Willamette University Social Pow Wow Kicks Off

Native Dancer at Pow WowNative Dancer at Pow WowThe Fifth Annual Social Pow Wow will be held Saturday, March 17, at the Cone Field House at Willamette University. The free event will begin with the Grand Entry at 4 p.m. and last until 10 p.m. The public is welcome.

Drum groups from throughout the Pacific Northwest will be in attendance, and the event will feature traditional dances, native food, crafts and raffles. Prizes are offered in the Round Bustle Dance Contest, a traditional favorite. The host drum will be Richard Sam and the Umatilla Intertribal. Bob Tom will emcee and David West is the arena director.

The event is presented by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Associated Students of Willamette University. For more information call 503-370-6265.