California Powwows

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September 13, 2014
American Indian Heritage Celebration

The American Indian Heritage Celebration will be held
at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds,
Pavillion Hall, 344 Tully Road,
San Jose California 95111,
on September 14, 2014 from 12pm to 10pm.
Traditional "Big Time" is from 12pm - 4pm
with California dance groups,
Amah Mutsun,Maidu and Pomo.
Aztec Dancing is from 4pm - 5pm
with Calpulli Tonalequeh Aztec Dance Group.
Powwow is from 5pm - 10pm ,
Powwow MC: Randi Pico,
Arena Director :Earl Neconie,
Head Northern Drum: Swiftcloud,
head Southern Drum:Southern Express.
*All drums and dancers welcome.
Tribal Sponsors: Muwekma Ohlone Tribe
of the san Francisco bay Area,
Amah Mutsun Tribal band
of Mission San Juan Bautista & Santa Cruz,
Ohlone Costanoan Esselen Nation
of the Greater Monterey Bay Area.
americanindianheritage@gmail.com

September 26-28 2014
2014 Bishop Pabanamanina Powwow

Head Staff:
Host Southern Drum: COZAD
Host Northern Drum: YOUNG SPIRIT
MC: Ruben Little Head
AD: Ben Wolf
Head Lady: Taunie Cullooyah
Head Man: TBA
Powwow will be held at the
Paiute Palace Powwow Grounds in Bishop California.
Camping available, free BBQ on Saturday during supper break,
open tiny tot contest for girls up to age 6.
hand drum contest, Paiute womens regalia dance contest,
Parade at 10 am starting at the Paiute Palace Casino parking lot.
To be held in conjunction with
the Bishop Indian Handgame Tounaments at PPC.
Vendor space is available for vendor info contact:
Page (760)920-2354
for powwow, princess, and contest info contact:
Alison (760)264-6012
Cindy (760)920-2612
bishoppowwow@yahoo.com

September 26, 2014
California Native American Day

On the campus of California State University San Bernardino
6PM - 9PM
http://www.nativeamericanday.org/

October 4-5, 2014
Big Time Gathering Pow-wow 6th Annual

Lucerne Valley,CA Pioneer Park.
33187 Old Woman Springs Road.
Big Time Gathering Pow-wow 6th annual October 4-5
*RAFFLES*GIVEAWAYS*50/50*
SATURDAY: 12:00-9:30
SUNDAY:12:00-5:30
(Vendors can sell when s
*All drummers welcome
*Indian Craft Vendors(needed)
*Dancers welcome
*Drug and Alcohol free event
*Camping is available
A great family event!
For more info please contact
Ophelia Porter: 1(760)885-5924

October 17-18, 2014
Auburn Big Time - Pow Wow

Gold Country Fairgrounds
1273 High Street, Auburn CA
Native Artists/Food/Contest Dancing
Indian Market Friday and Saturday
October 17th -
California Native Dancing, 6:00pm-9:00pm
October 18th Intertribal contest
Dancing and Hawaiian Dancers, 10:00am - 9:00pm
Information - Sierra Native Alliance
(530)888-8767
Vendors - (530)363-8526
Dancers and Drums (530)888-8767
www.sierranativealliance.org/events

November 1 & 2, 2014
Native Hope International Santa Fe Springs Pow Wow

California's Largest Traditional Pow wow
Traditional Native Dance & Drum Native American
Artist selling Jewelry, Pottery, and fine Arts.
Native Foods, Indian Fry Bread & Tacos
for the whole family.
MC: Bryan Brighcloud (Chiricahua Apache)
Head Man: Darrin Henson (Cherokee)
Head Woman Dancer: Shandiin Yellowhorse (Navajo)
Head Gourd Dancer: Be Wolf (Kiowa)
Host Northern Drum: Sooner Nation
Host Southern Drum: Forest Lake Singers
Spiritual Advisor: Saginaw Grant (Sac-Fox)
Arena Director: Robert RunningFox (Gabrielino Shoshone)
Grand Entry: 11 AM & 7 PM Saturday.
Time: Saturday, 10 AM - 10 PM
Sunday, 10 AM - 7 PM
Address: Heritage Park, 12100 Mora Drive.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Vendors: Pre-register for a good location
Info: (818) 383-8619 or bbrightcloud@hotmail.com 
Free admission and free parking
Sponsored by Native Hope International & Polished Arrow
Absolutely no drugs or alcohol tolerated.
(818) 383-8619

November 8-9, 2014
Annual Veteran's Appreciation and Heritage Day Pow Wow

Native American Veterans Association welcomes the public.
All Dancers and Drums welcome.
Free Admission - Free Parking.
Native music and dancing, Native Arts & Crafts,
Indian Village with Crafts, Native Flute Music & Storytelling,
Dance Contests, Veteran Resources.
Opening Prayer - Spiritual Prayer -
National Anthem.
MC-Bob Whitebird
Arena Director-Victor Chavez
Head Man Dancer-Barry Hamilton (USA)
Head Woman Dancer-Linda Old Horn-Purdy,
Cree Southern Drum-Sooner Nation
Northern Drum-Standing Brave
Head Gourd Dancer-Greg Simmon,Osage
Gourd Dancing: 10AM-12PM
Grand Entry: 12PM
Veteran Roll Call: 1PM
Special thanks to: City of South Gate
and United American Indian Involvement, Inc.
General info.: 213/742-9554
Vendor contact: Beth Henderson 818/471-9114
www.navavets.org