September 2002 NATIVE AMERICAN POWWOW CALENDAR
Sept 7-8: 12th Annual Keepers of the Circle Powwow
Location: 1180 Main St., Rotterdam.Junction New,York 12150
Contact: Clifford L Cook, phone: 518-853-4873
Sep 7-8: Grand Valley American Indian Lodge 41st Annual Traditional Pow Wow
Location: Riverside Park, Monroe St. NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
Event Detail: Second largest pow wow in Michigan. Over 90 vendors many, many dancers from several states. All are welcome to attend!
Contact: Lori Shustha, phone: 616-364-4697, email: Wabushna@AOL.com
Sep 13-14: 3rd Annual Trail of Tears Powwow
Location: Herman Dierks Park, De Queen, Arkansas
Event Details: All contestants must register in-person and must be in the Grand Entry and participate in Inter-Tribal Dances. $8,000 in prize money.
Contact: De Queen/Sevier County Chamber of Commerce, phone: 877-574-0887, e-mail: email@example.com
Sep 13-15: 14th Annual Northern Cherokee Homecoming & Pow Wow
Location: 578 East Hwy 7, Clinton, Missouri 64735
Event Detail: $5,000 Contest Dance, Fry Bread Contest, Head Man Dancer - Jason Jones, Head Lady Dancer - Donna Pickering, Head Gourd Dancer - William "Two Horses" Stogsdill.
Contact: Gail Buzzard, phone: 660-885-7779, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sep 14-15: 10th Annual Four Winds Powwow
Location: Killeen Special Events Center, W.S. Young Dr., Killeen, Texas
Event Details: $15,000 prize money (no catagories combined), Grand Entries at 1 pm and 7 pm with Gourd Dancing at 12 noon and 6 pm. Admission $1.00 ages six and up. Multi-cultural presentation during dinner hour on Saturday.
Contact: Paula Brock (254) 699-3167; e-mail Fourwinds1@hotmail.com
Sep 20-22: Rossville Powwow
Location: Rossville City Park, Salem Rd, Rossville, Georgia 30741
Event Detail: Rossville powwow is free to the public; everyone is welcome. Some vender space is avalible.
Contact: Red Bear, phone: 423-867-7666, email: Spiritwolfproductions@hotmail.com>
Sep 20-22: Mahkato Wacipi
Location: Land of Memories Park, Mankato, Minnesota 56001
Event Detail: MCs: Mr. Harold Blacksmith, Sioux Valley, Manitoba; Mr. Danny Seaboy, Sisseton, South Dakota; Host Drums: Mazakute Singers, Santee, NE; Wahpekute Singers, Sisseton, SD; Sioux Valley Drum, Sioux Valley, Manitoba
Contact: Vicki Lockard, phone: 651-735-0988, email: email@example.com
Sep 28-29: Adrian 'Lest Our Children Forget' Contest Powwow
Location: Siena Heights University, Adrian, Michigan
Contact: Todd Harder (517) 264-1690, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sep 21-22: Mountain in the Sky Pow Wow
Location: Belleayre Ski center, Route 28, Highmount, New York 12441
Event Detail: Sponsered by the Big Indian native American Cultural center project (organization is working on the goal of having a cultural center in the Catskill Mountains. Mc - Quentin Bear Fuller; Host drum - Redhawk Singers from PA. Guest drum - Heart Spirit Drum; Dance groups: Redhawk Dance Troope, Iroquois Family Singers & the Aztec Dancers; Flute players: Roy Peters & Jimmy Thunderheart. Apr's Song will play Native American folk songs, birds of prey, vendors & more.
Contact: MaryLou Stapleton, phone: 845-254-5782, email: email@example.com
Sep 27-29: 3rd Annual Tonto Apahce Tribal Pow Wow
Location: Tonto Apache Reservation, TAR Lot 30, Payson, Arizona 85541
Event Detail: In addition to the Pow Wow on this weekend we are also having a Co-ed softball tournament, carnival, 5K run-walk & entertainment featuring The Indian & The White Guy. The following weekend of Oct 4-6 will be an all-indian rodeo, golf tournament, basketball tournament, fireworks and a dance. Come join us in our celebration of our 30th year of Recognition.
Contact: Teri Nanty, phone: 928-474-6044.165, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sep 28-29: Sounds of Thunder Powwow
Location: Kaibab Paiute Indian Reservation, 2230 North Pipe Spring Road, Fredonia, AZ 86022
Event Detail: Something for Everyone! Competition powwow, drum contest, day money for first 5 drums, art show, softball tournament, fishing derby, horseshoe tournament, tribal elder demonstrations, 5K health walk/run, parade.
Contact: Brenda Drye, phone: 928-643-6015, email: email@example.com