Author Archives: powwow

The Kiowa Gourd Dance was once part of the Sun Dance

Gourd Dancers

Inspired both by legend and history, the gourd dance ceremony is an essential part of the Kiowa people.

The first thing to know about the gourd dance is that unless you’re Kiowa, you probably haven’t seen it—even if you think you have. (more…)

Pueblo Feast Days Etiquette and Calendar of Events

Pueblo Feast Days

The Pueblo Feast days were introduced by the Spanish colonization and represent the celebration of the Patron Saints of the Catholic religion. Most Feast Days also coincide with the Traditional Pueblo religion, which allows the people of these communities to practice both the Catholic and Pueblo Religion. (more…)

47th Annual Seminole Tribal Fair and Pow Wow Flyer

2018 Seminole Tribal Fair & Pow Wow Flyer

The 47th Annual Seminole Tribal Fair and Pow Wow includes an alligator wrestling show and more. (more…)

2018 American Indian Cultural Association Pow Wow Flyer

40th Annual AICA Spring Pow Wow Flyer

The American Indian Cultural Association (AICA) of NC holds an annual powwow each spring. Join in the celebration of American Indian culture and tradition. (more…)

2018 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow Flyer

Click image to enlarge

Gathering of Nations Pow Wow held in the last week of April in New Mexico is the largest pow wow in North America. (more…)

Wisconsin Pow Wow Schedule

Wisconsin Pow Wow Calendar and Native American events open to the public. Learn powwow etiquette, dances, and terminology used at Native American celebrations, vendor information, and more.