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New Beginnings Pow Wow - Sunday, May 7

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DU Pow Wow

8th Annual New Beginnings Pow Wow
Saturday, May 12th, 2018

Free to attend at the Magness Arena
Indoor Event!

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The 8th Annual New Beginnings Pow Wow will be one to remember! The event will feature plenty of learning opportunities such as 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 community of American Indian culture is one to experience. This event is free and open to the University of Denver community and the city of Denver. 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 (720) 935-6168

Vendor Information:
Alyssa Willie (863) 634-2876

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

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 Women's 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: