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Vol 58 No. 3 : March, 2006
Vol 58 No. 3 : March, 2006
Weather Forecast Alters 36th Annual Pow Wow Schedule
Due to the forecast of heavy rain, California State University, Long Beach's annual Pow Wow, normally a two-day American Indian social celebration held in the campusí central quad, has been cut back to one day. It will now take place in The Walter Pyramid on Saturday, March 11.
Pow Wow Slated for March 11-12

Pow Wow - 2006

CSULB’s annual Pow Wow, an American Indian social celebration, returns to the campus’ central quad on Saturday and Sunday, March 11-12. Admission and parking are free.

The 36th annual two-day event, which will feature American Indian dancing, arts, crafts and food begins at 11 a.m. each day and runs until 10 p.m. on Saturday and 7 p.m. on Sunday.

This year’s featured artists scheduled to appear include silversmith Brad Panteah (Zuni/Dine’), gourd artist David Snooks (Washoe), silversmiths Frank and Evelyn Chee (Dine’), and returning from last year Larry Pacheco (Santo Domingo) and Leroy Begay (Dine’).

In addition to contests and inter-tribal dancing, there will be Gourd dancing with registration closing at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 11. All dancers and drums are invited.

Native foods such as mutton and beef stew, Navajo tacos, fry bread and Indian burgers will be on sale at the event, and American Indian vendors will be selling both traditional and contemporary American Indian art.

The largest spring event of its kind in Southern California, the Pow Wow at CSULB is focused on displaying the university’s strong American-Indian presence.

The event is presented by CSULB’s American Indian Studies Department, American Indian Student Council, Native American Alumni and Friends Chapter, the Division of Student Services, 49er Shops Inc. and Associated Students Inc.

For more information about the 36th annual Pow Wow celebration at CSULB, call 562/985-8528 or 562/985-4963. A campus map and directions can be found here.

Pow Wow - 2006

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