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2019 Dance of the Spring Moon Powwow

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Join us for our 14th Annual Dance of the Spring Moon Powwow on May 3-5, 2019 at the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center in Maxton, North Carolina. The Dance of the Spring Moon Powwow will draw members of about 30 tribes from across the nation to the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center near Pembroke. The event, which includs grand entries at the beginning of each dance session, showcases the various tribes and dance styles in attendance. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Dance of the Spring Moon Powwow: dancing and drumming competitions, food and craft vendors, stickball games, and a living history exhibit complete with a longhouse and wigwam.

Dance of the Spring Moon Powwow

The annual Dance of the Spring Moon Powwow, held each May, celebrates Lumbee culture and identity, providing a place and time that people can come together in spirit, dancing, drumming and singing in harmony. The Powwow begins Friday with Grand Entry at 7:00 pm. Grand Entries on Saturday are at Noon and 7:00 pm. The final dance session of the weekend will begin on Sunday at 1:00 pm.

Daily admission is $8 for adults; $6 for people ages 6 to 12; $5 for people 55 and older; and $5 for members of the military with ID. Children who are 5 years old and younger get in free. A pass for the entire weekend can be purchased for $18 and Sunday-only passes cost $5.

Grand Entries
Friday – 7 pm
Saturday – Noon & 7 pm
Sunday – 1pm

Admission
Adult: $8
Youth (6-12): $6
Seniors (55+): $5
Military w/ID: $5
Child (5 & under): Free
Sunday Only: $5
Weekend Pass: $18

Dance of the Spring Moon Powwow Mini Gallery

Powwow Head Staff
Head Male Dancer: Caleb Burnett
Head Female Dancer: Elena Jacobs-Polanco
Head Drum Judge: Chris Connor
Head Dance Judge: Schirra Gray
Arena Director: Jamie Locklear
Host Drum: WarPaint
Emcee: Juaquin Hamilton, JD Moore

Location:
Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center
638 Terry Sanford Road
Maxton, NC 28364

For More Information:
Call (910) 521-7861; Email: lumbeetribe@lumbeetribe.com

Dance Contests
Men & Women Golden Age: $1000 $700 $400
Adult Categories: $1000 $700 $400
Adult Women: Fancy, Jingle, Southern Traditional, Northern Traditional
Adult Men: Fancy, Straight, Grass, Traditional, Eastern Woodland
Teen Categories: $500 $300 $200
Boys & Girls Categories: $200 $100 $75
Drum Contest: 1st $8,000; 2nd $6000; 3rd $4,000; 4th $2000
More Specials will be announced!

Dancer and Drum Group registration forms are available below for the Dance of the Spring Moon Powwow. Please complete the forms and submit when you arrive at the powwow.
Dancer Registration Forms
Drum Group Registration Forms

Host Hotels
Holiday Inn Express: 910.521.1311
SpringHill Suites: 910.738.2085
Fairfield Inn: 910.739.8444
Atkinson Inn & Suites: 910.674.3185
Comfort Suites: 910.739.8800

Limited Parking is available at the Cultural Center; overflow parking will be located at Purnell Swett High School. Shuttles will be provided to the powwow grounds.

For more information, call 910.521.7861.

The Dance of the Spring Moon Powwow is family friendly and is a tobacco, drug, violence and gang free event.

Dance of the Spring Moon Powwow

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Dance of the Spring Moon Powwow at the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center in Maxton, North Carolina on the first weekend in May.

Tags: Dance of the Spring Moon Powwow, Dance of the Spring Moon Pow Wow, Spring Moon Powwow, Spring Moon Pow wow, North Carolina Powwow, North Carolina Pow Wow

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