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  • VITAL Pow-wow,May 2-3, 2009- Prov Frg VA

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    April 2, 2009

    VIRGINIA INDIAN NATIONS ANNOUNCE ANNUAL POW-WOW


    The Virginia Indian Nations will join Native American friends and visitors from all over the country when they gather on the Chickahominy Tribal Grounds in Charles City, Virginia; May 2-3, 2009 for their 8th annual joint Spring Pow-Wow/Gathering. Grounds open at 10:00 a.m. on both days, with Saturday, May 2 Grand Entry at 12:00 noon and Sunday Grand Entry at 1:00 p.m. The festival/Pow-Wow will feature Native American dancers, drummers, singers and cultural demonstrations.

    Keith Colston, Tuscarora-Lumbee, will serve as the Master of Ceremonies for this year’s Gathering. Colston is the Executive Director of the Maryland Commission on Indian Affairs, where he has an opportunity to combine his career with his personal goals in promoting the native culture and spirituality. Host drum is Falling Water Drum from King & Queen, Virginia. Lead Male Dancer will be Aaron Montez, Chickahominy Tribe. Morgan Faulkner, Upper Mattaponi Tribe, will be the lead female dancer. Powhatan Red Cloud-Owen, Chickahominy/Mohawk, will serve as Arena Director. Grand Entry will be led by the Indian Nations Warriors and Veterans Honor Color Guard. The attending public will enjoy a number of cultural and traditional exhibits including historic displays and information from the Virginia Tribes. Native American crafters from all over the United States will have jewelry, pottery, beadwork, leather crafts, and other authentic arts and crafts for sale. Food will be available and will feature Indian Fry Bread, fish & chips, hamburgers and hot dogs, barbeque, and more, as well as plenty of beverages and a bake sale.


    The festival is open to the public. Gate admission is $5.00/adults; $3.00/children ages 6-12 years and elders 60 and older. Plenty of free parking is available with golf cart transportation provided to the grounds. Organizers suggest bringing lawn chairs or blankets. Pow-Wow etiquette will be followed. For health and safety reasons, no pets are permitted on the Pow-Wow grounds. Proceeds will support VITAL, the Virginia Indian Tribal Alliance for Life. VITAL is an organization working for federal recognition for the Chickahominy, Eastern Chickahominy, Monacan, Nansemond, Rappahannock and Upper Mattaponi Indian Nations.


    For further information and directions to the Chickahominy Tribal Grounds, please visit VITAL’s website at VITAL. Other information is available from organizers, (804) 829-2261 or (804) 932-4406.

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  • #2
    always a good powwow............I'm there who else is comin????

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    • #3
      Southern Eagle will be the host Southern Drum...

      Should be a great pow-wow...who all is coming?
      Everything is gonna be alright!

      Be blessed - got love???

      This b me.....

      www.myspace.com/akayo

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      • #4
        i'll be there

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        • #5
          No really - who will be there!! lol - Tigger - you are always there...geez!!!!
          Everything is gonna be alright!

          Be blessed - got love???

          This b me.....

          www.myspace.com/akayo

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          • #6
            I'll be there

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            • #7
              Address?

              What is the address,so I can google this and my friend can ut it in her GPS? Then we can come!

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              • #8
                Here is the Vital website with directions:
                http://www.vitalva.org/wp-content/up...irections2.pdf
                Becky B.

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                • #9
                  thanks!

                  I found the address on virginiapowwows.com

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