The Guilford Native American Association is celebrating its 39th annual Pow Wow this weekend. The non-profit has been around for more than 40 years and serves more than 6,000 Native Americans in Guilford and ten surrounding counties.
The Pow Wow will once again bring to life the rich history of the Native American people through song, dance, arts & crafts, traditional foods & more. It will be a weekend to celebrate and experience the traditions of our indigenous people for many generations.
NC is home to more than 122,000 Native American, the largest indigenous population east of the Mississippi River.
The Pow Wow features a dance competition with all ages from toddlers to elders. Drum groups will also compete. Arts & Crafts traders will be demonstrating & selling their wares and traditional Native American foods will be available.
The Pow Wow will kick-off each day with a Flag Song & posting of the colors to honor all veterans in attendance. The Grand Entry of our dancers will follow. Grand Entry times are: Friday @ 7PM * Saturday @ 1PM & 7PM * Sunday @ 1PM.
• Gates Open: Friday @ 5PM * Saturday @ 10AM * Sunday @11AM
• Admission: 0-6 Years: Free * 7-12 $5.00 * 13-60 $7.00 * 61 & Over: $5.00
• Free Parking/Handicap Parking available with Shuttle Service running throughout the weekend
CONTACT: Jennifer Revels Baxter
GNAA Boardmember/Pow Wow Publicity Chair
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