2018 CMU Celebrating Life Pow Wow
All are invited to the 29th Annual CMU Celebrating Life Pow Wow on March 17-18, 2018 at the CMU Events Center in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. CMU’s Pow wow committee will host dancers and singers from all over North America. The annual CMU Celebrating Life Pow Wow brings people together to meet for the first time or rejuvenate old friendships through dancing and singing by preserving the Native American culture.
CMU Celebrating Life Pow Wow
Doors open at 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Grand entries take place Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m. and Sunday at noon. For the general public, tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for elders and children. Admission is free for children four years or under. A weekend pass also may be purchased for $15.
Central Michigan University’s Pow wow committee, s student-run committee works year-round on the CMU Celebrating Life Pow Wow so that visitors from the community, as well as participants from all over the U.S. can enjoy themselves and learn more about Native American Culture.
Vendors will offer traditional food and crafts while spectators enjoy the immersion of culture. CMU’s Pow wow draws members of different Native American tribes–including the Saginaw Chippeaw Indian Tribe — with contests in singing, drumming and dancing.
The food vendors make traditional foods like fried bread and lemonades; the craft vendors offer all types of native craft work, including bead-work and leather crafts.
Adults (18-54 years old) – TBA
Elders (55 years old and above) – TBA
Youth (5-17 years old) – TBA
SCIT members (with I.D.) – Free
CMU students (with I.D.) – Free
Children (4 years and under) – Free
Head Veteran – To Be Announced
Master of Ceremonies – To Be Announced
Host Drum – To Be Announced
Arena Director – To Be Announced
Head Male Judge – To Be Announced
Head Female Judge – To Be Announced
Mcguirk Arena in the CMU Events Center (Formerly known as Rose Arena)
Mount Pleasant Campus
360 E Broomfield
Mt Pleasant, MI 48859
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next CMU Celebrating Life Pow Wow at the CMU Events Center in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.
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