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    The University of Washington Pow-wow is this weekend in Seattle. Will be there all weekend with the family, watching my nephew in the tiny tot special. Hope to see lots of people there!

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    Friday April 8th: GE at 7pm

    Saturday April 9th: Coastal GE at 1pm, GE 7pm

    Sunday April 10th: GE at 1pm.

    This is the largest student-run event on campus bringing in an average of 8000 people every year. It's free to get into but we highly suggest you bring some extra money to support the Native American artists that will be selling their work as well as buying concessions (Indian Tacos) sold by First Nations.

    This is a zero tolerance event: No drugs. No alcohol. No weapons. No fighting.

    Theme this year: "Our Legacy Thrives"

    Northern: WILD ROSE
    Southern: WHITE HAWK NW

    Master of Ceremony: André Picard
    Arena Director: Ross Braine
    Head Man: Darryl Bolton
    Head Woman: Abriel Johnny

    Contest Powwow:
    Drum Contest (1st: 1500, 2nd : 750, & 3rd: 200)
    Golden Age Men/Women
    Women: All categories
    Men: All categories
    Teen Girls/Teen Boys
    Jr. Girls/Jr. Boys

    One Man Hand Drum (1st: 500, 2nd: 300, 3rd: 200)
    Victoria Retasket: Tiny Tots Special
    Tiana Valdez (Miss First Nations 2010): Women's vs Men's fancy (500-winner take all)

    For general questions contact:
    [email protected]

    For specifics regarding powwow contact our powwow chair, Brittany Barrett:
    [email protected]

    For Vendors contact Autumn Thomas:
    [email protected]

    If you'd like to volunteer for this event you can sign up using this link:
     You can download survey content and responses, and gradebook files, from the Catalyst Archive. Learn more about the Catalyst Archive.

    Questions about volunteering contact our volunteer coordinator Rich Summers:
    [email protected]


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