This is an art/entertainment festival in an urban area. 2nd Annual.
There is NO vendor fee for this powwow!
We are actively recruiting for a story teller, and crafts people to demonstrate their crafts for the duration of this event!
Tipi camp and modern camp sites are available!
School day to be held Friday, grand entry Fri evening, 2 grand entries on Sat and grand entry on Sun, all participants are encouraged to say until the end at 5 pm on Sun.
We are open to all dancers and drums! More info will be added as it becomes available!
Contest Pow Wow!
Senior Golden Age 70+: $1,000 $800 $599 $400 $200
Golden Age 55-69: $1,000 $800 $599 $400 $200
Senior Adult 35-54: $1,000 $800 $599 $400 $200
Junior Adult 18-34: $1,000 $800 $599 $400 $200
Teen 13-17: $500 $400 $300 $200 $100
Junior 6-12: $200 $150 $100 $75 $50
Singing Contest $10,000 $8,000 $6,000 $5,000 $3,000 $2,000
The powwow was scheduled for the fall of September however we decided to postpone the powwow for the Spring of 2013 and we are currently deciding on a date.
Free Camping (dry)
Over 20 years of successful pow wows & happy participants!
Biggest Little Pow Wow in California!
Paying 4 places in all categories
Golden Age, Adult, Teen & Junior Categories
Winner Take All Adult Contest
Other Specials to be announced
Tiny Tot Princess Contest
Sept 28, 2011 Concert Night - Pow Wow Sat 29,30 2012
"Rejuvenate Your Spirit"
Head Man: Greg La Pointe
Head Lady: Hattie Elsenberger-Gray
Host Drums: Greasewood Singers Southern drum
Head Man: Adrian Phoenix/Tohono O'odham/Paiute
Head Lady: Sandra Rivera/Navajo
MC: Bobby Whitebird - Cheyenne
Arena Director: Victor Chavez - Dine'
Host Drums: Northern Host Drum - Blue Star
Other Drums: Southern Host Drum - Hale & Company
Headboy: Johnathan McGowan/Iowa Tribe of Kansas & Nebraska
Headgirl: Christa McGowan/Iowa Tribe of Kansas & Nebraska
Head Man: Thorpe Sine
Head Lady: Nicole Sine
MC: Leonard Malatare
Arena Director: Mark La Roque
Host Drums: Little Thunder, Sawanohsaeh Singers
S.O.A.R. (Save Our American Raptors) with Deshka, the American Bald Eagle and other birds of prey
Host Drums: Iron River Singers
Head Man: Nick Cook
Head Lady: Linda Ludwig
Head Man: John Richmond, Cherokee
Head Lady: Penny Richmond, Sac-Fox
Hand Drum Competition - Winner Takes All Cash Prize!
Warm-ups: Friday 7 PM
Saturday 1 & 7 PM
Sunday 1 PM
All Tribes Welcome
MOCCASIN GAME TOURNAMENT
$2500 in Prize Money Split
Vending Contact Jim Howling Wolf 612-978-0964
(No "drop-in" vendors will be permitted)
All Specials between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM
Drums Must Provide Their Own Chairs and PA's.
Education Day Begins Friday Morning 9 AM
NO DRUGS OR ALCOHOL ALLOWED.
MC: Dale Old Horn
Host Drums: War Dance
Arena Director: Alex Shepherd
INDOORS. Dry camping on grounds, free parking, RV park nearby. Vendors call/email for app, space is limited. Stay awhile, visit Black Canyon, fish in Blue Mesa Lake, hike the mountains, hot springs nearby.
$26,000 in prize money!
Head Man: Thorpe Sine
Head Lady: Courtney Reeder
MC: Rogan Noble
Arena Director: Larry Tsosie
MC: Rogan Noble
AD: Larry Tsosie
HM: Thorpe Sine
HL: Courtney Reeder
HS: Tim Washee
HG: Ed Ketcher
CG: UKB Honor Guard
Friday, Sept 21
Gourd Dancing 6-7 pm
Grand Entry 7pm
Contests 7-11pm (Tiny Tots, Golden Age, Junior-all categories)
Saturday, Sept 22
Gourd Dancing 2-5 pm
Supper Break 5-6pm
Gourd Dancing 6-7pm
Grand Entry 7pm
Contests 7-11pm (Adult Men's & Women's all categories)
Contestants Must Make both Grand Entries
EVENT SPECIALS: Potato Dance, Cake Walk, Adience Participation Dance, Two Step, Heads or Tails, 50/50, & Raffles
For Vendor Space Call Now For Reservation, $50 plus one raffle item. (Make Checks Payable to Salina Pow Wow
Please Call For Princess Contestant Information
Head Man: James Barton
Head Lady: Kristie Barton
Formerly the Frank Liske Park Powwow. New Site; New Date; SAME GREAT POWWOW.
Head Man: Mike Pahsetopah
Head Lady: Sophia Thurman
MC: Neil Lawhead
Host Drums: Red Land Singers
Arena Director: Walter Dye \ Dude Blalock
More than 30 American Indian and Western artists will be selected for the juried art competition sponsored by Oklahoma Indian Summer this year. The artist's work will be displayed in Community Hall in the Bartlesville Community Center throughout the weekend. Authentic Indian sculpture, paintings, clothing, gourd art, pottery, wood sculpture, basket weaving, silverwork, beadwork, leather goods and more will be available to see and purchase.
Other festival highlights include the intertribal powwow and Native American dance contests on Friday and Saturday, interactive traditional craft making and cultural demonstrations all weekend, and American Indian storytelling on Saturday,. In addition, food and craft vendors will offer their goods on grounds of the Community Center. Traders provide a variety of books, artifacts, supplies and clothing with an American Indian theme.
In celebration of the 25th anniversary, Oklahoma Indian Summer will host guest speaker Billy Mills, the only Native American to win a gold medal at the Olympics.
We look forward to seeing you at Oklahoma Indian Summer!
The annual intertribal Powwow kicks off with Gourd Dancing at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings in the Powwow arena of the Bartlesville Community Center parking lot. Adult dance competition includes the categories of Women's Cloth, Buckskin, Northern Fancy Shawl and Jingle (combined), Men's Straight, Fancy, Traditional and Grass (combined). At 1 p.m. on Saturday, the Youth competitive dance competitions for the Junior Division, ages 7 through 15, and Tiny Tots, up to 6 years, begin in the dance arena. Prize money will be awarded to the winners of all the dance competitions at the conclusion of the Saturday evening Powwow.
NOTE:During the dance competitions, spectators are not allowed in the arena. However, during the Intertribal dances, anyone is welcome to join the festivities and experience the excitement of a real Powwow. Listen for instructions from the MC.
All dance competitions are free to the public and some seating is provided, although personal lawn chairs may be more comfortable.
No alcoholic beverages are allowed and the Festival management is not responsible for thefts or accidents.
PLEASE NOTE: The benches in the arena are reserved for the dancers. In case of inclement weather, the powwows will move to the Bartlesville High School gym.
Head Man: Yellow Wolf
Head Lady:Golden Butterfly
MC: Laughing Wolf
Arena Director:Billy Blue Feather
All Dancers & Drum's Welcome
Primitave Camping Available
Native American Dancing, Drums & Flute Players
Hand Made Native American Crafts
Buffalo Burgers & Other Native Foods & Food Vendors
Vendors Spots Are As Follows
Grand Entry @ Noon Sat. & Sun. ~
Live Auction @ 2pm Both Days ~
Candy Dance @ 1:30pm Sat. & Sun. ~
Boy Scout Flag Retirement Troop 1392 @ 6pm Saturday ~
Bring your chair for two days of music and Native American dancing for all ages. A children's Candy Dance will occur both days. Gates open at 11:00 am CDT both days, with Grand Entry at 1:00 pm Saturday and 12:00 pm Sunday.
All Dancers and Drums welcome.
Head Man: Robert Red Hawk Eldridge
Head Lady: Nikki Feather Crisp
Weekend event featuring workshops on Native Culture, meals, lodging, pow wow, fellowship, and fun. Concert and spiritual enrichment session by 3-time Grammy winner Bill Miller and hoop dance by award-winning dancer Lowery Begay.
Head Man: Mickey Antrim
Head Lady: Suzie Hamilton
Native American Entertainment, Artisans, Crafts, Flute Players, Cultural Diversity!
NEW IMPROVED SHUTTLE SERVICE
Fry Bread, Indian Tacos, GROUP CAMP MESS HALL!
*DANCING AND DRUMMING*
Saturday, Open 10am-9pm, Grand Entry 1pm
Sunday, Open 10am-4pm, Grand Entry 1pm
Aztec Native Ceremonial Fire Dancers!!!
Storytelling by Stockbridge Munsee Elder
Pre-1840 Era Traditional Muzzleloaders Camp
**A Family Event** NO Drugs or Alcohol!
Shakamak State Park Weekend RV & Camping available, call (812)-665-2158
DIRECTIONS: I-70 to Terre Haute, South SR-41 (15mi.) to RT 48(Shelburn)East to Park
Grand Entries: Grands Entries: Saturday at 12noon and Sunday at 1pm
*Intertribal Dancing, *Arts & Crafts, *Native American Cooking, *Demonstrations and *Storytelling
Head Man: Jr Lonelodge
Head Lady: Angela Butler
MC: Tim Tallchief
Host Drum: AC Woodland Singers
Other Drums: Northern Drum - Eagle Point Singers
Arena Director: Bill Takes Horse
(All Dance Categories from Tiny Tots through Golden Age)
Men's & Youth Boy's:
Southern Straight • Northern Traditional • Grass • Fancy
Women's & Youth Girl's:
Southern Cloth • Buckskin • Fancy Shawl • Jingle
All dance styles will be combined.
All Judges Decisions are Final (Point System in Effect)
F.W.I.S. reserves the right to combine categories if there are less than six contestants and there must be at least five contestants for first and second prize payouts.
ZERO TOLERANCE / NO alcohol, drugs, firearms, weapons or pets. Service dogs welcome. NOT responsible for accidents or loss of property.
MC: David White Buffalo
Host Drums: WHITE BUFFALO
Head Man: Jerry Cassidy
Head Lady: Woman Brave Spirit & Mayola Maize
MC: Ken Cloudwalker
Host Drums: Rolling Thunder Drum Tony WalkingStick
Arena Director: Thundering Buffalo
Guest :Motor home and campers parking, full hookup
$30 each night ( free to staff & dancers )
Guest: Tent camping $10 each night (free to staff & dancers )
All Guest Drums & Dancers Welcome
All Dancers and staff sign in each day with Jay Blackheart to recieve your food voucher. I want to make sure everyone gets their food voucher. ( No Camp Feed)
Dancers Luck Of the Draw $5 registration, register as many times as you wish. 2 draws each day All tickets stay in Drawing container for the duration of the Powwow.
Craft & Food Vendors Contract online
Arena Director: Billy Kipp
Contest Pow Wow! Over $9,000 Prize Money!
Host Drums: Southern Straight Singers
Arena Director: Daniel Tramper
Other Drums: Iron Necklace