2018 Northern Ute Thanksgiving Pow Wow
All are welcome at the Annual Northern Ute Thanksgiving Pow Wow on November 22-24, 2018 at the Fort Duchesne Gym in Fort Duchesne, Utah. Join us for a celebration of cultural heritage as the Northern Ute Tribe hosts it annual Thanksgiving Pow Wow. The Fort Duchesne Gym will be packed to capacity as dancers of all ages and drum groups from across the U.S. come to take part in the holiday event.
Northern Ute Thanksgiving Pow Wow
The three day Northern Ute Thanksgiving Pow Wow has become a tradition of the Thanksgiving holiday in the Uintah Basin. Intertribal dancing begins the evening after the Grand Entry, before moving into dance competitions divided by age groups and categories such as grass dance, jingle dress, and fancy dance. Vendors will line the walls, halls, and empty spaces, offering gift and food items for participant and visitor alike.
Grand Entry Times
Thursday 7:00 p.m.
Friday 7 p.m. (point system in effect at Grand Entry)
Saturday 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Dinner Served at Supper Break
Northern Ute Thanksgiving Pow Wow Mini-Gallery
Pow Wow Staff
Master of Ceremonies: Jason Good Striker
Host Drum: The Boyz
Arena Director: Bart Powaukee, Roosevelt UT
Head Drum Judge: Wayahsti Perkinskiller, Birney MT
1st $5000 2nd $4000 3rd $3000 4th $2000
Adult (18-49)/Seniors (65+) $500 $400 $300 #200
Teens 13-17 yrs: #300 $250 $200 $150
Juniors 7-12 yrs: $200 $175 $150 $125
Fort Duchesne Gym
800 south 7500 East
Fort Duchesne, Utah 84026
For More Information
Bruce Pargeets, Chairman 435-828-7032
Amble Redfoot, Secretary 435-823-4887
Ronee Wopsock 435-823-1139
Buffy Arrowchis 835-823-4073
Arts & Crafts Booths: $250
Food Booths: $300
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Northern Ute Thanksgiving Pow Wow in November over Thanksgiving Weekend at the Fort Duchesne Gym in Fort Duchesne, Utah.
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