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28 April 2012

Pow Wow's Updated ~ Summer Lineup

First of all... Congratulations to Barry Standing Bear Duncan for winning the 400 FAN Giveaway handmade Earrings!!  I am sure they will look Great on him!
Official results can be found here:

This Weekend's Pow Wow:

April 27 -29, 2012 ~Farmington Intertribal Pow wow 2012
 Farmington Community Center - 1723 Farmington Rd - Mocksville, NC

MC - Ken Cloudwalker, Host Drum - Raven Wood Singers, Head Man - Carlos Martin; Some camping bring generator, No Showers, Outside restrooms, Dancers, Craft Vendors, Food Vendors, storytellers, Demonstrators welcome more info. 336-306-4654


Updates to the Pow wow page have been made, more dates for pow wows in FL, KY, TN, NC, and GA have been added.  Email us if you need one listed.  Please be sure to click on the "Pow Wow Ads" tab, here on the blogg and see some of the pow wows that we are endorsing and participating in this season. 
I have missed 2 pow wows that we were scheduled to set up at due to the accident and not being released by the doctor yet :(  I am looking forward to a Great Pow wow season this year, Ken will be MC or AD at many more this season, and due to all the down time, I have a LOT of Beading to sell :)  Here is how it looks tentatively as of now (there should be mre fill-ins that will be added):

  May 25 -27, 2012 ~ Mt Airy Native American Pow Wow
Veterans Memorial Park - 691 W Lebanon St - Mt Airy, NC 27030

MC - Ken Cloudwalker, Host Drum - Raven Wood Singers, Head Man - Running Wolfe, Head Woman - Woman Brave Spirit;Craft Vendors, Food Vendors, Spaces are filling up fast please call soon we have a few spaces available. Call Double Trouble 336-428-4395; 35 camping spaces with full hookup for motor homes & campers $30 a night; 40 spaces for tent camping $10 a night; Including power & water; Inside men & women showers & restrooms; Beautiful camping beside the small river and friendly neighborhood sitting behind the security fence for privacy and relaxation. Plenty of parking for vendors & campers. Hundreds of parking spaces for guest. No Camp Feed Food Vouchers will be used. For a vendors contract Double Trouble 336-428-4395 or E-mail nwacarolinas@yahoo.com

June 9 -10 , 2012 ~ Metcalfe County's Annul Native American Style Pow Wow

Wisdom Faith Community Academy & Church
MC Chief Loveheart, Host Drum - ETOCD's Spirit Voices; ALL Drums and Dancers are Welcome to Participate; Admission $5, Children 12 and uder FREE; Dancers in Regalia, Military, and EMS Service people FREE; This is a teaching Pow wow, No Contest or prizes will be awarded; We Drum, Dance, and Sing Strictly for the Creator and the kinship of Together-ness. More Info - Martha Harris 270-432-3295 email renegade3295@scrtc.com ; Marsha Johnson 865-774-5626 / 865-335-6097 email e_t_o_c_d@yahoo.com Facebook page: East Tennessee Overhill Descendants

July 13 -15, 2012 ~ Strong Sun Festival & Pow Wow 

Tanglewood Park - 4061 Clemmons Rd ~ Clemmons, NC 27012

The Strong Sun Pow Wow is Open To The Public attendance with small donation. For more infomation please call us or info@nearriverdwellers.com For information on Park www.tanglewoodpark.org This is a Gathering of Native American people to share our Traditions and Customs with you.Master of Ceremonies - Ric Bird; Head Veteran - Elton Smith; Honor Veteran & flag Staff Carrier: Carlos Martin; Arena Director - Ken Cloudwalker; Lead Dancers - Mike & Jennie Crawford; William E, Vaughan-Lloyd, Jr. Vice Chief; Demonstraters: Weapons: Mr. Jin "Blackfeather" Jefferies; Flint Napping: Deer Man; Fire Building: Julius Perdue. We also have many other surprisers planned for you. All Traditional Drums Welcome. Special Programs and Dances for all ages. Friday and Grand Entry at 2Pm - Tanglewood Park will be charging $2 per vehicle fee. Admission by Small Donation: Adults $6.00 - Children 4- 18 $4.00 - Senior over 62 Free - Children 4 years old and under Free. Special Appearance: Mr. John Sarantos, a Native American Flute Player who has played Carnagie Hall and many other venues. John will be featured in Concert on Sunday Night. This event will be open to the public for a small donation. Mr. Sarantos, has also agreed to host several flute practice sessions on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. There will something for everyone. This is a Family Program, Please have all Pets on Lease, No Alcohol, Drugs or Firearms Permitted. So grab a friend a Veteran and a Lawn Chair and come have some Fun. Shoes will be required at all times. Host Hotel: Super 8 Motel, Clemmons, NC. 1-336-778-0931 contact for special pow wow rates $59 per night ~ Neetribe, Inc. - 3517 Union Hill Rd - East Bend, NC 27018 - 1-336-816-7747 or strongsunpowwow@nearriverdwellers.com http://nearriverdwellers.com/


July 27 -29, 2012 ~ Mocksville Native America Pow Wow
 Davie Parks & Recreation - 644 N Main St - Mocksville, NC 27028

MC - Ken Cloudwalker, Host Drum - Raven Wood Singers, Head Man - Carlos Martin; Head Woman - Marsha Jhnson & Mayola Maize; All drums & dancers welcome, craft vendors, food vendors, storytellers welcome; Inside restrooms; Bring your own generator; Some camping available, motor homes, tents & camper trailers; Spaces going fast please call today 336-428-4395 Luck of the Draw $5 Registeration; Luck of the Draw; All Dancers welcome to enter Luck of the Draw with a $5 Registration; Friday 1 Draw; Saturday 4 Draws; Sunday 4 Draws; 9 Draws in all; Good luck To You All; More info Contact Jay Blackheart 336-428-4395 nwacarolinas@yahoo.com

August 25 - 26, 2011 ~ 9th Annual Native American Style Pow Wow

MC - Danny 2 Eagle; Head Man - Derrick Brave Eagle; Head Woman - Mayola Maize; Host Drum - Indian Grease w/ Tony Walkingstick, Ravenwood Singers; AD - Running Wolf; OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! EVERYONE IS WELCOME!FREE PARKING! GREAT FOR KIDS AND YOUTH GROUPS! There is no admission charge but a $2 raffle ticket bought at the gate will give you a chance to win a prize donated from one of our great vendors.This is a teaching powwow. We will have demonstrations and lots of things that everyone can do and see. We will have lots of dancers in regalia and lots of great vendors that you can visit while you're with us. There will be a native village with tipi's (lodges) that you can look in and take pictures in front of, we will also have re-enactors with period clothing and equiptment. The DAV will have a wonderful display of military vehicles and gear from now and years gone by in a museum type setting to honor all of our veterans. There will be an arena that you can try your hand at throwing a tomahawk, or spear. You can also try shooting a blowgun and for the kids we have corn cob darts, and the rabbit stick game. The donations and vendor fees are what we will be using to pay for next years powwow, so all donations are greatly appreciated. Everyone bring a lawn chair and come join the fun. More Info Contact - Woman Brave Spirit / Thundering Buffalo 865-774-5626 email e_t_o_c_d@yahoo.com Facebook page: East Tennessee Overhill Cherokee Descendants

August 31 - September 2, 2012 ~ 

MC - Ken Cloudwalker, Hst Drum - Raven Wood Singers; Head Man - Running Wolfe, Head Woman - Woman Brave Spirit, AD - Thundering Buffalo (Jack Johnson); Camping Available; Note : FREE Admission All Day Friday is Childrens Day Gates open 9 am till 3 pm; Grand Entry 4 pm till 7 pm - Honoring all Veterans men & women of all Nationalties Including Indians & Native Americans. Open To The Public of all people; No alcohol or drugs permitted or discussed; No Pets allowed in the circle ~ Pets allowed on leash outside circle only; Spiritual Entertainment for the whole Family; Activities include Indian Dancers performing in Regalia, Powwow Drums, Dancing, Singing, Spiritual Dance & Drums, All Dancers Welcome, Anyone can try no experience necessary, Children Events, Demonstrations, Ceremonies, Storytelling, Flint Striking, Face PaintingCrafts On Sale, Native American Food, Ice Cream & Italian Ice. Friendship & Intertribal Dances for everyone. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and stay all day. Contact Double Trouble 336-428-4395 nwacarolinas@yahoo.com - NWA School of pro.wrestling 336-428-4395; Proud NWA Associate member Eldon Speer aka Double Trouble
September 14 -16, 2012 ~ Pfafftown Native American Pow Wow 2012
 West Central Community Center -

MC - Ken Cloudwalker, Host Drum - Raven Wood Singers; Head Man - Running Wolfe, Head Woman - Woman Brave Spirit / Mayola Maize, AD - Thundering Buffalo (Jack Johnson) Luck of the Draw for Dancers in Regalia $5 registration, 9 draws for the weekend; More Info Contact Jay Blackheart 336-428-4395 nwacarolinas@yahoo.com