April Pow Wows in the United States
Pow wows are open to the public and anyone can join in the festivities. Some pow wows also have competitions for dancers, singers, and drummers, with prizes and awards.
There are many pow wows held in April every year in North America. Here are four examples of some popular ones:
Cherokee of Georgia Spring Pow Wow: This is a family-friendly event that takes place in St. George, Georgia. It is held the first weekend in April and runs from Thursday to Sunday.
It features traditional and contemporary Native American music, dance, and storytelling, as well as vendors, demonstrations, and workshops.
Gathering of Nations Pow Wow: This is the largest pow wow in North America, attracting over 3,000 participants and 500 tribes from Canada and the United States. It is held in Albuquerque, New Mexico the 4th weekend in Aprii, and showcases Native American culture, talent, and pride. It also includes the Miss Indian World pageant, a Native American music awards show, and a traders market.
Spring Powwow at the University of Washington: This pow wow is held the first Saturday in April at the University of Washington campus at the Alaska Airlines Arena. Admission is free. There will be concession stands with traditional foods, and craft booths, as well as dancing.
Haliwa Saponi Powwow: Held in Warrengton, NC on the third weekend of April, it runs Friday evening to Sunday. No dogs allowed. There will also be a Native American Art show.
These are just some of the many pow wows that you can attend in April. You will surely have an unforgettable experience!
Gathering of Nations Pow Wow held in the 4th week of April in New Mexico claims to be the largest pow wow in North America.
The Cherokee of Georgia Spring Pow Wow is a fun Pow Wow for the whole family. This pow wow has Arts & Crafts vendors, children’s activities, reinactors, story tellers, flute players, supplies, demonstrations and even Museum relics!