Woodlands and High Plains Powwow set for April 13
More than 200 dancers and 3,000 guests are expected to gather at the 24th annual Woodlands and High Plains Powwow scheduled for Saturday, April 13, at Nemzek Field House at Minnesota State University Moorhead.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is hosting and co-sponsoring the event. Other co-sponsors include NDSU, Concordia College and Minnesota State University Moorhead.
This years theme is Our Life, Our People and continues the tradition of promoting strong American Indian identities and deepening appreciation for the intellectual gifts and abilities of American Indians in the community.
Doors will be open to the public from 12:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. with the grand entries by the participating dancers at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Regular admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children ages 6-18. Admission is free for children under age 6, guests age 55 and older and students with a current campus ID from any of the four sponsoring colleges. Free parking will be available at Nemzek Field House.
Clifford Canku, assistant professor of practice for Dakota Studies at NDSU and member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, will be the events spiritual adviser.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.