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2019 Willamette University Social Pow Wow

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All are welcome at the 17th Annual Willamette University Social Pow Wow on March 6, 2019 at the Willamette University Cone Field House in Salem, Oregon. The Social Pow wow is a time to renew thoughts of the old ways and to preserve a rich heritage. Members of the community came together at the Willamette University Social Pow Wow through various types of dance, song, food and Native arts and crafts. A number of local tribes and businesses also donated items for a raffle to benefit the Native and Indigenous Student Union (NISU).

Willamette University Social Pow Wow

This annual event, held on the second Saturday in March, represents Native American Indians from western Tribal Nations in a unique atmosphere of expression through their arts, crafts, traditional foods, dances and songs. If you are new to pow wows, pay particular attention to the Emcee, as he will explain the meanings and activities taking place on the arena floor.

The Willamette University Social Pow Wow is presented by Willamette University’s Native and Indigenous Student Union, and is cosponsored by the Associate Students of Willamette University (ASWU) and the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

Free Admission – Public Welcome

Grand Entry: 4 p.m. (4–10 p.m.)

Pow Wow Head Staff
Master of Ceremonies: Bob Tom
Arena Director: David West
Host Drum: Star Horse

Willamette University Social Pow Wow Mini-Gallery

Location
Willamette University Cone Field House
439-499 12th Street SE
Salem, OR 97301

Dance Contest
Men’s Traditional Dance
First Prize $200
Second Prize $100
Third Prize $75

Features
Native Arts and Crafts
Food Vendors
Dancers
Drum Groups
Raffle — Grand Prize Pendleton Blanket

For More Information
Office of Multicultural Affairs: Call 503-370-6265; email oma-info@willamette.edu

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Willamette University Social Pow Wow on the second Saturday of March at the Willamette University Cone Field House in Salem, Oregon.

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