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Old 10-09-2006, 06:16 PM   #1
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How Many Powwow's a year.....

Just wondering.....

How Many Powwow's a year do you go to? It can be any kind of powwow, but not tribal dances or gatherings. Just powwows.

For me? I'd say about 2 or 3 weekends a month. Some big $$ some local ones. So about 24 - 30 a year.

When we lived in Oklahoma, we only missed a few weekends a year. So more like 45-48 a year. Gas was cheaper there and then (90's).
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Old 10-09-2006, 06:49 PM   #2
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besides yours kiiyaanii?? lol...... Well for us its been shoot... every weekend, every month, 4x a month all over the place, occasionally we'll rest a weekend but we hit almost ....

45-52 powwows a year.... My powwow car shows the miles!! ayeeeeee.
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Old 10-10-2006, 12:54 PM   #4
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I was averaging around 45-50 powwows a year when I was drumming with my old drum group. Now that I've been drumming with someone else, I'm down to 10 powwows.
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Old 10-10-2006, 01:39 PM   #5
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(Transport is our problem - back when we didn't have power chairs to lug around it was a different story. There are about 10 pw's a year that are very close to where we live... mass transit only connects us with 3 this year - we made 2 and the 3rd is next month.)
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hi kiyannii

we probably go to at least 2 a month all year, more in the summers....but since we have kids we don't travel to the big ones anymore. (Unless I get to sneak off for a weekend).

so roughly 25-35 a year since children
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i been to all the big name powwows in us and canada.. lol just not in the same year.. now that a navajo woman put her hooks in mee.. ahh just teasing. i only attend pre planned ones. just here and there in falll and winter, but we travel in spring and summer up north. soo around thirty..?? yeah im okay with that.
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I think it's about 10 to 15 a year. I try to go to the ones that are within 2 hours from where I live.
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Thanks....

Thanks everyone who posted.....

When you start calculating or figuring up how many powwows a year your travel to, it kinda gets you thinking about milage, gas, food $$ and all the other jazz.

I wonder if professional powwowers, those who go every weekend to contest, really make a decent living. That would be interesting....
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Umm... good question K-Mom

wow... with the kids and requests... it's been busy... especially during the summer...
basketball season slowly approaching sooo it'll slow down some.
i'd say roughly 35-40.. dang!.. thinking about it now!
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