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Crow Fair Tipi encampment area has been used for generations.

Crow Fair Tipis
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. (more…)

Crow Fair and All Indian Rodeo

Crow Fair Bronc riding

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

140th annual Winnebago Pow Wow

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. (more…)

National Pow Wow in Washington, DC

National Pow Wow GrassDancers

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. (more…)

R. Carlos Nakai

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…)