7 powwows near Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is the most popular national park in the United States. While Yellowstone is known primarily for its many hot springs and geysers, spectacular scenery, and wildlife, there are many other interesting things to see and do in the area. One of them is to attend an authentic native American powwow. (more…)

Crow Fair Tipi encampment area has been used for generations.

Crow Fair starts in earnest today as the first of two parades winds through town and into the encampment of more than 1,000 tepees.


Crow Fair and All Indian Rodeo

The Crow Fair and All Indian Rodeo is held the 3rd weekend in August at Crow Agency, MT. (more…)

140th annual Winnebago Pow Wow

The 140th annual homecoming celebration of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska will be July 27 through 30 at Veterans Memorial Park on U.S. 75 east of Winnebago, Nebraska.


National Pow Wow in Washington, DC

Men, women and children from more than 250 American Indian tribes gathered in a large arena to celebrate their culture and honor their military veterans at the 3rd Annual National Powwow (August 10-12) in Washington, D.C. The National Powwow is a biennial event where more than 500 native american dancers come to share their culture. (more…)

Pow Wows held 2nd weekend in August

While the actual dates change from year to year, most pow wows are held on the same weekend in the same month each year. This is a list of pow wows usually held the second weekend in August. However, before traveling long distances, always check first to make sure these dates are accurate for the year you plan to attend, because some changes, while rare, do occur. Also, occasionally a pow wow is discontinued in subsequent years for various reasons.


R. Carlos Nakai

R. Carlos Nakai is best known for his native American flute songs. However, to become the world’s premier Native American flutist, R. Carlos Nakai had to rely more on research and innovation and less on his Navajo-Ute heritage. (more…)

Verdell Primeaux & Johnny Mike (Primeaux & Mike)

Primeaux & Mike are best known for their Native American Church and Peyote songs. In 2002 Bless the People won the Grammy for Best Native American Album and the Nammy for Best Traditional Recording. (more…)

Black Lodge Singers

The Black Lodge Singers are one of the most respected northern style drum groups on the pow-wow circuit, highly in demand as a host drum throughout the United States and Canada. This Grammy Nominated drum group has more than thirty albums. (more…)

Celebrate Salish Sea Culture with the Samish and Swinomish tribes

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites you to attend the Ninth Annual Salish Sea Native American Culture Celebration with the Samish and Swinomish tribes. The event takes place Saturday, June 7 at Deception Pass State Park on Fidalgo Island, between the cities of Oak Harbor and Anacortes. (more…)