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Keeping the Tradition Pow Wow
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12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Google Calendar Yahoo Calendar Sunday, June 23, 2019
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sunwatch Indian Village
2301 West River Road, Dayton, OH 45417 [map it]
Adults $8, Kids/Srs $6

During the Keeping the Tradition Pow Wow, the serene setting at SunWatch transforms with the beat of drums and the sounds and rhythm of American Indian music.

Keeping the Tradition Pow Wow

For American Indians, Pow Wow is a special time to reflect upon a rich heritage and come into the Pow Wow circle with honor and respect for one another and the drum.

The event features both men’s and women’s dances, including the men’s grass dance and the women’s shawl and jingle dance, performed wearing full regalia. In addition, traditional American Indian arts, crafts and food will be available from vendors.

Schedule*

Saturday June 22, 2019
11:00 a.m.    Entertainment TBA
Noon            Grand Entry - Flag Song - Victory Song - Prayer - Posting of the Staff and colors - Veterans Song
12:30 p.m.    Intertribal and Special dances
4:45 p.m.      Retreat of Staffs and Colors
5:00 p.m.      Dinner Break: Entertainment TBA 
6:00 p.m.      Grand Entry - Flag Song - Victory Song - Prayer - Posting of the Staffs and Colors
6:30 p.m.      Intertribal and Special dances
8:00 p.m.      Retreat of Staffs and Colors
            
Sunday June 23, 2019
11:00 a.m.    Entertainment TBA 
Noon            Grand Entry - Flag Song - Victory Song - Prayer - Posting of the Staffs and Colors - Veterans Song
12:30 p.m.    Intertribal and Special dances
4:45 p.m.      Retreat of Staffs and Colors

*Daily schedule subject to change

Admission is $8.00 for adults, $6.00 for seniors and students (6-16). Weekend passes are $15.00 for adults and $9.00 for seniors and students (6-16). Dayton Society of Natural History Members are admitted at half price for this special event and children ages 5 and under are free.

Presented by: The Miami Valley Council for Native Americans

More Information
  • Event Venue:

    Sunwatch Indian Village
    2301 West River Road
    Dayton, OH 45417
    [Get Map]
    Call: 937-268-8199
    SunWatch is a 13th century American Indian village located along the Great Miami River in Dayton, OH. Archaeological excavations from 1971-1988 revealed a planned, stockaded Fort Ancient period settlement with astronomical alignments.

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