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Cal State Long Beach Powwow
LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA California State University, Long Beach's annual powwow returns to the campus' central quad on Saturday and Sunday, March 10-11. The largest spring event of its kind in Southern California, the Powwow at Cal State Long Beach is focused on displaying the university's strong American Indian presence.
The two day event, which will feature American Indian dancing, arts, crafts and food begins at 11 am each day and runs until 10 pm on Saturday and 7 pm on Sunday. In addition to contests and intertribal dancing, there will be Gourd dancing with Dancer Registration closing at 2 pm on Saturday, March 10. All dancers and drums are invited.
Native foods such as mutton and beef stew, Navajo tacos, fry bread and Indian burgers will be on sale at the event, and American Indian vendors will be selling both traditional and contemporary American Indian art.
Admission and parking are free. Organizers suggest those attending bring their own lawn chairs.
In addition to the 42nd California State University at Long Beach, other powwows this weekend are listed below:
42nd Annual Powwow at Cal State Long Beach
Upper Campus Quad
Long Beach, California
Osage Sovereignty Day Celebration
Osage County Fairgrounds
Low County Powwow and Cultural Festival
55 Mill Stone Landing Road
Hardeeville, South Carolina
40th Annual WSU Competition Powwow
Union Building Ballroom
30th Annual Wa:k Powwow
1950 West San Xavier Road
Indian Education Magnet School
St. Paul, Minnesota
35th Great Lakes Indian Culture Association
10th Willamette University
Sparks Athletic Center
posted March 9, 2012 10:30 am est
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