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New Beginnings Pow Wow - Sunday, May 7

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DU Pow Wow

7th Annual New Beginnings Pow Wow 
Sunday, May 7th, 2017th

Free to attend on the DU Driscoll Green
(Rain location: Hamilton Gym in the Ritchie Center)

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The 7th Annual New Beginnings Pow Wow will be one to remember! The event will feature plenty of attractions, including Native American jewelry and crafts, food, and traditional dancing. Stop by and experience an incredible cultural event.


Pow Wows are the Native American people's way of meeting together, to join in dancing, singing, visiting, and making new friendships. This is a time when dance and music honor the resilient cultural history of Native American peoples and traditions.

The vibrant display of American Indian culture is offered free and open to the University of Denver community and the city of Denver. The beauty of a pow wow resides in its overreaching unity and sanctity. People of all tribal affiliations and races can participate in a powwow. A brief history and information of each performance will be presented.

General Information:
Viki Eagle, (303) 871-4507
viki.eagle@du.edu

Vendor Information:
Stevie Lee, (505) 269-4761
stevieroselee@hotmail.com

The DU Pow Wow has become a campus-wide event with support from the Chancellor's office, DU Programming Board, and the Center for Multicultural Excellence.

Schedule of Events

11:00AM Gourd Dance
12:00PM Grand Entry
12:30PM Tiny Tots Special
1:00PM Head Girl's Special
1:30PM Honoring DU Graduates
2:00PM Juniors Competition
2:30PM SunShine SweetWater 18+ Old Style Jingle Special
3:00PM Teen Competition
3:30PM Head Lady Denver Dawn's Senior Womens Traditional Special, 35+ years old
4:00PM Adults Competition
4:30PM Head Man Maverick's Rabbit Dance Special

Past Powwows

Learn more about previous years' events: