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Native American Fall Powwow to be held Nov. 19 & 20

8 months 5 days 19 hours ago Saturday, November 19 2016 Nov 19, 2016 November 19, 2016 5:39 PM November 19, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ
Image via: Louisiana Indian Heritage Association

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Indian Heritage Association is holding its 50th annual Fall Powwow this weekend.

The Native American Powwow is a cultural festival that celebrates Native American traditions. The festival will feature Native American music, dancing, food and a variety of vendors offering authentic crafts. There will also be demonstrators that will show Native American dancing, beading techniques, crafts and jewelry makers.

The Powwow will be held on Nov. 19 and Nov. 20 at Arena D of the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales. The event is open to the public on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Below is a schedule of the events:

Saturday, November 19

9am Flag Raising (in arena)

10am Doors open to public

Noon -1:00pm Gourd Dancing

11:00-1:00pm Demonstrations around the arena
Beadwork
Canework
Shopping for the Holidays

1-5pm Grand Entry – Powwow dancing

5pm Supper Break

6-7pm Gourd Dancing

7:00pm Grand Entry – Powwow Dancing
Head Man Special
Closing Flag song and lowering of the Colors

Sunday, November 20

9am Flag Raising (arena)

9:30am LIHA Annual Membership Meeting
Election of Officers

10am Doors open to public

11:00 – 12 Noon Gourd Dancing

11:00-1pm Demonstrations
Visit our traders for Holiday shopping

1pm Grand Entry – Powwow Dancing
Head Lady Special
Crowning of LIHA Princess
Committee Special

5pm Closing Flag Song

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