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2019 UC Berkeley Powwow

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Join us for our 40th Annual UC Berkeley Powwow on October 19, 2019 at the UC Berkeley Lower Sproul in Berkeley, California. the University of California, Berkeley is hosting the Pow Wow which is organized by the Indigenous & Native Coalition, a student run organization. The annual UC Berkeley Powwow includes various forms of traditional and competition dancing, a scavenger hunt for children and popular Native foods. The usual April date has been rescheduled due to issues with the venue.

UC Berkeley Powwow

The Powwow will bring together the surrounding Native communities to honor and celebrate Native American cultures. The Powwow will feature dance contests for adults, juniors and teens, including Women’s Northern Traditional dance, Women’s Southern Traditional dance, Women’s Jingle dance, Women’s Fancy Shawl dance, Men’s Northern Traditional dance, Men’s Southern Straight dance, Men’s Grass dance and Men’s Fancy dance.

Seating will be limited, so please bring chairs and if needed canopies for shade. This is a family-friendly event; no alcohol or drugs allowed.

Free Admission – Public Welcome

Hours: at 10:00 AM – 6 PM PDT

Hosted by Native American Staff Council of UC Berkeley

Location
Lower Sproul
2465 Bancroft Way
UC Berkeley, CA 94704

For More Information:
Phone: 510-631-1158; Email: natives@berkely.edu

Drums
Northern Host Drum: Sharpshooter
Southern Host Drum: SoExStyle

Powwow Head Staff
Master of Ceremonies: Tom Phillips
Arena Director: Randy Pico
Head Man: Justin Goggles-Keka
Head Woman: Katianna Warren

Patuxent River Park American Indian Festival Mini Gallery

Adults (18+) 1st $270 2nd $170 3rd $145
Men: Traditional No&So Straight, Grass & Fancy
Women: No&So Traditional, Jingle & Fancy

Teens (13-17) 1st $140 2nd $120 3rd $105
Boy: Traditional No&So Straight, Grass & Fancy
Girls: No&So Traditional, Jingle & Fancy

Junior (7-12): 1st $100 2nd $90 3rd $80
Men: Traditional No&So Straight, Grass & Fancy
Women: No&So Traditional, Jingle & Fancy

Bonus Events
Hand Drum Contest
Scavenger Hunt
Tiny Tots (6 and under)

UC Berkeley Pow Wow Princess
Current Year: (15-25 years)
Prize: Princess Crown & Sash + $500
Competition divided into three parts: Short Answer Essay, Speech & Dance

UC Berkeley Powwow - Lower Sproul - Indigenous & Native Coalition - Native American Staff Council of UC Berkeley - Native American Staff Council of UC Berkeley

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Annual UC Berkeley Pow Wow in April at the UC Berkeley in Berkeley, California.

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