Tuesday, August 4, 2009

This Weekend's Powwows

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Various powwows are going on this weekend:

Aaron Athey will be the Master of Ceremonies and Arena Director for the American Indian Powwow/Spirit of the Mountain Music Festival in Stephentown, New York on August 7 - 9. The powwow is about 30 minutes from Albany. The powwow hours are from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. and the admission fee is $5. The address is: Rt. 22 and Rt. 43 in Stephentown, N.Y. and the contact number is 518-733-9227. The host drum is Rez Dogs and the Honor Drum is Mystic River. Joanne Shenandoah, among others, will sing at the event.

August 8-9 - NARRAGANSETT TRIBE POWWOW
Location: Old Mill Rd. - Charlestown, Rhode Island.
Contact: 401/364-1100

August 7-9 - PLEASANT POINT PASSAMAQUODDY POWWOW
Location: Passamaquoddy Reservation - Perry, Maine.
Contact: 207/853-2600

August 8-9 - 28TH IROQUOIS SOCIAL POWWOW
Location: Iroquois Indian Museum - Howes Cave, New York.
Contact: 518/296-8949