2019 Quapaw Powwow
Head to the 147th Annual Quapaw Powwow on July 4-7, 2019 at the Quapaw Powwow Grounds at Beaver Springs Park in Quapaw, Oklahoma to experience American Indian traditions with the Quapaw tribe. The tribe holds its annual Quapaw Powwow celebration over the 4th of July weekend each year, that includes singing, dancing, contests, vendors and plenty of family fun. Come celebrate the culture and history of the Quapaw Tribe.
Quapaw Tribal Powwow
The Quapaw Tribal Powwow includes adult, teen and junior dance contests. Attendees can also enjoy food, arts and crafts and other vendors. Tribal members and others come from near and far every year, and have for many, many years to gather for powwow. The Grand Entry begins at 8:00 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The Quapaw Pow Wow Princess is crowned every year at the Annual Quapaw Tribal Powwow. The Powwow princess is selected by the Powwow Princess Committee on the basis of their application. The Powwow Princess represents the Annual Powwow and in a number of fashions including local parades, dances and contest powwows hosted by other tribes and organizations when possible.
Quapaw Pow Wow Grounds – Beaver Springs Park
5681 South 630 Road
Quapaw, OK 74363
Powwow Head Staff
Master of Ceremonies: Mike Burgess, Comanche
Head Singer: Gene Sovo, Comanche
Head Man Dancer: Cheyenne Pocowatchit, Comanche
Head Lady Dancer: Candice Byrd, Quawpaw/Osage/Cherokee
Arena Directors: Dennis LittleAxe, Absentee Shawnee & PJ Attocknie, Peoria
Stomp Dance Coordinators: Joel Barnes, Shawnee
Host Northern Drum: Red Scouts
Quapaw Tribal Powwow Dance Contests
Must be in TWO Grand Entries; Spot checks will be made.
All Adult and Golden Age categories have four places,
1st place – $1000
2nd place – $800
3rd place – $600
4th place – $400
Men and Women Golden Age Categories are combined.
1st place – $500
2nd place – $400
3rd place – $300
1st place – $400
2nd place – $300
3rd place – $200
Quapaw Pow Wow Schedule:
Saturday: Quapaw Day, Gourd Dancing, Quapaw 18 & Up Men’s Straight Contest, Quapaw 18 & Up Women’s Cloth Dress Contest, Youth 0-17 Girl’s Quapaw Cloth Contest, & Youth 0-17 Boy’s Quapaw Straight Dance Contest. All Quapaw family’s requests for specials must be on this day.
Sunday: Gourd Dancing, Men, Teen, & Junior Dance Categories: Fancy, Traditional, Straight, & Grass. Women, Teen & Junior Categories: Cloth Buckskin, Jingle, & Fancy Shawl.
For more information:
Quapaw Tribe (918) 542-1853 or Mike Shawnee, Powwow Chairman (918) 724-6403.
Vendor Information: Melany Shawnee at (918) 724-6404]]
The Quapaw Pow Wow is NOT responsible for accidents or injuries. NO drugs, alcohol or fireworks.
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Quapaw Powwow at the Powwow Grounds at Beaver Springs Park in Quapaw, OK.
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