2018 Celebrating All Walks of Life Traditional Pow Wow

Native American Student Association Presents:

20th Annual Pow Wow: Celebrating All Walks of Life


  • Native American Dancers and Drummers
  • Native American Crafts
  • Traditional Native American Food
  • Silent Auction

Location:  GVSU Fieldhouse Arena, Allendale Campus

Saturday, April 7, 2018
11am:  Doors Open & Vendor Sales Begin
1pm – 4pm: Grand Entry (dancing and drumming)
4pm – 6pm: Break
6pm– 8pm: Grand Entry (dancing and drumming)

Sunday, April 8, 2018
11am:  Doors Open & Vendor Sales Begin
12:00 pm: Grand Entry (dancing and drumming)
 4:00 pm: Pow Wow ends 

Native American Student Association Logo

2018 Pow Wow Flyer

Vendor Application and Information coming soon

Application deadline: March 31, 2018
Vendors Contact: Tonisha Begay

A Pow Wow is a community gathering and celebration of culture through ceremony, song, dance, feasting and socializing. Traditional Pow Wows include invited Elders, Veterans and other honored guests to perform and participate in the celebration.  At a Pow Wow you can expect a series of activities including dancers, drummers, singers, vendors, and food.  All while maintaining a central core in traditional ceremony. 

This event is Free and open to the Public.  For more information, please contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at 616-331-2177 or email us at oma@gvsu.edu.

Native American Student Association, Division of Inclusion & Equity, Office of Multicultural Affairs, GVSU Auxiliary Services, Cultural Programming Board, Four Winds Casino and Resort, Kewadin Casinos, Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, FireKeepers Casino, Gun Lake Tribe and Gun Lake Casino. 

For General Information about the Pow Wow , please contact
Ashley Jacobs, NASA Student President:  jacobash@mail.gvsu.edu
Tonisha Begay, NASA Staff Advisor: begayt@gvsu.edu

Host Hotel for Pow Wow Guests:
Holiday Inn Express
4651 36th Street
Grandville, MI  49418
(616) 532-0202
Be sure to ask for the Grand Valley Discount!

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