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Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow
MCC Pow-wow

Celebrating Native American cultures, the powwow honors the traditional dance, music, artistry, oral history and foods of various tribes across Nebraska and the surrounding region including, but not limited to, Northern Ponca, Omaha, Santee Sioux and Winnebago.


23RD ANNUAL FORT OMAHA INTERTRIBAL POWWOW

Saturday, September 13, 2014

1-7:30 p.m.

Fort Omaha Campus

5300 N 30th Street

Omaha, NE  68111

Free and Open to the public! Join us!

10 a.m. to noon Gourd Dance

All veterans welcome.

Details

Program

 

Schedule of events:

 

10 a.m. to noon Gourd Dance

 

1: 00 p.m.              Grand Entry, Opening Prayer, Flag Song, Intertribal dancing    begins

                             Welcome, Randy Schmailzl, President, Metropolitan Community College

1:30 p.m.               Honoring Grandmothers

2:00 pm                 Tiny Tots Special

2:00–4:00 p.m.    Children’s Activities led by Creighton Native American Advancement Program (between Bldg 30 and Bldg 32)

3:00 p.m.               Study Circle:  Plains Lodges by Steve Tamayo  (just west of Bldg 30)

4:30 p.m.               Switch Dance Contest 

5:00 p.m.               Princess Contest

7:00 p.m.               Grand Finale, Closing Prayer, Retreat of Colors

 

Powwow Staff

Master of Ceremonies………………………………....………...Tommy Christian, Assiniboine Sioux

Arena Director…………………………………………….….…………Kennard Parker, Omaha

Head Man Dancer……………………………………………..………Alfred White Eyes, Omaha

Head Lady Dancer.…...….......…..……….….….….…..…..Michelle Madrigal, Northern Ponca

Host Northern Drum.….….…...…………….....…...…...…..Wahpekute, Sisseton, SD

Host Southern Drum…………………………………..….…..……HayLushKa, Winnebago, NE

Head Princess Contest Judge…………………………………..Summer Barea, Omaha

Princess Crown created by…………………….…..…….AlexAndrea Aldrich Pasquayak, Isanti Dakota/Saddle Lake, Alberta, Canada

Study Circle Leaders…………………………………………………Steve Tamayo, Sicangu Lakota

Creighton University Native American Advancement Program

 

Powwow Committee

Ursula Aldrich * Bruce D. Atkinson * Richard Barea * Ron Beatty * Lila Dinnel * Jenni Fauchier * Salwa Fox * Vanessa John * Gail Johnson * Donel Keeler * Debra LaHoda * Janet McCarthy *  Cassie Rhodes-Carroll * Max Sparber * Steve Tamayo * Sally Torpy * George Vana * Barbara Velázquez * Theresa Walker * Char West * Matthew Wilson * Danita Wolf * Julia Wolf *

Powwow Sponsors

Douglas County Visitor Improvement Funds

Nebraska Arts Council

 

KMTV, Action 3, Morning Blend

MCC's 21st Annual Intertribal Powwow Video

The Morning Blend gives us a sample of what's to come at the 21st Annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 from 1-7:30 p.m.
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Powwows that have been held at the MCC Fort Omaha Campus:


Powwow Committee:

The Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow committee is a gathering of MCC students, personnel and community members who work year round to develop, implement and evaluate the powwow and all related aspects of the celebration. Membership is open throughout the year.

 
 
 
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