tribute Pow Wow

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 - Thursday through Saturday: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm; Sunday: 9:00 am 6pm.  FREE Primitive Camping HOT Showers ~ donations welcome and accepted. Suggested Donation: Adults - $2.00 and Children 11 and under FREE; 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 Orange Springs, FL 32182 More info Call (352) 658-1739  -or- (352) 546-1386  email powwow@coxosceola.com

   October 17 - 19, 2014 ~ Alligator Warrior Festival

Flyers, registration forms, re-enactor guides, etc. are available at: www.alligatorfest.org  

O'Leno State Park ~ 410 Oleno Park Road 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 www.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 17 - 19, 2014 ~ TAMA Intertribal Pow Wow  

107 Tall Pine Dr ~ Whigham, GA 39897

Hosted by: The Lower Muskogee Creek Tribe - Head Lady: Reather Venable Head Man: Terrell Anoque Host Drum: Walking Water Druym Guest Drums: Unity & Red Horse Singers Arena Director: Bill Truax, Jr. Master of Ceremony: Bill Truax Gates Open Friday 5pm; Gates open For Public Saturday 9:30am - Gates open on Sunday at Noon; Admission: $3 per car; Everyone Welcome!!! We have a living history village, native foods, dancing, bring chairs & stay all day and camp out, primitive - More Info email bamacreek@knology.net or call 229-762-3165

 

  October  18 - 19, 2014 ~  Silverhawk Native American Flute Gathering

Withlacoochee River Park - 12459 Withlacoochee Blvd - Dade City, FL 33525

Withlacoochee River Park: Opens 9:00 am Saturday. Opening ceremony at 10:00 am. Closes 6:00 pm Sunday. $2.00 per vehicle for admission and parking. There is a 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, didge players, etc. 1800s settlement, trails thru the woods along the river with an observation tower, Saturday evening “Friendship Fire” (flute playing, drumming, singing, story telling, fellowship), “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”.  Contact info: Dock Green slvhawk@aol.com   website: www.silverhawkflutegathering.com phone: 813-763-2118

   October 18 - 19 , 2014 ~ Native American Cherokee Trail River Festival

Granby Gardens Park at the Cayce City Hall Complex ~ Cayce, SC 29033

Circle of Native Americans Hosts Native American Cherokee Trail River Festival; Fun Festival for the entire family. 10AM - 5PM; Native American Dancers in Regalia; History of the Cherokee Trail and Demonstrators; Story Telling, Children Activities; Craft Vendors, Food Vendors; The Native Nations Museum and Native Foods Display; Host Drum: Edisto River Singers; Native Style Flute: Adrian Bailey; Head Dancers: Barbara Morning Star Paul and John Wakinyan; Special Guest: Chief Silverheels Son of Jay Silverheels, “TONTO”; Public is invited, FREE ADMISSION; Bring your own chairs and blankets; Cayce Historical Museum & Grounds at the Cayce City Hall Complex; 1800 12th Street Ext.; Cayce, SC 29033; Info/Donations:  Contact 843-259-65111, 803-507-7187• 803- 366-1705

October  24 - 26, 2014 ~ Homecoming Powwow Association

Annual Fall Dance

Lake Park County Park ~17302 N Dale Mabry, Lutz, FL 33548

Public Welcome; Gates open @ 10PM daily; Intertribal Dancing all weekend; Gourd Dance on Sunday; Tipi Encampment; Native American Food; Craft Competition; Dry Camping on-site; More info contact homecomingpwa@yahoo.com or on Facebook  

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October 30 - November 2, 2014 ~ 15th 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 ($16,000 in prize money), music, authentic craft demonstrations, cooking samples and storytelling activities. Contact Joseph Schoen 770-413-5083 powwow@stonemountainpark.com

October 31 - November 2, 2014 ~ 28th 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 1 - 2, 2014 ~ 22nd Annual Cultural Arts Festival and Pauwau

Waccamaw Tribal Grounds - 591 Bluewater Road  - Aynor, SC

 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 7 - 9, 2014 ~ 27th Thunderbird Intertribal Powwow

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

Drums - Medicine Tail & Na-Ma-Wo-Chi; 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: Adults $5 Children 6-10 $3;  RV and Tent Hook-ups available;  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 7 - 9, 2014 ~ Native Rhythms Festival

2013 Wickham Park - Melbourne, FL

FREE Admission, Family Friendly Event; http://www.nativerhythmsfestival.com more info call 321-452-1671 Native American World Cultural Music and Arts & Crafts

 

November  7, 2014 ~ 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 14, 2014 ~ 7th Annual Flags and Feathers VA Pow Wow

Lake City VA Medical Center ~ Lake City, Florida

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. All drums are invited. Vendors wishing to participate can contact Daniel D. Holt Jr., Lead MSA Primary Care Gainesville (352)376-1611 x7569, Daniel.holt@va.gov  . Grand Entry at 12 noon and closing song at 3 pm. VA Benefit claims, Diabetes Education, DAV, Native American Museum, Period War Display, Flag Crossing Ceremony, Color Guard, Drumming, Dancing, Storytelling, Native arts and crafts and food. Come and help us honor our veterans and celebrate Native American Heritage Month "PRIDE, HONOR, DEVOTION." Free to the public. This is a wonderful chance to dance and honor our warriors and share our culture with the general public.

November 14 - 16, 2014 ~ 34th Annual Intertribal Pow wow 

North Bay Clan of the Lower  Muskogee Creek Tribe

1560 Lonnie Rd - Half way between Chipley and Wassau on Hwy 77 ~ Chipley, Florida 32428

 Guest Drums interested should contact Nancy: nacpwfeca@yahoo.com  ; H: (850) 547-2065 (M-F mornings) 2: Mama Nell: (850) 638-1214 For Ads, making Donations, or Vendor applications Call Pow Wow Committee Members: 1. Mama Nell: (850) 638-1214; 2: Nancy: nacpwfeca@yahoo.com ; H:(850) 547-2065 (M-F mornings); 3. Jon - (850) 832-1666 (Tues & Thurs evenings) & (Sat & Sun 9am - 6 pm); 4. Ana: a2montero@comcast.net ; c: (850) 348-3000 (Sat & Sun 9am - 6 pm); 6. Gail: (850) 703-0148 (M-Sat) Directions to our Tribal Grounds: Chipley is located between Pensacola and Tallahassee along I-10 Hwy, exit 120. Apprx 85 miles West of Tallahassee & 115 miles East of Pensacola. Once you reach Chipley, turn South onto Hwy 77, go South abt 3 miles, then turn left onto Lonnie Road. Tribal Grounds about 1/2 miles down Lonnie Road. Host Hotel- Executive Inn, 1593 Hwy 77, Chipley, FL (across from KFC) (850) 638-7335. For updates please visit us on Facebook at: North Bay Clan of Lower Creek Muscogee Tribe.

 

November 14 - 16, 2014 ~ 16th Annual Cheroenhaka (Nottoway)

Indian Inter-Tribal Fall Festival Corn Harvest Powwow & School Day

Old Bridge Road - Cattashowrock Trail - 27345 Aquia Path ~ Courtland VA 23857

CHEROENHAKA (NOTTOWAY) INDIAN TRIBAL GROUNDS ACROSS FROM 24383 OLD BRIDGE ROAD, COURTLAND, VA. 23837 “Come See What William Byrd Saw When He Visited Our Tribal Land In What is Now Southampton County On April 7th & 8th, 1728; Contact Info: Chief Walt 'Red Hawk' Brown 757-562-7760 email: wdbrowniii@aol.com    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CheroenhakaNottowayIndianTribe Website:   http://www.cheroenhaka-nottoway.org/

 

 November 22, 2014 ~ Gathering of Low Country Nations

181 College Park Road ~ Ladson, SC 29456

Pow Wow starts at 9am; This is a FREE event for everyone; More info call 843-569-7573; No set up fee for vendors asking donations call 843-834-5668; This event needs the following: Dancers, Vendors, Talkers, Elders, Drummers, and so on!

November 28 - 30, 2014 ~ Chambers Farm Thanksgiving Pow Wow

Chambers Farm at Ft McCoy ~ 22400 NE Highway 315 - Ft McCoy, Florida 32134

Host Drum: BirdChopper; Guest Drum: Medicine Horse; MC: Ric Bird; AD: Thomas Zermeno; Head Man Dancer: David Smith; Head Woman Dancer; Kathy Shackelford; Head Veteran; Jack Clark;  Drums by Invitation Only; Admission $5 per carload;  $5 per night Camping;  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.  More info http://www.chambersfarm.org/   phone: 813-323-1340 or 407-327-1212  Host Motel: Days Inn East 352-236-2575 ask for pow wow rate   

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    December 27 , 2014 ~ Native Spirit Heritage Pow Wow

Lake Waccamaw Children's Home / Flemington Academy in Lake Waccamaw, NC

Grand Entry will be at 11:00 am and the event will conclude at 9:00 pm. In the event of weather the event will be moved indoors to the gymnasium;  For more information please contact: Rob Yellow Fox, Barber-Scotia College, American Indian College Program at: 704.789.2900 ext: 2926 or 518.618.9545 (c)  at: dryellowfox@gmail.com or Matt Steed at 7gables@carolina.rr.com

December  , 2014 ~ 18th Annual Leesburg Pow Wow

1569 South 14th Street ~ Hwy 27 south end of Leesburg, FL

Admission donation at the gate GATES OPEN 9AM-9PM GRAND ENTRY Friday 7PM; Saturday 1PM AND 7 PM and Sunday 1PM

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***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 1 January 2015