Native American Achievement Center

Powwow

 

50th Annual MSUB Powwow

Alterowitz Gym

April 6th-7th, 2018

 

Agenda

        

Friday, April 6th

 

Grand Entry at 6:00 p.m.

American Indian graduates 2017/2018 get a t-shirt if they participate in grand entry

 

Walk for a 55" TV - Purchase a $5.00 ticket.

 

Owl Dance Contest for Cash

 

MSUB Student, Staff, Faculty and Administrator’s Round Dance at 9:00

 

Full Regalia Rabbit Dance Contest for Prizes

 

Hat & Boot Contest for Cash

 

Women's Bling Earring Contest for Cash

 

Saturday, April 7th

 

American Indian Alumni Breakfast at 10:00 in Rimrock Café

 

Grand Entry at noon

American Indian graduates 2017/2018 get a t-shirt if they participate in grand entry

 

Honor Song for EMC/MSUB Alumni at 1:00 p.m.

 

Walk for 55" TV - Purchase a $5.00 ticket

 

Junior Boys Traditional Special, Sponsored by Michael Comes at Night

 

Push Dance Contest for Cash

 

Longest Hair Contest for males and females for cash, prize

 

Oklahoma Two Step Contest for Prizes

 

Gourd Dance at 5:00 p.m.

 

Drummer Dance Roll Call at 6:00 p.m.

 

Best Beaded Medallion Contest for Cash

 

Veteran's Dance Contest sponsored by the Shakopee Nation

- Regalia and uniforms encouraged, but not required

 

Team Dance (4 per team) Contest for Cash

 

Chicken Dance Contest for Cash

 

Jr. & Teen Boys' Dance for TV and Bike

 

Jr. & Teen Girls' Dance for TV and Bike

 

Women's Dance for TV and Bike

 

Men's Dance for TV & Bike

 

Best Beaded Buckle Contest for Cash

 

Clown Dance Contest for Cash

 

Winners Ceremony at 11:30 p.m.

 

Volunteer Training

 

2018 Powwow Poster
 
Drums:

Drummers bring your own chairs

First 16 Drums are guaranteed $125.00 day pay

 
Vendors:

20 Vendor booths are available for rent.

 

VIP Reserved Seating

 

Elders:

Elders are welcome to bring their own chairs.  Elders 65 and older are invited to sit in the VIP Elder area.  One care attendant may join you.  No children are allowed in this special seating section.  College students will serve as your hosts to provide treats, comfort items, and gifts throughout the powwow.

 

Grandparents with Children: 

The first section of the lower bleachers at the entrance to the gym are reserved for grandparents with children.  Event staff will help direct you to this reserved section of seating.

 

Mobility Empowered:

The floor area on the northwest side of the gym is reserved for persons with mobility equipment such as wheel chairs.  The space is very limited.  We ask that only one care attendant sit in this area.  Event staff will help direct you to this reserved section of seating.

 

Questions? Email powwow@msubillings.edu or call (406) 657-2182.

 

 

 Previous MSUB Powwow Photos on Flickr

 

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