The Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska's annual pow wow opens Friday, September 20th and runs through Sunday, Sept. 22nd in White Cloud, Kansas drawing people from all over the country to celebrate dance, culture and heritage.
This year's pow wow is dedicated to Mary Harvey and Mary Knoxsah.
The Master of Ceremonies is Bruce Martin--Delaware.
Arena Director is Willie Ogden--Ioway/Kickapoo.
Head Man is Henry Crow--Lakota.
Head Woman is Sunny Boado--Kickapoo.
Head Gourd is Lance Leading Fox--Pawnee.
Host Drum is Boss Hogg--Ioway.
Head Northern Drum is Thunder Shield--Lawrence, KS.
Head Southern Drum is Victory Call--Pawnee, OK.
Friday evening is camp night featuring the Princess Contest, Hand Drum Contest, Potato Dance, Two-Step and more.
Saturday registration begins at 10AM. Gourd dancing begins at 11A with lunch break at noon. Grand Entry is at 1PM. Dinner break is 5PM; Registration closes. Gourd dancing at 6PM with Grand Entry at 7PM.
Sunday registration begins at 11AM. Gourd dancing at noon; registration closes. Lunch at 1PM. Grand Entry at 2PM.
The first six drums will be paid. Vendors are welcome: first come, first serve--$50 crafts, $100 for food (all weekend); camping available.
For more information call Jim Rhodd 785.595.3446.