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Celebrating All Walks of Life Traditional Pow Wow

Celebrating All Walks of Life Traditional Pow Wow

Date and Time

Saturday, April 8, 2017
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Location

  • Field House

Description

The Native American Student Association (NASA) at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) is excited to be planning the 19th annual Celebrating All Walks of Life Traditional Pow Wow.  This cultural celebration is scheduled for Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9 in the GVSU Fieldhouse located on the Allendale campus. 

A Pow Wow is a community gathering and celebration of Native American culture through ceremony, song, dance, feasting and socializing.  Traditional Pow Wows include dancers, drummers, invited Elders, Veterans and other honored guests to perform and participate in the celebration.  A successful Pow Wow includes a variety of areas including dancers, drummers, singers, vendors, ceremony and food. 

Come and experience Native American culture and traditions
  * Native American Dancers & Drummers
  * Native American Arts & Crafts
  * Traditional Native American Food
  * Silent Auction

Saturday, April 8, 2017
11:00am:  Doors open and vendor sales begin
1:00pm:  Grand Entry (dancing and drumming begins)
4:00pm:  Break
6:00pm  Grand Entry (dancing and drumming begins)
9:00pm:  Pow Wow Closing

Sunday, April 9, 2017
11:00am:  Doors open and vendor sales begin
12:00pm:  Grand Entry (dancing and drumming begins)
4:00:  Pow Wow ends

Free and open to the public

Contact

Office of Multicultural Affairs at (616) 331-2177

www.gvsu.edu/oma

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