The Stanford American Indian Organization (SAIO) will host the 36th Annual Stanford Powwow this Mother's Day Weekend, May 11-13, 2007, on the Stanford University campus. The Powwow will be held in the Eucalyptus Grove at Galvez and Campus Drives. This special event is free and open to the general public, though donations for admission are welcome. Overnight camping spaces are also available.
The Stanford Powwow begins on Friday, May 11 at 7:00pm with the first Grand Entry of dancers and continues until 11:00pm. On Saturday, May 12, dancing will continue from 11:30am until 11:00pm. On Sunday, May 13 dancing will continue from 11:30am until 6:00pm. Also open at 5:00pm on Friday and throughout the three-day event are more than 100 arts and crafts, souvenir, information, and food booths.
The Stanford Powwow is a celebration of Native American cultures through traditional songs, dances, and events. With an expected attendance of over 30,000, the Stanford Powwow is also the largest student-run powwow in the United States and one of the largest events of its kind on the West Coast.
The Stanford Powwow is organized, coordinated, and hosted by the Native American undergraduate and graduate students at Stanford University. For more information, please visit the Powwow website http://powwow.stanford.edu/, e-mail [email protected], or contact the Powwow Planning Committee at the Native American Cultural Center at (650) 723-4078, by fax at (650) 725-6900, or by mail at PO Box 20090, Stanford, CA 94309.
Official Website: http://powwow.stanford.edu
Added by kejones710 on April 2, 2007