Gathering of Veterans Powwow

Friday, September 15, 2017 (All day)
Seven Circles Heritage Center

https://www.7circles.org/veteran-powwow

 

HONORING ALL VETERANS PAST AND PRESENT

​​Join us for a weekend filled with healing, honoring, and celebrating all our warrior heroes.
Native American singers, dancers, craft vendors, and food.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

 

POWWOW SCHEDULE

Friday 6:00 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Reading of the Role Ceremony. R.O.T.C. Table ceremony. A special time
honoring our veterans who we are still waiting their return home.

 

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. gates open . Vendors open.

12:00 noon Gourd dancing to honor our veterans and to bless our arena.

1:00 p.m. Dancer Grand Entry with intertribal and exhibition dancing to follow.

4:30 p.m. supper break

6:00 p.m. Gourd Dancing

7:00 p.m. Dancer Grand Entry and evening dancing

 

Sunday 10:00 a.m. gates open. Vendors open.

12:00 noon Gourd Dancing

1:00 p.m. Dancer Grand Entry

 

Fees:  Friday evening - Free for everyone 

Sat - Sun:  $5 per person, or $10 per car 

Veterans get in free all weekend

 

Host Drum: Spirit Of The Rainbow Singers

Invited Drums: Red Blanket Singers, Black Fox Singers

Head Man Dancer: John Richmond

Head Lady Dancer: Penny Richmond

Emcee: Randy Eggers

All Drums and Dancers Welcome!

POWWOW ATTRACTIONS​

Joe Hand and Mikitcha (eagle) from Wildlife Prairie Park - Sat. & Sun. 10:30 - 4:30

 

We encourage everyone to visit the SPIRIT FIRE that will burn all weekend.

Firekeeper - Marty Stompingelk Cline

 

Games and educational events for the children.

Our apologies, please bring lawn chairs as seating is limited. 

Also, participants please bring a dish to share in our potluck meal on Saturday.

Free primitive camping available on site. 

NO DRUGS OR ALCOHOL ALLOWED ON THE PREMISES!

 

For more information call 309-241-7487 or 309-241-7489.

 

Donations towards this and future PowWow's,

as well as Seven Circles in general, are always needed and appreciated!