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2017 High Plains Powwow

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Join us at the 6th Annual High Plains Powwow on September 9, 2017 at Carbon County Fair Grounds in Rawlins, Wyoming to experience the majesty of Native American cultures through song and dance. Whether you are new to the powwow world, or are a veteran observer, this event is not one to miss. This Northern Traditional style contest powwow is free to the public, with dance registration open to all tribes. Over $9,500 in cash prizes will be awarded to contestants in 22 classes of dance competitions. (Tribal ID is required for dancer registration).
Note: This Powwow will not be held in 2018.

High Plains Powwow at Carbon County Fair Grounds

The High Plains Powow is a free, all day event. Contest dancing begins at 11:00 a.m. featuring native dancers in traditional regalia from surrounding reservations such as Wind River, Pine Ridge, Crow, and Uintah. Dancers range in ages from two to fifty-five and over. These dancers will compete for prize money and prestige in a number of dance types and age groups. Competitors will amaze you with their beautiful regalia, and their dance skill.

Open to the Public – Free Admission!
Indoor Contest Powwow

High Plains Powwow Event Hours
11:00 a.m. Doors Open
1:00 p.m. Grand Entry

Head Staff
Master of Ceremonies: To Be Announced
Arena Director: To Be Announced
Host Drum: To Be Announced
Honored Elder: To Be Announced

Dance Categories

Tots Division
Children must be walking to 6 yrs

Junior Division (Ages 7-12
Jr. Girl’s: Fancy Shawl, Jingle, Traditional
Jr. Boy’s: Fancy Feather, Grass, Traditional

Teen Division (Ages 13 – 17)
Girl’s: Fancy Shawl, Jingle, Traditional
Boy’s: Fancy Feather, Grass, Traditional

Adult Division (Ages 18 – 54)
Women’s: Fancy Shawl, Jingle, Traditional
Men’s: Fancy Feather, Grass, Traditional

Golden Age Division (Ages 55 & over)
Special Dance, Winner Take All, Prairie Chicken Dance

Vendors are urged to bring their wares, as space is still available.
$75 – Food Vendors
$50 – Craft Vendors

This is a drug, alchohol and pet free event. Tribal ID is required for dancer registration.

Lodging:
Camping is available at the fairgrounds, but be sure to call ahead to make arrangements.

Hotel reservations can be made at a discounted price at the following locations in Rawlins (be sure to mention “High Plains Powwow”):
Rodeway Inn
1801 E. Cedar Street in Rawlins
(307) 324-2783

Want more information?
Sponsorship and advertising: Stacy Fevinger – admin@carboncountymuseum.org
Vendor details: Lauren Hunley – (307) 328-2740 education@carboncountymuseum.org.
General Information: Kelly Bohanan – (307) 328-2740, director@carboncountymuseum.org. You High Plains Website – see links at right

High Plains Powwow Location
Carbon County Fair Grounds
On the Corner of Harshman and Spruce Streets
Rawlins, Wyoming 82301

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next High Plains Powwow in September at Carbon County Fair Grounds in Rawlins, Wyoming.

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