2019 Berkeley Indigenous Peoples Day Pow Wow
All are invited to our 27th Annual Berkeley Indigenous Peoples Day Pow Wow on October 12, 2019 at the ML King Civic Center Park in Berkeley, California. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the powwow with intertribal dancing, gourd dancing, contest dancing, honor songs, and giveaways. Make or renew a friendship, enjoy Native American foods and crafts, and share a wonderful and powerful experience. Ride the lifestream of the pow-wow highway with us, as Indigenous culture spreads its spiritual roots and breaks through into the mainstream of the multicultural society that is appearing before our eyes today here on Turtle Island.
Berkeley Indigenous Peoples Day Pow Wow
At the Berkeley Indigenous Peoples Day Pow Wow admission is free and all dancers, traditional drums and the public are invited. Browse the Indian Market for Native American Foods and Arts & Crafts all day. Visitors are invited to participate in all round dances!
About Indigenous Peoples Day
The Berkeley Indigenous Peoples Day Pow Wow is co-sponsored by City of Berkeley and the Indigenous Peoples Day Committee Project. Berkeley was the first American city to establish an Indigenous Peoples Day in place of Columbus Day, after indigenous groups and supporters came together to successfully urge City Council to establish the holiday. Since then, numerous cities and two states across the country now have their own holidays honoring indigenous communities. Columbus Day remains a national holiday, however, and cities such as Cincinnati have recently rejected proposals to establish Indigenous Peoples Days.
Berkeley Indigenous Peoples Day Pow Wow Schedule (subject to change)
Exhibition Dancing 10:00 am – Noon
Gourd Dancing 11:00 am
Grand Entry 12:00 noon – followed by Round Dancing, Intertribal Dancing & Contest Dancing
Closing Ceremony 6:00 pm
Raffles all day till 6 pm.
Master of Ceremonites: To Be Announced
Arena Director: To Be Announced
Head Man Dancer: To Be Announced
Head Woman Dancer: To Be Announced
Head Gourd Dancer: To Be Announced
Host Northern Drum: To Be Announced
Host Southern Drum: To Be Announced
Head Judge: Gilbert To Be Announced
Contest Coordinator: To Be Announced
Pow Wow Coordinator: To Be Announced
Vendors Coordinator: To Be Announced
M.L. King Civic Center Park
2151 M.L.K. Jr. Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Between Center Street & Allston Way, 1-1/2 blocks west of Berkeley BART Station
Indigenous Peoples Day Committee firstname.lastname@example.org
Vendor Informaton: email@example.com
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