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2019 University of Iowa Powwow

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Join us for the 25th Annual University of Iowa Powwow on April 20, 2019 at the UI Field House in Iowa City, Iowa to celebrate of American Indian song and dance, tradition and education. Be here as the University of Iowa Field House comes alive in a colorful expression of song and dance when the students of the Native American Student Association (NASA) holds its annual UI Powwow. Over one hundred and fifty American Indian dancers and singers representing many different Native Nations in the United States and Canada are expected.

University of Iowa Powwow

The University of Iowa Powwow is a wonderful opportunity to introduce the Iowa City area community to a contemporary-style powwow with all the song and dance, the diversity of tribal nations, and the arts and crafts vendors that accompany such events across Indian Country. Spectators will see dancers representing different tribal nations in full regalia. Authentic Native arts and crafts may be purchased directly from noted jewelers and artisans.

Powwows are social gatherings of hundreds of American Indians who follow dances started centuries ago by their ancestors and that continually evolve to include contemporary elements. Usually held between March and November, powwows are attended by Natives and non-Natives, all of whom join in the dancing and take advantage of the opportunity to see old friends and learn about American Indian culture.

ALL ARE WELCOME! – FREE ADMISSION

UI Powwow Head Staff
Master of Ceremonies: Vince Beyl, Minnesota
Arena Director: Darrell Hill, Iowa
Head Man: To Be Announced
Head Woman: To Be Announced
Host Drum: Motown, Wisconsin
Sound System: Hokah Sound, Oklahoma
Color Guard: Robert Morgan Post 701, Iowa

University of Iowa Powwow Mini Gallery