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2019 Denver March Powwow

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Join us for the 45th Denver March Powwow on March 22-24, 2019 at the Denver Coliseum in Denver, Colorado. Be there for the spectacle of over 1,000 Native American dancers, representing 95 tribes from across the US and Canada gather with 35 drum groups to provide the best in singing and dancing. Over 180 vendor booths will fill the Denver Coliseum to the brim with authentic crafts and artwork, amazing native food and a form of native storytelling that’s guaranteed to be entertaining.

Denver March Powwow

Each session of the Denver March Powwow begins with the colorful and stirring Grand Entry. It kicks off with the Heart Beat drum group singing the committee’s song, “A Living Hoop.” Following them is an eagle staff and American, Indian nation and other flags. Once everyone is in the dance arena and with the spectators still standing, the flags are raised to the accompaniment of a flag song. This is followed by a veterans’ honoring song — the Victory Dance. There are two Grand Entries on Friday and Saturday and one on Sunday.

Besides plenty of intertribal dancing for all participants, the Denver March Powwow features over 30 dance contest categories and over a dozen special contests.

6 and under FREE
General $7 per day; #20 for 3 day pass
60 & over $3 per day; $9 for 3 day pass
Tickets sold at the door (credit cards accepted)
Parking behind Coliseum for $10 with no in/outprivileges.
Limited number of $25 weekend passes available from Committee.

Denver March Powwow Hours
Friday & Saturday
Doors Open 10:00 am – 10:30 pm
Grand Entries 11 am & 7 pm
Fry Bread Concession Opens: 12 pm
Doors Open 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Grand Entry 11 am
View Powwow Schedule Detail

Head Staff
Arena Director: Leo “Chico” Her Many Horses
Master of Ceremonies: Lawrence Baker, Chris Eagle Hawk
Head Judges: Billy Komacheet, Rod Atcheynum

Denver March Powwow Mini-Gallery

Dance Contest Categories
Tiny Tot Boys and Girls (6 & under) Combined
Jr Girls (7-12) Jingle, Fancy, Traditional
Jr Boys (7-12) Grass, Fancy, Traditional
Teen Girls (13-17) Jingle, Fancy, Traditional
Teen Boys (13-17) Grass, Fancy, Traditional
Jr & Teen Boys (7-17) Chicken
Women (18-39) Jingle, Fancy, No & So Buckskin, No & So Cloth
Men (18-39) Grass, Fancy, N. Traditional, S. Straight, Chicken
Senior Women (40-59) Combined
Senior Men (40-59) Combined
Golden Age Women (60+) Combined
Golden Age Men (60+) Combined
View Dance Contest & Drum Rules Detail

The Denver Coliseum
4600 Humboldt
Denver Co 80216

Host Hotel
DoubleTree Quebec & Martin Luther King
Other Overflow hotels with Powwow Rates also Available

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Denver March Powwow in Denver, Colorado.

Denver March Powwow

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