May 2004 MOUNTAIN MAN RENDEZVOUS
May 1: 1st Annual Foster Family Honor Pow Wow
Location: Cherokee Nation Pow Wow Grounds, Highway 62, Tahlequah, OK 74465
Event Detail: This is a benefit Pow Wow for the children and foster families in the Cherokee Nation Foster Care Program. All dancers, singers and drums are welcome. The committee requests NO giveaways. Fun for the entire family....raffles, cakewalks, food concession, arts&crafts. Free admission, public welcome, bring your own chairs. Arts & crafts booths are available for $20 plus a donated item....call Shrana George (918) 431-4115 x239.
Contact: Ellen, phone: (918) 266-5626 x30, email: email@example.com
May 1-2: Mason-Dixon's 1st Intertribal Benefit Pow Wow
Location: Mason-Dixon Fairgrounds, Rt 74 (Delta Rd), Delta, PA 17314
Event Detail: The proceeds from this intertribal pow wow is to be used to purchase food, clothing,etc for those in need on the Pine Ridge & Zuni reservations. Non-Competition. It is open to the public at 10am-6pm Sat&Sun. Admission $5 adults, children under 8 are free. Grand entry at noon. Special guests are : Aztec Dancers from Mexico City and Joseph Fire Crow - World-renowned Cheyenne musician & Flutist. There will be many Native American artists demonstrating & selling their crafts. Live- Wildlife exhibits. There will be many dancers doing all styles of Native American dance in full regalia. There will be opportunities for the public to join in the dancing. Head Dancers- Frank Little Bear & Marie Dancing Feather-Northern Cree; Arena Director -John Pingree - Shoshone; Guest Northern Drum - Sweetwater - Lakota; Host Southern Drum - Little Horses; Host Northern Drum-TBA, MC - TBA. This pow wow is located just 50 minutes from Baltimore & York. Call Donna for more detailed directions.
Contact: Donna Dorn-Collectors Kingdom, phone: 410-452-8500, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 1-2: 2nd Annual Fort Boonesborough State Park Native American Festival
Location: Fort Boonesborough State Park, 4375 Boonesboro Rd, Richmond, KY 40475
Event Detail: Admission; Adults-$2, Children- 6-12 $1, Under 6 Free. Host Drum- Medicine Wind, Invited Elder-Cecil Isaac, Ojibway, MC- Clinton Could. Camping Available at Park prices.
Contact: Lonewolf, phone: 859-626-0175, email: NCKYWarchief@aol.com
May 2-3: Feast of the Flowering Moon
Location: Yoctangee Park, Downtown Chillicothe, OH 45601
Event Detail: This is "A Native Homecoming Celebration" involving the entire City of Chillicothe, Ohio. Come Experience 3 days of Native American Music, Dance, Arts & Crafts, Story Telling, Educational Demonstrations, and much More. Great Drums: Mingo River, SouthEastern WaterSpider, Southern Singers. All Dancers Welcome.
Contact: Gregg Downing, phone: 614-882-4957, email: email@example.com
Event Website: http://www.feastofthefloweringmoon.com
May 7-8: 6th Annual Fredericksburg Inter-Tribal Powwow
Location: Fort Martin Scott Historical Site, 1606 East Main Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Event Detail: Fri May 7: Registration 5-7pm; Sat: Gourd Dancing 2-5pm & 6-7pm. Supper Break 5-6pm, Grand Entry 7pm, Presentation Awards 11pm. All Adult Categories pay $500, $300, $200; All Junior categories pay $100, $75, $50 (Junior Categories are combined). There are also two special dances for Women's Cloth and Men's Contemporary Straight. All Contestants must be in full dress to receive prize money.
Contact: Nick Bradford, phone: 830-997-8925, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 7-8: Augusta Powwow
Location: AJCC, 3J Road, Augusta, GA 30906
Event Detail: Head Singer- Billy Horse, Head Man & Lady- Mark & Teresa Alexandra, AD- Orville Gates, MC- TBA
Contact: Billy Medeiros, phone: 706-394-1221, email: email@example.com
May 7-8: Chemwa Spring Pow Wow
Location: Chemawa Indian School Gym, 3700 Chemawa Rd NE, Salem, OR 97305
Event Detail: Vendors contact Jeanette 503-399-5721 ext. 237.
Contact: Crystal Boyd, phone: 503-399-5721, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 7-9: Echota Cherokee Pow Wow
Location: DeFuniak Springs, 110 Gean Hurley Rd., DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433
Event Detail: Call for directions and other details.
Contact: Elsie Benslay, phone: 850-951-0308, email: email@example.com
May 8-9: 8th Annual Samuel Lewis Spring Festival
Location: Samuel Lewis State Park, Mt Pisgah Rd, Wrightsville, PA 17368
Event Detail: Grand Entry: Noon Both Days, Host Drum: Iroquis Thunder Heart, MC: Don Hockenberry, AD: Scott 'Tiny Bear' Rineer, HMD: Jack Richards, HLD: Hannah Sowers. The Terry Strong Heart Band will be performing Saturday evening at 6:00 pm.
Contact: Larry & Sue Trump, phone: 717-367-6871
Event Website: http://www.fourarrows.org
May 8-9: 16th Annual East Tennessee Indian League American Indian Celebration Powwow
Location: Indoor Powwow- Knoxville Convention/Exhibition Center, 525 Henley St., Downtown Knoxville, TN
Event Detail: Exhibit Halls 1 & 2 (under the Holiday Inn Select at the World's Fair Park). HMD- Rick Bottchenbaugh, (EBCI, Cherokee NC), HLD: Kim Bottchenbaugh, (EBCI, Cherokee NC); MC: Kikapoo Rice (Sac/Fox & Pawnee, Oklahoma); AD: Will Laney, (EBCI, Cherokee NC); Host Drum: Eagle Nation Singers (a.k.a. Medicine Dog) . Over $10,000 in Prize Money! DANCE COMPETITIONS (Adults $400 - $250 - $125); DRUM COMPETITION! ($600 - $300 - $175 - $100); HOOP DANCE COMPETITION ! ($200 - $100). Doors Open on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. See website for more detail.
Contact: Vickie, phone: 865-579-1384
Vendor Contact: Martha, phone: 865-687-9675, email: TWDBear@aol.com
Event Website: http://www.angelfire.com/tn3/etil/
May 15: 11th Annual Spring Bear Pow-Wow & Indian Art Market
Location: Washington Park United Methodist Church, 1955 East Arizona Ave., Denver, CO
Event Detail: Directions: Take 1-25 to the University Blvd. N. exit, exit 205A - Exit north on University Blvd and go 0.6 miles. Turn west (left) on E. Arizona Ave. for 0.3 miles to church. Public invited- free admission for all. All dancers & drums welcom, no contests. Cakewalks, raffles, frybread, Indian Tacos & more. AD- Bernard Cottonwood, Hunkpapa; Host Northern Drum- Denver All Nations, Head Singer- Lionel Steele. Ground Blessing- 9am, Grand Entry- 1230pm & 6:30pm. Contact: Bear or Alisa Limvere, phone: 303-648-3414, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Event Website: http://ravendancers.tripod.com/
May 14-16: Chehaw Native American Cultural Festival
Location: The Parks at Chehaw, 105 Chehaw Park Rd., Albany, GA 31701
Event Detail: We are bringing back the Indian Festival. This will be the first time since 1997 that it will be held at the park. It will be held the 3rd weekend in May just as before.
Contact: Karen or Ben Kirkland, phone: 229.430.5280, email: email@example.com
May 14-16: 24th Annual De Anza Pow Wow & Arts Market
Location: De Anza College, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, CA 95014
Event Detail: Contest Pow wow, with drum day money. MC:Tom Phillips/Arena Dir: Rene Samoya other head staff to be announced. Art vendors booth fee $275 & no food booth solicitated. Vendor deadline March 30.
Contact: Gerri Parker, phone: 408-864-5448, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Website: http://www.deanzapowwow.org
May 14-16: Cherokee Tribe of Northeast Alabama Spring Powwow
Location: Grant Town Park, Grant, AL 35950
Event Detail: Head Man & Head Lady TBA. Junior Head Man & Junior Head Lady TBA. Head Drum TBA. MC & Director TBA. American Indian, Druming, Singers, Dancers, Entertaiment, Crafts, Stories, Foods.
Contact: Cindy Samples, phone: 256-593-8102, email: PrettyMoon1@wmconnect.com
May 14-16: Cumberland Plataeu Powwow
Location: Wilson's Triple W Arena, 1050 W. Cemetery Rd, Cookeville, TN 38506
Event Detail: Headman, James Yellow Eagle Headlady, Gwen Babbs; Hostdrum & Guestdrum, TBA; MC, Brad Shellhorse; Headveteran,TBA. Vendors spaces still available contact above number. All Dancers and All Drums Welcome. Friday 3p.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. until 9 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Free camping to all dancers, drums, vendors. PLEASE NOTE! NO HOOK-UPS OF ANY KIND. DRY CAMPING ONLY.
Contact: Tommy & Linda Veal, phone: 931-823-0007, email: email@example.com
May 14-16: 10th Annual Potawatomi Trail Pow Wow
Location: Christian County Fairgrounds, West Rich Street, Taylorville, IL 62568
Event Detail: Held in memory of 'Dee "Wild Horse" Wright the last member of the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Headman Dancer, Kenny Eyre; Headwoman, Joleine Hinkle; Arena Director, Ben Noberto; Host Southern Drum Lead Singer, ; Chad Tahchawwickah; MC TBA. Head Gourd Dancer, Al Gomez.
Contact: Hawk Hoffman, phone: 217-529-9172, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 14-16: Children Of Many Colors Pow-Wow
Location: Castaic Lake Recreation Area At The Lagoon, 8 miles north of Magic Mountain on Interstate 5 in Los Angeles County, 32132 Castaic Lake Dr., Castaic, CA 91310
Event Detail: Gourd Dancing, All Dancers Welcome, All Drums Welcome, Head Staff to Be Announced, Children’s Activities, Arts, Crafts, Food, & Educational Exhibits. This is a family event. No alcohol, drugs or firearms allowed.
Contact: Redbird, phone: 805-217-0364, email: email@example.com
Event Website: http://www.RedbirdsVision.com
May 15: Zhinga Wee Thay - Benefit Pow Wow
Location: Four Winds Park (formerly Maun-Hain Park) - Springtown, TX 75082
Event Detail: This will be the kick off for the Coat and Shoe Drive 2004. Four Winds Park is located at 5380 East Hwy 199 in Springtown, Texas. This is about 15 miles out on Hwy. 199W from Loop 820. Another land mark would be 3 miles west of Azle Texas. Take a left at the Highway intersection and through Murco Lot. Signs will be up. (It will be behind the Budstown Farm and Ranch Supply Factory - Springtown, TX). Head Singer: Cliff Queton (Kiowa); Head Gourd: Will Tonemah (Kiowa); Head Man: Joe Noah (Choctaw); Head Boy: Derek Frick; (Osage/Seminole/Cherokee/Creek); Head Lady: Jodi Voice; (Cherokee, Creek, Ogalala Sioux); Head Girl:Christen Voice; (Cherokee, Creek, Ogalala Sioux). MC: Albert Old Crow (Cheyenne-Arapaho); AD: Michael Pyron (Choctaw). Activities start at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Gourd Dancing. The Supper Break is at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, with Grand Entry at 7:00 pm and closing at 11:00 pm. All Drums are Welcome.
Contact: Ponca John, phone: 972-579-1144, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 15: Culture on Display: Exhibiting Native American Culture
Location: Autry National Center, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Event Detail: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.: Examine the legacy of George Catlin’s Indian Gallery and learn about the future of Native-sponsored tribal museums. Panelists include George Gurney, chief curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and curator of the exhibition George Catlin and His Indian Gallery; Amy Lonetree, assistant professor of American Indian studies at San Francisco State University; and Cheryl Hinton, director and curator of the Barona Museum and Cultural Center. Duane Champagne, professor of anthropology at UCLA, will moderate the discussion. The program is free for Autry National Center members. General admission is $5.
Contact: Event Reservation Line, phone: 323-667-2000, ext. 354, email: email@example.com
Event Website: http://www.autrynationalcenter.org
May 15-16: United Native American Cultural Center 9th Annual Unity Days Powwow
Location: 29 Antietam Street, Building P-5, Devens, MA 01432
Event Detail: Grand Entry - 12 noon (both days), Closing Ceremonies - Sunday @ 5 PM. All drums invited. All vendors by invitation only, please. Public is welcome to come and participate. No admission fee but donations are accepted. Join us for a fun weekend of: Drumming, Dancing, Storytelling, Children’s Games, Raffles. Come and shop for all kinds of native crafts at our vendor’s booths. Learn of different native cultures. No drugs or alcohol, please. Check our website for directions or give us a call.
Contact: Lorena Novak, phone: 978-772-1306, email: Inuitwoman@aol.com
Event Website: http://www.intergate.com/~unacc/unacc.html
May 15-16: 3rd Annual Shawnee Woodland Pow Wow
Location: Zane Shawnee Caverns & Southwind Park, 7092 State Rt 540, Bellefontaine, OH 43311
Event Detail: We still have an opening for drums and dancers this event is open for the public for more info give us a call or check our website.
Contact: Angel or Crow, phone: 937-592-9592, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Website: http://www.homestead.com/zaneshawneecaverns/powpow.html
May 16-18: 10th Annual Potawatomi Trail Pow Wow
Location: Manners Park, Taylorville, IL 62650
Contact: Hawk Hoffman, phone: 217-528-9172, email: email@example.com
Event Detail: This is a non-competion event. All dancers and drums welcome. There is a Princess contest. NO DRUGS OR ALCOHOL. Public welcome.
May 20: Wild Dish- Food Inspired by the Plains
Location: Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Event Detail: 6:00–9:00 p.m. Feast your eyes and warm your palate during this evening of fine art and food. Explore the new Smithsonian exhibition, George Catlin and His Indian Gallery, featuring an unparalleled collection of 19th-century masterworks. Then join Chef Loretta Oden, host of the upcoming PBS series “Seasoned with Spirit—A Native Cook’s Journey”, as she prepares and talks about Native foods of the American Plains. Sample favorites such as “wasna” (or pemmican, made of dried meat and berries), “wojape” (berry pudding), dried vegetables, buffalo, elk, rabbit, and squash. Admission is $40 for Autry National Center members, $50 for nonmembers. Call TicketWeb for reservations at 866.468.3399, or visit Event Website: http://www.ticketweb.com">www.ticketweb.com. Tickets may also be purchased at the Visitor Services Desk in the Museum of the American West lobby. Space is limited.
Contact: Yadhira De Leon, phone: 323-667-2000, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Website: http://www.autrynationalcenter.org
May 21-23: 7th Annual Insights Spirit Encampment
Location: Nassaki 3, Indiana Dunes State Park, St Rd 49, Chesterton, IN
Contact: Karla, phone: 219-531-8775, email: email@example.com
Event Detail: 2 nights and 3 days of camping, community, ceremony, drumming, building a medicine wheel, and more. Email or call for further information.
May 22-23: 12th Annual Monacan Powwow
Location: Route 130, 6 miles west of Route 29 in Elon, VA
Event Detail: Admission: $7 for Adults, $5 for Seniors, $3 for Children 5-12, 5 and under free. See website for details. Directions: From Charlottesville, take Route 29 - 60 miles south take a right onto Route 130; From Lynchburg, take Route 29 - 10 miles north take a left onto Route 130; From I-81, take exit 175 for Natural Bridge - 30 miles east of Natural Bridge on Route 130.
ATTENTION DANCERS: Day-Money For Native Dancers Totaling $5,000. We will pay NATIVE DANCERS the following amounts for dancing both days: First 40 Dancers 18 and Over: $100, First 20 Dancers 8 thru 18: $50, First 10 Dancers under age 8: $10. Money will be paid at the end of Powwow on Sunday.
Contact: Monacan Tribal Office, phone: 434-946-0389, email: MNation538@aol.com
Event Website: http://www.monacannation.com
May 22-23: Gathering of People
Location: Skye's Spirit Wildlife Rehab & Ed Center Facility, 889 Farron Surrena Rd, Harrisville, PA 16038
Event Detail: This Gathering is to honor our Earth Mother and to raise funds for the care of injured and orphaned wildlife at Skye's Spirit Wildlife Rehab & Ed Center. There will be a live birds of prey display, Grandmother Doris Riverbird Woman will be storytelling, White Panther will have a Native American Martial Arts Demo and Display, Great Vendors, Native Foods and a release of a rehabilitated bird of prey provided one is ready and the weather is good.
Contact: Maryjane Angelo, phone: 814-786-9677, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Website: http://www.stormpages.com/skyespirit/page7.html
May 22-23: Native American Association of Germany 10-Year Anniversary Powwow
Location: At the Fruchthalle in the center of the city, Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY 67655
A Celebration with Natives from the USA, Canada and Central America to commemorate the 10 Years of NAAoG e.V. activities. Activities include: Powwows, seminars, education classes for teachers, review of curriculum materials, active participation in TV programs, national and international press, and cooperation with museums. Trilingual Internet homepage (German, English and French) and quarterly newsletter “Indian Country Germany”, focusing on Native American cultures as they are being practiced in today’s societies. Funds needed for advertisements, transportation, accommodations, security, etc. Give generously to help the NAAoG e.V. mark its important role in correcting the images of today’s Native Americans.
Contact: Lindbergh Namingha, phone: 637-491-4965, email: Lindbergh.Namingha@naaog.de
Event Website: http://www.naaog.de
May 27: Powwow Feast
Location: 3708 Panorama, Hutchinson, KS 67502
Event Detail: Come through gate into back door if not there we are getting ready. 1 dog, not mean. 8:00 to 10:00.
Contact: W. Hight, phone: 620-665-4354, email: email@example.com
May 28-29: Spavinaw Pow-Wow
Location: Spavinaw Ball Field, Spavinaw, OK
Event Detail: Open to the public, all drums, dancers, and vendors welcome.
Contact: Mark or Lynda Six, phone: 918 435 4877, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 28-29: 2004 Southern BearDance Contest Powwow
Location: Sky Ute Casino Pavilion, Southern Ute Reservation, Ignacio, CO 81137
Event Detail: Drum & Dance Contests. Specials: Friday Night - Womens Jingle & Fancy Shawl, Saturday Night - Mens Fancy & Mens Grass Dance.
Contact: Lark M. Goodtracks, phone: 970-563-0100, email: email@example.com
May 28-30: Feast of the Flowering Moon
Location: Yoctangee Park, Downtown Chillicothe, Chillicothe, OH 45601
Event Detail: This is a three day event involving the entire city of Chillicothe. Come and enjoy Native American Music, Dancing, Food, Arts & Crafts, Story Telling, Educational Demonstrations and much more. Three Drums: Mingo River, SouthEastern WaterSpider and Souther Singers. Special Guest: Douglas BlueFeather, 2002 & 2003 NAMMY Winner. Joseph FireCorw, 2003 NAMMY Winner. Native Violinst Arvel Bird of Singing Wolf Records. See website for details.
Contact: Gregg Downing, phone: 614-882-4957, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Website: http://www.feastofthefloweringmoon.com/
May 28-30: Kenel 11th Annual Wacipi
Location: Across from Kenel Church, HWY 1806, Kenel, SD 57642
Event Detail: Lots of Specials through out the weekend.
Contact: Frank White Bull, phone: 605-823-2055, email: email@example.com
May 28-30: 28th Annual Odawa Pow Wow
Location: Ottawa-Nepean Tent and Trailer Park, 411 Corkstown Road, Nepean, Ontario, Canada
Event Detail: Everyone Welcome! Tell your friends, bring your family! Gates Open at 4 pm Friday - Grand Entry at 6 pm. Gates open at 9 am on Saturday - Grand Entry at 12 noon & 6 pm. Gates open at 9 am on Sunday - Grand Entry at 12:00 noon. Admission: Friday $5.00 (includes parking), Saturday and Sunday - $10/day (includes parking). Elders/Seniors/Children (0-12) FREE. CAMPING $25.OO/night; Native Artisans and Traders from across Canada & USA. Friday 3 pm to 6 pm - Saturday & Sunday- 10:00 am to 11:50 am only. Head Dancers Picked Per Session. Blanket Dances will be held for Drums only. Dance Contests on all categories. All Drums must compete. All points taken on Friday Night. NO DRUGS NO ALCOHOL NO PETS. See website for more detail.
Contact: Pow Wow Committee Member(s), phone: 613-722-3811, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Website: http://www.odawa.on.ca/powwow.htm
May 28-31: 30th Annual De-Un-Da-Ga Memorial Day Powwow
Location: Custalogatown Scout Reservation, Carlton, PA
Event Detail: Northern Traditional Pine Covered Dance Arbor. See website for complete detail.
Contact: Email: email@example.com
Event Website: http://www.langundowi.org/PowWow.htm
May 29-30: 5th Annual Grand Pow-Wow of Arkansas and Missouri
Location: Van Buren County Fairgrounds, Clinton, AR 72031
Event Detail: Competition Dancing - $5000 prize money
Contact: Cliff Bishop, phone: 918-336-9217, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 29-30: Memorial Day Gourd Dance
Location: Community Center Gym, Mescalero, NM 88340
Event Detail: TBA
Contact: Clar Eyelash/Judy Lester, phone: 505-464-6245/8880, email: email@example.com
Event Website: http://www.matisp.net
May 29-30: Indian Festival To Honor Veterans
Location: Exit 14 and Hwy 64, North of Ardmore, East of Fayetteville, Tennessee Valley RV Park, TN
Event Detail: All Veterans Invited. Intertribal Dancing, Drum, Story Tellers, Flute Players, Arts and Crafts, Demos.
Contact: Gina Williamson, phone: 256-582-0114, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 29-31: 4rd Annual Trade Fair & Festival
Location: Trout Run Park, Trout Run, PA 17763
Event Details: Opening ceremonies 1pm daily. Native and colonial crafts for sale. Native foods. Trade session Saturday night til ? Tomahawk throwing contest pays 3 places. Free Admission! Honest to Goodness Neutral Ground. Open to All Who Come in a Good Way.
Contact: R. Stray Wolf, phone: 570-995-5177, email: email@example.com
May 29-31: 22nd Annual Moon When The Ponies Shed Powwow
Location: Franklin Co. Fairgrounds, 4100 Columbia Rd., Hilliard, OH 43026
Event Detail: MC-Jerry Dearly, AD-Ken Irwin Sr., Head Vet-Roger Campbell, Headman-Jasper Mithlo, Head Woman-Robin Bowen, Host Drum-Many Voice, Co-Host-Whitehawk, Co-Host-Thunderboyz.
Contact: NAICCO, phone: 614-443-6120, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 29-31: 11th Cherokee Festival
Location: Temple University, Ambler Campus, 580 Meetinghouse Rd, Ambler, PA 19034
Event Detail: Admission gate opens at 10 AM - Grand entry 12:00 Noon, Free parking.
Contact: Chief Buffy Red Feather, phone: 215-549-4191, email: email@example.com
May 29-31: Inter-Tribal Pow-Wow On the Hudson
Location: At JFK Memorial Park & Marina, Warburton Ave. & Kennedy Blvd., Yonkers, NY (behind Hudson Museum)
Event Details: Gate opens at 10am. Sat & Sun: 10a-6p; Mon 10a-4p. Grand Entry 12 noon. Native dancing, vendors, food, face painting & more. Adults- $5 Children 12 & under- $3, Seniors- $3. No drugs, no alcohol, no weapons.
Contact: Tony Moon Hawk, phone: 917-415-5139, email: firstname.lastname@example.org