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2019 Eastern Shoshone Indian Days Powwow and Indian Rodeo

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All are welcome at the 60th Annual Eastern Shoshone Indian Days Powwow and Indian Rodeo and Relay Races on June 21-23, 2019 on the Wind River Reservation in Fort Washakie, Wyoming. The Eastern Shoshone Indian Days Powwow is Wyoming’s largest powwow, showcaing competitions of more than 700 dancers and some 15 professional drum groups.

Eastern Shoshone Indian Days Powwow and Indian Rodeo

In addition to the Eastern Shoshone Indian Days Powwow singing and dancing, other family friendly activities include an All Indian Parade, and Indian games for all ages such as arrow toss, foot races, stick ball games and a tug of war. Don’t miss the Eastern Shoshone Indian Days Powwow, voted one of the top 10 powwows in the USA.

Powwow Schedule
Friday
7:00 p.m. Grand Entry
Saturday
9:00 a.m. Indian Games
1:00 p.m. Grand Entry
6:00 p.m. Grand Entry
Sunday
10:00 a.m. Parade
2:00 p.m. Grand Entry
First 10 Drum: $100/Session; 4 Sessions

Vendor Fees: $200 Non-Food; $600 Food Vendors

Pow Wow Head Staff
Arena Directors: Corey Reeder, Joseph Baldwin
Southern Host Drum: Southern Style, Red Mesa AZ
Northern Host Drum: Walking Buffalo, Sashatchewan Canada
Master of Ceremonies: Bart Powauhe, Howie Thompson
Head Dance Judge: Adam Nordwall

Eastern Shoshone Indian Days Powwow Mini Gallery

Dance Contests
Adult Dance Categories (Ages 18+)
1st $1000 2nd $800 3rd $600 4th $400
Women’s Southern Traditional
Men’s Southern Straight
Men’s Northern Buckskin/Warbonnet
Men’s Fancy Prairie Chicken Dance

Junior Dance Categories (Ages 7-12)
1st $130 2nd $200 3rd $100 4th $75
Girl’s Traditional, Jingle, Fancy Shawl
Boy’s Traditional, Grass, Fancy Feather

Golden Age Men/Women (Ages 60+)
1st $1000 2nd $800 3rd $600 4th $400

Junior Adult Categories (Ages 18-39)
Women’s Traditional, Jingle, Fancy Shawl
1st $1000 2nd $800 3rd $600 4th $400
Men’s Traditional, Grass, Fancy Feather
1st $1000 2nd $800 3rd $600 4th $400

Senior Adult Categories (Ages 40-59)
Women’s Traditional, Jingle, Fancy Shawl
1st $1000 2nd $800 3rd $600 4th $400
Men’s Traditional, Grass, Fancy Feather
1st $1000 2nd $800 3rd $600 4th $400

Teen Categories (Ages 13-17)
Girl’s Traditional, Jingle, Fancy Shawl
1st $400 2nd $300 3rd $200 4th $100
Boy’s Traditional, Grass, Fancy Feather
1st $400 2nd $300 3rd $200 4th $100

Tiny Tots (1-6): Paid Nightly

Location
Wind River Reservation
19 Old Wind River Highway
Fort Washakie, WY 82514
Phone: 307-349-7089

For More Information:
Call 307-349-8031 or 307-349-4258; Email info@windriver.org

Room Reservations: Shoshone Rose Casino & Hotel @ 307-26-7000