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Last Updated: December 13, 2005




JANUARY 9, 2005

8th Winter Gathering & Pot Luck

United Native American Cultural Center (UNACC) Fort Devens, 29 Antietam St., P-5 Building, Off Rte 2,

Ayer, MA 



JANUARY 14 - 16, 2005

Bearspaw First Nation Powwow 

Bearspaw Equestrian Centre, 

Morley, Alberta, Canada. 

Rod Hunter, 403- 881-0023 


JANUARY 14 - 16, 2005

1st Annual Tennessee American Indian WinterFest & Powwow

Shelbyville, Tennessee at Calsonic Indoor Arena Contest including Drum Contest/ Concert Barbara Burch, 931-461-2843


JANUARY 15 - 16, 2005

Spokane Indian Reservation 123rd Anniversary Celebration

Alex Sherwood Memorial Community Center, Wellpinit, WA. Spokane Indian Reservation. 1881 Warriors Special 1st Place $1,000. 

Inez Hubert, 509-258-7253


JANUARY 15, 2005

Morning Star Celebration Benefit Powwow 

St. Labre Indian School. John Carroll School, Bel Air, MD. Doors open at 11am, Grand Entry at 1pm. Gary Scholl, 410-838-8333 ex2002 or


JANUARY 22, 2005

Mid-Winter Pow-wow

Greater Lowell Indian Cultural Association

Bedford VA Hospital, 200 Spring Road

Bedford, MA 



JANUARY 28 - 30, 2005

3rd Annual Mystic Eagle Powwow

Oscar Scherer State Park, Osprey, Florida. Festival and contests, Dance Drum Tepee. Julie Norris, 941-485-9072 or  



FEBRUARY 4 - 6, 2005

First Intertribal Native American Powwow 

City of Chattahoochee, Florida, Chattahoochee 

City Park. Free to the public. 

Billy Johnson, 850-663-8000 



FEBRUARY 4 - 5, 2005

Wilma Wells Family 3rd Annual Powwow

Apache Fair Building, Apache, OK. 

Contest Powwow. 

Dolly Nestell, 580-695-4753


FEBRUARY 5, 2005

Honoring Our Peoples Existence Annual Spring Club 


Sequoyah High School Gym, Tahlequah, OK. 

Vendor $25 plus a Raffle item. 

Gloria Matthews or James Nells, 918-456-0631  rachel-chouteau@cherokee.nation

FEBRUARY 5, 2005

Fellowship Powwow 

Island Grove Park, 4-H Building, 501N. 14th Ave., 

Greeley, CO

Admission: $4. includes dinner. 

John Cochran, 970-284-5835 

FEBRUARY 11 - 13, 2005

Jicarilla Day Powwow

Dulce , NM

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Gym. Drum contest, dancing contest in all categories, Juniors, Teens. Grand Entry 7pm Friday, 12 noon & 7pm Saturday, 12 noon Sunday. 

Eldina Pesata 505-759-1651 or 505- 860-1874. 

Nicolette Pesata, 505-759-1765 or 505-486-7029 

FEBRUARY 11 - 13, 2005

Powwow Cox-Osceola Indian Reservation

Orange Springs, FL 32182. 

White Fawn, 352-546-5525


FEBRUARY 17 - 19, 2005

New England Native Amer. Institute Powwow

Burgess Elementary School, Burgess Road 

Sturbridge, MA 



FEBRUARY 17 - 19, 2005

Alabama-Coushatta Sequicentennial Powwow

Alabama-Coushatta Ballpark

Livingston, TX

Gabe Bullock, 936-563-4280


February 18 - 20, 2005 

Thunder on the Beach Pow Wow

Indian River County Fairgrounds

Vero Beach, FL 

Head Woman Kaye Taylor

Head Man Ed Winddancer 

MC David Trezak 

Arena Director Billy Kipp 

Southern Drum Ron Gibson's Good Heart Drum Northern Drum Medicine Star Dona Chesser

Dona Chesser 1670 11th St.

Plave City, FL 32960 



FEBRUARY 18 - 20, 2005

Bismarck Mandan Midwinter Powwow

Fort. Yates , ND

Vivian Gillette/ Kathy Johnson, 701-255-3285,


FEBRUARY 19 - 20, 2005

International Peace Powwow 2005

Enmax Centre, 2510 Scenic Dr. South Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. 

Mary Ann Crow Healy, 403-327-6807, Fax: 403-327-5095

FEBRUARY 19 - 20, 2005

9th New Hampshire Intertribal Council Powwow Mount Valley Mall

Conway, NH 



February 25 and 26, 2005
Hope Ozark Regional Intertribal Powwow

West Plains Civic Center, 110 St. Louis St.
West Plains, MO

Amonsoquath Tribe of Cherokee, 

28 Court Square, West Plains, Missouri 

(417) 255-2232


FEBRUARY 25 - 26, 2005

USM-GEIS 3rd Annual Powwow

University of Southern Mississippi, Loyalty Field or Payne Center (rain site). 

Contests, Dancing, Food, Arts & Crafts. 

Joseph Bohanon, GEIS Faculty Adviser, 601-266-4173

FEBRUARY 25 - 27, 2005

11th Annual Avi Kwa Ame Powwow

Laughlin , NV 

Bird Dancing & Dancing Contest - Friday Night 7:00 p.m. in the AVI Pavilion (Big White Tent on West Side of Casino). Grand Entry - Sat 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m./Sunday 1:00 p.m. , 

Debbie Bricker, 760-629-4591

FEBRUARY 26, 2005

Winter Powwow

Pierson Park Community Center, 1800 S. 55th St., Kansas City, KS. 

Dick Porch 913-888-1563



FEBRUARY 26, 2005

South Dakota State University Powwow Brookings , SD

One day contest Pow wow put on by the SDSU Native American Club. 1st five drums are guaranteed $125. 

Steven Matin, 605-688-6129


FEBRUARY 26 - 27, 2005

Chief Lightning Foot Powwow

Pocusset Wampanoag Tribe

Armory Bldg, Bank Street

Fall River, MA 



FEBRUARY 28 - 29, 2005

Stan Purser Memorial Powwow

Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribal Center

Kingston, WA

360 297-2646



March 3 - 5, 2005

9th Annual Canyon Echoes Pow Wow

Chinle , AZ

$Drum Contest$ Specials: Women's Northern Traditional (All Ages) Teens Southern Cloth- Honoring Malorie King (1st,2nd,&3rd places awarded)

Alfred Nelson  928-674-9448 


March 4 - 5, 2005

32nd Utah State University

Native American Student Council



March 4 - 5, 2005

Southern Utah University Pow Wow

Cedar City , UT

Olivia Lansing



March 4 - 5, 2005

Honor Dance for Kimberly Blackstar

Apache , OK


Honoring the 2004 Comanche Nation Princess March 4th & 5th, 2005 Comanche Nation Community Center, Apache, OK Honorees Marie Chebahtah & Butch Tahsequah Host Southern Drum: Yellowhammer Host Northern Drum: Plains Drifters MC: Wallace Coffey Head Gourd Dance Singer: Perry Botone, Jr. Head Lady: Georgia Tiger Noble Head Man: Monte Potts AD Carl Paddyaker


March 4 - 6, 2005

Strong Hearts 25th Annual Pow Wow

Winterhaven , CA

Drums Emcee- Roy Track Honored Visiting Elder - Juanita Redbird Young Honored young Man - Taye Morgan Honored young Woman - Jenicia Mahle Head Gourd Dancer- Lewis Cozad "Cathederal Lake" Singers, Steam Boat Canyon, AZ "Cozad" Singers, Anadarko, OK.  

Faron Owl   760-572-0222



March 4 - 6, 2005

The Thundering Spirit Pow Wow

Honoring Our Children - the Next Generation

Renninger's Twin Markets

Highway 441  Mount Dora, Florida

MC: Kenneth "Redhawk"

Head Veteran: Walkingfox

Head Man: Enoch Haubenstricker

Head Lady: Shenna Lee "Sunflower" Belmore

Host Drum: Family Drum

Color Guard: VFW Post 8087

Our Daily Entertainment will include:

2002/2003 NAMA "Flutist of the year": Tommy Wildcat

Singer/Songwriter: Crystal Woman

Eagle Dancer: Na-Me Wind Dancer

Story Teller: Sunshine Badger Woman

The Echota Deer Clan Dancers from Alabama

Native Crafts    Food    Dancers    Music

Auctions and raffles through out each day

Info: Tony or Myra Ledford 352 636-4271

or 800 619-0045 Ext: 61




March 4 - 6, 2005 

The 6th M.T.S.U. PowWow and Festival
Murfreesboro, TN
All Drums, all Dancers, all Nations welcomed! Event grows every year! Non-contest but have specials all weekend!! Hope to see you there!
Georgia Denniss  



March 5, 2005

White Wolf Indian School Potluck Social Dighton Council Hall, Somerset Ave 

(Rte. 138), Dighton, MA 5PM  508-880-6887


March 5, 2005

Dreamcatchers Pow Wow

Ardmore High School, Ardmore, OK

Cedric Ketcheshawno  580-317-3767


March 5, 2005

UNC-Chapel Hill Pow Wow

Chapel Hill , NC

In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Carolina Indian Circle , will be holding a contest pow wow in all categories (tribal cards must be shown). This pow wow will be located inside of the Frank Porter Graham Student Union. Note to vendors: Rooms will be made available to display and selling of various crafts. A registration fee of $25.00 and a copy of the vendor application should be turned in before setting up crafts. Note to dancers & drummers: There will be a registration fee of $10.00.

Ericka Cummings  919-962-4645


March 5, 2005

Honor Dance for Frederick Gipp

Lawrence , KS

Haskell Indian Nation Univ. Coffin Sports Complex 

Junior Boys Grass Dance Special - 1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100, 4th $75, Junior Girls Jingle sponsored by Mia Monteau and family, and Jr. Girls Fance sponsored by Jolona Shield and family.  Contests in adult categories - 1st $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $50, Mens Grass, Fancy, Straight and Traditional, Women's Fancy, Jingle, Southern Buckskin/ cloth and Northern Traditional, Tiny Tots to be paid.  Gourd dancing at 1 p.m. Grand Entry 6 p.m.  Sponsored by Burgess and Millicent Tapedo and family. Co-hosted by Haskell's Kiowa Cultural Organization

F. Gipp   785-749-4250  


March 5, 2005

Coeur d'Alene Casino 12th Powwow
Worley, ID
Head Man: Joe Mellon Head Woman: Dolly Heemsah MC: Thomas Morning Owl AD: Larry White Host Drum: Lightning Spirit All drums welcome. 

First 10 registered drums will receive day pay. 

Info: Vendors - Cindy Ladeaux (800) 523-2464 ext. 7225 All Drums contact Philip Barnaby (800) 523-2464 ext. 7236 Hotel Reservations (800) 523-2464 ext. 7707. Leanne SiJohn


March 5 - 6, 2005

White Mountain Traditional Pow Wow

White Mountain Academy

Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada
Info: 1-705-848-4347



March 5 - 6, 2005

Indian Summer Winter Pow-Wow

West Allis , WI

14th Annual Traditional Pow-Wow & American Indian Market including a Sunday prayer ceremony at 10am, dream catcher craft workshops, silent auction of American Indian fine art.  Aztec Dancers, Ballet Folklorico de Mexico 11:30am Saturday.  Nammy nominee, Michael Jacobs 5:30pm Saturday.  Presentation by Ho Chunk Dance Troupe 6pm Saturday.  Amy Maack to perform "The Star Spangled Banner" in English & "Amazing Grace" in Cherokee before each grand entry.

Del or Diana Porter 414-645-6487



March 5 - 6, 2005

34th Native Amer. Student Alliance Powwow

San Diego State University and the Native American Student Alliance (NASA) is proud to announce their 34th Annual Pow-wow on March 5th, 6th, 2005. For more information please log on to our website for updates. Parking area will be posted 2 weeks prior to event. All Drums and dancers are wlecome. Dance and Drum Contests. Dancing. Bird Singing.  Head Staff Specials. Men's Grass Dance $500.,  Teen Boys $400., Teen Girls Jingle, Jr. Girls Fancy $300.,

Elvina  619-269-3108 



March 11 - 13, 2005

9th Annual Apache Gold Casino Pow Wow

San Carlos , AZ

$50,000 Dance Contest - ALL CATEGORIES- Points begin Friday $12,000 Drum Contest (ALL DRUMS WELCOME!) Day monies to all drums that register before grand entry Friday Night. Specials: Original Old Style Grass Dance Contest "WINNER TAKE ALL" - Sponsored by Headman Dancer Original Old Style Chicken Dance Contest "WINNER TAKE ALL" - Sponsored by Headlady Dancer Vendor information: 1-800-272-2438 ext. 3248 Host Hotel: Apache Gold Best Western 1-800-272-2438 RV Park & Camping available Pow Wow held under covered Pavilion arena - $5.00 weekend pow wow pass sold at the door DRUMS bring your own chairs - sound provided

Apache Gold Casino Marketing Dept.




MARCH 11 - 13, 2005

Red Nation Intertribal Powwow

Clinton Farms Nature Preserve, Winston, GA. 

Ed Nichols, 770-489-7263  404-313-1541

Zhawn Orion 

March 12, 2005

Iowa Princess Dance
Perkins, OK
Head Singer is Lloyd Gwin.  Head Man is Deswood Koshiway 

Head Gourd Dancer: Steven Redbird 2004-2006 Iowa Tribal Princess is Ashlee Jacobsen 2004-2005 Jr. Miss Iowa Tribal Princess is Alexis Tanyan
Joyce or Linda Bigsoldier


March 12, 2005

Nipmuck of Chaubunagungamaugg Pot-Luck

United Church of Christ, Church St, 

Webster, MA 



March 12, 2005

Oklahoma City Pow Wow Club Benefit

Okla. City , OK

Oakcrest Church Gym - 1111 S.W. 89th - OKC HGD: Virgil Franklin Jr. - HLB: Raylen Butler - HLG: Skyler Factor - Princess: Renda Walters - Contests: 1st, 2nd, 3rd - Men's Straight & Ladies Cloth. Gourd Dance: 2:00 p.m. - Supper: 5:00 p.m. - Gourd Dance: 6:00 InterTribal: 7:00 p.m.

Randy Frazier, Chairman



March 12, 2005

Minnesota Drum and Dance Competition 2005

Bug O Nay Ge Shig School 

15353 Silver Eagle Drive, Bena, MN

Open to All Minnesota Elem,High School Students. Must be enrolled in a Minnesota School. No Fee is Necessary

Drum Contest, Hand Drum Contest and Dance Contest

Regristration opens at 10:00am (No pre-regristration necessary) Categories: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 grades, Trophies: 1st,2nd,3rd place finishes. Tri - Star Competition Grand Entry at 12:00 and 4:00 pm Concession Stand Available

Not Responsible for stolen articles and Accidents Security will be on School Grounds. Nate King, Andrew and Tara Jackson or Bruce White Culture Director.

Culture Program



March 12, 2005

13th 1st Americans Arts Award Ceremony

Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles , CA

FAITA Office Manger   310-270-5388


March 12, 2005

13th Annual Red Creek Mid-Winter Powwow

Dickenson College, Kline Gym, Carlisle , PA

MC: Clayton Old Elk; Arena Dir: Mike Salamh; Host Drums: Black Horse Butte Singers - Jeff Brings Plenty (Northern) Blackbear Singers - Pete Neconie (Southern). This is the former Gettysburg Powwow, now held in the Kline Center-Gym, Dickinson College. The Indian Nations Warriors and Veterans Honor Color Guard will be present. Other Drums: Greasy Fry Bread, Bum Knees, Sweet Water, White Buffalo, Southern Heart. Dinner meal for singers, dancers, and elders. Vendors by invitation only. S: There are restaurants within walking distance of the Kline Center Gym. Dickenson College is located between Cherry and West High Streets, 3-4 blocks west of Hanover Street (Rte 34 and 641W) in downtown Carlisle.

Don Hockenberry  717-677-8026


March 12 - 13, 2005

CSU Long Beach 35th Annual Pow Wow

California State University

1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach,  CA
Info:  (562) 985-4963

HEAD STAFF- M.C.: Roy Track Assiniboine/Sioux, 

Areana.Director.: James Red Eagle, Assiniboine Head Southern Singer: David Sage Cheyenne/Arapaho,
Host Northern Drum: Rocky Park Singers, (Winslow, AZ), Gourd Dance Hosted by Golden State Gourd Dancing Society, Head Man Dancer: Apasanakwat (Menominee), Head Lady Dancer: Devon Perez (Oto-Missouri),  Hospitality Coordinator: Michael Cruz (Chumash).  Featured artists include Silversmith Brad Panteah (Zuni/Dine’), Contemporary Silversmith, Larry Pacheco (Santo Domingo Kewa), Silversmith Leroy Begay (Dineh), Gourd Artist David Snooks (Washoe), 2d/3d Artist Alvin John (Dine’), Silversmiths William & Paula Boyd (Dine’), and Silversmiths Frank and Evelyn Chee (Dine’).
Info:  (562) 985-4963


March 12 - 13, 2005

CA State University 35th Pow Wow
Long Beach, CA
M.C.: Roy Track (Assiniboine/Sioux), A.D.: James Red Eagle (Assiniboine) Head So.Singer: David Sage (Cheyenne/Arapaho) Host Northern Drum: Rocky Park Singers, (Winslow, AZ) Gourd Dance Hosted by Golden State Gourd Dancing Society, Head Man Dancer: Apasanakwat (Menominee), Head Lady Dancer: Devon Perez (Oto-Missouri), Hospitality Coordinator: Michael Cruz (Chumash) This year’s featured artists include Silversmith Brad Panteah (Zuni/Dine’), Contemporary Silversmith, Larry Pacheco (Santo Domingo Kewa), Silversmith Leroy Begay (Dineh), Gourd Artist David Snooks (Washoe), 2d/3d Artist Alvin John (Dine’), Silversmiths William & Paula Boyd (Dine’), and Silversmiths Frank and Evelyn Chee (Dine’). All dancers and drums welcomed! Dancers, may set up canopies (no sidewalls) on Friday the 11th at 6:00pm! Dancers, registration closes at 2:00pm, Saturday the 12th, contest dancing by point system. Public is welcomed. We strongly recommend spectators to bring folding chairs (bleacher seating will not be available). This event is free, parking is available at no charge, and the campus is handicapped accessible. American Indian artisans and vendors, invitation only. The CSULB Pow Wow Committee supports the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-644). Not responsible for theft, loss, accident, injury or personal expenses. CA State law forbids overnight camping.
Info: (562) 985-4963 


March 12 - 13, 2005

Hardeeville Pow Wow

Hardeeville, SC

Mike Benton  843-784-2233



March 12 - 13, 2005  1:00 p.m.

Native American Veterans Gathering & Pot Luck 

VA Hospital, 

White River Junction, VT



March 18 - 19, 2005

Gathering for Unity Traditional Pow Wow

The Pas , Manitoba, Canada

University College of the North

Phyllis McLeod, Chantell Barker




March 19, 2005

2005 Youth Fest Contest Powwow
Chinle Community Center,  Chinle, AZ
Youth Fest Powwow is an annual event is hosted on behalf of the Youth Fest Celebration. This event is a one day Powwow. From Central Navajo Nation we would like to extend our warmest invitation to all dancers and drum groups to join us on this day. 
Info: Shawna Claw or Willander Charley

(928) 674-2065 


March 19 - 20, 2005

13th Learning To Walk Together Powwow
Vandament Arena, Northern Michigan University Marquette, MI



March 19 - 20, 2005

17th Annual at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians
400 Jefferson Davis Blvd. 

Natchez, MS 39120
MC-Terry Adams, AD-Darsha Desilva, HGD-Ray Torgerson, Color Guard IICOT Honor Our Veterans Color Guard, Gourd dance 1p.m.,Intertribal 2p.m., Memorial Camp Feed for all Participants 5p.m.will be prepared by the Vernon Atkins Family (Red Rock & Tulsa, Okla.) In honor of all our absent loved ones. March 19th gourd dance 1p.m.,intertribal 2p.m., feed 5p.m., gourd dance 7p.m., intertribal 8p.m., March 20th GD-1P.M., Intertribal 2p.m.
Info: Chuck Borum, 601-442-0200 fax 601-445-0210,


March 19, 2005

Zemis Memorial Pow Wow 

Loc: TBA 



March 19, 2005

Indian Education Pow Wow

Florence , OR

Lynn Anderson  541-997-7420



March 19, 2005

CSUF Inter-Tribal Pow Wow

Fullerton , CA

One Day Pow Wow! Location: CSUF (ECS) Engineering Computer Science Lawn, Time:11am-11pm. 11:00am Gourd Dance, 12:00pm Grand-Entry! All Dancers, Drums, & Vendors are Welcome! Contest Dancing in Every Category. Drum Contest Winner Take All $300.00! Free Admission & Parking. Open to the Public. Exit Nutwood Ave. from the 57 FWY and Follow Signs. Cal State Fullerton 800 N. State College Blvd. Fullerton, Ca 92831


March 19 - 20, 2005

13th Annual Learning to Walk Together Traditional Pow Wow

Vandament Arena, Northern Michigan Univ.

1401 Presque Isle Avenue

Marquette, MI  49855

Info:  April Lindala and Peggie Shelifoe


March 19 - 20, 2005

9th Annual Canyon Echoes Pow Wow

Community Center, Chinle, AZ

This is a high students planned and run event.  The community center holds about 1800 people so come early for good seating. Good drums and dancers.

Info:  Alfred Nelson, PO Box 587, Chinle AZ

March 20, 2005

Native American Day Pow Wow 

Boston Children's Museum, 

300 Congress Street, Boston, MA 617-426-6500 x 208


March 20, 2005

OU Benefit Indian Two Step

Cleveland County Fairgrounds 615 E. Robinson St. Norman, Ok 73071

Univ. of Okla. Society of Native American Gentlemen. Indian Taco Sale, Round Dancing, Two Step. Two Step and Potato Dance Contest Prizes!  Raffle Prizes! General Public Welcome!  Booth Space Available (10X10=$50) 

Lindy or Warren 405-325-1468    405-824-6584


March 25 - 26, 2005

MSU-Billings Inter Tribal Pow Wow\

Billings , MT

Denene Denny  406-657-2182


March 25 - 26, 2005

2005 Wildcat Powwow

Tucson , AZ

Wildcat Powwow Society. Gourd Dancing: Friday 5pm and Saturday 11am and 5pm Grand Entry: Friday 7pm and Saturday 1pm and 7pm Drum Contest Dance Contest: Golden Age 50+, Adults 18-49, Teens 13-17, Juniors 7-12, and *Tiny Tots paid daily. Sponsored by: Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, AZ Health Services - Tucson Indian Center, Prescott-Yavapai Nation, Salt River Pima Maricop Indian Community, and Native American Student Affairs. 

Desiree Bear 520-237-4165

March 25 - 26, 2005

Whitefish Jr's Round Dance

Big River Reserve, S, Sas, Canada

Harvey Dreaver or Adam Joseph



March 25 - 26, 2005

Harold A. Cedartree Memorial Pow Wow

Provo, UT

Lavay Talk or Sky Young  801-422-3065



March 25 - 27, 2005

40th Annual FIHA Pow Wow

Fort Pierce , FL

Florida Indian Hobbyist Association

Tena Pottorff  772-337-3368



March 25 - 27, 2005

41st Annual Hozhoni Days Powwow

Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO

Wanbli Ota Student Org. of Fort Lewis College

Head Man, Head Lady and Head Gourd Dancer will be picked each session. Gourd Dancing: Saturday and Sunday 

Host Hotel is the Holiday Inn of Durango at a rate of $55 per night plus tax. Call the hotel directly for special rate 970.247.5393 (use reservation code # WOG).

Vendor Space Is Available: 

Charles Bloomfield @ 970.247.7222

Kaeleen McGuire  970-903-8326


March 25 - 27, 2005

AICR Traditional Powwow

Rochester, NY

Melody Hanners, 507-282-2957



MARCH 25-27, 2005

Circle of Friends Intertribal

Forrest City, ARree camping - 4 legged Family Welcome.Vendor Free parking and Dancer Information Packs by request. 

Laura, 810- 579-5250


March 26, 2005

Laconia Indian Historical Pow Wow Laconia Middle School, McGrath St, 

Laconia, NH 603-934-4537


March 26, 2005

Snow Crust Moon Pow-Wow

Dighton Indian Council 

VFW, 82 Ingell St., Taunton, MA 10AM 508-880-6887


March 26 - 27, 2005

Rainy River First Nations Sobriety Pow Wow

Emo, Ontario, Canada

Elvis DeBungee, 807-482-2479,



April 1- 3, 2005

Comanche Powwow

Comanche Complex, La , OK

No Specials, No Give-Aways.  Northern Head Teen Boy: Doug Totem, Apache, OK.  Northern Head Teen Girl: Jenny Weryackwe, Broken Bow, OK.  Southern Head Man Fancy Dancer: Joe Bointy, Lawrence KS.  Southern Head Man Straight Dancer: Justin Yearbe, Ardmore, OK.  Southern Head Lady: Tish Thompson, Anadarko, OK.  Southern Head Teen Boy: Roston Moore, Geronimo, OK.  Southern Head Teen Girl: Natalie Black Star, Apache, OK.  Head Gourd Dancer: R. C. Knox, Walters, OK.  Head Gourd Dance Singer: Joe Motah, Lawton, OK.  Co-host:  Comanche Little Ponies.  Co-MC Eddie Mahseet, Apache, OK.  AD Calvert Nevaquaya, Apache, OK.  All Adult Contests: 1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100.  Four Men's: Straight, Traditional, Grass, Fancy.  Three Women's: Cloth, Jingle, Fancy Shawl.  All Teen Contests:  1st $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $50.  Two Teen Boy's:  Straight, Traditional/Grass.  Two Teen Girl's: Cloth, Jingle/Fancy Shawl.  Schedule:  Friday 7-8 PM Gourd Dancing. 8PM Grand Entry, Friday Teen Contests.  Saturday 2-5:30 PM Gourd Dancing, 5:30 PM-6:30 PM Supper, 7 PM Grand Entry, Saturday Ladies Contests.  Sunday 12-2 PM Gourd Dancing, 2:00 PM Grand Entry, Sunday afternoon Men's Contests.  Except for Teens, you must make TWO Grand Entries.  Registration closes at 7:00 PM Saturday.

Leslie Burgess   580-597-6616


April 1- 3, 2005

4th Indiana Univer. First Nations Pow Wow
Bloomington, IN 

IU Fieldhouse, Fee Lane & 17th Street, north side of campus.

Wesley Thomas, Ph.D. (Dine')  812-855-3862



April 1- 3, 2005

Chambers Farm Gathering
Fort McCoy, FL

Primative Camping availabe $2.00 per person per day 13 and up.  Come in Peace - Leave in Peace

Chambers Farm 352-546-3237


April 1 - 3, 2005
5h Kent Ware, Sr. Memorial Indian Festival
Cherokee River Indian Community   

1050 County Road 67, Moulton, AL 35650 

Featuring: Larry's Mini horses; HEMSI Rescue Dogs; Pony rides; Fire Engine, Crafts, intertribal dancing, storytelling,
demonstrations, flute playing, blowgun shoot, horseshoes, gold panning, games, vendors & more.

256 292-3584, cell 256 566-3973

April 1- 2, 2005

MSU-Billings 37th Intertribal Indian Club Pow Wow

Billings, MT

Denene Denny or Althea James   406-657-2182


April 1- 2, 2005

5th Contest Pow Wow
Old Jay High School Gym

Jay, OK
No admission fee! Open to the public! Sponsored by the Delaware County Inter-tribal Youth Council. Schedule: Friday 6pm, Saturday 2-11pm, scholarship interviews Saturday 9am-Noon.
Info: Shari Kamp 918-253-6357


April 2, 2005

Springtime in the Valley Pow Wow
Monroe Junior High School

1408 West Main Street, Monroe, WA 98272

The Skykomish Valley Indian Education Association serving the school districts of Monroe, WA and Sultan, WA, is proud to sponsor and host the 1st Annual Springtime in the Valley Powwow, "Entering the Circle". This is a traditional powwow with grand entry at 1:00PM and 7:00PM.  Day pay will be offered for the first ten drums registered. SPECIALS: $500 Teen Boys All-Category dance special, sponsored by John Romero (Eastern Shoshone), owner of and $500 U-13 Drum Contest special for drums with all singers age 12 and under (must be at least six singers registered by name to the drum, no backup singers and no drumhoppers during contest songs), sponsored by Jim Roberts (Lakota), owner of, and and "Wakalapi" on Tiny Tot dance special, split prize sponsored by Kibby Johnson (Ojibwe) and family.

J. Roberts   360-794-0000


April 2, 2005

Westwood HS 2nd Social Powwow
Westwood Football Field

Mesa, AZ

Gourd Dance - 10:30 am & 5:30 pm Grand Entry - 1:00 pm & 7:00 pm. All Drums Welcome. Specials: Drum Contest, Grass Dance, Chicken Dance, Traditional Dance, Golden Age, Tiny Tots, and more TBA. Vendors: $25 for Crafts and $75 for Food

Priscilla at 480-472-4643 or Barbra at 480-472-4510

April 2, 2005

Univ. of Minnesota-Morris 22nd Wacipi
600 East 4th St., Morris, MN

Lisa Rainbow   320-589-0421


April 2, 2005

MCES 3rd Contest Pow Wow
Montezuma Creek, UT

Drum Contest: 1st 2nd, & 3rd place /Contest in all categories

Specials: Teen boys Grass/Teen Girls Jingle - 1,2,3 places

Jr boys grass, 1,2,3,4 places, Jr. Girls Jingle 1,2 3 places

Emerson Nakai   435-651-3425



April 2 -  3, 2005

14th Annual Light the Lodge Powwow
Gampel Pavilion, University of Connecticut 

505 Belden, Storrs, CT

11:00am-5:00pm, Grand Entry at Noon  Adults: $4, Students: $3, Seniors/Children under 10: $2 Vendors welcome, please call first. Come take part in the Native American culture. There will be drumming, dancing, and singing. Taste authentic native food and purchase native crafts!
Info: Erica Berg;   

203- 530-0940



April 2, 2005

OKC April Benefit Dance Powwow
Oklahoma City, OK

Liz Reeder   405-893-2635 


April 2, 2005

AILYC 9th Spring Powwow
Broken Bow, OK

Must be in Grand Entry to compete. Grand Entry 6:30p.m. Afternoon activites include: Stickball Game, AILYC Princess Coronation, and Gourd Dancing. Art & Crafts spaces available Contact-Sarah Davis at (580)584-2765 ext. 4517

Sandra Frazier  580-584-2766


April 2, 2005

Creighton Univ. All Nations Powwow
Omaha, NE

Northern Drum: Black Lodge

Registration: 11:00 a.m.

Area Director: Shanon Leroy

Janelle Whipple  402-640-6193



April 2 - 3, 2005

Spring Pow Wow & Cultural Festival

Langley, SC

This is a camping only pow-wow. Showers available. All Drums & Dancers welcome.

Teresa Cockrell 864 445 5109

Wanda Randall   803-663-9289



April 2, 2005

Wunk Sheek Powwow
Madison, WI

Nicole Soulier  608-358-2184




April 2, 2005

26th Apple Blossom Contest Powwow
McGee Park Memorial Coliseum, San Juan County Fairgrounds HWY 64,  Farmington, NM

MC:  Darwin St. Clair, Window Rock, AZ

Arena Director:  Lee Williams, Tempe, AZ

Southern Host Drum:  Youngbird, Pawnee, OK

Head Gourd Dancer:  Bill Manus, Shiprock, NM

Doors open at 9 a.m.  Guord Sessions at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

Grand Entries at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.  Arts & Crafts Booths Available.

All Dancers, Drums, Royalties and General Public Welcome!!

Claudia Garcia   505-566-3321


April 2 - 3, 2005

33rd Dance for Mother Earth Pow Wow

Ann Arbor, MI

Tentative contest drums (by invite only, as of 2.15.05): Pipestone Midnight Express (MN) Omaha Whitetail (NE) Red Stone Ojibway (ON) Southern Wind (MI) Doors open on Saturday at 10:30AM Saturday Grand Entries at 12:00 & 7:00PM Doors open Sunday at 10:30AM Sunday Grand Entry at 12:00PM Tickets Daily Admissions Rates General Public: $10.00 Students (High School & College w/ID): $7.00 Seniors (60 & up): $5.00 Children (4-12): $5.00 Children (3 and under): Free Family Passes: $25.00 Weekend Admissions Rates Weekend Passes (All categories): $15.00 No Group Sales At The Door Advance Ticket Sales for individuals, family passes, weekend passes and group sales call: (734) 763-TKTS (763-8587).

Patricia Aqui Pacania  734-763-9044


April 2 - 3, 2005

35th Univ. of Calif. at Davis Pow Wow

Davis, CA

Recreation Hall UC Davis, One Shields Ave. 

Sat: 10a-Midnight, Sun: noon-6pm, Sun: 10a-6p

Judith Ladeaux  530-752-6656

Fax (530) 752-7097


April 2 - 3, 2005

Pequot Pow Wow

Lombardo's Function Hall, Billings Street, 

Randolph, MA 

617-361-8685   617-884-4227   


April 2 - 3, 2005

4th annual Spirit of Lee Kic Kee Cherokee & Intertribal Society Powwow
Minden, LA
Competition dance, Gourd dancing, all drums, singers, dancers & Princesses welcome. Food & Native craft vendors. Motels available. Bring lawn chairs. Outside event, inside availability for inclimate weather.
Info: James Martin (318 ) 932 4733 , Charles Turner 318-377-4806


April 7 - 10, 2005

SpiritHawk Spiritual Retreat

Meeker, Oklahoma

Sweat Lodge Ceremonies, Bear Dance Ceremonies, Meditations, Collection Walks.  Special Presentations.

Debra or Warron Big Eagle, P.O. Box 633  Meeker, OK 74855  970-946-2270


April 8 - 9, 2005

Western Weekend Rodeo and Powwow
South Congree, SC
Rodeo events happen Friday and Saturday night. Powwow only on Saturday, 11am til 4pm, Free. 
Info: Marcy Link


April 8 - 9, 2005

Eastern Washington Univ. Pow Wow

Cheney, WA

Ryan  509-359-2441


April 8 - 10, 2005

UND Time Out Wacipi

Grand Forks, ND

Arena Director: Leander "Russ" McDonald.  Check out the UNDIA website for more information about the Time-Out education week, which starts on April 4th, 2005. Or you can call Martin Henry or Courtney Davis    




April 8 - 10, 2005

2nd Pow Wow on the Plaza & Flint Knapp Inn

Moundville, AL

Ronnie Headley  205-436-4995


April 8 - 10, 2005

Firewalker's Legacy Hart Springs Pow Wow

Hart Springs Campground 26

Cr 344 N of SR 26 Trenton, Fl
Hart Springs Campground 26. Host Drum-Family Drum, Head Man-Rick Wilson, Head Lady-Pam Wilson,Jr Head Man-TBA, Jr Head Lady-Kristin Berry, Head Veteran-Grandpa Doc, AD-TBA. Food By Grill on Wheels,Music /stories by Crystal Woman, Friday is childrens day and Paint the Pony Day. Free admission and parking for general public. Dancers in regalia and their families camp free Thursday through Sunday.

Helen Three Does Blair


April 9, 2005

4th UCI Pow Wow

Irvine, CA

Vendor Applications and maps available on our website. More is still to come, we are simply finishing up Native American Heritage Month Events here at UC Irvine before we dive into the serious Pow Wow planning. 

Nikishna Myron   949-679-2989


APRIL 9, 2005

13th Annual Intertribal Powwow 

Phoenix Sports Center, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

2420 Nicolet Dr., Green Bay, WI 54311-7001

Kathryn Newbanks  920-465-2022


April 9, 2005

34th Weber State Univ. Pow Wow 

Dee Event Center, Ogden, UT

Dustin Shoemaker   801-626-7330

$3,000 in Drum Contest. 1st, 2nd, 3rd places in all dance categories. Specials.


April 9, 2005

University of Okla. Gourd Dance & Pow Wow 

OU Lloyd Noble Center, 2900 Jenkins Ave. 

Norman, OK 73019

Color Guard: Haskell Indian Nations University

Program: 1:00pm Gourd Dance (Host Gourd Clan: Comanche Little Ponies), (Head Gourd Singer: Cheevers Toppah), 

4:00pm Dinner, 5:00pm Gourd Dance, 6:00pm Grand Entry,

Crowning of 2005-2006 Miss Indian OU Immediately, Following Grand Entry.  Contests: Men’s Contests* Women’s Contests* Golden Age Golden Age, Straight Cloth

Traditional Buckskin Grass Jingle, Fancy Fancy Shawl. All Contestants must be 16 years or older to compete.  Drum Contest All Drums Welcome!!  Tiny Tots!! Booth Space Available. 

Lindy Waters (405) 325-1468


April 9, 2005

SU Native Spring Pow Wow 

Georgetown, TX

Ben Nava  512-639-4931


April 9, 2005

Mashantucket Pequot Intertribal Dance

Teen Game Room, 1st Floor, 2 Matts Path, Mashantucket, CT 


April 9 - 10, 2005

Sault College Pow Wow

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Carol Simoncini   705-759-2554


April 9 - 10, 2005

NCIPA 13th Spring Contest Pow Wow

Loveland, CO

Jan   970-498-0290


April 9 - 10, 2005

SOU NASU 13th Spring Pow Wow

Ashland, OR

Melanie or SOU Native American Student Union



April 9 - 10, 2005

7th Annual Inter-Tribal Pow Wow

The Native American Club's 

El Camino College Track Field

1005 West Papeete Street 

Wilmington State, Torrence, CA

Head Staff M.C.: Michael Reifel (San Carlos Apache) Arena Director: Victor Chavez (Dine)

Info:  Steve Rosales 



April 9 - 10, 2005

New Faces of an Ancient People: Traditional American Indian Powwow
Mount Nittany Middle School at Hwys 322 and 45, State College, PA
Notes: Doors open: Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m Grand Entry: Saturday: 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm Sunday: 1:00 pm Admission is FREE and Open to the public Host Drum: Maza Napin, Yankton Co-Host Drum: Many Voice, Cheyenne River Co-Host Drum: White Hawk, Ponca Arena Director: Kenny Irwin, Sr., Arikara Head Man Dancer: Jasper Mithlo, Comanche Head Woman Dancer: Amber Powless, Oneida, Lakota Emcee: Bill Crouse, Seneca Head Veteran Dancer: Roger Campbell, Dacotah Traders: Our vendors comply with the American Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990. DANCERS! Please see website for registration information.
Info: John Sanchez  814.863.7994  


April 11, 2005

University of Nevada Reno Powwow
Reno, NV

This is a one night only Pow wow which will be held in the Jot Travis Student Union Auditorium on the University of Nevada Reno Campus. Grand Entry is at 5:30 pm. A more complete schedule will be posted at a later time. Vendor fee is $20.00. 

Michelle McCauley  775-784-4936


April 15 - 18, 2005

4th Musical Echoes Flute Gathering & Powwow

Municipal Auditorium, Fort Walton Beach, FL

Concerts: Mary Youngblood, Ed Winddancer, Jeff Ball, Peter Phippen, Nation of Change. Seminars: Flute Making and more.  

Douglas Fishhawk Reed, Chair


April 15 - 17, 2005

LIHA 39th Spring Powwow
Hidden Oaks Campground  

Robert, LA
Dance, Drum and LIHA Princess contests. Intertribal and Gourd Dancing. All Dancers, Drums, Lodges and Princesses welcome. Native crafts and food. Craft demonstrations, storytelling, children's activities. Stomp Dance Exhibition. Drug and alcohol free. Bring your lawn chairs. Sorry, no ice chests. Vendors by invitation only. Host Drum: Otter Trail MC: Herbert "Chick Dog" Johnson (Alabama-Coushatta) AD: Delbert Johnson (Alabama- Coushatta) Head Gourd: Will Tonemah (Kiowa) Head Man: Matthew Rosanak'ohe Montour (Mohawk) Head Lady: Meredith Printup (Six Nations Tuscarora) Head Boy: Bud Bell (Mississippi Band of Choctaw) Head Girl: Jo Jo Printup (Six Nations Tuscarora) 2004 LIHA Princess: Taywanee Edmonds (Wichita/Caddo/Chippewa/Yaqui) LEH Scholors: Edmore Green (Sac & Fox) and Dee White Eye (Saginaw Chippewa) Admission: $4.00 adults, child 12 under $2.00  
Andi Randazzo:  

(504) 367-1375 / 365-1005. Nita (985) 345-9244.


April 15 - 17, 2005

Fort Totten Days Spring Pow-wow
Four Winds School Gym Fort Totten, ND.
Singing Contest Dancing Contest In All Categories Except Tiny tots Paid Per session.
Info:  Micheal Thompson 701-351-6091


April 15 - 17, 2005

34th First Nations Spring Pow Wow

UW Campus - Hec Ed Pavilion

Seattle, WA

Northern Host Drum: Big Bear, Southern Host Drum: Yellow Hammer, Head Man: Bill Depoe, Head Elder Woman: Pearle Haymond, Head Man: Jon JD Olney, Head Woman: Lillian Sparks, Head Young Man: Mario Hawley, Head Young Woman: Farrellyn Belllanger, Arena Directors: Freddie & Patricia Ike, MCs:  David Browneagle & Andre Picard Jr., Drum Contest $5,000 first place. ($1,500 1st, $500 2nd, 5 consolations) sponsored by: Andre Picard Jr. & First Nations 

Info: Elese Washines
3931 Brooklyn Ave. NE/Box 355650
Seattle, WA  98105   206.543.4635
Vendors contact Stephanie 
royalty candidates contact Mona 

April 15 - 17, 2005

13th Chillwack Pow Wow
Heritage Park, Chill, British Columbia

Entry Friday at 7:00pm Saturday at 1:00pm and 7:00pm Sunday at 1:00pm (One Session Only) Master of Ceremonies: Gerald Sitting Eagle of Siksika, Alberta and John Terbasket of Keremeos, BC Areana Director: Steven Point Whip Man: Brain Point, Lewis Point Host Drum: River Cree Singers PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A DRUG AND ALCOHOL FREE EVENT The Comfort Inn(Host Hotel) to reserve call(604)858-0116,Toll Free 1-800-228-5150 (and request pow-wow rate) Prize Money Tiny Tots 6 years and under total prize patout $500.00 Juniors(7-12 years) Traditional Boys and Girls Fancy Boys and Girls Jingle Girls Grass Boys Category Prizes: 1st $200.00 2nd $150.00 3rd $100.00 Novice(13-17) (First time dancing) 1st $50.00 2nd $30.00 3rd $20.00 TEENS(13-17 years) Traditional Boys and Girls Fancy Boys and Girls Jingle Girls Grass Boys Category Prizes: 1st $300.00 2nd $200.00 3rd $100.00 4th $50.00 Mens Buckskin Warbonnet(40+) Senior(50+)Traditional Mens and Womens Adult(18+) Traditional Men and Women Fancy Men and Women Jingle Women Grass Men Chicken/Round Bustle Category Prizes: 1st $800.00 2nd $600.00 3rd $400.00 4th $200.00 Drum Contest Prizes: 1st-$2,000.00 2nd-$1,500.00 3rd-$1,000.00 4th-$500.00 Craft Displays by Pre-Registration and Pre paid only (provideown Tables) $300.00 inside main room ALL Weekend Pow-Wow committee is not responsible for loss, damaged goods, or injury. Princess Contest for Contest Details Contact Gwen Point Door Admission Elders/students $3/day or $9/weekend Adults $5/day or $12/weekend Dancers and Drummers $5/weekend

Gwen Point  604-824-2680




April 15 - 17, 2005

Boise State Seven Arrows Pow Wow
Boise, ID

All Drummers and dancers are welcome. There are a limited number of spaces available for vendors. All men's special sponsored by Phill Allen. Team dance special sponsored by INC. We are currently looking for people that can demonstrate different aspects of Native American customs. Native American Artist can be represented in the Art Gallery during the month of April. Sample of your work must be submitted by March 15, 2005.

Lee Boyle  208-859-2500



April 15 - 17, 2005

United Cherokee 7th Annual Festival & Native American Pow Wow

Guntersville, AL

Non-Competition Dancing. Drums Welcome, please notify in advance. Posting of the Colors: UCAN Veteran's Society & Honor Guard. Host Drum: Thunderheart. MC-Whitewolf Newman, AD - Butch Richardson, Head Man-Terry Smith
Head Lady-Katie Smith. 
Children's Day, Dancing, Singing, various demonstrations of crafts. Story Tellers, Flute Playing, Archery, Flintknapping. Grounds Security & EMT Service will be provided.  Concessions Available, Shower Facilities, Handicap Facilities Primitive Camping Available. Directions: From US Hwy 431 in Guntersville (at the Holiday Inn)  take AL Hwy 79 South .7/10ths mile to Cherokee Elem. School, Turn right on Willow Beach Rd., Turn Left on Creek Path Road. 

Pow Wow Committee, 

PO Box 754, Guntersville, AL  35976


April 15 - 17, 2005

40th Haliwa-Saponi Pow Wow
Hollister, NC

Marty Richardson  252-586-4017


April 15 - 16, 2005

30th Montana State Univ. Powwow
Bozeman, MT

Schedule - Friday, Arpil, 15 6:00 pm Grand Entry - Saturday, April 16 Noon and 6:00 pm Grand Entry MSU AISES and AIC Open Basketball Tournament $ 250 Entry Fee 12 Men / 8 Women Brackets Specials: Mens Chicken Dance,Womens Crow Traditional,Drum Contest,Tiny Tots Special,Jr. Traditional Special

Jim Burns  406-994-4880


April 15 - 16, 2005

Idaho State University Pow Wow
Pocatello, ID

Cyd Crue  208-238-6161


April 16, 2005

16th Annual American Indian Student Association Traditional Powwow
Blakeslee Stadium, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN
Honoring Graduating Students. Grand Entries at 1pm and 7pm. Outside event, rain site available for bad weather. No Drugs, Alcohol, or Firearms allowed.
Info: Erin  507-382-1961


April 16, 2005

Tulsa Community Dance

United Native Amer Students of Tulsa
12150 E 11th street, Tulsa, OK
Free to the Public, Gourd Dance 1:00, Dinner Break 5:30,Grand Entry 7:00, The United Native American Students of Tulsa is a coalition of high school Native American clubs From Booker T. Washington, East Central, and Rogers High School. We are united in promoting Native American awareness in the Tulsa area community, as well as empowering students to pursue healthy lifestyles with cultural alternatives free of drugs and alcohol.
Info: Joedon Waters (918) 833-9569,

Owen Hawizipta


April 16, 2005

4th Bucoco Social 

Slippery Rock, PA

All Drums Welcome. Directions: From North and I-80 (Barkeyville Exit) Go South on Route 8 12 miles to Camp Bucoco on Right. Sponsored by Kuskitannee Lodge #168

Matt Kennedy  724-548-2523


April 16, 2005

7th Cornell Powwow & Smoke Dance 

Barton Hall, (Garden Avenue and Campus Road)
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Saturday, April 16, 2005, Doors Open at 10:00am, Grand Entry at 12:00pm & 7:00pm.  Free and Open to All. Iroquois Social. Friday, April 15, 2004 at 7:30pm. Appel Commons Community Center. Multipurpose Room (MPR). (Cradit Farm Drive). Located at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.  Sponsored by CU AISES.

Tracy Peterson 607-255-0652


April 16, 2005

20th Sherman High School Powwow 

Riverside, CA

MC- John Dawson, Host Northern Drum- Greenriver, Host Southern Drum- Red Tipi Host Sherman Drum- Many Nations The Miss Sherman Pageant will be held the night before the pow-wow, it'll be in the auditorium starting at 7:00pm. For Vendor Applications: 

Tara Frank or Carmine RedEagle  951-276-6326


April 16, 2005

3rd Education Powwow 

Fort Duchesne, UT

Margaret Cornpeach  435-725-4092


April 16, 2005

Skiatook J.O.M. Pow Wow 

Skiatook, OK

Margaret Sisk  918-396-5176


April 16 - 17, 2005

Wolf Creek Cherokee Tribe Native American & Community Healing Festival

Powwow Grounds, Hwy 59/32, Summerdale, AL

behind the Hwy 59 Flea Market.

Many native and community vendors entertainment along with many local, and state.  Representatives from Alabama who will be talking to the people in the community about  Hurrican Ivan. FEMA will be on hand.

Littlewolf or Mitzi at 251-989-2714

April 16 - 17, 2005

30th Pah-Loots-Pu Celebration Pow Wow
Pullman, WA
This Pow Wow was started by the Native American Students of Washington State University 30 years ago.
Info: 509-335-8676


April 16 - 17, 2005

Heartbeat Of One People Pow Wow
Fort Collins , CO

Todd Macalady  970-491-3868



April 16 - 17, 2005

The Circle of Healing Powwow
Sault College Gym, 443 Northern Avenue

Sault Ste Marie, Ontario P6A 5L3 Canada

Native Vendors Welcome($50//Weekend) Saturday: April 16th DRUM & VENDOR REGISTRATION: 10:00 a.m GRAND ENTRY: 1:00 and 7:00 p.m FEAST: 5:00 p.m Sunday: April 17th Grand Entry: 12:00 p.m. Give away: 4:00 p.m. HOST HOTEL: Comfort Inn Call Toll Free: 1-866-529-1019 quote the “ Sault College Pow Wow” For Discount Rate.

Carol Simoncini 705-759-2554 Ext 757 




April 17, 2005

Modesto Junior College Pow Wow
Modesto Junior College

435 College Ave. 

Modesto, CA  95350.
Info: Eric Anthony Ivory, at 209-575-6770


April 17, 2005

16th Annual UW-Superior Powwow
Wessman Arena, Superior, WI
Brunch at 11 am, Grand Entries are at 1 pm and 7 pm. Traditional feast is at 5 pm. Free open to the public. 


April 22, 2005

Bacone Univ. Pow Wow
Muskogee, OK


April 22 - 24, 2005

Manataka Encampment - Retreat
Bald Mountain Park & Retreat, Hot Springs, AR No Camping Fee - No Admission Fee - No Vendor Fee. Families and singles welcome. Children's programs, special presentations, drumming, singing, ceremonies - sweat lodge, games, Trade Blanket, Bear Dance Ceremony.



April 22 - 24, 2005

19th Arizona State Univ. Pow Wow
Tempe, AZ
Host Drums: Whitefish Jrs., Big River, Saskatchewan and Sizzortail, Shawnee, Oklahoma.
Info: 480-965-5224


April 22 - 24, 2005

Mantle Rock 5th Intertribal Pow Wow
Crittenden Co. Fairgrounds, Marion, KY
270-965-9432  270/965-5882


April 22 - 24, 2005

Black Hills State Univ. 23rd Wacipi

Spearfish, SD

Located on the BHSU Campus, Donald E. Young Center.  Grand Entries Fri 7pm, Sat. 1&7, Sun. 12.  Specials TBA

Corrie Clausen  605-642-6578


April 23, 2005  Saturday Only 7:30PM

Black Hills Full Moon Meditation Group

Wesak Festival Celebration 

4105 Woodbine Place, Rapid City, SD

This is  a Buddhist celebration. I

From the corner of Jackson Boulevard and Canyon Lake Drive, turn right onto Canyon Lake Drive.  Go five short blocks on the right side to Woodbine Place, which is on the curve.  It is gravel, with a dead-end sign at the entrance.  Turn right onto Woodbine, and ours is the second house on the right.

Douglas or Mary Ellen Uptain  605.341.0724


April 23, 2005 Saturday Only 

5th Celebration of Life for All People Pow Wow 

Red Wing Park - Virginia Beach, VA. 

11am - 7pm Head Staff MC - Clark Stewart Head Man - Dan Garneaux Head Female - Blain Kelsey, AD - Thomas "Two Feathers" Lewis, Host Drum - Falling Water (Northern) Guest Drum - Edisto River Singers (Southern) Free admission and Parking!! 

Info:Debra Vick at (757) 427-2990


April 23, 2005

Ok State Univ. Spring Contest Pow Wow
Colvin Center Annex (Across from the OSU Police Department.), Stillwater, OK
Native American Student Association. Head Singer: Joe Fish Dupoint, Kiowa, Carnegie, OK Master of Ceremonies: Archie Mason, Cherokee/Osage, Tulsa, OK Head Man Dancer: Jason Lightfoot, Pawnee, Apache, OK Head Lady Dancer: Katherine Leroy, Pawnee/Ponca/Iowa/Omaha, Pawnee, OK Host Gourd Clan: Central Oklahoma Tribal Society, Perkins, OK Color Guard: Choctaw Nation Color Guard Arena Director: Mark Wilson, Cherokee, Tulsa, OK Program: Gourd Dance, 2:00 PM; Supper, 5:00 PM; Grand Entry: 6:30 PM Contests: Tiny Tots; Junior Girls, Junior Boys; Women's Cloth, Buckskin, Jingle, Fancy Shawl; Men's Straight, Fancy, Grass, Traditional; Golden Age Men, Golden Age Women; Drum Contest (wireless microphone provided). Booth Space $40.00; Booth Judging, 1st, 2nd, 3rd  No cost for admission, supper, or parking. Everyone welcome!
Info: (405) 744-5481


April 23 - 24, 2005

Native Solutions 7th Intertribal Pow Wow

Oxford Lake Park, Oxford, AL

Host Drum-Aracoma Lighting, Headman_ Tony Walkingstick
Headlady-Jackie Dean, M/C- Gary Smith, A/D- Buck Tucker
Head Veteran-Jerry "Smitty" Smith.
Ruth or Mark Davis
P. O. Box 306, Alexandria, AL  36250
Tony - 256-835-0110 

April 23 - 24, 2005

Big Spring Pow Wow

Big Spring, TX

Robert Downing  432-263-3325


April 23 - 24, 2005

Chumash Day Pow Wow

Pacific Coast Hwy and Malibu Canyon in Malibu

Bluff's Park, Malibu, CA

City of Malibu and the Native American Cultural Resources Advisory Committee is celebrating "CHUMASH DAY". Two Day powwow. Overnight Parking with easy set up. Free Admission. Master of Ceremonies - Mike Reifel (San Carlos Apache). Arena Director - Vic Chavez (Dine), Headman Dancer - Randy Folkes (Chumash, Tataviam, Shone-Paiute)

Headwoman Dancer - Kateri Walker (Saginaw Chippewa, Chippewa of the Thames), Head Gourd Dancer - Saginaw Grant (Sac and Fox), Northern Host Drum - West Coast Singers. 

Francine Greene  310-457-3006


April 23, 2005

Supporting Education of Youth Pow Wow

Bellingham, WA



APRIL (continued)

April 23, 2005

Princess Winona Memorial Dance

Immanuel Lutheran Church

346 Shrewsbury St, 

Holden, MA 508-756-9475


April 23, 2005 -  10am - 6pm

Native American Heritage Day

Graeme Park, 859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 

Native Nations Dance Theater Event
Sponsored by The Friends of Graeme Park
Drum: Black Horse Butte
Head Man: Andrew Lyn Jr.
Head Lady: Brittaney Burnett Miss Native Nations 2004.  Storytelling: Namorah Byrd.  Appearance by Lakota Son.  Flute playing, Singing & Music, Champion Native Dancers. Non-Competition Powwow/Festival, Intertribal Dancing, Round Dances, Hoop Dancers & Specials. Kid’s Crafts & Activities. Vendors contact (215) 472-9996

Info:  Vaughnda Hilton 
241 South 55th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139  (215) 472-9996


April 23 - 24,  2005

1st Annual Wacipi - Gathering of the People
Frankfort, KY.
Grand Entry: Sat. 12:00pm & 7:00pm; Sunday 1:00 to 5:00pm / Day money for dancers.
Info: Sonya Begay (859) 226-5081 

Vendors: contact Amanda Fox-Winstead 

(502) 955-7082


April 23 - 24,  2005

Chucalissa Spring Pow Wow
Memphis, TN

All Dancers Welcome!  School Day:  Friday, April 22, 2005 - 9 am - 2 pm.  Grand Entry:  Saturday, 1 pm & 6 pm; Sunday, 1 pm.  General Admission:  Adult (ages 12-59) - $5.00; Children (ages 4-11) - $3.00; Senior (ages 59+) - $3.00  Museum Hours:  Friday:  9 am - 5 pm; Saturday:  9 am - 9 pm; Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm.  Bring your own lawn chair.  No alcohol or drugs allowed.  Neither University of Memphis nor Chucalissa is responsible for accident or theft.  T.O. Fuller State Park is adjacent to the Museum for camping,  telephone 901.543-7581.

Cubert Bell  901-785-3160


April 26, 2005

Educating Every Child Powwow

San Diego, CA

National Native American Families Together sponsors the Exhibition Pow Wow during the Second Annual Educating Every Child Institute. EEC is focued on meeting the needs of Native children in Special Education. All are welcome to attend. First four drums are paid. Pow-Wow is April 26, 2005 7-11 PM at the Town and Country Resort in San Deigo, CA. Over 250 participants last year this year will be even bigger. Contact me if interested in securing a spot.

Prairie Flower Reuben  877-205-7501


April 27, 2005

4th Honoring The Graduating Seniors Powwow

Ben Analla- Los Lunas High School 

Isleta, NM

The Los Lunas High School Native American Club hosts the 4th Annual Honoring The Graduating Seniors Pow wow on April 27, 2005! Place: Pueblo Of Isleta Recreation Center. Time: 4:00pm to 9:00pm. Grand Entry 4:30pm... Honoring the Graduating Seniors @ 6:30pm. Royalty, Drums, Dancers, Arts and Crafts are all welcome!.  

Mike Abeita  (505) 869-3886 

Jeanette Garcia (505) 866-8331 

Ben Analla (505) 865-4646 


April 28 - 30,  2005 

22nd Gathering of Nations Powwow

University of New Mexico Arena ("the Pit"), Albuquerque, NM 

Indian Traders Market, Miss Indian World Traditional Talent Presentations. Over $140,000 in cash & prizes to be awarded! Head Staff: Announcers: Sammy Tonekei White - Anadarko, OK Dennis Bowen - Tuba City, AZ Vince Beyl - Bemidji, MN Roy Track - Phoenix, AZ Head Man Dancer: Ronald Preston - Green Bay, WI (San Carlos, AZ) Head Lady Dancer: Acosia Red Elk - Ridge Crest, CA (Pendelton, OR) Head Young Man Dancer: Amos Yazzie IV - Chinle, AZ Head Young Lady Dancer: Cheyenne Brady - Pawnee, OK Head Northern Drum Judge: Wesley Cleland, - MI Head Southern Drum Judge: Dale Roberts, Ada, OK Arena Directors: Randy Medicine Bear - Window Rock, AZ George Cricket Shields - Norman, OK. Invited Drums: Mystic River Singers - Mashantucket, CT Young Bird Singers - Pawnee, OK Native Thunder Singers - Kyle, SD Red Stone Singers - El Reno, OK Northern Cree Singers - Hobbema, Alberta; Canada Host Gourd Dance Drum: Sizzortail Singers - Shawnee, OK. Contest Info.: 32 Dance Categories! Including Elder’s 70+, Golden Age 50+, and Men’s Chicken Dance. $1,500 1st Place All Adult Categories (19-49) “World Class” Northern Singing Competition - $5,000 1st Place “Southern Challenge” So. Singing Competition - $5,000 1st Place Women’s Back-up Singing Contest - Northern & Southern Styles ($800 winner take all - Max. of 6 registered with drum) A FAIR CONTEST FOR ALL DANCERS & SINGERS! Special Contests: Teen Girl’s Traditional - Sponsored by the Brady Family Teen Boy’s Fancy - Sponsored by the Yazzie Family Women’s Jingle (Contemporary Style) - Sponsored by the Red Elk Family Men’s Grass - Sponsored by Ronald Preston Men’s Fancy - Down, Dirty, & Extreme (winner take all) Sponsored by GON Internet Radio (Friday after Grand Entry) “MIDNIGHT SPECIAL” Friday Night - Jammin' Gents Contest for MEN’S SOUTHERN STRAIGHT $1,000 First Place & 3 day Trip for 2 to Hawaii (Winner departs Albuquerque Sunday Morning - Trip is non-transferable).
Info: 505-836-2810,


April 30, 2005

Honoring Our Elders Benefit Pow Wow 

Tahlequah, OK

All proceeds go to the Cherokee Nation Elder Services Program. The dance will be located at the Cherokee Nation Cultural Grounds, 4 miles south of Tahlequah on Hwy 62 behind Sequoyah High School. Color Guard: Seminole Nation Color Guard; HGD: John Scruggins (Cherokee) Tahlequah, OK.  All drums, singers, and dancers are Welcome. Arts & Crafts Booth Space available. Gourd Dance 2-5pm, Supper Break 5-6pm, Gourd Dance 6-7pm, Grand Entry 7pm

Gwen Goingsnake  918-456-0671 Ext. 2627


April 30, 2005

San Francisco State University's Pow Wow

San Francisco , CA

Vinia Itziar



April 30, 2005

Spring Social

Native American Intertribal Council of Western MA

Springfield College-East Campus 

Camp Massasoit, Wilbraham Road

Springfield, MA 


April 30 - May 1, 2005 -  10am - 6pm

Century Sportsman's Club Pow Wow 

Off Rte. 56, Auburn/Oxford Town line, MA 



April 30 - May 1, 2005

2nd Old Mill Pond Pow Wow 

Aragon, GA

Primitive camping only. Generators off by 11 pm. Pets must be leashed. Gate: $2.00pp, Under 10 - Free  Vendors by invitation only. All drum and dancers welcome.  Special Guest Performer:  Calvin Standingbear, singer and flute player accompanied by Christine.

Jerry Stroup   770-748-8816


April 30 - May 1, 2005

4th CIEA-UC Merced Benefit Spring Pow Wow 

Merced, CA

PowWow has been postponed to Sept. 17 & 18, 2005 due to site location being changed to new UC Merced campus which won't be ready and available until this fall. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause anyone. We will have a spring powwow next year on the new UC Merced campus. Youth "Make n Take" Village & free Traditional Meal on Sat. All drums and dancers welcome. Vendors contact us for application. Mailing address: CIEA-CVC P.O. Box 1181, Merced Ca. 95341.

Mike Herman  209-726-9620

April 30 - May 1, 2005

NAIC TN Spring Fellowship Pow Wow 

Dover, TN

From Clarksville or Paris TN take Hwy 79 to Dover Courthouse, Turn onto Hwy 49, go about 2 miles then left onto Colson Rd, follow to Lick Creek Park Turn left into Park, then follow Rd to Pow Wow Entrance on Left. Signs and Tipi's will be posted!

Wayne Pressler  931-551-9514


April 30 - May 1, 2005

Keepers of the Circle Pow Wow 

Rotterdam Junction, NY

The event will have vendors, food, storytellers, inter-tribal dancing, exhibition dancing. It is located in upstate New York. There is a museum. The organization originated many years ago from the Native-American community in and near ALbany, New York. They also host a pow-wow in the fall.

Clifford Cook  518-887-2590



MAY 1 - 2,  2005

1st Univ. of Calgary Powwow

Calgary, Canada

Heather McKay 403-288-3424



MAY 1,  2005

Drums Along The Hudson Festival

Inwood Hill Park , upper Manhattan

New York, New York 

Drums Along the Hudson: A Native American Festival and Shad Fest. Free!  With Silver Cloud Drum, Native Elders, and Winona LaDuke Honoring Elizabeth Sackler. Experience authentic Native American drumming and dances, Native American craft demonstrations, storytelling, fine arts, crafts and international food vendors along with open fire cooking demonstrations and tasting of Hudson River shad. Fun and interactive learning about natural resources for kids provided by Urban Park Rangers. Plus! Experience the dances and percussive music of cultures from around the world. Presented by Lotus Music and Dance in association with The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and Washington Heights-Inwood Economic Development Corporation.  

Louis Mofsi  201-587-9633  (212) 627-1076


MAY 6 - 7,  2005

Celebrate Our Future Powwow

Flagstaff, AZ

Special Contests in the following categories:  Traditional Womens (Honoring Head Wm.), Junior Girls (Honoring Head Girl), Junior Boys (Honoring Head Boy), Hand Drum Contest and other categories! Please come out and support our children. 

Wendy  928-226-8503


MAY 5 - 7,  2005

Awakening of Mother Earth Gathering

Lazybrook Park, Rt 6 East - Tunkhannock, PA
Drumming, Song, Dance, Food, Crafters, Vendors, Stories, and Music. The  grounds will be open free to any  group, work shop or school that works with the mentally and physically handicap on May 6. Handicap Accessible. Pets welcome on a leash. Sponsored by the Northeastern Native Americans.
570-836-3344  570-836-7859


MAY 6 - 7, 2005

Augusta Powwow

AJCC on Three J Road, Augusta, GA

Billy Medeiros, 706-394-1221


May 6 -  7, 2005 

Celebrate Our Future Benefit Pow Wow

Flagstaff, AZ

In Honor of our children of "Clark Homes Headstart" Pre-Schoolers. Come and support our children! Special Contest Honoring Head Woman, Head Girl and Head Boy.  Arts & crafts booths. MC-Dennis Bedonie AD-Joe Stands and Looks Back; HM-Greg LaPointe; HW-Nicole Stands and Looks Back; HG-Ohiyah Win Shirley; HB-Tyrell Jim;
Host Drum- Eagle Creek Singers, Kayenta, AZ. In the Heart of Flagstaff.

Wendy Yazzen, PO Box 1534, Flagstaff, AZ 86002  928.226.8503 

MAY 6 - 8, 2005

Awakening of Mother Earth Gathering

Lazybrook Park, Tunkhannock, PA

RT 6 East  2 miles from Tunkhannock

Drumming, Song, Dance, Food, Crafters, Stories    
Northeastern Native American Association
Info: 1-570-836-3344   1-570-836-7859


May 6 – 8, 2005

34th Annual Stanford Pow Wow
Stanford, CA
Head Staff: TBA Open to the public Times: Friday 7pm-11pm, Saturday 11am-11pm, & Sunday 11am-6pm.


May 6 – 8, 2005

Mason Dixon 2nd Intertribal Benefit Powwow
Mason Dixon Fairgrounds, Route 74, Delta, PA
Friday 10am-7pm; Sat: 10am-8pm; Sunday 10am-6pm Competition dancing & traditional dancing. Special performers include : Joseph Firecrow, Cheyenne musician; The Aztec Fire dancers; hoop dancers. Admission: Adults $6.00; Children 6-12yrs old $3.50; kids under 6 free. Dancers and artists from more than 20 different tribes participating. Lots of craft demonstrations. MC: Marvin Burnette; Head dancers: John & Kelly Pingree, Shoshone. All dancers & drummers invited to participate! Call for more info. Special childrens education program Friday from 10am-3pm. Schools encouraged to bring students.
Info: Donna Dorn -Collectors Kingdom Native American Culture Ctr 410-452-8500; cell 717-817-6288, or 89; Email:


MAY 6 - 8, 2005

Mothers Day Native American Powwow Withlacoochee River Park, Dade City, FL 33525 Come and enjoy the week-in with us. 

Mittie Wood, 352-583-3388


May 6 – 8, 2005  

NAIA Powwow & Veteran's Homecoming

Winchester , TN

Sponsored by the Native American Indian Association of Tennessee Southern Middle Tennessee Indoor Pavilion (capacity 3000) Contest Dancing in all categories. Drum Contest Honored Guest Speaker for the 3 day event will be Thomas Begay, Navajo Code Talker,U.S. Marines 5th Division, Iwo Jima. Friday evening May 6, will be a Veteran's Celebration and Concert. Head Gourd Dancer: Ken "Mokasha" Lopez, Topeka, Kansas Host Southern Drum: Buffalo Spirit: Kansas City, Missouri Host Northern Drum: The Bucks, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Vendor space limited to 40 Booths... Info and Application on Website. MC TBD. 

Barbara Burch  931-461-2843




MAY 6 - 8, 2005

Mother's Day Powwow

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Arts and crafts powwow competition. 

Fabian Braveheart, 604 657-7403


May 6 – 8, 2005

11th Northern & Southern Winds Powwow
4801 E. 3rd. Street, East Los Angeles, CA

All Drums & Staffs Welcomed; Free Admission & Parking; No Alcohol, Drugs, or Weapons, No Overnight Camping;

Grand Entry: 7pm Friday, 12:30pm both Saturday & Sunday; Gourd Dancing All 3 Days; Hoop Dancing by Thirza Defoe; Aztec/Mexica Dancers; Switch Dance Special. Mother's Day Give-A-Ways.  Vendors By Invite Only.  Sponsored by: ELAC M.E.X.A., A.S.U., The Iron Circle Nation, Los Angles County Parks and Recreation, and The Offices of 1st District Supervisor, Gloria Molina.

Meno Martinez   323-377-3523


MAY 6 - 9,  2005

Lumbee Spring Powwow

Pembroke, NC

Dewey Locklear  910-521-8602


MAY 7 - 8, 2005

Spring Corn Festival

2825 Fish Hatchery Rd., Allentown, PA 

Grand entrance at 12 noon. 

Lenni Lenape Historical Society, 610-797-2121 


MAY 7 - 8, 2005

Mariposa Powwow 

Mariposa Fair Grounds, Mariposa, CA 

Next to Yosemite National Park. 

Penny Long, 209-742-2244


May 7, 2005  2 - 9 p.m.

Coolidge Mesquite Tree Powwow

Coolidge High School Football Stadium

Coolidge, TX   

Phil Stucker,  293 Falcon Lane, Kempner, TX
(254) 542-2386

May 7, 2005  

Univ. of Manitoba Traditional Graduation Powwow

Winnipeg, Canada

This Pow-wow honors 200 Graduates of The University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg.  Feast at 5:00pm. All are welcome. Grand Entry at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Angeline Nelson  204-474-8850


May 7, 2005  

Nipmuck of Chaubunagungamauggg Potluck

Chaubunagungamaugg Reservation

School St., Webster, MA   



May 7, 2005  

2nd Celebrate the Earth Festival

Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum

Kearsarge Mountain Road

Warner, NH 



May 7 - 8, 2005

12th Arts Festival & Mothers Day Pow Wow

Riverside Park - Grants Pass, OR 

Event benefits the encouragement of Native Visual & Performing/ Cultural Arts. Featured performing artist, James Gensaw, Yurok of Northern California * Hand drum singing contest * Ca. Brush Dancers * Special flower ceremony on Mothers Day at 3pm, free gift. Charlie Thom, Karuk spiritual elder - Sharing traditional music * Raven & Eagle dancers, Expression through dance & storytelling

Info: Jack Falls-Rock, Redland Drive, Grants Pass,  OR : 97527  541-472-0215


May 7 - 8, 2005

Huntsville Powwow

Cahaba Shrine Park 6001 Pulaski Pike

Huntsville, AL

Head Man Lee Lawrence, Head Lady Dee Nieves, Host Drum White Horse, Everyone Welcome All Drums Welcome

Info: Betty Abbou
3800 8C Squaw Valley Dr.
Huntsville, Al  35805


May 7 - 8, 2005

5th Socorro Mother's Day Contest Powwow

Clarke Field, Socorro, NM

Saturday - Head Lady Dancer: Katerina Taptto,Mescalero Apache/Kiowa; Sunday - Head Lady Dancer: Juanita Growing Thunder, Assinboin/Sioux; Head Gourd Dancer: Jess Shendo,Jemez/Mescalero Apache; Head Little Boy Dancer - Kirk Kanesta, Dine'/Zuni; Head Little Girl Dancer - Raven Sanchez, San Felipe/Santo Domingo/Dakota Sioux; Host Southern Drum: Southern Mix, Bernard Duran; Host Northern Drum: TBA; Arena Director: Duane Harris, Dine'; MC: Sid Moore, Pawnee; Head Judge: Terry Pecos, Jemez; Spiritual Leader: Casey Church, Northern Potawatamie; Flute Blessing: Andrew Thomas, Dine'; Flag Bearers: Mescalero Gourd Society; Special Honoree's: PFC Lori Piestewa, KIA Iraq and PFC Harry Shondee, Jr., KIA Iraq     Saturday, May 7th; Gourd Dancing, Saturday 12 PM - 4:30 PM  & 6PM-7PM

Sunday: 11 AM - 1 PM.  Grand Entry: Saturday- 7PM, Sunday: 1 PM. All ladies will be honored on Mother' Day.

All Drums, Dancers, Royalty and public welcome. Drum and Dance contest in all categories. Bring your own chairs.

Lori Scholes    505-854-3091


May 13 - 15, 2005

Manataka Women's Healing Retreat

Gulpha Gorge Campgrounds, Hot Springs , AR 

Ladies of all ages welcome. Get away from it all.  Strengthen bonds of friendship, peace and spirituality. Free. - No Fee - except $10 camping fee — Donations welcome. Local motel lodging also available.  No males allowed—big or small. Bring food and camping supply. No reservations required. 

Beck Flaming Owl -

Jody French —  

Pat Carter — 501-760-1967


May 13 - 15, 2005

Cumberland Plateau 4th Annual Pow Wow
Cookeville, TN

May 13, 2005, Children's Day, 9 A.M. - 3 P.M. $1.00 kid's 5-16, 4 & under free (Demonstrations) Saturday & Sunday $5.00 Adults, $2.00 5-16, 4&under free, Seniors 60+ $1.00 May 14, 2005, 9 A.M. - 9 P.M. Grand Entry 12 P.M. & 6 P.M. May 15, 2005, 10 A.M. - 5 P.M Grand Entry 12 P.M. Head Staff TBA at later date.
Info: Linda Meness-Veal 931-823-0007 (before 8 P.M. cst)  Carol Meness-Cash 931-372-0495,


May 14, 2005  

Lost Creek Pow Wow

Border Town Bingo Hall 

Eastern Shawnee Grounds,  Seneca, MO

Headman: William Tarrance

Head Lady: Anna McKibben

Arena Director: Raymond Griffin, Quapaw 

This is a social Dance Only   

Info: Glen or Larry -  1-918-666-2789


May 14, 2005  

Festival Falls Park Pow Wow

Falls Park, Greenville, SC

City of Greenville, South Carolina presents An American Indian Pow Wow & Festival.  Grand Entry 12:00 noon. 

Drum Contest. 

Lamar Ironhorse  Pat Langley  864-233-8742

May 14 - 15, 2005

Drums on the Pocomoke

Cypress Park, Bridge St., Pocomoke, MD
Hosted by The Assateague People of DelMarVa, under the direction of Chief Larry Medicine Cat Smack. Host Drum: Gunpowder River Singers Story telling by Grace Dove Ostrum Gates open 10am to 5pm. Grand Entry 12:00 noon both days. $3.00 admission. Children 12 and under free. ALL DANCERS WELCOME to join our intertribal circle, and our feast. Camping and showers available, first come basis.

Diane Baldwin  757-824-3060 

May 14 - 15, 2005

UNACC's 10th Annual Unity Days Powwow 

29 Antietam Street, Devens, MA

All drums invited. Vendors by invitation only. Join us for a weekend of drumming, dancing, raffles and learning. Check the website for directions. We hope to see you there.

Info: Lorena Novak, P.O. Box 711, Devens, MA 01432 978-772-1306 


May 14 - 15, 2005

First Light Singers Intertribal Powwow

Historic Valley Park Campgrounds, Kemp Ave., North Adams, MA 



May 14 - 15, 2005

North East Woodlands Powwow

Polish American Club Grounds

139 Southwick St, Route 357

Agawam, MA 



May 14 - 15, 2005

2nd NAIVC Intertribal Powwow
Rittman High School, 100 Saucer St. 

Rittman, OH  44270
Indoor event. Grand Entry Saturday May 14th -12 PM Admission: Adults-$4.00 11-18 years & Seniors 55+ -$3.00 6-10 years -$2.00 Under 6 yrs -Free This is a Drug Free Cultural Event FOOD Vendors & VENDORS in Attendance All Dancers Welcome.
Info: JW Lyons Sr. 330-825-7796


May 14 - 15, 2005

Circle of Hope Powwow

West Plains Civic Center, West Plains, MO

Competition PowWow, with events in Men's Fancy, Southern Straight, Grass, Traditional; Women's Fancy Shawl, Jingle, Southern Cloth, Buckskin; age groups under 6, 6-12, 13-17, 18-49, and 50 and up. Drum contest Northern and Southern Combined (must have at least 5 singers). Prizes will be awarded. Admission is open to the public, with a $2 admission at the gate. All drummers, dancers and singers are welcome! No drugs or alcohol will be permitted on the premises. Invited Drums - Poor Boys, Rocking Horse, Maza Kute, Risinghail. Sponsored by the Amonsoquath Tribe of Cherokee in West Plains, MO. 

Cathy Jones or Leonard Heth  417-255-2232 



May 14 - 15, 2005

Northeast Woodlands Native Americans

5th Veterans Pow wow

Polish American Club Grounds 139 Southwick St. 

Route 57 Agawam, Massachusetts

Special Guest artist 2005 Nammy Award winning Flutist Joseph Fire Crow.   Host Drum: Nipmuck Turtle Drum

MC: Black Feather.  Story Teller: Rainbow NSW

Author of Billy Frog Adventures. Drumming, dancing, food and crafts.  Grand Entry Each Day at noon. Bring chairs and or blankets. 

James Gamache  413 786-6465


MAY 15, 2005

Ceremony of 8,000 Drums

Cowtown Coliseum at the Fort Worth Stockyards, 121 E. Exchange Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76106 

Margaret Donnally, 214-630-9511 



May 15, 2005  

May Arts Exposition

Savage, MD

This event is in its 5th year. This year we will feature a mini powwow with drummers and dancers over a three-hour period-11AM to 2PM. The powwow is part of a larger festival of cultural diversity and cultural heritage celebrating American Indian Culture, fine arts, crafts, storytelling, poetry, music, dance, Indian foods, a children's writing and art contest and an antique, classic car show. Other peformances include Mexico Vivo Dancers, Pan American Latin Music Trio, Jazz Orchestra, HOCO Politso Poets, East Indian Dancer, the Nations Capitol Jaguar Owners Club, and the Triumps Around The Chesapeake Club. TIme: 11AM to 6PM all day, Free and open to the public. Artist vendor fees - $75. Food vendor fees - $100

Camellia A. Blackwell   301-604-4484


May 20- 22, 2005

Dancing for the Wolves Native American Art Festival & Benefit

Seacrest Wolf Preserve, 3449 Bonnett Pond Rd

Chipley, FL

Come be apart of this fun filled Weekend, Experience Native American Arts & crafts, Demonstrations, Intertribal Dancing, Stomp dancing, The Saint Andrews Civil War Reinactors. Over night camping, bonfire & miles of hiking trails and howling with the wolves.

Rocky TwoFeathers  (850) 547-4348

May 20- 22, 2005

5th Painted Hand Casino Pow Wow
Parkland Agriplex, Yorkton, 

Saskatchewan, Canada

Kimberley Lavallee, 306-786-6777


May 20- 22, 2005

Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow
Marksville, LA

Guest Entertainers: Joanne Shenandoah, Matha Redbone, Hawk (Indian Flute), Jackie Crow (StoryKeeper) Native American Dance Competition: Golden Age (Age 50 & Up; Men & Women’s categories), Adult (Ages 18-49; Men & Women categories), Junior (Ages 11-17; Boy & Girl categories), Children (10yrs. & under receive day money on Sat & Sun.). Any one category with less than five (5) dancers will be combined. Entry fee $5. for competitions. New! Switch Dance Contest. Men & Women – 1st Place $800 each; 2nd Place $400 each. Friday, May 20 at 8:30PM. Drum & Singing Contest: Three Places in both the Northern & Southern categories; 1st Place $2,500; 2nd Place $1,500; 3rd Place $1,000. Host drums are not eligible. (Drum Day Money given in past years has been replaced by this contest.) *Competition Points start at 1PM Saturday. Grand Entry Registration: Dance & Drum: Friday, May 20, 7:30 p.m. Opens 5 p.m. on Friday, May 20, Saturday, May 21, 1:00 & 7:30 p.m. Closes 12 noon on Saturday, May 21

Sunday, May 22, 12 noon, Pow Wow ends @ 4:00p.m. Featuring over 40 food and craft vendors. 

Call Sharon @ ext. 1953 800-946-1946 ext 2034

John Barbry   318-253-2034


May 21, 2005

Soaring Eagle's 3rd Annual Pow-wow

Du Burns Arena, 1301 S. Ellwood Ave, 

Baltimore , MD

Please join the Youth of Baltimore, while they put on their 3rd Annual Soaring Eagles Pow-Wow.

Saturday, May 21st, 2005  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Baltimore American Indian Center



May 21, 2005

Red Road Sober Cruise

Hingham Shipyard (off Rte 3A), 

Hingham, MA 

Boarding at 6:30 PM 

Sailing the Huwitt Cove. Tickets cost $20. 781-424-8782 or 781-773-1623


May 21, 2005

Spring Bear Powwow & Indian Market

Regis University Fieldhouse, 50th and Lowell.

Denver, CO

Bear Limvere   303-648-3414


May 21, 2005

59th Armed Forces Day Celebration

Comanche Nation, OK

Lance Hill   580-585-2179



May 21- 22, 2005

11th Hiawatha 1st Nation Traditional Powwow
Hiawatha, Ontario, Canada.
Traditional Pow wow with plenty to see and do. Rough camping or a camp ground near by. Restaurant and store on the reserve for all your needs. Vendors welcome.
Info: Kim -


May 21 - 22, 2005

New Hampshire Annual Powwow 

Tamworth Campground, Off Rte. 16, 

Tamworth, NH 603-528-3005


May 21- 22, 2005

11th Honoring Those Who Keep Us Powwow
Black Swan Lake Campground, 

East of Bedford, IN

"In Honor of the People Who Keep Us Free" off Hwy. 50 near Clear Spring, IN.  Anyone in Military Uniform gets in free. Dancing: Sat. 12 - 3pm & 5 - 8pm Sun. 12 - 3pm Vendors open both days. All Drummers, Dancers, and Singers welcome to participate. Free primitive camping and meals for participants. 

Chris Dugger 812-825-9622 

Donald Cleveland at 812-279-2335


May 21- 22, 2005

Honoring Our Children Inter-Tribal Powwow
Richmond Wayne Count, IN

Honoring Our Children Inter-tribal Powwow May 21st -22nd, 2005 Wayne County Fair Grounds Richmond, Indiana Head Boy - Matt Wynk Head Girl - Crystal Grim Head Veteran - Martin Tall Horse Arena Director - Albert Running Wolf Master of Ceremonies - TBA Northern Drum - Black Swamp Singers Southern Drum - White Hawk Singers All other drums welcomed Saturday Sunday Doors open @ 10 AM Doors Open at 10 A.M. Close @ 9 P.M. Close @ 4 P.M. Grand-Entry : at 11:30 A.M. on both days Saturday Dinner Break at 5 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. Saturday Evening Grand-Entry @ 7:00 P.M. Admission Adults : $5.00 Children 15/18 : $3.00 Seniors : $2.00 child. 14 and under free. No selling sage, sweet grass, hawk, owl or eagle feathers. Vendors by invitation only.

Albert Running Wolf and Fran Potter 765-647-4947 

Pat/Dewy Ferguson 765-249-2001

Vicki and Rodney Tate 765-977-4212



May 21- 22, 2005

6th AAIWV Greenbrier Powwow
Fairlea, WV

Low key and friendly! All drums and dancers welcome and they will be fed. Camping is free with showers and real bathroom facilities on grounds. Very near restaurants and hotels. Some vendor spots available.

Larry Brown  304-645-1042


May 21- 22, 2005

5th Changing of the Season Powwow
Rock Island, IL

Les Miller   563-322-3751


May 21- 22, 2005

20th UCLA Powwow
Los Angeles, CA

The Pow Wow will be held on the North Athletic Field. Parking $7 Free admission, open to the public Vendor applications are available on the website Please bring lawn chairs, blankets, and canopies

Theresa Stewart, Yoanna Villalta  310-206-7513


May 21- 22, 2005

Shawnee Nation Woodland Spring Powwow
Bellefontaine, OH

Tracking Wolf  937-592-9592


May 21- 23, 2005

Lil'wat Celebration Powwow
Mount Currie, British Columbia

Singing Contest: 1st: $1500 2nd: $1200 3rd: $800; Womens Golden Age: 1st: $200 2nd: $150 3rd:$75; Mens Golden Age: 1st:$500 2nd:$300 3rd:$200; Jr Boys & Girls: 1st:$75 2nd:$50 3rd:$25; Teen Boys & Girls: 1st:$125 2nd:$75 3rd:$50; Womens & Mens: 1st:$250 2nd:$175 3rd:$100 Specials: Chicken Dance $1000 pay out. Sponsored by Brandon Hestdalen.  Round Dance $1000 pay out. Sponsored by Alexus Edwards.  "Tiny Tot" $$ to be announced. saq'uta ( st'at'imc & lil'wat style traditional dancing )-$200, 100, 50- Sponsored by Arnold and Wendy Ritchie, Chilliwack British Columbia. Bring own chairs, umbrella's, sunscreen etc.  Gate Admission: $7/day & under 12 and over 65 yrs free admission. Camping: $5/wkend "No showers & No camp fires"  Vendors: $75/wkend or $35/day & donation Concessions:$100/day Bring own tables, extension cords, tarps, etc.  Princess Pageant: JR, SR. & *New* Miss Lil'wat" (18-25 yrs) 

Mary A. James (604) 894-5181

Elizabeth Andrew  604-894-6550


May 27 - 29, 2005

Upper Current River Pow Wow
30 Minutes South of Interstate 44 from Rolla or 

St. James, Mo. Grounds, Salem, MO
Open: Friday 27th, 3:00 P.M. Saturday & Sunday 9:00 A.M.. Admission: Adults $2.00, Seven - Twelve yrs. $1.00, Seniors, Six & Under FREE. Bring Your Lawn Chairs!! All proceeds and/or donations will go to the awareness and renovation of the NEW Cultural Center located on the grounds. MC Don Hoffman, Cherokee/Choctaw. Host Drum Young Bucks, Omaha. Arena Director Robert “Tree” Conner, Delaware. Head Man Dancer Garrett Couch, Peoria. Head Lady Dancer Becky Brison, Cheyenne. Head Gourd Dancer Gary King, Muskogee Creek. Committee: Oran McKinney, Dona McKinney, Jim Horton, James Ellis, John Watson.
Info: 573 729-2233.


May 27 - 29, 2005  

United Cherokee of Texas Gathering & Green Corn Ceremonies

Buffalo, TX 

For the first time in history all Cherokee tribes and groups in the state will unite under one banner. Do not miss this historic event.

Antia Atsila -

Jim PathFinder Ewing -


MAY 27 - 29, 2005

Memorial Day Powwow

25th Semi-Annual Intertribal Competition 

3733 County Road 2321, Lyn Haven, FL   

Rocky Two Feathers, 850-547-4348


May 27 - 29, 2005

41st Delaware Pow Wow

Fred Fall Leaf Memorial Campgrounds

Bartlesville, OK 74006

Road 600, 2 miles N. of Copan, OK

Ford Griggs 

2717 Huntington Dr., Bartlesville, OK 


May 27 - 29, 2005

17th Snow Mountain Pow Wow 

Las Vegas Paiute and Moapa Paiute

There will be artisans, native dancers and singers from throughout the US and Canada. Snow Mountain is north of Las Vegas, NV, off I-95 N at Snow Mt exit. This is the only pow wow in Southern Nevada.

Las Vegas Paiute Tribal Colony 1 Paiute Dr. 

Las Vegas, NV 89106

800-711-2833 ext 1790  702 386-3926


May 28, 2005

2005 Children's Contest Pow Wow

Ignacio, CO

Lark M. GoodTracks  970-563-0100


May 28 - 29, 2005

Abenaki Nation of Mississquoi Heritage Pow Wow

Village Green, Swanton, VT 



MAY 28 - 30, 2005

Memorial Day Powwow

American Indianist Society

Camp Marshall, 4H Campgrounds, Off Rte 31, Spencer, MA 



MAY 28 - 30, 2005

5th Annual Trout Run Trade Fair & Festival 

Trout Run, PA, just off Rt 15 north of Williamsport Jim Peacewalker, 570 398 1771 

Robert Straywolf, 570 995 5177


May 28 - 30, 2005

23rd Annual Moon When The Ponies Shed
Franklin County Fairgrounds, Hilliard, OH
Gates open at 10am Grand Entry@1pm. Free for participants. $6-adults,$3-seniors & students, $10-weekend pass.
Info: Native American Indian Center Of Central Ohio Po Box 07705 Columbus, Ohio 43207-0705 (614)443-6120


May 28 - 30, 2005

MCNAA Spring Planting Moon Pow-Wow  

Topsfield Fairgrounds, Rte. 1, 

Topsfield, MA 




MAY 28-30, 2005

Indian Plaza Intertribal Powwow

1475 Mohawk Trail, Route 2

Charlemont, MA 



May 28 - 30, 2005

American Indian Festival  

Lawrenceville, GA

Contest powwow $8,000 prize money $1,000 drum contest

Paul Eddy   770-791-0066




June 3 - 4, 2005

37th Alabama-Coushatta Pow Wow

Livingston, TX

Powwow will be held at the Indian Village Ballpark located 17 miles east of Livingston, TX on Hwy. 190.

Clint Poncho  936-563-1321


June 3 - 5, 2005

Red Earth Pow Wow

Oklahoma City, OK

The 19th annual Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival will be held June 3, 4, 5 2005 at the Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, OK. The Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival continues to be the main event of Red Earth, Inc. and provides an effective means to bring about an awareness of the diversity of the many Native American cultures. It has been voted in the Top 100 events to see in the United States and is the largest cultural festival of its type in Oklahoma.

Dee Ann Alexander  405-427-5228


June 3 - 5, 2005

Native American Artists Fest & Pow Wow

Oakridge, OR

Info:  Nakima Redfox Kerchee
2995 Juniper Street, Sweet Home, OR 97386


June 3  -  5, 2005

11th Potawatomi Trail Pow Wow

Christian County Fairgrounds Taylorville, IL

This will be our 11th annual Potawatomi Trail Pow Wow. Vendor fee, $125.00. Admission, $2.00 adults and $1.00 children.  Contact Hawk at the email address for additional information..

Kent Eyre, 1646 S. Main St., Jacksonville, IL

June 3 - 5, 2005

Rotunda Powwow & Drum Concert

Rotunda 4014 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 

Friday June 3rd is an educational day filled with dance presentations, story telling, drumming, learning dances, songs and chants. The children's programs run from 10am-5pm and are 30 minutes in length. Pre-registration required for schools. Dance Performance Friday from 7:00-8:00 pm featuring Native Nations Dance Theater and an All Nations drum session & dance party featuring drums from all over the world on Friday from 8:30pm-1am.  Dance Performance/ Party - Suggested donation $10. Saturday June 4th, Grand Entry of the dancers at 1:00 pm outside in front of the Rotunda, dancing until 4pm.  The second grand entry will be at 6pm inside. There will be an award ceremony to honor Native American individuals in the community for their outstanding service to the community, a ceremony & crowning of Miss Native Nations (Brittaney Burnett) & Little Miss Native Nations (Rachel Natividad) at 8:30pm.  Saturday evening there will be a concert featuring some of the artist mentioned below from 10 -12:00 am.  Featured artists appearing are:  Stephen Wise – Musician and composer, Namorah Byrd- Story teller, Delwin Fiddler Jr. (Lakota Sioux)- Spoken Word Artist from South Dakota, The Docs- Spoken word artists, Black Horse Butte Drum, Hoop Dancers,  Flutist, Professional musicians, Champion Native American dancers and much more.  Sunday June 5th, Powwow all day- Grand entry will be at 1:00 pm, Head dancers Drew Lyn (Blackfeet/ Seminole/ Carib) and Brittaney Burnett (Blackfeet/Tuscarora/ Cherokee), Intertribal dancing, Hoop Dance Demonstrations, Flutist, Aztec dancers will be performing on Sunday from 4-5 pm, dancing & children’s activities until 7:00 pm.  Native American vendors:  Food, Jewelry & Crafts. 
Vaughnda Hilton, Artistic/Executive Director
Native Nations Dance Theater

241 South 55th St. Philadelphia, PA 19139
(215) 472-9996


June 4 - 5, 2005

4th Skye's Spirit Wildlife Spring Pow-Wow Barkersville, PA

This is a learning festival!  There will be a display of live birds of prey, craft demonstrations/sales, educational booths, braintanning demonstration/sales, Native American Drumming, singing and dancing, storytelling, food, and more.  Come and help us celebrate the wildlife and our Earth.  All proceeds go to the care of injured and orphaned wildlife at Skye's Spirit Wildlife Rehab & Ed Center. 

Maryjane Angelo  814-786-9677


June 4 - 5, 2005

Worcester Inter-tribal Indian Center Pow-Wow Rutland State Park, Rte. 122 & 122A

Rutland, MA



June 4 – 5, 2005 

Rocky Fork Recreation Center's 6th Annual Traditional Open Powwow
Kimbolton, OH
Grand Entry at noon each day. Auction Sunday at 3 p.m. Only authentic, handmade Native American items sold. Beautiful setting for a great powwow! Still seeking head dancers and other participants. All are invited to participate!
Info: Michelle (740) 439-4359.


June 4 – 5, 2005 

Spirit of the Eagle Powwow
Shepardsville, KY

Bruce Bradibng 502-532-7290


June 4 – 5, 2005 
8th Long Island Powwow

Center Moriches High School

Long Island, NY

Prize money over $4,000 -Men's Traditional 18 years and up Traditional, Grass, Fancy 300, 200,100. Women's 18 and up Traditional, Jingle, Shawl 300,200,100
Junior Men's 12-17- Traditional Grass, Fancy 200,100,50. Junior Women's 12-17 Traditional, Jingle Shawl 200, 100, 50. Boy's 6-11 Traditional, Grass, Fancy 75,50, 25. Girls 6-11 Traditional, Jingle, Shawl 75-50-25.

Sally and Ken Morin, Poopatuck Reservation
8 Abby Lane, Mastic, N.Y. 11950

June 10 - 12, 2005

Cullman County Indian Festival

Smith Lake Park, 420 County Rd 385
Cullman, AL

Gates open at 3:00 PM Friday Evening with drumming and dancing 5:00 PM till 10:00 PM on Friday & Saturday Evening. Featuring Cherokee Road Singers & Echota Cherokee Deer Clan Dance Team. Blue Grass & Country Rock bands, games and demonstrations Saturday & Sunday 11:00 AM till 4:00 PM

Echota Cherokee Tribal Office  256-734-7337
June 10 - 12, 2005

Honoring Language Keepers  Powwow

Table Mountain Rancheria, 

Friant, CA

Drum Contest, Dance Contest (Junior, Teen, Adult, & Golden Age Categories), Hand Games, Raffle Prizes.  Specials: Chicken Dance & Women's Northern/Southern Traditional Dance. Public Welcome, Free Admission. Table Mt. Pow-Wow Grounds is located on the west side of Table Mountain Casino.

Info: Pow-Wow Committee
23736 Sky Harbour Road, Friant, CA  93626
(559) 822-2890


June 10 - 12, 2005

40th Will Rogers Indian Club Pow Wow

Marshfield, MO

Head Gourd: Don Stroud; Honored Veteran: Rod "Smokey" Gwoompi; Princess: Tammie Durban; Arena Director: Tom Snow. Admission $2, children 6 and under free.

Dub Roark  417-788-2706


June 10 - 12, 2005

7th Prairie Band Potawatomi Pow Wow

Mayetta, KS

Host Drum ~ Sizzortail~ Invited Drum ~ Bear Creek~

If you would like to sponsor any dance categories or to place an ad in our 2005 program book ~ contact Peggy Houston, Ruth Harjo or Richele Pahmahmie. Vendor Information ~ Contact Blake Garrison at  4th Annual Motorcycle Run ~ Contact Marcus Koch Men's FastPitch tourney ~ Curtis Masquat or John LaClare. 4-person golf scramble ~ Peggy Houston or Ruth Vega-Harjo. Plenty of Camping - Limited RV Space (first come-first serve). 

877-715-6789 ext 3999

Micki or Rebekah  877-727-6743 785-966-3024


June 10 - 12, 2005

8th Celebration of Generations Pow Wow

Darrington, WA

Temorary Location - Darrington High School. First 10 registered drums guaranteed pay. Free Dinner & Breakfast & T-shirts.  Showers and camping onsite.

24 hr security.

David or Rachel Bigby  360-436-1124


June 10 - 12, 2005

2nd Savannah River Pow Wow

Columbia County Fairgrounds northeast of Augusta in Evan, GA

Jean Parker  706-650-2956


June 11,  2005

The Spirit Lives On Pow Wow
Sanostee Dine Nation, NM
Annual contest pow wow put on family of the Late Ray Nahkai Jr. General admission this year will be $4.00. This is the lowest admission fee. Outdoor event, no camping facilities. Dance and drum contest. Dance order will be scrambled but everyone will dance to fours songs, two during the day and two at night plus internations and specials. The Nahkai Family and Relatives.



June 11 - 12, 2005

8th Annual Pow Wow in the Pines

Pinetop, AZ

Hon-Dah Resort, Casino & Conference Center
777 Hwy 260, Pinetop, AZ
Mark Neel,  928-369-0299 fax 928-369-0382

June 11 - 12, 2005

Onondaga Lodge Powwow

Harrison County Fairgrounds, Cadiz, OH

Vendors need to contact me soon with your inventory if you would like to attend. The fee for vendors is considerably low, because this is the first powwow for this organization. We will send vendors invitations and contracts after reviewing their inventory. Gates to the Fairgrounds, site of powwow, will open on both mornings at 10am. Grand entrys are set for 1pm and 6pm on Saturday the 11th, and 1pm on Sunday the 12th. The adult admission fee is $5.00, and the youth admission fee is $3.00. Children under six years of age may enter with supervised adult at no charge. Primitive camping, including nice showers and toilet facilities, is available to dancers, vendors, and anyone else participating in the pow wow. Dancers eat, stay, and enter at no cost. Please contact me if you would like to dance.

Steve  304-845-3653


June 11 - 12, 2005

3rd Tinker Inter-Tribal Council Powwow

Midwest City , OK

Kelly Switch  405-677-2127


June 11 - 12, 2005

Woburn Historical Commission Pow Wow

Altavesta School, North Woburn, MA

MultiCultural, Drumming, Singing, Dancing, Storytelling, Children's  Honoring & Candy Dance. Many Native American Items sold by the vendors. Free Admission. 

Info: Grandmother Guiding Hawk
9-A Kearsarge Ave., Woburn, MA 018801


June 11 - 12, 2005

Wollomonuppoag Indian Council Powwow LaSalette Fairgrounds, Rte. 118, 

Attleboro, MA 



June 11 – 12, 2005  

Mohegans Annual Intertribal Powwow

Lebanon Fairgrounds, Mack Road 

Lebanon, CT 



June 11 – 12, 2005 

Indian Plaza Intertribal Powwow

1475 Mohawk Trail, Route 2

Charlemont, MA 



June 11 – 12, 2005

Native American Arts and Crafts Festival and Overnight Campout
Cougar Park, 10664 Socorro Rd.

Socorro, Texas, El Paso, TX
We invite all Native Americans that would like to come and display their arts and crafts and campout with us. We do not charge to set up your booth or to camp out. We also do some intertribal dances as we come together in unity. Anyone that would like to participate dancing, playing the flute etc. is welcome. We are simply celebrating our Native American Culture. Time: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Saturday Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday. It is a small City within the El Paso County. If you are interested in participating please contact me or e-mail me.
Info: Suky Ramos, Eagle Feather - (915) 422-1700


June 16 – 19, 2005

United Cherokee Ani-Yun-Wiya Powwow
Reidsville, NC

Jaycee Park, S. Scales Street, across from Farmer's Table Rest.29 north towards Danville, Va take business 29 go to 1st stop lite go thru go about 2 miles park in on left cross from Farmers table rest. 29 south take 87 exit take rite at top of ramp to 1st stop light turn rite, 20 about 2 miles park on left from Farmers Table. Admission: adults:$5.00, Elders-Children under 12 FREE- 11 up to 18 $3.00-- for vendor info please call or e-mail.
Info: Donnie Freeman-336-212-6418.


June 17 - 19, 2005

5th Osage River Pow Wow

Miller County Fairgrounds, Eldon, MO

Traditional. Princess Contest. Host Southern Drum, Young Bucks, Omaha. MC, Jake Chanate. Arena Director, Tracy Tullie. Head Gourd, TBA.  Head Man Dancer, Frank Wolf. Head Lady Dancer, TBA. 2004 Princess, Nikki Carter. All drums and dancers welcome. 
Janet Dudley, 70 Jackson Cemetery Road
Ulman, MO  65083


June 17 – 18, 2005

26th Annual Mowa Choctaw Powwow
Calvert, AL
$5000.00 Prize Money $5.00 admission - All vendors and drums welcome! Vendors may not sell hamburgers, hot dogs, or Indian tacos. No ice chest, alcohol, profanity of bad attitudes allowed.
Info:, 251-829-5500 or 251-829-5000 (tribal office).


JUNE 17 - 19, 2005

11th Annual Competition Powwow

Edgewater Park, 8701 Lakeshore Blvd. N.E. Cleveland, OH  44108  

Robert Roche 216-351-4488


June 17 – 19, 2005

Tribal Crossroads Pow Wow
Leitchfield, KY
First Annual Tribal Crossroads Pow Wow Honored Elder, Samuel Holiday, Navajo Code Talker Honored Guest, John Carter, Tuskegee Airman Head Man - Daniel Homan Head Lady - Amanda Beauchamp Head Vet - John Spiritwolf Kountz Arena Director
- Barry Redbird Brown Northern Drum - The Thunderheart Singers Southern Drum - The Medicine River Singers MC - Dave Whitewolf Trezak Camping sites available Fly in to adjacent airport, transportation provided Participation by Ky National Guard, VFW, American Legion, and Scouts Adult Admission $5 Kids $3 Kids under 7 free Friday is Kids day $1, Kids in scouting uniforms free Daily 10 AM to 7 PM Grand Entries at 1 PM Dave Trezak concert Saturday evening 8 PM to 10 PM Buffalo on the pow wow grounds Evening camp fire gatherings for on-site campers with both pow wow drums participating Bring your tent and sleeping bag and enjoy the complete pow wow experience. Weekend rates availble which includes camp site Benefiting Mantle Rock Native Education and Cultural Center of Marion, Ky Visit our web site for more information.
Info: 270-286-8545.


June 17 – 19, 2005

16th "Honor the Firekeepers" Traditional Powwow
Eastview School, Dunn Field, 

Lake Geneva, WI
Grand Entry: Saturday 1-5 p.m. & 7-10 pm. Sunday 1-5 pm. Gates open to the public 10 am Saturday & Sunday Admission: Adults $5.00, Seniors (55 +up) $3.00, Children (11-17) $3.00, Children (10 & under) FREE Fun for all, David Bell Memorial breakfast on Sunday for all dancers, drumgoups, vendors, and campers. provided by his children Cassandra, David Jr and Kathie Bell) Along with a princess and Brave contest open to all ages and tribes. Beautiful scenery along Lake Geneva, close to Racine/Milwaukee area. Showers are availble for campers and dancers. Traders featuring Native American Art, Jewelry, Crafts, Craft supplies, music tapes and C.D.'s. much more.
Info: Trader Info: Mitch Ruiz (262) 248-1359 - Gary Adamson 262-248-2784


June 17 – 19, 2005

14th Eskasoni 2005 Powwow 

Noel R. Denny Memorial Powwow Grounds

Near Sydney, Nova Scotia  Canada 


June 18 - 19, 2005

Red Road Annual Sobriety Pow Wow

Dighton Town Hall, Rte. 138

Dighton, MA 



June 18 - 19, 2005

2nd Annual Gathering & Powwow

Metis of Maine

Old Cornish Fairgrounds, Route 25

Cornish, ME 



June 18 - 19, 2005

10th Two Sisters Pow Wow

Regatta Field, Rte. 113, Pawtucket Blvd, 

Lowell, MA 



June 18 – 19, 2005

Gathering of the Clans Powwow
Notre Dane Du Nord., Quebec, Canada

Ed Barnsdale  819-723-2664


June 18 – 19, 2005

 5th Annual Shenandoah Valley Powwow
Easy to find. Intersection of Interstate 81 and Exit 269 (Shenandoah Caverns Exit) at the Silver Phoenix Indian Trading Post, 

Mount Jackson, VA
Traditional Non-competition powwow. Day money offered. Primitive camping on grounds and evening meal Saturday night for participants. Prestigious Head Staff: Host Drum - Cedar Tree Singers; Invited Drums: Black Bear; and Nux Baga (formally White Oak); MC - Clayton Old Elk; Arena Director - Jay Hill; Head Man - Keith Anderson; Head Woman - Georgiana Old Elk. Over 30 quality craft booths, traditional food.  $5.00 under 12 free.
Info: 540-477-9616 10 am-6 pm.


June 18 - 19, 2005

All Nations Gathering

Oil Creek Campground
The Reges Family of Old Beatty Manor

Titusville, PA


June 18 – 20, 2005 

21st Annual Strawberry Moon Powwow
Mole Lake, WI
The grand entry starts at 1:00 and 7:00 on Saturday. Admission fees cost $5.00 the weekend.


June 24 - 26, 2005

Trade Days Festival 

Old Trade School Festival/Powwow Grounds

Trade, TN

No Contest. Ron Colombe ~ Emcee Arvel Bird ~ Special Guest Jerry Harmon ~ Smoky Mountain Gypsy and the Ledford Family dancers. Host Drum ~ Bad Water; Additional drum: Bear Heart. Special Guest Arvel Bird and Jerry Harmon.: All drums welcome. Booths and fees: Approximately 25 non Native and 25 Native craft vendors and six mixed food vendors. Directions: Trade is located on Hwy 421 just across the state line and 15 miles from Boone, NC. 

Jerry Laney (229) 787-5180 evenings


June 24 - 26, 2005

31st Tonkawa Trival Pow Wow

Tonkawa, OK

Drum: Ft. Oakland Ramblers

Business Committee  580-628-2561


June 24 - 26, 2005

Zemis Memorial Pow Wow

  Loc: TBA. 



June 24 - 26, 2005

6th New Windsor Intertribal Pow Wow

New Windsor, IL

Sponsored by Uncle Don's Toy Drive and Central Illinois One People Organization, Inc. Camping and showers for Drums, dancers, special guests, and vendors. Vendors limited to 20 and food vendors limited to 2. Call for vendor space fees or other questions. Warrior, Princess, Lil'  Warrior, and Lil' Princess contest. Adults $5, Seniors, $3, children under 16  free with adult. 

Info: Jeannie Herbert, 129 N. 8th, New Windsor, IL
309 667-2214 - 


June 24 – 26, 2005 

Heart of the Thunderbird 14th Powwow
Rolla, MO
Non contest Powwow, All Dancers welcome. Still have Vendor space available. Friday night Stomp Dance. Camping, RV space and electricity available, showers available. Can set up on Thursday. No admission fee to get into Powwow unless setting up as vendor or using electricity.
Info: Mona Murphy-573-422-6383-


June 25 - 26, 2005

Warrior Spirit Veterans Powwow

American Legion Post 205 

Togus V.A. Hospital, Route 17 East

Augusta, ME 



June 25 - 26, 2005 

Annual Kanatsiohareke Festival

Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community

Fonda, NY


June 25 - 26, 2005 

Chief Flying Eagle 6th Native American Powwow

Brooklyn Bison Farm, Off Rte 395, Exit 91, Brooklyn, CT 



June 25 - 26, 2005

Native Bermuda Festival

St. David's Island , MD

St. David's Island Historial Society's Indian Committee presents; "Being Native; Being Yourself" at the St David's Cricket Club Grounds, Bermuda. Special Guest includes: Native American Dancers; along with our Bermuda Gombeys.  Arts & Crafts, Traditional St. David's food, Native American Song & Dance; Displays.

Stephen Tucker  441-505-4096


June 25 - 26, 2005

7th Restoring The Circle Pow Wow

Lowell Fairgrounds  244 S. Hudson, Lowell, MI

Traditional Pow Wow.  Free admission and parking.  Drug and alcohol free, Family friendly. Sponsored by Grand Valley American Indian Lodge.

Info: Lori, 401 Ferris, Grand Rapids, MI 49544
616 364 4697


June 25 - 26, 2005

4th Mending the Sacred Hoop Contest Pow Wow

300 West Russell, Tecumseh, MI

Traders by Invitation only

Info:  Abel Cool Wind Bear Cooper 

P.O. Box 972, Adrian, Michigan 49221


June 25 - 26, 2005 

29th Annual Powwow

Order for the Preservation of Indian Culture  

Prowse Farm, 5 Blue Hill River Road

Canton, MA 



June 25 - 26, 2005


Coolidge Park, John Fitch Highway, 

Fitchburg, MA 



June 30 - July 3, 2005

Badlands Celebration

Brockton, MT

Leland Spotted Bird  406-786-3143


June 30 - July 3, 2005

37th Annual Ute 4th of July Powwow

Ft. Duchesne Powwow Grounds.

Uintah & Ouray Rez. - Vernal, UT -  

Contest Powwow, Drum Contest 1st $4K-4t. Highway 40, 8 miles E. of Roosevelt, 6 hours W. of Denver Colorado, 3 hours E. of Salt Lake City, 35 miles W. of Vernal, Utah. Hwy 40 runs through the reservation. No admission. Bring a folding chair, shade is provided with plenty of Native American Arts & Crafts and plenty of food booths to enjoy. Host Drums: Big Bear: Alberta Canada, Tha Tribe: Lawrence KA, The Boyz: St.Paul MN, Red Sprirt: Hilltop UT. Drum Contest:1st $4,000, 2nd $3,000, 3rd $2,000, 4th $1,000. Food Booths $400, Arts & Crafts $300. 

Ron Cuch, 435-722-8541



July 1, 2005

13th Multi Cultural Day

Stawamus Reserve, British Columbia, Canada

Totem Hall from 12 noon to 6 pm. Everyone invite. Potluck! Free event. 

Diana Billy


July 1 - 3, 2005

Mount Mckay Summer Powwow

MC: Clarence or Tommy White  Drum: Black Water Creek Arena Director: Tommy or Clarence White.  Traditional daily Feasts, Give away ceremony, Spot dances, Beautiful view overlooking Thunder Bay and Lake Superior. (possible grass dance special) Honorairium for all dancers and first 15  registered drums with 4 singers. Camp grounds and security available.(also local bingo's & casino) Powwow starts early on Friday 1pm and 7pm Grand Entries, the same for Sat. The powwow will be ending early, around 3 or 4pm on Sunday.  

John Charlie  807-623-1702 


July 1 - 3, 2005

28th Three Rivers Indian Lodge Powwow

Manteca , CA

Native Directions, Inc. / Three Rivers Indian Lodge

Drums: White, Wagonburners, Youngbird, Northern.

Ramona Valadez/Victoria Ramirez



July 1 - 3, 2005

33rd Oneida Nation 4th of July Powwow

Oneida , WI

MC: Artley Skenandore, Oneida Wi/Francis Huntington, Meriden, CT.  Host Drums: Little Otter

Over $49,000 in prize money will be awarded. 

Men's 65 & Over $1000 Traditional Special - Sponsored by Stanley Webster. No Canopies allowed this year.

Maureen Metoxen  920-496-5314


July 1 - 3, 2005

Chiniki First Nation Canada Day Powwow

Morley, Alberta

2005 Chiniki Powwow to be held at our renovated arbour. Expanded and rain free. Our honourary host drums inlcude Chiniki Lake and Eyahey Nakoda. For vendors you may contact Tracy Mark @ 403-881-2115 or Kathy Lefthand @ 403-554-3353. Prize Money for drumming contest as follows:1st $8000.00, 2nd $5000.00, 3rd $3000.00, 4th $2000.00 and 5th $1000.00. 

Myrtis Mark  403-881-2794 


July 1 - 3, 2005

Aabita Niibing Traditional Pow Wow

Leech Lake Veteran's Memorial Pow Wow Grounds, Cass Lake, MN

Mutt Robinson or Jim Jones

115 6th Street NW Suite E, Cass Lake, MN   56633 218-335-7424 or 7034 


July 1 - 4, 2005

25,905th Summer Gathering at Manataka

Bald Mountain Park, Hot Springs, AR

Gulpha Gorge Campgrounds, Hot Springs, AR

Not a powwow.  Religious Ceremonies, Drumming, Bear Dance, Singing, Games, Elder Teachings, Storytelling and More.  Limited number of vendors permitted -501-627-0555. Ceremonies will also be held at Manataka Mountain. Admission free - $2 parking donation. $5 camping.

Manataka American Indian Council

P.O. Box 476, Hot Springs, AR 71902-0476 


July 1 - 4, 2005

34th Annual Rainbow Family Gathering

Greater Mid-Atlantic Bio-Region Always remembering the vision of "One Love" All peaceful being welcomed to come and share in the energy --- Site to be announced in mid June. More Details:


July 1 - 4, 2005

33rd Good Time Powwow

Harry J. Betar Memorial Park, Route 32 Gansevoort Road., South Glens Falls

Moreau, NY 

Calico Dancers 



July 1 - 4, 2005

Kiowa Tia-piah Society 4th of July Celebration

Chieftain Park, 12 Miles South of Carnegie , OK

Smoking ceremonies, Gourd Dance, Brush Dance, Social Dance. Everyone invited to camp.  Camp Rations is will given out on July 2nd and 3rd!  The entire encampment will be feed each day by Honor Dinners throughout the camp!!  Booth space is available for Raffle Donations (Please Indian Arts and Crafts only.)

Warren Queton  405-366-8634


July 1 - 4, 2005

133rd Annual Quapaw Pow-wow

Quapaw, OK

L Smith  918-674-0097


July 1 - 7, 2005

Gathering of the Tribes

Peaceful Freedom Assembly Central United States in the Ozarks Region This is not the Annual or National Gathering of the Tribes. All peaceful beings are welcome to come share the gift of harmony and prayers for world peace as we celebrate our interdependence day in unity without glorification of war. A circle of silent meditation will commence with the rising sun on the morning of July 4th until noon. This peaceful vibration will be shared world wide with other individuals in a conscience wave of hope, love and understanding. A Gathering of the Tribes and intended to expand the beauty, peace and vibration of the Rainbow to all corners of the globe.


July 2 - 3, 2005

Explore the Big Sky Powwow

Great Falls, MT

Candace Blackbird-Hubbard



July 2 - 3, 2005

10th Eastern Woodlands Pow wow

River Road (Route 202 near East Rochester NH)  Lebanon, ME

Woodlands Indian Pow wow  Flute playing and storytelling.  Auction sale. A feast meal will be provided on Sat. night for all dancers, vendors, and volunteer staff.  

Info:  Pat Lilly, 314 Grenier Road, Wakefield, NH 03872

July 2 - 3, 2005

11th Traditional Gathering/ Lunaape Peoples
Location: Munsee-Delaware Nation, Muncey, Ontario. N0L 1Y0 Canada.
This is a great non-hurried gathering for people who wish to enjoy a comfortable meeting place and being with their families. Dancer's Demonstrations & guest participations; First people's singing and drumming; handmade crafts. Opening each day around 12:00 and concluding around 10 on Saturday with Fireworks at dusk; Free Admissions/Donations excepted; Dinners supplied to dancers, singer and drummers, elders in PM each day; Security supplied; Rough Camping available All Welcome to our community where you can lay back and enjoy the positive atmosphere and be safe. 

Info: Leo "Wiixcheew Axkook" Nicholas - 261 Jubillee Road Munsee-Delaware Nation, Muncey Ontario, Canada. N0L 1Y0.  519-289-5396 and


July 2 - 3, 2005

FWM Fireman's Celebration & Powwow

Dunlap's Grove, Mehoopany, PA

Parade 10:30 a.m. Round and Square Dance on Sat.

Bill Pedley, RR 1 Box 140A, Mehoopany, PA

July 2 - 3, 2005

Friendship Acres Formerly- Wagon Trails

Randolph - South of Ra, OH

Campers needing water and Electric hookups must call the Camp Ground @ 330-325-9527.  Crazy Noon Auction -11:00AM Sunday. HEADVET Mr. Russ Moore-Butler, Pa.

Don Lane  330-326-3248 


July 2 - 4, 2005

Indian Plaza Intertribal Powwow

1475 Mohawk Trail, Route 2

Charlemont, MA 



July 2 - 4, 2005

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Pow Wow

55 Acres, 1048 Great Neck Road

South Mashpee, MA 

Dance and Drum Contest, food and craft.

Charles Foster, 508-477-0208, x203 


July 2 - 4, 2005

4th Hobby Horse Ranch Festival

Fleetwood (outside Reading), 428 Hartz Rd.
Fleetwood, PA
Head dancers:Frank Little Bear & Marie Dancing Feather MC:Jim Harmony Music by Spirit Wing other Native musicians Aztec Fire Dancers

Jim   610-944-5797

July 6 - 9, 2005

National Powwow

Danville, IL 

Huge Crafts and Tipi Competition. 3 days of seminars in the morning. Great Intertribal Dance with no contests. Family type atmosphere. Held only every 3 years. Gourd dancing.

Art Tate  317-773-4233


July 7-10, 2005

42nd Annual Sac & Fox Pow Wow

Sac & Fox Nation Powwow Grounds

Stroud, OK

Drum Contest, 49' Contest

Mary Ann Anque Memorial Switch Dance Contest

Thursday Night Traditional Sac & Fox Dances

Dance Competitions Fri, Sat, and Sun nights

Gourd Dancing Sat and Sunday Afternoon 



July 7-10, 2005

54th North American Indian Days

Browning , MT

MCs: Earl Old Person, Jay St. Goddard, Kenny Scabby Robe.  Arena Director: Kevin Kicking Woman, Clarence Comes At Night, Lucky White Grass.

Jim McNeely at 338-7190  Wanda Glaze at 338-3533
Tony Sinclair at 338-7421  Donna Yellow Owl at 338-7539
Vanessa Kipp at 338-751 

Jodi Calf Boss Ribs  406-338-7103


July 8 - 10, 2005

Medicine Eagle Pow Wow

Keokuk, IA

This years Pow Wow is a Youth Honoring Pow Wow. Dance Contest Adults: Mens Fancy Showcase, $1000.00 winner take all. Women's Fancy Shawl, $1000.00 winner take all. Youth: Paying 3 places in each category Boys Junior/Teen; Grass, Traditional, and Fancy Girls Junior/ Teen; Jingle, Cloth/Buckskin, and Fancy Shawl Tiny Tots category $1000 Drum split for the first 4 drums to pre-register. 

Dee Hagmeier   319-463-7367



July 8 - 10, 2005

Thunder Falls Seneca Niagra Powwow

Niagra Falls, NY

Get ready for the second annual Thunder Falls Pow Wow, presented by the Seneca Nation of Indians and Seneca Niagara Casino. Don’t miss this cultural extravaganza featuring authentic Native American arts, crafts, cuisine and more!  $25,000 drum competition. $58,000 Open Pow Wow dance competition. $17,000 Smoke dance competition. “Specials” to be announced. Total prizes: $100,000+.  1-877-8-SENECA (73-6322) for additional information. Thunder Falls Pow Wow is open to the public. This is a drug-free, alcohol-free family event. No pets allowed.

Karen Karsten  716-299-1100


July 8 - 10, 2005

23rd Annual Bear River Powwow

Old Indian Village Rd, Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin

Info: Robert Elm Teresa Mitchell

PO Box 1062, Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin 54538  715 588-2915/ 614-3373


July 8 - 10, 2005

In Celebration of 7 Generations Powwow 

Big Bay, MI 

Located on the southern shore of Lake Superior, approximately 25 miles north of Marquette, in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Grand Entry starts at 7:00 pm on Thursday, the 8th, at 1:00 pm and at 7:00 pm on Friday, the 9th, and at 1:00 pm on Saturday, the 10th. Registration fees for traders /crafters space is $20. 

Sue, 906-869-3859 or


July 8 - 10, 2005

Arikara Celebration 2005

Grand Entries: Fri 7pm, Sat 1pm and 7pm, Sunday 1pm and 7pm. Flag raising daily 8am. 

Frank Felix JR  701-743-4535


July 09, 2005

Nipmuck of Chaubunagungamaugg Potluck

Holland, MA 

(call to verify location) 



July 09, 2005 at 6:00 PM

Jazz For Peace Concert

Rivers Academy 1501 N. Solano

Las Cruces, NM

Benefit concert for the Piro/Manso/Tiwa Indian Tribe of San Juan De Guadalupe featuring Rick DellaRatta. Tickets $25.00. Jazz For Peace™ is the name of the band. The purpose is to help the tribe continue its struggle to survive.

Andy Roybal, Piro/Manso/Tiwa Indian Tribe 

(505) 647-5372, (650) 274-1131  

Jazz for Peace 212-947-1104



July 9, 2005

5th Annual Market Lake Powwow

2858 E. 700 N. Roberts, Idaho 83444 

Craft and food vendors, drumming, singing, dancing, and native tribes represented.

Jack Barton  208-522-8183


July 9 - 10, 2005

6th Ghost Bear Lodge Powwow

Clinton Fairgrounds, Off Route I-95, Exit 37, 

Route 100, Clinton, ME 



July 9 - 10, 2005

All My Relations Intertribal Powwow

Bolton Valley Resort

Bolton, VT 



July 9 - 10, 2005 

Sagamok Anishnabek Traditional Powwow
Massey, Ontario, Canada.
Sat, Sun Grand Entries - no admission fee Vendors Fees - $100 weekend.
Linda Toulouse 1-705-865-2171  


July 9 - 10, 2005

Honor Our Ancestors Festival
Kingsville, OH
Sponsored by: United Eastern Lenape Nation. Kingsville/North Kingsville Bicentennial Celebration. Host Drum: Rapid Rivers Drum Grand Entry: 1PM Saturday and Sunday. More information to follow.


July 9 - 10, 2005

10th Gathering of the People

Franklin , OH

Non Competition Cultural Woodland Event. To be held at the Franklin VFW Picnic Grove on Claude Thomas Dr. Located off I 75 SR73 exit 38. Behind Frischs just west of I75. Plenty of Craft dealers, Traditional/Non Traditional food available. Special Guest:The Chained Eagles will present POW/MIA Moving wall of Ohio with candelight vigil on Saturday. Hours are 10am-8pm Sat.. 10am-5pm Sun. Grand Entry for Sat. 12pm&5pm, and 1pm on Sunday. Invited Drums: Red Feather, Mingo River Singers, Southern Singers, Black Eagle, Morning Star, Black Swamp Singers

Jody Greywolf Carlotta  859-363-9715   


July 9 - 10, 2005

Echoes of a Proud Nation Powwow
Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada

General Admission is $7.00, Seniors is $3.00 and 5 and under are free. Gates open at 9:00am both days

Pow-wow Office   450-632-8667


July 9 - 10, 2005

15th Kateri Circle Pow Wow

Whittier Narrows Park, South El Monte, CA

60 Fwy *Exit Rosemead #North side of 60 Fwy.

In Honor of the Feast of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha

Special events: Contest Dancing *Exhibition Dancing *Food Booths*Arts & Crafts

Eva Walters  626-334-1140


July 9 - 10, 2005

Sussex County PowWow

Sussex County Fairgrounds, Branchville, NJ

Rain or shine. No registration fee. Adults: Traditional, Grass, Jingle, Fancy. Teens: Traditional, Grass, Jingle, Fancy. Boys Combined, Jr. Girls Combined. Tiny Tots.

Camping Available

Cliff Matias  718-686-9297

July 12 - 14, 2005

Meskwaki Proclamation Day Powwow 

Tama , IA. 

Dean WhiteBreast, 641-484-4912


July 13 - 16, 2005

Mississippi Choctaw Indian Fair

Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

Choctaw, MS



July 14 - 17, 2005

Annual Wahcinca Dakota Oyate Celebration 

Poplar, MT

Sunee, 460-672-5462


July 14 - 17, 2005

124th Otoe-Missouria Tribal Encampment

Red Rock, AL

Dance Contest in All Categories. 3 on 3 Basketball, 1K health run and Horseshoe tournament Saturday. "49" Contest Saturday Night CO-Host Organizations: Red Rock Creek, Central Oklahoma Intertribal Society. Rations Distributed to all campers Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Frank Carson


July 15 - 17, 2005

10th Annual Big Bear All Nations Powwow
Big Bear, CA
Faye Roman  909-797-1593


July 15 - 17, 2005

Robert Woolery Sr Memorial Powwow

Missouri State 
Sedalia, MO

Plenty of camping available to dancers/singers/vendors, free. Vendors are by invite only.

Bob Woolery  660-826-5608


July 15 - 17, 2005

Wahcinca Dakota Oyate Celebration
Poplar, MT

Camping day starts on July 14th.  There will be a different host drum every session.

Sunee  406-672-5462


July 15 - 17, 2005

Dakota Oyate Wacipi 2005

Sioux Valley, Manitoba, Canada

MC's: Ron Hall, Sioux Valley Dakota Nation; Rod Hunter, Stoney Nation, Morley Alberta. Host Drum: Sioux Valley Jr.s; Invited Drums:  Mystic River, Eagle Mountain, Battle River, Eya Hey Nakoda, Whitefish Jr.s, Tha Tribe, Big Bear, Cozad, Otter Trail.  Arena Directors: Darryl McKay, Sioux Valley, MB; Donny McKay, Sioux Valley, MB.

Darryl Mckay, Sherisse Mckay, Kirby Hall

204-851-0386, 2


July 15 - 17, 2005

20th Bear Creek Traditional Pow Wow

Olmsted County History Center

Rochester, MN 

Friday, 7pm concert featuring Woody Swifteagle and Arvil Bird followed by an open-mic session for poetry and music.

Carol or Kathy Timmers 

3611 85th St NW Lot 104 Oronoco, MN 55960 507-367-2697


July 15 - 17, 2005

Seneca Allegany Veteran's Pow Wow

Salamanca, NY

New this year: Northern & Southern Adult Dance Categories; Northern & Southern Drum Contests; Hand Drum & Iroquois Singing Contest (Fri. nite 7/15). Highbanks Campground pow wow rates cabins & sites: 1-877-SNI-CAMP.

Glenda Taylor - 716-945-1790


July 15 - 17, 2005

Kickapoo Pow-wow Days

Horton , KS

Milwaukee Bucks, Host Northern. Youngbird, Host Southern, Head Judge: Victor Thomas
Miss Kickapoo 2004-05: Nadas Green, Color Guard: Kickapoo American Legion Post, & Kickapoo Womens

Security 24 hours. Camping/shower facilities available.

Michelle Thomas  877-864-2746

Merle Green (785) 966-2466 Evenings


July 15 - 17, 2005

Nevada Indian Days Pow Wow

Fallon, NV

Competition powwow.  All Drums and vendors welcome.  On site camping & showers available.   SPECIAL!  Men's Fancy Spotlight Special! All Indian rodeo

775-423-6075 rodeo info.

Francine Tohannie




July 15 - 17, 2005

Mandaree Hidatsa Celebration

Mandaree , ND

Kenny Smith Sr.701-759-3311

Connie White Bear



July 16 - 17, 2005

Honorary Gourd Dance Miss Tsayatoh Bearclan Powwow Princess
Ellis Tanner Amphetheater, Gallup, NM

MC: Ambrose Yazzie 

Host Drum: Long Walk Descendants

Delores  505-863-0237 


July 16 - 17, 2005

White Buffalo Society 6th Traditional Powwow

Gaston Fair Grounds, Gaston IN

I-69 to SR 28 E., follow the signs. 

John Mohrman, 419-629-2045  


July 16 - 17, 2005

All Nations 6th Annual Pow-Wow 

Zanesville, OH

N.A.E.D.A. and Ohio Nature Education

Iorn Woman Dance Competition Prize money for Jingle Dress and Fancy Shawl. Formally Our Brothers Pow-Wow in Dillon Park, moved just South of Zanesville to State Rt.22, Old Newton school building by Newton Township Fire Dept. Gates open at 10 and Grand Entry at Noon and 6 Sat., Noon on Sun. Trade blanket Sat. night, all wecome. Live native animals of Ohio.

Joe or Teressa Temple 740-452-5261 


July 16 - 17, 2005

6th Intertribal Powwow

Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum: 

Kearsarge Mountain Road, Warner, NH 

Jessica L. Eshleman

PO Box 142    Warner, NH  03278 

(603) 456-2600 


July 16 - 17, 2005

LIHA Traditional Native American Learning Weekend

Dulac Land Trust

Sanbornton, NH 



July 16 - 17, 2005

20th Bear Creek Traditional Pow Wow

Olmsted County History Center

Rochester, MN

Info: Jim Wilson or Carol Timmers

3611 85th ST NW Lot 104 

Oronoco State: MN 55960 

507-732-5941 or 507-367-2697


July 16 - 17, 2005

Watertown Historical Society Pow Wow

O'Connell Field, Mount Auburn St., 

Watertown, MA

Watertown Treaty Day, Celebrating the signing of the treaty between the Mikmaq and the St. John's Tribe on July 19, 1776.  Drumming, Singing, Dancing, Special Honorings.  Free Admission. 

Grandmother Guiding Hawk
9-A Kearsarge Ave., Woburn, MA 018801


July 16 - 17, 2005

Rhode Island Indian Council Pow Wow

Roger Williams Park

Providence, RI 



July 16 - 17, 2005

Black Feather Circle of Life Pow Wow

Connie Mack Field

East Brookfield, MA 



July 16 - 17, 2005

Mississauga First Nation Traditional Pow Wow
Blind River, Ontario, Canada.
Sat, Sun Grand Entries - no admission fee Vendors Fees - $100 weekend.
Contact: Bob Chiblow, 1-705-356-5096,


July 16 - 17, 2005

All Nations Gathering

Oil Creek Campground
Titusville, PA

MaskOfTheFox  724-287-8872


July 16 - 17, 2005

2nd Accohannock PowWow and Festival

Fruitland, MD

Drum:  Eastern Bull  Arena Director: Pinkie Smith

Headman: Michael Cranford, Headlady: Jeanny Cranford 

David Holland  410-623-2660 


July 18 - 22, 2005

12th Eabametoong 1st Nation Powwow
Fort Hope, Ontario, Canada




July 19 - 21, 2005

22nd Peguis Powwow

Peguis Rez, Manitoba, Canada

MC: Eric Tootoosis & Chief Morris Shannacappo

Host Drum: Wild Horse & Blackfoot Confederacy

Arena Director: Larry McKay & Devere Tsatoke

Alice Flett   204-645-4749 

July 21 - 24, 2005

Kainai Indian Days

Standoff , Alberta, Canada

Tiny Tot Special - hosted by Cecile Beebe, 2005 Kainai Indian Days Tiny Tot Princess.  Jr. Girls Jingle Dress Special - hosted by Taylor Chief Calf and Tarisine Twigg. Jr. Girls Fancy Special - hosted by Cherilynn Cross Child

Ladies Traditional (open to all ages) - hosted by Chelsea Eagle Bear, Miss Blackfoot Canada. Peter Big Head Memorial, Men's Chicken - hosted by the Big Head Family

Men's Grass - hosted by Whisper White Man. Mary Ann Black Water Memorial Giveaway.

Jewel Melting Tallow 403-737-2888

Blood Tribe FCSS 403-737-2888


July 22 - 24, 2005

Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow

Cowles St. West, by Big Dipper ice rink

Fairbanks, AK

Enjoy warm summer days almost 24 hours a day at the world's most northern pow wow!  At the same time see the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics, being held on the same grounds during the same week! Midnight Sun Intertribal Pow Wow is a traditional pow wow.

Bob Gilcrease, PO Box 82002, Fairbanks, AK
907 456-2245 i

July 22 - 24, 2005

Badger's Traditional Powwow 

Shalus Arbor, 10-15 minutes from 

Merritt, British Columbia

Badger, 250-378-6982  250-378-4067


July 22 - 24, 2005

Eastern Woodlands Gathering 

Lexington (Johnsonville) OH

Friday night free concert with Whitewolf

JoAnn Smith 419-362-1600



July 22 - 24, 2005

Honoring Our Active Ogitchidaa

Baraga , MI

Keweenaw Bay Maawanji'iding

Home of the Original Midnight Two Step Championship. 

Pauline Spruce  906-353-6623


July 22 - 24, 2005

Dakota Oyate Wacipi 2005 (Sioux Valley)

Sioux Valley , Manitoba  Canada

Drums: East, Painted and Sioux Nation MB

Kevin Tacan 204-855-2704

Russell Taylor 204 483 0449


July 22 - 24, 2005

Hualapai Youth Powwow

Peach Springs , AZ

Host Northern Drum: Calling Eagle, NM

Host Southern Drum: Southern Wild Horse, AZ.

MC: Alex O. Shepherd, St George Ut.-Dine/Paiute

AD: Jerry Bear, Skull Valley, Ut .-Goshute

Headman: Monty Williams, Fallon, NV-Shoshone

Head Lady: Charlotte Davis,-Navajo/Hualapai

Head Gourd Dancer: Paul Stewart, Parker, AZ

Head Girl and Head boy will be picked daily.

Antonia Case, Michelle LaPointe 928-769-2216

Ron Quasula (928) 769-2575

July 22 - 24, 2005

Muckleshoot Sobriety Pow Wow

Auburn , WA

Drums:  Blu, Eastern, Southern, Sage, Zotigh, Poor, Eyabay, Blackfoo, White.  Vendors welcome.

Golden Age 50+ $500,$400,$300,&$200

Adults $500,$400,$300,&$200

Teens $150,$125,$100,&$75

Boys/girls $125,$100,$75,&$50

Tiny Tots 6 & under exhibition Dance

Mike Starr  253-261-1764

July 23, 2005

Native Amer. International Caucus PowWow

University of Redlands, 1200 Colton Ave., Redlands, CA

Time: 12PM-10PM

Gourd Dancing: 12PM-1PM & 6PM-7PM

Grand Entries: 1PM & 7PM

MC: Randy Edmonds (Kiowa & Caddo)

Arena Director: Warren Anquoe (Kiowa & Comanche)

Water Boy: Erik Bohay (Kiowa & Paiute)

Winnie James (714) 325-0568

Pam James (951) 275-0717

Gene Webster (909) 880-3938


July 23 – 24, 2005

Native American Music Festival

Rod & Gun Club of New Bedford/

North Hixville Road 

Dartmouth, MA 



July 23 – 24, 2005

Somerset “Honor Our Elders” Powwow

Dighton Inter. Indian Council 

Behind North Elementary School, 

Whetstone Hill Rd, Off Rte 138, 

Somerset, MA 



July 23 – 24, 2005

New Hampshire Intertribal Council Powwow

Wells Beach Harbor, Wells Beach, ME 603-528-3005


July 23 – 24, 2005

13th Summer Gathering & Powwow

Cowasuck -Pennacook-Abenaki   

Parlin Field, Off Rte 110, No. of Center, 

Newport, NH 



July 23 – 24, 2005

City By the Water Powwow
Bay City, Michigan.
Grand entries: 1p.m. and 7p.m. on 23rd, 1p.m. on 24th, native vendors welcome. $5.00 per carload per day.
Sandi Harrington 989-684-8311 or 989-893-2229  


July 23 - 24, 2005

OTNA Festival/Powwow

Winfield , WV 

Spirit Horse 304-757-3070


July 23 - 24, 2005

21st Annual AIITCO Powwow

Bristow , VA

American Indian Intertribal Cultural Org

Area Director: Jeff Brumbaugh.

All drums welcome.

Dinner meal for singers, dancers, and elders on Saturday.

Vendors by invitation only. Primitive camping available.




July, 25,  2005

Native American Celebration in the Park

Salt Lake City , UT

Cal Nez



June, 25 - 26,  2005

Shairy - "Jose Quimbo" Seminar

Indigenous Healer and Philosopher

from the Andes Mountains of Ecuador

Burbank , California

$195,  if paid by May 31, 2005 A non-refundable deposit of $75 is required to save your spot by May 17, 2005 Information on Class agenda and requirements will be sent once deposit has been received. We are in the time of renovation, our Pachamama (Mother Earth) is Renewing herself and it is the time to renew ourselves as well.  New human Beings are incarnating to shape this era of transformation.  In this workshop,  we will share and will give you tools for your renewal that will initiate from your Superior Being.   

Contact: Irma Nieves 818-970-0501

July 28 – 31, 2005

139th Annual Homecoming Celebration
Winnebago, NE
Contest Pow wow, Events for Jr, Teens, Adult, Senior for Men and Women. All around Karen Payer-Rave Memorial contest for girls, open for ages 7-17. Grand entry Thurs @ 7pm, Fri, Sat, Sun 1pm & 7 pm. Drum contest. Registration closes on Sat. Good food and Great Dancing.
Info:  or call 402-878-2272.


July 28 -  31, 2005

4th  Pow Wow of Wendake

Wendake, near Quebec

A contemporary music festival preceding the pow wow. Crafts people are welcome. 

Louis-Karl P Sioui
15 rue du Loup, Wendake, 

Quebec G0A 4V0  Canada
(418) 843-5550  p

July 29 – 31, 2005

2nd Celebration of the Seven Generations
Big Bay, Michigan.
A traditional powwow to be held outdoors in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan, located on the southern shore of Lake Superior. Admission is free.  
Info: Susan Stockwell (906) 226-0906 /  For craft and food vendor information, contact Cathy Alexander at (906) 226-4076 or (906) 249-1799 /


July 29 – 31, 2005

38th Spirit Lake Oyate Annual Powwow
Fort Totten, ND
Contest powwow singing Contest Various other events with tiny tots paid per session
Info: Mike Thompson 351-6091


July 29 – 31, 2005

Touchwood Agency Tribal Coucil Pow-wow

Kawacatoose First Nation , Sasskatchawan

Over 25 Drum Groups!

Charles Machiskinic   306-835-2125


July 29 – 31, 2005

Spirit Island Powwow

Spirit Island, Ontario, Canada

Boo shoo, nishinawbe!! Welcome to our annual Pow wow! We serve lots and lots of traditional food! lots of grass rooted scared bundles and real genuine items sold each day!  Come and join the tribe!

Alex Ostamas, Reserve # 239, 

Neskantaga First Nation, Ontario P0T1Z0
807 479 2530


July 29 – 31, 2005

55th Indian Hills Powwow

9400 N. Sooner Rd., Oklahoma City, OK

H.G. Henry McCellan Jr. - Princess, Renda Walters - Color Guard, Buddy Bond. Gourd Dance (Fri. 6:00 p.m. - Sat. & Sun. 2:00 p.m.) Contests: Grand Entry, 7:30 nightly - T.Tots,Jr.Teens,Adult Men & Women,Golden Age. Horseshoe Tournment(Sun.11:00a.m.) 49 Contest(Sat.nite) - Food,Arts&Crafts Booths - Special Saturday Contests,  Women, 60 & up (sponsored by Jamie & Georgia Noble) - Straight Dance, 12-17 (sponsored by Henry McClelland Jr. & Family) Sat. Dedicated to Military Men & Women. Security: Okla. Sheriff's Dept.

Randy Frazier  405-949-0922


July 29 – 31, 2005

37th SCIC Pow Wow

Fairplex in Pomona

Pomona , CA

Host Northern Drum: Red Thunder, Jr. Belcourt, ND, Head Southern Singer: Gene Ray Ahboah, Host Gourd Society: Golden State Gourd Dance Society, Water Boy: Juanico Phoenix. $6000 total in drum money.      

Southern California Indian Center, Inc. 

10175 Slater Ave. Ste. 150, Fountain Valley, CA 92708 92708 (714) 962-6673 (714) 962-6343


July 29 – 31, 2005

36th Kihehah Steh Powwow

Skiatook , OK

Food, Arts and Crafts, Free admission and parking. Bring lawn chairs. 49 Contest on Friday



July 31, 2005

Clan of the Hawk Craft Show

Pow-wow Grounds, off Rte 58E, Exit 26, I-91, Orleans, VT 



July 30 - 31, 2005

Spirit of the Wolf Powwow & Gathering Riverbend Campground, Route 106, 

Leeds, ME 



July 30 - 31, 2005

Nipmuc Nation 52nd Native American Fair Hassanamesit Reservation

80 Brigham Hill Road

Grafton, MA 



July 30 - 31, 2005

Harvest Moon Powwow
East Hampton, CT
Powwow opens 10am-5pm both days. Entertainment will be Joe Firecrow, and Wingmasters birds of Prey. And a lot more. All drums and dances welcome.

860-872-8119 Bear


July 30 - 31, 2005

Anishinabe Powwow

Val-d'Or, Quebec, Canada.

Marilyn Jerome, 819-736-4501


July 30 - 31, 2005

2nd AAIWV Northern Ani Powwow

Salem University College

Salem, WV

Route 50 out of Clarksburg. 
Sponsored by the Appalachian American Indians of West Virginia(AAIWV).  Head Veteran: Steve LoneWolf Winston Admission is FREE Grand Entry is 12:00pm. 

Wynona Penland, Route 2 box 2611
Fairmont, WV 26554    304 825 6012
Gerry Hess  304-842-3877


July 30 - August 1, 2005

45th Wikwemikong Cultural Festival

Wikwemikong, Ontario, Canada

Smoke Dance Singers - Old Mush Singers, Grand River of the Six Nations, Ontario. Arena Director: Kevin "Deak" Peltier, Wikwemikong, Ontario. Head Veteran - Albany Potts, Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin.  visit our website for detailed prize awards. 

Cynthia Bell   705-859-2385


July 31, 2005

Nipmuc Nation 52nd Native American Fair Hassanamesit Reservation

80 Brigham Hill Road

Grafton, MA 




August 1 - 5, 2005

Gathering Of All Nations

Wilder, TN. 

Needing drummers ,vendors, dancers. 

Mae Bergeron, 931-445-3748 or


August 4, 2005

Perry Point Powwow

Perry Point, Perryville, MD



August  5 - 6, 2005

29th Annual Bell Powwow

Bell Community near Stilwell, OK. 

Contest Powwow. 

Thomas Muskrat, 918-696-4480


August 5 - 7, 2005

Upper Sioux Community 2005 Wacipi 

Yellow Medicine Encampment, Granite Falls, MO

Tom Ross   320-564-3853  


August 5 - 7, 2005

Carry the Kettle Annual Pow Wow 2005

Saskatchewan, Canada

Home of the Largest Iron Man and Iron Woman Contest, winner take all prize $5000.  Contest in all categories including Chicken.  Women's Traditional Special and others to be announced.

Tim Eashappie, Sr.   306-727-2169


August 5 - 7, 2005

Enoch Cree Nation Pow wow

Sonya Alexis or Dolly Williams
Box 29 Enoch, Alberta, Canada T7X 3Y3
(780) 470-2030 or (780) 470-4505

August 6 - 7, 2005

Shawnee Woodland Summer Powwow Zane Shawnee Caverns, 5092 SR 540,

Bellefontaine, OH  43311

All people and nations welcome. 

Tracking Wolf, 937-592-9592


August 6 - 7, 2005

Clan of the Hawk 14th Annual Powwow Powwow Grounds, off Route 58E, Exit 26, I-91, Orleans, VT 



August 6 - 7, 2005

Saco River Intertribal Powwow

Hussey’s Field, River Road, 

North Conway, NH 



August 11 - 14, 2005

42nd Shoshone-Bannock Indian Festival
Fort Hall Indian Reservation, Fort Hall, Idaho.
Pow-wow Specials, Give-aways, Contest/all categories, Parades, All Indian Rodeo, All Indian Relay Horse Races, Traditional Handgames, Coed/Men's/Women's Softball Tournaments, Arts & Crafts Show, Camping & Hotel stay.
Info: or


August 12 - 14, 2005

National Powwow

MCI Center, 601 F Street NW, Washington D.C.

The National Powwow host by the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. Prize Purse: $100,000

Info: Justin Bruce Giles

4220 Silver Hill Rd, Sutland, MD 20746

301-238-3023 or 877-830-3224 


August 12 - 14, 2005

25th Annual Paumanauke Pow-wow

Babylon Citizen’s Council of the Arts

Tanner Park, Copiague, L.I., NY 



August 12 - 14, 2005

Pleasant Point Annual Pow-Wow

Passamaquoddy Tribe 

Pleasant Point Reservation 

Rt. 190, Perry, ME 



August 13, 2005

10th Honor the Mounds Gathering

Beattie Park, down town Rockford, IL 

10 am-4 pm. Free to public. 

Mac Venn, 815-282-3877


August 13 - 14, 2005

Indian Plaza  Intertribal Powwow 

1475 Mohawk Trail, Route 2

Charlemont, MA 



August 13 - 14, 2005

West Ossipee Pow Wow 

Mother Earth’s Creations Intertribal Grounds

2145 Rt 16, West Ossipee NH

We have limited space for the participants. We are not a camp ground but we do have room for some camping. Two more Pow Wows on Sept. 24-25 and Oct. 15-16.

Info: Henry Gelinas  603-323-8181
P.O. Box 280, Tamworth, NH  03886


August 13 - 14, 2005

Narragansestt Tribe Annual Pow Wow

Old Mill Rd., Rte. 2 

Charlestown, RI 



August 13 - 14, 2005

Pequot Homecoming Pow Wow

University of Massachusetts at Boston

100 Morrissey Blvd.

Dorchester, MA 

617-361-8685   607-361-8685


August 13 - 14, 2005

Native American Benefit Pow Wow

Gen. Butler State Resort Park, Carrollton, KY

Gate opens daily at 10 am. Grand Entry: Sat. Noon & 6 pm. Sun. 1 pm All proceeds will benefit the Kentucky Center for Native American Arts & Culture. On Friday, Aug. 12, there will be two special benefit shows in the Conference Center at the park. From 6 pm-10 pm 10 of the finest Native American Artisans in the region will have their crafts on display. Also from 7 pm-9 pm there will be a Native American Entertainers Show featuring NAMMY Aware winner, Michael Jacobs, and others. One low price gets you in both great shows! All dancers.

Marty Martin   502-966-9049


August 16 - 18, 2005

Give Away and Warm Up

Crow Agency, PO Box54, Wyola, MT
Teepee Capital of the World, Crow Agency, Montana Crow Fair. Truman "Boogie" Jefferson 406-638-7258 

cell 406-208-5713  Fax: 406-638-3880


August 19 - 21, 2005

Mawiomi of Tribes: 9th Annual Pow-Wow

Aroostook County, off Rte 1 on Doyle Rd.

Caribou, ME  04736

Mawiomi of Tribes. Bring your moccasins and a friend for a weekend to remember. Join us in tradition through song, dance, food and ceremonies.

Info: Bernard Jerome  207-769-2103


August 19 - 21, 2005

39th Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Traditional Powwow

Iskigamizigan Pow Wow Grounds, North of Grand Casino Mille Lacs, Onamia, MN 

Beth Hanlon 1-800-746-9805. 

Mary Jo Jennings, 1-800-626-5825


August 19 - 21, 2005

Cariboo Contest Powwow. 

Williams Lake Band Reserve - British Columbia, Canada 

Craft's, drummers, dancers, and everyone welcome. Good prize money for both dancers and drummers. Lot's of crafts, great food and great people and everyone will have a good time. 

John Terbasket or Carinna West 250-305-2365 or


August 20 - 21, 2005

6th Morning Star Intertribal Pow-wow

Litchfield Fairgrounds, Plains Rd, Litchfield, ME 



August 20 - 21, 2005

Mohegan Tribe Wigwam Pow-Wow

Fort Shantock, Uncasville, CT 

1-800-664-3426 or 860-862-6277


August 20 - 21, 2005

Alexandria American Indian Festival

Market Square, 301 King Street,. Alexandria, VA

MC - Jay Winter Nightwolf 11 - 6 p.m.  Grand Entry at 1 p.m. 20 vendors - space available - price depends on size of booth - $100.00 - $125.00. 1 food vendor - space available Head Man:  Manuel Rodriquez (Comanche/Cheyenne) Head Lady:  Ashlie Gerard (Cherokee) 

Dana Padgett at (202) 624-2708 or (202) 316-8445


August 20 - 21, 2005

49th Annual O-Sa-Wan Powwow
Boone County Fairgrounds, Belvedere, IL
Gates open 12 Noon Saturday & 10am Sunday General Donation: $4.00 ($5.00 weekend): 6 & under and 60+ Free; Dancers & Singers Free; Free Saturday supper for participants.
Mike Hayford 847-721-6891 

Chris Stoltman 630-202-2046


August 20 - 21, 2005

Roasting Corn Festival

Lenni Lenape Historical Society

2825 Fish Hatchery Rd., Allentown, PA

Grand entrance at 12 noon. 

Lenni Lenape Historical Society, 610-797-2121 


August 20 - 21, 2005

Daniel Nimham Intertribal Powwow

Putnam County, NY

Honoring Chief Daniel Nimham, Wappinger indians of the lower Hudson Vally NY. Proceeds go to building a monument Drums are Morning Starr and Iron Feather. Aztec Dancers and recording Artist David Little Eagle will be performing. All drums are welcome, over 30 vendors on hand. Putnam County Visitors Bureau 1-800-470-4854

Gil Cryinghawk   845-225-8154




August 20 - 21, 2005

23rd American Indian Council Traditional Powwow 

Boone County 4-H Grounds, Lebanon, IN 

No contest powwow. MC: LeRoy Malaterre. HM: TBA. HL: TBA. AD: TBA. VD: TBA. Host Northern Drum: TBA Host Southern Drum: TBA Booths and fees: Directions: I65 from Indianapolis, take 1st Lebanon exit, 4-H grounds will be on your right I65 from Chicago, take 3rd Lebanon exit, turn left. At stop sign turn right, go approx. 1/10 of mile, 4-H grounds will be on your left.  Noadiah Malott 317-773-7137


August 20 - 21, 2005

Red Hawk American Indian Cultural Society
Traditional Arts PowWow
Willow Ranch, South Hubbard Rd. just off Rt. 422
Coitsville Township, OH

Saturday - Gates Open 10:00 a.m. - Dusk, Sunday - Gates Open 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Public Welcome - Bring Your Lawn Chairs or Blankets. Adults - $4.00   Seniors/Children 6-12 - $3.00   Children 5/under - free. Native American Dancing, 6th Year Competition   Dancer Registration $5.00
Food, "Fry Bread, Buffalo", Crafts, Jewelry, Raffles, Pony Rides. Grand Entry 12:00 Noon Both Days. Head Man Dancer -- Nicholas Litton.  Head Lady Dancer--Victoria O'Keefe.  Head Veteran Dancer--Ross Davidson. Emcee --Rick Bird. Arena Director--Glen McGahan. Second Drum -- Spirit Eagle. Host Drum--Bird Chopper. Flute Player -- Jeff Spencer. Story Teller -- Dolores Santha. Featured--Artist- Jeff Spencer. Poet-- Kyrene Gardner.  Flintknapper-- Slow Bear Cox.  ADA Compliant & Accessible. Funded in part by the following: International Foundation of Youngstown and Ohio Arts Council. Vendors by invitation only- 

Donna Wynn  330-534-0424
Trail of Dreams 330-847-8853 

Rose & Sam Tullio at 330-755-4971
Edward R. Kruest  WhBuffaloEagle@Aol.Com

August 25 - 27, 2005
14th Spirit of Wovoka Days Powwow

Joe Parr Sports Complex, Yerington, NV

Competition powwow, Jrs., Teens, Adults, Golden Age. Hand Drum Contest.  Arts & Craft Booths $150/weekend Food & Drink $250  Dry Camping allowed

Debra Keats, P.O. Box 719, 

193 Nobe Street. Yerington, NV  89447

August 25 - 28, 2005

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Pow Wow "Schemetzun", Wintechog Hill Rd.,Off Rte. 2, N. Stonington, CT 

1-800-224-CORN    860-396-6531


August 26 - 28, 2005

7th West Valley City Native American Assn., Inc. Festival & Contest Pow Wow
Granger Park, 3600 West 3500 South. (6 miles southwest of Salt Lake City) West Valley City, UT
Theme: “Soaring Spirit of Women”. Everyone Welcome. Sorry no camping available. HEAD STAFF: Host Drum: TBA Master of Ceremony: TBA Arena Director: Alex O. Shepherd, Cedar City, Utah. Spiritual Leader: Bob Taylor Sr., Kearns, Utah. Head Judge: Rios Pacheco, Brigham City, Utah. Friday Aug 26, Food & Crafts open at 5pm. Grand Entry 7:00pm – 11:00pm. Saturday Aug 27, Grand Entries 11:00am; Dinner Break at 3:00pm. 3:30pm-5:00pm Lecture/Discussions. (More information will be available later. ) Grand Entry 6:00pm-11:00pm. Sunday Aug 28, Grand Entry & Powwow 11:00am-4:00pm. $4.00 Daily fee. Children 6 years and under, Seniors 62 years and over, FREE. Dancers and Drummers: $5.00 Registration fee. Registration closes on Saturday at 1:00pm. ** Drum day pay is $50.00 per session to first 7 registered drums who don’t place or participate in the drum contest. Drums must be setup, registered and present for drum row call to quality for payment.
Harry James Sr. (801) 955-1089 : 

Chrishel James, (801) 955-1089 after 7pm.


August 27 - 28, 2005

8th Rapid River Anishnabeg Pow Wow

Rapid River, MI

Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  8 miles north of Rapid River in the Hiawatha National Forest.  15 miles east of Escanaba; 42 miles west of Manistique; 45 miles south of Marquette.  Spiritual conference on Friday August 26, 10:00am-5:00pm, lunch included.  Grand Entries 1:00 & 7:00pm Saturday, 1:00pm on Sunday.  Crazy Auction 11:00 am on Sunday.  Young People’s Learning Circle activities/teachings.  Traders and Vendors. Free Admission; Public Welcome. Alcohol- and substance-free event

Larry or Mary Godfrey   906-428-4622


August 27 - 28, 2005

Possum Hollow Pow Wow

Ellwood City, PA

Saturday Grand Entry - 1p.m. and 6:30p.m., Sunday Grand Entry - 1p.m., Raffles, Giveaways, Tipi Contest, Craft Contest, Firewood on Site, Electric Available for Campers ($10.00 fee), Free Camping.  Fireworks by Zambelli International on Saturday Night.  Buffalo Burgers, Buffalo Hot Sticks, Buffalo Jerky, Buffalo Steak Sandwiches and Drinks Available. No Pets,Drugs or Alcohol. This Is A Family Event. We Are Not Responsible For Lost Items, Stolen Items or Lack of Travel Funds.  Participant Feed (Saturday) And Brunch (Sunday) Provided By The Tuma Family. Please Bring Your Plates And Utensils  .

Jalee Tuma   724-843-5001


August 27 - 28, 2005

8th Four Winds Pow Wow

Colt State Park, Route 114, Hope Street, Bristol, RI



August 27 - 28, 2005

4th Seaside Festival & Pow-wow

Intertribal Council of Tolba Menahan:

Stage Fort Park, Route 127, 

Gloucester, MA 



August 27 – 28, 2005

Santa Rosa Days Gathering and Pow Wow
Santa Rosa Rancheria, Lemoore, CA
Event sponsored by the Palace Indian Gaming Center and Santa Rosa Rancheria Tachi Yokut Tribe of Central CA. Contest Pow Wow Dancing, Gourd Dance starts at 6:00pm on Friday, August 27, Grand Entry at 7:00pm. The Gourd Dance at 11:00am on Saturday, August 28, Grand Entry at 12:00noon. Admission is free. Camping and lodging available. All dancers and drums welcome.
Info: Joe Contreras, Jr., 559-924-6965


August 27 - 28, 2005

Honoring Our Ancestors Festival 
Ashtabula County Antique Engine Club grounds, Wayne Township, OH
1st Annual NA Festival in this location. Grounds include plenty of space to park. Camping available nearby at Pymatuning State Park. Grand Entry 1PM Saturday and Sunday. Head Drum: Rapid Rivers Drum



August 27 - 28, 2005

12th Potawatomi Trails Traditional Pow-wow

Shiloh Park, Zion, IL

No contest powwow. MC: Wayne Silas. HM: Dan King. HL: Deanna Careful. AD: Bill Brown Jr. Entertainment: Tommy Wildcat. Booths and fees: No Vendor or Food Booths available at this time. Directions: Exit 294 or US 41 east, about 8 miles to Zion, follow signs to the park. 

Bill Brown 847-746-5797 Other contacts: 847-746-9086 after 6 PM



September 2 – 3, 2005

33rd Cherokee Nation Holiday Powwow
Tahlequah, OK

Headman: Sonny Hawk (Standing Rock Sioux/Loyal Shawnee), Headlady: Gail Small "Head Chief Woman" (Northern Cheyenne).  MC: Archie Mason (Osage/Cherokee); HGD: Hyde Toppah (Kiowa/Navajo); HD: Drumbusters; ND: Redland; Color Guard: Cherokee Color Guard; ADs: Chris Soap (Cherokee), Mark Wilson (Cherokee), Creighton Moore (Kiowa/Caddo/ Delaware), Tony Killscrow (Oglala Lakota)

Darlene Foreman   800-256-0671



September 2 – 4, 2005

2nd Traditional Pecatonic Pow Wow

Macktown Living Education Center, Rockton, IL

First Four Drums Paid - Vending by Invitation Only - Rough Camping Available - Hotels Nearby (Special Rate Appplies)

Friday Night is Social Night - Saturday Grand Entry at 1:00 p.m. and 7 p.m. - Sunday Grand Entry at Noon. Location: Macktown Living Education Center, National Historical Site located on the mouth of the Pecatonia River as it joins the Rock River. This land was a regular camp area for the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk), Potawatomie, Sauk and Fox tribes.

Mike Pamonicutt  773-261-7501


September 2 - 5, 2005

59th Annual Shinnecock Indian Powwow
Southampton , NY

Contest Powwow

Powwow Committee   631-283-6143


September 3 - 4,  2005

LIHA 35th Annual Labor Day Pow-wow

Dulac Land Trust, Sanbornton, NH 



September 3 - 4,  2005

Indian Plaza Intertribal Powwow

1475 Mohawk Trail, Route 2 

Charlemont, MA 



September 3 - 4,  2005

Maddix Family Chief White Wolf Powwow

Rte. 138, behind Dighton Town Hall, Dighton, MA 508-997-9181


September 3 - 4,  2005

Seaconke Wampanoag Tribe Pow Wow

Red Wing Plains, Rte 44

Rehoboth, MA 



September 3 - 4,  2005

Laconia Indian Historical Assoc. Pow Wow 

Dulac Land Trust 

Sanbornton, NH 



SEPTEMBER (continued)

September 3 - 4,  2005  CANCELLED

Barn Farm Powwow

Cropwell Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Nottingham   NG12 2JJ      England

All drums welcome.  £ or £5 weekend.  Free Camping. 

Sarah Usti Waya Ingram

44(0)1949 843 964   44(0)7841 3333 15


September 3 - 4,  2005

WeGitchieNiMiidim (Big Dance) Pow Wow

Leech Lake Veteran's Memorial Pow Wow Grounds, Cass Lake, MN

Contest Powwow

Mutt Robinson or Jim Jones

115 6th Street NW Suite E, Cass Lake, MN   56633 218-335-7424 or 7034 



September 3 - 5, 2005

North Country / Anna Sunlight Powwow 

934 Elm Street, Newport, ME 



September 3 - 5, 2005

Puyallup Tribes Salmon Berry  PowWow
Tacoma, WA
Drum Contest with large CASH PRIZES for 1st thru 3rd, Dance contest with many varieties also paying large CASH PRIZES!
Info: Lauren Butler (253) 573-7800


September 8 – 11, 2005

36th United Tribes International Powwow
Bismarck , ND

Wes Long Feather - 701-226-0597


September 9 – 11, 2005

Indian Summer Pow Wow

Milwaukee, WI

The Competition Pow Wow prize monies total over $37,000!! - Computerized Tabulation - Grand Entries are 7PM Friday, 1PM and 7PM on Saturday and 1PM on Sunday. Dancer Registration includes all 3 days. $10 - General, $9 in advance. $5 - Children 6-12 & Seniors over 55, $4 in advance. Under 6 free

Diana or Del Porter  414-645-6487 


September 9 – 11, 2005

9th Traditional Credit Island Pow Wow

Davenport, IA

Les Miller   563-322-3751



September 9 – 11, 2005

Southern Ute Contest Pow Wow  

Ignacio, CO

Lark M. GoodTracks  970-563-0100


September 9 – 11, 2005

3rd American Indian Days Pow Wow
Woodson Terrace City Park, 

Woodson Terrace, MO
7pm -10pm on the 9th, 1pm to 10pm the 10yh, 1pm to 5pm on the 12th. Free admission, camping, parking. dance and drum contest. Dancers and drums welcome. Trader spots still open.
Info: Martin 636-294-8732


September 9 – 11, 2005

Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration

North Bend , OR

The Mill Casino Hotel is pleased to announce its second annual Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration on beautiful Coos Bay. The event will showcase two concerts by Native musician Robert Mirabal, drums, dancers, demonstrators, canoe race, cultural booths/displays family activities, native vendors, and a traditional Salmonbake dinner. The event is open to general public and we hope to make it a fun-filled educational experience for all ages. Vendor application packets and event information can be obtained by contacting: 

Anati Pierce  541-756-8800 


September 9 – 11, 2005

59th Navajo Nation Fair Contest Pow Wow

Window Rock , AZ

Contest Categories: Juniors, Teens, Adults, Golden Age, & Singing Contest

Cletis or Kay Mark  505-326-4295

September 9 – 11, 2005

Keepers of the Circle Powwow

Native American Cultural Center

1180 Main Street, Rotterdam Junction, NY 518-887-2590


September 10 - 11,  2005

25th Annual Powwow

Nipmuck Indian Council

Lake Siog, Dug Hill Road, Holland State Park, Holland, MA 


September 10 - 11,  2005

Trail of Tears Commemorative Indian Pow Wow

Trail of Tears Commemorative Park
Hopkinsville, KY
Historical Event featuring Tribal Dancing, Storytelling, Arts and Crafts. No pets, alcohol or firearms allowed during event.

Chamber of Commerce 270-886-8033 931-302-4068

September 10-11, 2005

Chief Red Blanket Memorial Pow Wow

Plug Pond, Mill St., Haverhill, MA

Tlacopan Aztec Indian Dancers, Traditional Native foods, Inter-tribal and exhibition dancing, Vendors, Storytelling, Craftmaking

MCNAA, P.O. Box 5885, Boston, MA 02114


September 10 - 11, 2005

44th Grand Valley Amer. Indian Lodge PowWow

Riverside Park, Grand Rapids, MI

One of the largest pow wows in the state of Michigan.  Free admission and parking.  Drug and alcohol free.  Over 90 vendors.  Several drums and hundreds of dancers.  A wonderful family event.  Co-sponsored by the City of Grand Rapids.

Info: Lori, 401 Ferris, Grand Rapids, MI  49544
616 364 4697

September 10 - 11, 2005

9th Honor the Spirit Pow Wow

Parkers Maple Barn - Mason, NH

Info: Peter Searching Owl , 

PO Box 1013, Washington, NH  03280 

(603) 495-0205 


September 10 - 11,  2005

Nipmuck of Chaubunagungamaugg Pow Wow 

Indian Ranch, Route 16 

Webster, MA 



September 10 – 11, 2005

Andersontown Pow Wow & Indian Market
Andersontown, IN
Native American Pow Wow complete with beautiful Regalia, competitive, exhibition & open dancing, food & craft booths & juried art.
Info: Ralph Day, 765-643-5633;


September 10 - 11, 2005

6th Honoring the Winged Ones Powwow
Bunner Ridge Park, Fairmont, WV
All Proceeds will help build the new West Virginia Raptor Rehabilitation Center at Bunner Ridge. Please come and Honor our Winged Nation! Host Drum: Mother Earth Beat Guest Drum: Struck by Lightning Headman Dancer: Aaron Walks like a Bear Headlady Dancer: Bree Little Bear MC and Arena Director: Cedar Bear Kerr Special Grand Entry feature: Thunder the American Bald Eagle, Annie the Red Tailed Hawk, Snow the White Red Tailed Hawk, and Orion the Broad Winged Hawk. Features American Indian drumming and dancing, Story telling and arts and crafts for sale. Raptor exhibitions at intervals throughout each day. Saturday 10am to 6pm and Sunday 10am to 5pm. Grand Entry at 12 noon each day. Admission at gate$4.00 for adults, $2.00 for students Dancers admitted free of charge. Camping is available for Vendors and Dancers only Friday and Saturday night.
Snow Bear 304-367-9406

Jessica or Aaron Dailey at 304-292-4874


September 10 - 11, 2005

Little Coyotes 4th Intertribal Pow Wow

Medicine Lodge , KS

Free admission, parking, and camping. Public invited! Free booth space for vendors we only ask for donations for raffles. All drummers and dancers are welcomed and encouraged to come. A family oriented event. No alcohol/drugs/weapons allowed.

Chief Charles & Sherry Little Coyote



September 10 - 11, 2005

Spirit of the Bison Pow Wow

Austinburg, OH

Vendors: we have good spaces still available. Contacts us as soon as possible for a discounted set up fee. Honorarium for Registered Dancers. Payout at closing on Sunday. Dancers can pre-register on our website. Primitive camping available.

Participant feast.  Vendors by invitation, contact:

Rick 440-845-5276

Joe  216-408-9211


September 10, 11, 2005


Ste.Marie Park, Highway 12, 

Midland, Ontario, Canada

Donna MacDonald
175 Yonge Street, Midland, Ontario, Canada
705-526-5589   705-526-7662


September 09 - 11, 2005

3rd Annual American Indian Days Pow Wow

Woodson Terrace Park, Woodson Terrace, MO

Eastern Missouri All Nations American Indian Council. Contest Powwow. Drum Contest. Free Admission. MC: Jim Burton. HM: Tony Flores. Host Northern Drum: Highway 212. Free Parking, & Camping. All Dancers and Drums are welcome. Directions: Take interstate 70 to the Lambert Airport Exit 236 (St. Louis Airport) go south to the outer road, make a left (east) go down about three blocks, turn right at the light on Woodson road, go down about 1/2 mile park is on the right, look for signs. 

Martin 636-294-8732 

Jim Hays 314-426-9874 Office 314-427-2011


September 16 - 18, 2005

29th Guilford Native American Assoc. Powwow
Greensboro , NC

Headman: Frank Lowry;  Headlady: Carmen Deese

Rick Oxendine  336-273-8686



September 17 - 18,  2005

N.H. Inter-Tribal Council Pow Wow

4-H Fairgrounds, Rte. 106

Laconia, NH 



September 17 - 18,  2005


Bedford V.A. Hospital, 200 Springs Road

Bedford, MA 



September 17 - 18,  2005

University of Mass/Amherst Pow wow

Campus Pond Lawn

Amherst, MA



September 16 - 17, 2005

Two Eagles Legacy Contest Powwow
Rexburg, Idaho.
Host Drum: Cathedral Lake Singers Arizona M.C.: Dave Brown Eagle Spokane, Washington Arena Director: Alex Shepherd St. George, Utah Head Male Dancer: Darrell Abrahamson Ft. Hall, Idaho Head Female Dancer: Joyce Hayes Ft. Hall, Idaho All drums, dancers, and vendors are welcome. Vending both days: $75.00 and One Day: $50.00 Featuring Flute Player: Wesly Two Eagles and the Aztec Fire Dancers from Mexico. Admission: Ages 12+:$4.00 3-11:$2.00 Seniors and Children 3 and under are free. College Students with I.D's: $2.00 Times: Friday Sept. 16th 6PM-11PM and Saturday Sept, 17th 12PM-11PM Gates Open at 5PM on Friday and 10AM on Saturday. Donations are welcome to sponsor the Contest, Head Staff, and Aztec Dancers!!!! Over $10,000.00 in Prize Money!
Info: Wesly Two Eagles 221 N. 3rd E. #13 Rexburg, Idaho 83440 Phone: 208-359-8113 Email:


September 16 - 17, 2005

Sky City Pow Wow

Sky City , NM

MC - Dennis Bowen

Host Northern Drum - Mountain Soul

Host Southern Drum - Southern Thunder

Head Gourd Singer - Leonard Cozad, Jr.

Arena Director - Cricket Shields

Arena Director - Spike Draper

SKY CITY CASINO - Interstate 40 exit 102

Zelda  888-SKY-CITY


September 16 - 18, 2005

Council Tree Pow Wow & Cultural Festival 

Confluence Park, Delta, CO

Northern Ute Tribe, Southern Ute Tribe & Ute Mountain Ute Tribe. Contest Powwow. Total Prizes: $24,000. Drum Contest. MC: Dale Old Horn. AD: Jonathan Windy Boy. Host Northern Drum: TBA will be from Northern Ute Tribe. Booths and fees: 50 Vendor Booths $250. 8 Food Booths $350 Comments: Enjoy the Ute Adult & Children Cultural Centers; Tipi Village with guided tours along with the vendors and the dancing. Confluence Park is 1/4 mile north of McDonalds, right off of Hwy 50 on the North end of Delta. 

Wilma Erven 1-800-874-1741


September 17 - 18, 2005

GLICA: Bedford Pow-wow

Bedford V.A. Hospital Medical Center, 

200 Springs Rd., Bedford, MA 



September 17 - 18, 2005

Edith Nourse Rodgers Memorial Medical Center

Bonnie Paul Hughes
255 Passaconaway Drive, Dracut, MA 01826

September 17 - 18, 2005

7th Annual Pow-wow

New Hampshire Intertribal Council

4-H Fairgrounds, Rte 106, Laconia, NH 603-528-3005


September 17 - 18, 2005

First Light Singers Intertribal Pow-wow

Historic Valley Campground, Kemp Ave., 

North Adams, MA 



September 17 - 18, 2005

2nd Celebration Of The Future Pow Wow
Sullivan, Indiana.
Vendors, email for space info.
Info: Reg Or Greg Petoskey


September 17 - 18, 2005

4th CIEA-CVC/UC Merced Fall Pow Wow

Merced, CA

PowWow has been postponed to Sept. 17 & 18, 2005 due to site location being changed to new UC Merced campus which won't be ready and available until this fall. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause anyone. We will have a spring powwow next year on the new UC Merced campus. Youth "Make n Take" Village & free Traditional Meal on Sat. All drums and dancers welcome. Vendors contact us for application. Mailing address: CIEA-CVC P.O. Box 1181, Merced Ca. 95341.

Mike Herman  209-726-9620


September 17 - 18, 2005

Walk In the Spirit Pow Wow

Hastings, MI

Traditional pow wow held at Anishnabe homecoming grounds - Historic Charlton Park.  Participant camping available.  Contact Parkview Motel in Hastings for motel lodging.  269.945.9511 Traders by invitation only! 

Valerie Allmon  616-633-6905


September 17 - 18, 2005

Curve Lake Traditional Powwow

Lancewook Park, Curve Lake First Nation

Ontario, Canada

Rough Camping, Sunrise service and free breakfast Saturday and Sunday.  Honorarium to first six registered drums. 

Dorothy Taylor, 705-657-8045  D


September 17 - 18, 2005

Ramapough Lenape Nation “Keeping the Traditions Alive” Powwow

Sally's Field, Ringwood State Park, Ringwood, NJ

Grand Entry: Saturday 12 p.m. Sunday  12pm. Gates open to the public 10 am Saturday & Sunday Admission: Adults $6.00, Seniors (60 +up) $3.00, Children (6-17) $3.00, Children (5  & under) FREE Fun for all, provided by Open to all ages and tribes. Beautiful scenery in Ringwood State Park, close to Sloatsburg area. Traders  featuring Native American Art, Jewelry, Crafts, Craft supplies, music tapes and CD's.

Anthony Jay Van Dunk
189 Stag Hill Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430

September 22 - 24, 2005

Tama Inter-Tribal Powwow 2005 

Tama Tribal Town, 107 Tall Pine Dr., Whigham, GA 39897. 229-762-3169, 



September 23-24-25/05

Angel Mounds 23 Native American Days 

Evansville, IN

Contest. Adm: $5.00 Parking Donation. Free children's activities. Demonstrators. Native American Fine Arts Artists. Booths and fees: This educational program serves to provide an objective, accurate and realistic glimpse into the world of Native American culture (pre-contact, contact and contemporary). Angel Mounds Native American Days is the only program of this nature in the tri-state area. In 2003,over 20,000 visitors attended this annual event. We expect to match or exceed this number in 2005.  Angel Mounds Native American Days holds the distinction of twice being the recipient of Historic Southern Indiana Inc. s prestigious  Outstanding Program/Event  award, most recently for Native American Days 2001.  This years event will include an open dance circle with a Northern and Southern drum. There will also be an Indian Market, a free Children's area, demonstrations, food and Native American Fine Artists featured in the Interpretive Center. 

Bill Spellazza 812.853.3956 


September 23 - 25, 2005

2005 Richmond Powwow
Richmond, KY
This will be the 11th powwow in Richmond, Kentucky. We will have school day on Friday September 23, 2005. The gate will open at 10:00 AM each day. The admission price is $5.00 per person with a $15.00 max charge per family. All dancers, drums, and singers welcome. 
Info:  859-626-0825  


September 23 - 25, 2005

10th Annual Gathering of the People Pow Wow

Vigo County Conservation Club, Terre Haute, IN

Friday the 23rd is education day for schools only, Saturday and Sunday 24th & 25th are Public Days.  Trade spots limited to 20 Traders all items hand made no imports. 

Info: Ron Graham, 2206 North 15th Street, Terre Haute IN  47804 812-249-3979 or 812-232-1493


September 24, 2005

Annual First Harvest Gathering

Native American Inter-tribal Council of Western MA Camp Massasoit-East Campus, Springfield College,

Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA 



September 24, 2005

Zemis Memorial Pow Wow

Location TBA



September 24, 2005

14th Annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow

Metropolitan Community College 

Fort Omaha Campus
30th & Fort Street, Fort Omaha, NE

Craft and food vendors are needed. 
Barbara Velazquez, (402) 457-2482, or (800) 228-9553 ext. 2482  


September 24 - 25, 2005

Honoring Our Ancestors Pow Wow

North Olmsted , OH

24101 Cedar Point Road off Columbia Road in the Rocky River Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks. From downtown Cleveland-71S to 480W get off the Great Northern Blvd exit and turn right. Stay in the curb lane and turn right at the first street which is Country Club Blvd. This will dead end into Columbia Rd, turn right. Go to the second traffic light (Cedar Point Rd) and turn left. We are at the bottom of the hill on your right hand side at the corner of Cedar Point and Lewis Rds. The event hours are Saturday, September 24, 2005 from 10 til dusk. Grand entry will be at 12 noon. Sunday, September 25, 2005 from 10 til 5 Grand entry at 1 pm. Vendor space available on a prepaid and preapproved basis. This is a traditional pow wow. A feed will be available for participants and their families. Free primitive camping,primitive camp showers as well, for vendors /dancers). No alcohol, no drugs, and no politics. 

Barbara Gifford  440-884-8844 


September 24 - 25, 2005

Native American Gathering & Festival

Lake Milton , OH

This is the 4rd Annual Gathering put on by Soaring Hawk Village but the location and date have changed. Free admission. Open @ 10:00 Grand Entry @ 12:00 retreat @ 6:00 - 5:00 on Sunday.  Directions: I-76 to SR 534. Turn South on 534 to 1st light. Turn right on Mahoning Ave. at the "Y" in the road stay to the right. Follow Milton Rd Straight into pow wow.

Cindy  330-788-3268 


September 24 - 25, 2005

Gathering of Peoples Pow Wow 

North American Indian Center

105 So. Huntington Ave. 

Jamaica Plain, MA 617-232-0343


September 24 - 25, 2005

Univ. of NH Pow Wow

UNH Campus

Durham, NH 



September 24 - 25, 2005

Holston Conference Gathering

Coker Creek Village / Tellico Plains, TN

Holston Conference Gathering is a weekend event which includes workshops on Native culture,afternoon pow wow, and spiritual enrichment session and concert by Grammy nominee Bill Miller.  Pre-registration is required. Several options available. Sat. lunch and dinner are included with registration fee. Some options include lodging and breakfast. Call or email for details. Registration forms available in the spring. 

Info:  Vicki Collins, 160 Wright Rd., Oliver Springs, TN  865-435-0100


September 24 - 25, 2005

West Ossipee Pow Wow 

2145 Rt 16, West Ossipee NH

We have limited space for the participants. We are not a camp ground but we do have room for some camping. One more Pow Wows on Oct. 15-16.

Info: Henry Gelinas  603-323-8181
P.O. Box 280, Tamworth, NH  03886


September 24 - 25, 2005

13th Annual Four Winds Pow wow

Killeen/Ft Hood, TX

Contest Powwow $15,000 prize money including the 3rd Paula Brock Memorial Tear Dress Contest   Gourd Dance 12pm and 6pm Sat. and 12pm on Sun. with G.E. at 1pm Sat and Sun and 7pm Sat  Multicultural Dances at 5pm during dancer feed  over 50 vendors  No alcohol/drugs will be tolerated. FWIS is not responsible for thefts, accidents, or damages to persons or property. FWIS Box 10035 Killeen, TX 76547-0035 Project supported in part by the City of Killeen, TX Municipal Hotel Occupancy Tax Revenues

Phil Stucker, 293 Falcon Lane, Kempner, TX 76539

September 24 - 25, 2005

Uniting of Nations Pow Wow
Near Canton Ohio, Stoneridge Terrace Campground, Salem, OH
Vendor spaces are still available. We are full for food vendors already. Admission is 2.00 adults and 1.00 for seniors. There are rv hookups and showers.  Jacky - 330 429 4145
Tery Powell


September 24 - 25, 2005

Harvest Moon & Creator Praise Day Celebration

Praying Indian Natick and Ponkapoag Tribe

Cochituate Lake, Natick, MA 



September 25, 2005

Narragansett Nation Great Swamp Massacre

Route 2, S. 

Kingston, RI 



September 30 - October 2, 2005

White Swan Indian Celebration

The Pavillion in White Swan, WA

MC’s: Jerry Meninick “Supsa-Kaan”; Thomas MorningOwl
Arena Director: Evans Starr; Head Man Dancer: Les Wahsise “Slock-I-Wash”; Head Woman Dancer: Wilma Wahsise “Han-umpt”; Host Drum: White Lodge Singers; Mandaree, North Dakota;
2004-2005 Royalty: Senior Queen: Selina Sanchez “Sa-Kow”; Junior Queen: Carmen Selam; Lil’ Miss P’tiniks: Ajailon Simmons; Lil’ Brave: Eric Pebeahsy Jefferson “Shosh-Shash”; Honored Elder: Anita Sampson Lewis “Wee-lul-choo”; Competition Dance Categories: Junior Boys Fancy, Grass, Traditional; Junior Girls Fancy, Jingle, Traditional; Teen Boys Fancy, Grass, Traditional; Teen Girls Fancy, Jingle, Traditional Mens Fancy, Grass, Traditional; Womens Fancy, Jingle, Traditional; Golden Age Men & Women; Specials
Big Raffle

Bessie Bill  (509) 509-945-1153 or 985-3493 

PO Box 399, Harrah, WA 98933-0399


September 30 - October 2, 2005

NAIC TN Fall Fellowship Pow Wow

Paris Landing State Park, Buchannan, TN.

Native American Intertribal Council of Middle Tennessee

Wayne Pressler   931-232-7449

Selden Jones, 931-232-9165 or 



September 30 - October 3, 2005

10th Anniversary Pow Wow Cruise

Long Beach, CA to Mexico

Dream Cruises 3 day cruise to Mexico. Social event.  $399 per person for cruise. Invited drums: Stonghold. Entertainment: Mary Youngblood, Joanne Shenandoah, Buddy Big Mountain.  

David 877-369-2232


September 31 - October 2, 2005

Atwood Fall Festival Traditional Pow Wow

New Cumberland, OH

We had a great spectator turn out of near 30,000 in 2004. 

Tree  330-364-5733 



Oct 1, 2005

Memorial Powwow for Timothy Ototivo

Comanche Nation Complex in Lawton, OK

Terence Ototivo, P.O. Box 171, Walters, OK

October 1 - 2, 2005

Dighton Council Oak Pow Wow

Behind Dighton Town Hall (Rte. 138)

Dighton, MA 



October 1 - 2, 2005

Indian Plaza Powwow

1475 Mohawk Trail, Route 2

Charlemont, MA



October 1 - 2, 2005

They Walked Here Before Us Celebration

Perrysburg, OH

Black Swamp InterTibal Foundation  

Jamie Oxendine & Brian Dreier

419-698-9575 & 419-381-7042


October 1 - 2, 2005

Chukchansi Pow Wow

Coarsegold, CA

Sam Lawhon   559-259-5984


October 1 - 2, 2005

Poverty Point American Indian Cultural Celebration and Pow Wow

Poverty Point State Historic Site, LA

Louisiana Indian Education Assoc. (LIEA)
Located east of Monroe, LA.  Intertribal Dancing; Native American Crafts, Craft Demos, Indian Fry Bread, Tacos. All Drums, Elders and Princesses Welcome. 
Bring lawn chairs. Great family fun. Alcohol & drug free event.

Head Man: Rickie Garcia; Head Lady: Shauna Bushiey; MC: Thomas Dardar; Host Drum: Yellow Moon Singers.
Contact: Odis  Sanders
6859  Highway 577, Pioneer, LA 71266
318-926-5492  OR  1-888-926-5492


October 1 - 2, 2005

14th Warrior Society Powwow & Festival
Attalla, AL

Headman : Tommy Smith; Headlady : Teresa Bolduc; Host Drums : Cherokee Road Singers.  Special Guest: Koh-Teh.  Special Attraction: Alabama Vietnam Moving Wall; Special invite to all veterans and active duty.  Guests: Ucan Veterans Society & Honor Guard. Lola Rios: Nationally Known Veterans Artist. Motorcycle Riders: Rolling Thunder

Jerry Lang 256-492-5217


October 1 - 2, 2005

31st Annual Pow Wow 

Thomas Square in Honolulu , HI

Headman : Shane Ridley Stevens (Te-Moake Band of Western Shoshone; Headlady : Rose Olney Sampson (Yakama); MC : John Dawson (San Carlos Apache); Host Drums : Wild Rice

Daniel  808-734-5171


October 2, 2005

Narragansett Harvest Festival of Thanksgiving, Indian Longhouse, Rte. 2 

Charlestown, RI 



October 2, 2005

14th Annual Harvest Moon Festival

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum:

Kearsarge Mountain Rd., Warner, NH 



October 4 - 9, 2005 

HatcHfest Native Audiovisual Arts FestivaD
Downtown, Bozeman, MT

The 2nd Annual HatcH Festival will include 10 student films, representing the finest film schools across the globe, and 10 feature films, panels, musical performances, workshops

11 East Main, Suite B, Bozeman, MT 59715

October 7 - 8, 2005 

Occaneechi-Saponi Homecoming
Mebane, NC

Forest Hazel  919-732-8512


October 7 - 9, 2005 

Sakuwit Lodge #2 Indian Seminar and Powwow

Blairstown, NJ

Tom Voorhees, PO Box 7514, West Trenton NJ
08628     609-306-1542

October 7 - 9, 2005

Zion Canyon Art & Flute Festival

Sprindale, UT

Off State Route 9 in Sringdale Utah. 

In Concert: Peter Phippen, Coyote Oldman and Nino Reyos. Beginner Flute Playing with Nammy winner Nino Reyos. World Flute History Musical Lecture By Peter Phippen.  Flute Making By Raymond Redfeather. Advanced Flute Playing Technique By Dennis Sizemore.  R. Carlos Nakai Tablature Workshop By John Vames. Private Advanced Flute Playing Lessons By John Vames.  The Healing Sound of the Flute By Betina Lindsey.  

October 7 - 9, 2005

Quensel Powwow

Quensel Friendship Center

Tiffany - RR#5 Box 12 Nazko village
Quensel, British Columbia, Canada v2j-3h9

October 8, 2005

Rappahannock Indian Powwow

Indian Neck, VA

Faye Fortune   804-769-0260
Fax: 804-769-9250

October 8, 2005

Nipmuck of Chaubunagungamaugg Harvest Moon Pot Luck

Chaubunagungamaugg Reservation

School St., Webster, MA 



October 8, 2005

Twin Grove Native American Festival & Powwow

1445 Suedberg Road, Pine Grove, PA 17963

Special performance for schools on October 7. Call 215-472-9996 for reservation. 
Head Staff: MC Bart Cartwright & Vaughnda Hilton
Head Man- Drew Lyn Head Lady - Britaney Burnett
Arena Director - Delwin Fiddler Jr.  Vendors: $200. $150 by paid by Sept. 8.  Setup October 7. First come basis. Adult dance specials. Outdoor event - rain or shine. Bring lawn chairs.

Vendors, Dancers and Dummers Contact:
Native Nations Dance Theater
Vaughnda Hilton or Delwin Fiddler Jr.
215-472-9996 or 215-747-6330  717-865-4602


October 8 - 9, 2005

9th Annual Abenaki Heritage Weekend

Abenaki Nation of NH

Mi-Te-Jo Campground, Milton, NH 



October 8 - 9, 2005

American Indianist Society Pow Wow 

Camp Marshall, 4-H Camp, Off Rte. 31 

Spencer, MA 



October 8 - 9, 2005

Kauai Powwow 

Kapaa Beach Park on Kauai, Hawaii 

Native American and Native Hawaiian-made crafts, clothing, food, musical instruments and hands-on activities. Native American dancing all day. 

808-335-5427 or


October 8 -  9, 2005

Silverhawk Native American Flute Gathering

Withlacoochee River Park 

12449 Withlacoochee Blvd. Dade City, FL 33525

A Native American Gathering centered around the Native flute. Entertainment, vendors, Native food. Free parking, admission, primitive camping. Fee for electric. A relaxed setting in the country. Come join us for the week-end or a day. Saturday night "Friendship Fire" where we will tell stories, play the flute, play the drum, sing, and fellowship.

Dock Green Silverhawk
4850 Knights Loop, Plant City, FL 33565


October 8 -  9, 2005

18th American Indian Gathering

Beaver County Community College, Monaca, PA  

Host Drum:  Rosewood Singers; Whipmen:  Brent Wilcox of Tonawanda, New York & Phil Peters of Cleveland, Ohio.

MC:  Mr. Lowell Scott; Arena Director:  Mr. Brayton "Buck" Batson; Indoor pow-wow. Earl Schriver:  Birds of Prey on both Saturday and Sunday. Craft Contest:  Sunday morning. Dance Competitions for all ages:  prize money.:  Special "Peoples Choice Award". Traders:  by invitation only.

George M. Tew: Logstown Associates 734-774-9098  Alex J. Gladis 724-775-8561 x 157


October 8 - 10, 2005

Indian Plaza Powwow

1475 Mohawk Trail, Route 2

Charlemont, MA



October 14 - 16, 2005

West Ossipee Pow Wow 

2145 Rt 16, West Ossipee NH

We have limited space for the participants. We are not a camp ground but we do have room for some camping. 

Info: Henry Gelinas  603-323-8181
P.O. Box 280, Tamworth, NH  03886


October 14 - 16, 2005

Wolf Den Pow Wow

Wolf Den State Park, Junction Rte. 44 & 101

Pomfret Center, CT 



October 14 - 16, 2005

24th NAIA Festival and Powwow

Long Hunters State Park

2910 Hobson Pike, Nashville, TN

MC: Sammy (Tone-Kei) White Anadarko OK.
Arena Director: Marty Pinnecoose, Salem, OR.
Host Northern Drum: Meskwaki Nation, Tami, IA.
Host Southern Drum: Cozad Singers, Anadarko, OK

Chosen as one of the top 16 Powwows in July 2004 issue of Native People Magazine. 
All dancers and drums welcome.

Bill Wells, 230 Spence Lane, Nashville, TN       37210-3623


October 14 - 16, 2005

6th Annual Buffalo River Pow Wow

1690 Airport Ridge Road, Linden, TN

Host Drum: Redhawk Singers. Special guest Larry Sellers who played "Cloud Dancing" on Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman TV series.

Ray or Sharron Benge
P O Box 277, Linden, TN  37096

October 15 - 16, 2005

A Time For Thanksgiving Festival

Lenni Lenape Historical Society

2825 Fish Hatchery Rd., Allentown, PA

Lenni Lenape Historical Society, 610-797-2121


October 15 - 16, 2005

3rd Year Intertribal Pow-wow

Mother Earth’s Creations Intertribal Grounds

2145 Rte 16, West Ossipee, NH 



October 15 - 16, 2005

Accohannock PowWow

Farm Market Rd. Marion Md.

Rudy Hall, P.O. Box 404, Marion, MD  21838

October 16, 2005

UNACC's 10th Annual Fall Feast

29 Antietam St, P-5 Bldg.

Ayer, MA 



OCTOBER  20, 21, 22, 2005 

Miss Indian Teen World Scholarship Pageant

Salt Lake City, Utah 

Entry Rules: Fee Deadline:  August 13, 2005.  Must be of Native descent, ages 13-18, female, resident of North America, single, never married or given birth, no criminal history, in good health and of good moral character.  Must be enrolled in a school and maintain at least a 2.0 g.p.a. Several judging categories.  


P.O. Box 571705, Murray, Utah 84157

October 21 - 23, 2005

Cherokees of Alabama Pow Wow

Arab, AL




October 21 - 23, 2005

National Harvest Powwow 

Sponsored by the White Buffalo Society

Silver River State Park, 176 NE 168 Court
Silver Springs, Florida 34488
Chief Laughing Eyes   352-625-2279

October 21 - 23, 2005

Harvest Moon Powwow

Carson Park, Paducah Kentucky

Mantle Rock Native Education & Cultural Center

Mcee- Ernie Walters, Head Man- Barry Brown, Head Lady -Sally Tuttle, Head Veteran- Rick Brown, Arena Director- Little Hawk, Northern Host Drum- Night Eagle, Southern Host Drum- Bird Chopper

Stella Brown- 270/988-2605

Kamama  Sutton 


October 22 - 23, 2005

Euharlee Third Annual Veterans Powwow Downtown Euharlee, Osborne Park, Euharlee, GA
Host Drum - Arikoma Lightning
; Head Man - Jerry "Smitty" Smith Head Lady - Ellen Rasco MC - Gary Smith Special tribute to all veterans, police, fire, EMS Free Admission - Bring chairs/ blankets

Joey Pierce   404-377-4950

October 22 - 23, 2005

9th Wild Fire of Pokanoket Federation Powwow, Slater Park, Newport Ave (Rte. 1A) 

Pawtucket, RI 



October 23, 2005

MCNAA Benefit Auction & Reception

Holiday Inn, Off Rte. 128, Exit 5A, 

Randolph, MA 



October 27 - 30, 2005

Lewis & Clark Festival

Charlottesville, VA

Malou K. Stark





November, 2005 (Accurate date will be posted later)

Utah Valley State College Contest Powwow

Student Center, Utah Valley State College 

800 West University Parkway, Orem, UT

Nothing but serious Dancing! 

Info: Spiritual Elder, Winston Mason – Hidatsa/Mandan

Emcee: Harold Begaye (Dine)

Arena Director: Dallin Maybee (Northern Arapaho/Seneca)

Ken Sekaquaptewa, (801)-863-7276, (801)-863-7271


November 4 - 5, 2005

Salt Lake Community College Pow Wow 2005
Salt Lake City, Utah

Cara Begay / Sadie Tsosie  801-290-2272


November 4 - 5, 2005

Honoring our Students and Veterans Pow Wow

University of Maryand, College Park, MD

Students and Veterans Free. Host Drums:  Eagles Dancing and White Oak; MC:  Clayton Olk Elk; AD:  Jay Hill; Concert Friday night. Charles 'Rahmat' Woods Band (Jazz Band) and Plucker, Danny Blew, and the Blues Crew (Blues Band). 

Dana Padgett, Box 3571, Winchester, VA 22604
(301) 405-5618

November 4 - 6, 2005

19th Annual AIA Orlando Powwow
Orlando, FL

Powwow under the sun and stars! Vendors, dancers and spectators are invited to join the AIA in a celebration of Native American culture under the beautiful Florida sky. Bring your chairs and blankets!

Peggy Wolfe  407-327-8207



November 5 - 6, 2005

4th Intertribal Pow Wow & Festival

Langley, SC

Horse Creek American Indian Heritage Association

Teresa Cockrell 864 445 5109

Wanda Randall  803-663-9289



November 5 - 6, 2005

19th Red Mountain Eagle Pow Wow

Salt River, AZ

Bill H. Hayes  208-237-4567



November 5 - 6, 2005

Thundercloud Trading Post's 2nd Annual Scholarship Pow Wow

Bossier City Civic Center, Bossier City, LA 

Contest powwow, numerous vendors.

Info:  Elaine Fairbanks 

1214 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy, Shreveport, LA 71105 318-219-8500  


November 5 - 6, 2005

Trudeau Center Indoor Pow Wow 

Larkin Recreation Bldg., 3445 Post Road 

Warwick, RI 



November 5 - 6, 2005

6th Stone Mountain Powwow & Indian Festival Stone Mountain Park, 16 miles east of Atlanta, GA

Over $15,000 in Dance Prize Money

Linda Whittington, 770-413-5066 


November 6, 2005

Council Oak "Tree Ceremony" 

Dancing & Potluck Social

1111 Somerset Ave. (Rte. 138)

Dighton, MA 



November 11 - 13, 2005

Tullahoma Intertribal Powwow 

South Jackson Civic Center grounds, corner of

S. Jackson Street & Hwy 55. Tullahoma, TN

No contest powwow. MC: Jerry Dearly - Lakota. AD: Mike Bissonette - Lakota. Host Northern Drum ~ Bigstone Singers ( Canada); Host Southern Drum ~ Bear Heart ( Wisconsin); Invited drums: all others welcome. Jr. Miss & Miss Native Way Princess contest; Friday evening special event honoring our Veterans & Saturday evening auditorium event "Who are We?". Vendors by invitation only. Directions: Tullahoma is halfway between Nashville & Chattanooga & 15 miles south of I-24 on Hwy 55. 

Jerry Laney 229-787-5180 evenings


November 11 - 13, 2005

Chicago 52nd Annual
Chicago, IL

New 2005 Chicago Powwow Committee, Theme:  In Honor of our AIC Founders!!  Family members of Founders of Chicago's Indian Center. 

Sterling Big Bear Sr. (Ponca) 773-908-8927 

JoAnn Maney (Ho-Chunk) 773-763-5140


November 12 -  13, 2005

16th Annual Texas Championship Pow-wow
Traders Village, 7979 N. Eldridge Road, Houston, TX 77041

Head Singer:  Davie Johnson, Alabama-Coushatta, Livingston, TX; ADs:  Darrell Moore, Pawnee-Otoe, Pawnee, OK and Harold Rogers, Navajo, Grand Prairie, TX.; Featuring Terry Tsotigh playing his flute and harmonica at 11:00am each day.  Tiny tots contest in the morning. Dance Contests:  Registration starts at 9:00am Saturday morning.  Grand Entry at 12:00 noon each day.  Pow-wow is from 12:00pm to 6:00pm both days, no night session.  For information concering the dance contests, call:  (972) 274-2056 or (972) 436-9582. 1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $200, 4th $100 - Adults (16-49 yrs) and Golden Age (50 yrs-over).  Men:  Straight, Traditional, Grass, Fancy.  Women:  Cloth, Buckskin, Fancy Shawl, Jingle.  Golden Age:  categories combined.  1st $125, 2nd $100, 3rd $75, 4th $50 - Jr. Girls/Jr. Boys, categories combined.  Arts and Crafts and Tipi Village:  for further information, call Traders Village at (281) 890-5500.

Jennifer Pacheco  972-436-9582


November 13, 2005  4 p.m.

Mashantucket Pequot Dancing & Potluck

Teen Game Room, 1st Floor, 2 Matts Path, Mashantucket, CT



November 18, 2005

Native American Conference
Columbia, SC

Barbara MorningStar Paul   803-333-9621

November 18 - 19, 2005

7th Annual Honor to the Veterans Pow-Wow

KCKS Community College 7250 State Avenue, 

Kansas City, KS

Color Guard Indian Veterans Warrios Soc. of KC
Head Man Dancer Tony Flores; Head Lady Angel Talawyma
Head Singer Max No Ear; Head Gourd Dancer Norm Johnson
AD Warren Hawk; MC Don Green feather

Carolyn King
600 West 39th, Kansas City, MO  64111

November 18 - 20, 2005

7th Pahrump Social Powwow
Petrack Park, Hwy 160 & Basin 

Special honoring ceremony for Navajo Code Talker Joe Morris on Sat 11/19/05
$1500.00 Random cash drawings for dancers, drummers and singers daily.

Paula Elefante  775-209-3444

PO Box 854, Pahrump, NV

November 18 - 20, 2005

Lytton Rememberance Pow Wow

Lytton, British Columbia, Canada
PO Box 20, Lytton, BC
Shirley James   250-455-2304

November 18 - 20, 2005

People's Celebration Gathering

5622 U.S. 231 South, National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds Dothan, AL

Tracy Byrd Miller  334-677-5022


November 19, 2005

Red Road Anniversary Celebration

Guest Speakers, Potluck Social, 

North American Indian Center

105 S. Huntington Ave.

Jamaica Plain, MA 



November 19, 2005

PSU NASA First Annual Intertribal Pow Wow
Pittsburg, KS

Julie Ellen Gelpke   620-875-9671


November 19, 2005

OU Fall Powwow
Norman, OK

Toni Tsatoke   405-487-2293


November 19, 2005

MCNAA Nat'l N.A. Heritage Day Pow Wow

Location: TBA 



November 19 - 20, 2005

NCC Dancing Our Prayers War Vets Gathering
Ft. Campbell, KY

Debi"WindDancer" McDaris  931-232-6612


November 19 - 20, 2005

7th Annual "Healing the Earth" Powwow
Pomona, CA

Renee Swan-Waite  909-869-6877


November 23 - 26, 2005

Federation of Old Plimoth Indian Tribes

People Pavilion Historical Cultural Festival

Water St, Plymouth, MA 



November  24, 2005

Poarch Creek 35th Thanksgiving Pow Wow
Atmore, AL

Sharon Delmar  251-368-9136


November  24, 2005

National Day of Mourning Ceremonies 

Cole's Hill 

Plymouth, MA 



November 25 - 26, 2005

25th Chambers Farm Family Gathering
Fort McCoy, FL

Michael  513-464-1746


November 25 - 26, 2005

Thanksgiving Celebration Pow-wow
Arapahoe, WY

Regina Littleshield  307-858-4250


November 25 - 27, 2005

Firewalker's Legacy
Hart Springs Campgro, FL

Helen Blair  352-463-7321


November 25 - 27, 2005

Indio Pow Wow
Indio, CA

Judy Stapp  800-827-2946


November 25 - 27, 2005

39th Annual LIHA Fall Powwow
Robert, LA

Andi   504-367-1375

November 25 - 27, 2005

Squamish Valley NAAW Pow-wow
Squamish, British Columbia, Canada

Shirley Lewis/Rose Reimer   604-892-5166


November 26, 2005

Dighton Council Native American Craft Show Taunton Elks, 119 High St., 

Taunton, MA 



November 26, 2005

8th Alabama-Coushatta Children's Pow-wow
Livingston, TX

Delbert or Herbert Johnson  936-329-2127


November 26, 2005

Choctaw Casino Resort Pow-Wow
Hwy 75/69 - Durant, OK

Willard Polk  580-889-1123


November 29, 2005

Wilma Mae Redbone-Tselee Wells Powwow
Apache, OK

Dolly Nestell or Warren Wells  580-588-3033



December 2 - 4

Leesburg Pow Wow
Leesburg, FL

Intertribal Cultural Arts Society, Inc.  MC:  Dave WhiteWolf Trezak; Host Drum:  Family Drum; Arena Director:  Michael WhiteWolf.

Tom Lipps - 352-568-0619


December 3, 2005

Dighton Council Potluck Social & Dancing

Dighton Council Hall, Dighton, MA

1111 Somerset Ave. (Rte. 138) 



December 3, 2005

North American Indian Center Craft Fair 

105 So. Huntington Ave. 

Jamaica Plain, MA 



December 3, 2005

22nd St. Croix Chippewa Traditional Youth On Red Road

Mark Soulier 715-520-2272 cell



December 3, 2005

Pawnee Nation Academy Basketball & Concert
Pawnee, OK

Pawnee Nation Academy

Crystal Echo Hawk  918-762-3621


December 3 - 4, 2005
AICRC Powwow

Oakland, CA

American Indian Child Resource Center

Mary Trimble Norris 510-208-1870



December 3 - 4, 2005

Traditional Pow Wow

Anderson, IN

Shoshana Phillips  928-542-0007


December 9 - 11, 2005

9th Winter Gathering

Coachella, CA

Pow Wow held at the Spotlight 29 Casino inside the showroom. Drum Contest for Northern and Southern Drums 1st-$4000 plus 1st place jackets 2nd-$2500 3rd-$1000 4th-$500 Point system in effect for dance and drum contest. Grand Entry times Fri-6pm, Sat.-noon & 6pm, Sun.-noon. M.C.-Peter Joe Olney, Host Drum-Midnite Express, Arena Director-Mike Hopinka, Whipman-Charlie Tailfeathers, Head Drum Judge-Earl Wood, Head Dance Judge-Cindy Wood. Arts and Crafts vendors limited to 40.

Earl Thomas  760-775-3239


December 10, 2005

Nipmuck of Chaubunagungamaugg 

Nikommo Pot Luck

United Church of Christ, Church Street

Webster, MA 



December 10, 2005

Linda Blalock- McClellan Memorial Dance
Iowa Tribe Powwow Grounds (inside)

Perkins, OK

Head Gourd Dancer- Jerry Pinkeston; Head Little Girl Dancer- Tara Goodfox; Head Little Boy Dancer- Coleman; American Horse; Contests: Linda McClellan Memorial Cloth Winner Take All Contest, Winner will recieve $$$ and a dress; Mens Traditional, Sponsored by Gary and Noni AmericanHorse; Tiny Tots, Sponsored by Wesley and Tasha Brown; Event: Stomp Dance after the dance. Stomp Dance Contest for Leaders and Shell Shakers. Sponsored by Noni AmericanHorse and Billy (BH) McClellan. Evreyone invited to stay. 

Ben McClellan  405-273-0716


December 10, 2005

Dinner and Dance 

Intertribal Indian Society of Greater Kansas City
Harrisonville, MO

Nancy Blue  816-942-7497


December 10, 2005

Tulsa Fair Grounds, Exchange Building. 21st & Yale, Tulsa OK

1 PM - 4:30 PM: Gourd Dance; 6 PM Grand Entry: All contestants must be in Grand Entry. Many arts & crafts booths. Santa Claus will make an appearance for the children.

Dolletta Blaylock  918-838-8276



December 10, 2005

ChristmasPowwow and Holiday Market
Park Hill United Methodist, 5209 Montview Blvd., Denver, CO.

Admission and parking are free. All dancers and drums are welcome. Shop at our 30 American Indian community vendors. alterNative Voices - Native radio will have books, music, videos,community crafts, western shirts, Navajo velvets and more that support community Native radio. Partner sponsors: alterNative Voices, Raven Dancers, United Methodist Native Ministries, Christian Indian Center.

Bear Limvier  303-648-3414


December 10 - 11, 2005

Christmas at Old Fort Parker
Mexia, TX

This is a traditional event.  Woman Cloth contest $300 on Saturday Afternoon.  Mens Straight contest Sunday Afternoon $500. MC- Bobby Wallace - Comanche - Apache, Ok.; Drum - Those Guys - Lawton Ok.; Head Gourd - Gordon Roy- Ponca

Gourd Dance starts at Noon each day  Exhibition starting at 2 pm each day.  Located South of Mexia at the Old Fort Parker Restoration.

Deborah Manystars  580-429-4590


December 11, 2005

Mashantucket Pequot Dancing & Potluck

Teen Game Room, 1st Floor, 2 Matts Path, Mashantucket, CT



December 21, 2005

Zemis Memorial Pow Wow

Location TBA


December 25 - 26, 2005

Stanjikoming Christmas Pow Wow
Stanjikoming First Nation, Ontario

Styanjikoming Band Office  807-274-2188


December 25, 2005

Christmas Celebration

Lawton, OK

Headman: Doug Pattchecka Williams; Headlady: Thomasia Tsoodle Leader; MC: Mike Burgess & Melvin Kerchee Jr.; Host Drums: Ernest.

Nicole Parker  405-605-4028

December 30 - 31, 2005

Shonto New Year's Eve Contest Powwow

Shonto, AZ

MC: Jay Begaye....Steamboat, AZ; Host Drums: Eagle Creek Singers... Dennehotso, AZ; Jr/Teen/Adults Division, Drum Contest, sponsored by Multi-Cultural Club. Chicken Dance Special, Sponsored by The Tsosie & Ashley Family. Jingle Dress Special, sponsored by Carol McCabe and Family. *Tiny-Tots Special, sponsored by The Kee family. Hand Drum Contest

John Tsosie or Delilah Ashley  928-672-2652


December 31 - January 1, 2005

New Years Eve / Sobriety Inter-tribal Powwow
Townsend Center Gym
855 N. 12th St.,  Richmond, IN
Albert RunningWolf  765-647-4947


December 31 - January 1, 2005

2nd Indianapolis Sobriety Powwow

Indianapolis, IN

Dave Big Heart Arnold  317-271-8311


December 31, 2005 - Jan 1, 2006

6th Annual New Years Sobriety Gathering

Union Community Center, Union Rd, Philippi WV

This event is also a benefit event to collect food items for the AAIWV Food Banks and also to help raise funds for the "Feast of the East" Drum Conference to be held in July 2006.

Mel Charlton-Smith
PO Box 32, Tallmansville, WV 26237













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