2019 For the People Pow Wow
All are welcome to the 12th Annual For the People Pow Wow on May 25-26, 2019 at the Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds in Jefferson City, Missouri. The For the People Pow Wow features gourd dancing, intertribal dancing, tribal singing and vendors with products made by Native Americans. Inside the pavilion, dancers in native dress will take part in gourd dancing at noon on both Saturday and Sunday, and before the main Saturday evening dance session and Grand Entry.
A Grand Entry, followed by intertribal dancing will take place following each session of gourd dancing on both Saturday and Sunday. If you are a visitor, be sure to pay attention the Master of Ceremonies, whose job is to keep dancers, singers, and visitors both informed and entertained. The For the People Pow Wow is sponsored by The Society for the Preservation of Traditional Values and the Jefferson City Jaycees.
Seating is limited, so bring your own chairs. Our For the People Pow Wow is family friendly, so bring everyone. Not Responsible for Accidents, Theft or Damage of any kind – and absolutely NO Guns, NO Alcohol, and NO Drugs allowed!
Admission: Adults: $3; School Age: $1; Elders & Preschool: Free
Camping: $10.00 per family camp for the weekend
For the People Pow Wow Mini Gallery
Pow Wow Schedule
Noon-2:00 p.m. Gourd Dancing
2:30 p.m. Grand Entry
2:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Inter-tribal Dancing
5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Dinner Break
5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Gourd Dancing
6:45 p.m. Grand Entry
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Inter-tribal Dancing
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Gourd Dancing
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Inter-tribal Dancing
POW WOW HEAD STAFF
Head Man Dancer: Trilby Wahwasuck, Mayetta KS
Head Lady Dancer: Christine Colbert, Muldrow OK
Head Gourd Dancer: Justin Tone-pah-hote, KC MO
Host Southern Drum: Young Bucks – A.J. Esau – Independence, Missouri (All Drums Welcome)
Northern Drum: Big Soldier Creek, Mayetta KS
Master of Ceremonies: teve Tamayo, Bellevue NE
Arena Director: Ethan Tone-pah-hote – Orrick, Missouri
Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds
1445 Fairgrounds Road
Jefferson City, MO65109
Phone: (573) 893-3950
DIRECTIONS TO FAIRGROUNDS:
From Highway 50, take the South Country Club Drive exit and follow South Country Club Drive west for 1.2 miles. The road changes to Fairgrounds Road and you will see the fairgrounds on the left, there will be pow wow signs.
EVENT & VENDOR QUESTIONS:
Greg Olson: 573-814-9135; Email email@example.com
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next For the People Pow Wow on Memorial Day Weekend at the Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds in Jefferson City, Missouri.
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