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SVC Annual Powwow

Celebrate Native American Culture
 

SVC Annual Powwow

Celebrate Native American Culture
 

SVC Annual Powwow

Celebrate Native American Culture
 
Powwow

For more information, or to volunteer, contact:

Amy Gustafson
[email protected]

Powwow: May 21, 2022

Grand Entry – 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. | Dancer registration opens at 11 a.m.

Doors open to the public at noon. Vendor setup is at 9 a.m.

Event Location

Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon Campus | Tollefson Plaza

Vendor Information

10×10 spaces available. One space per vendor. Please bring your own tables. $25 fee. Please contact Amy Gustafson at [email protected] with questions.

Girl Proud
Blue Dancer
 Yellow Dancer
 Yellow Dancer
 Yellow Dancer
Powwow

Powwow Highlights

  • Kids Corner, with activities provided by our SVC Early Childhood Education department
  • Tiny Tots sessions
  • Food and Art Vendors
  • Free Admission and Parking
  • Drum Payouts, 1st 10 drums
  • Day pay for registered drums
  • Dance Competition Payouts
  • Easy Access From I-5
  • Camping and Hotels Nearby
  • Drug and Alcohol-Free Event

Powwow Timeline

  • 9 a.m. – Vendors Set Up
  • 11 a.m. – Registration
  • Noon – Doors Open to the Public
  • 12:45 p.m. – Drum Roll Call
  • 12:40 p.m. – Prayer
  • 1 p.m. – Grand Entry
    • Victory Song
    • Flag Song
    • Welcome by Royalty
  • 1:30 p.m. – Intertribal Rounds
  • 1:50 p.m – Tiny Tots
  • 2 p.m – Junior and Teen Dances
  • 2:30 p.m. – Intertribal Rounds
  • 3 p.m. – Golden Age and Adult Dances
  • 3:30 p.m – Special: MMIW Jingle Dance (Sponsored by the Upper Skagit Tribe)
  • 4 p.m. – Retiring the Colors
Dinner Break Until 6:45 p.m.
  • 6:45 p.m. – Drum Roll Call
  • 6:50 p.m – Prayer
  • 7 p.m. – Grand Entry
  • 7:30 p.m. – Intertribal Rounds
  • 7:45 p.m. – Blanket Dance
  • 7:50 p.m. – Tiny Tots
  • 8 p.m – Junior and Teen Dances
  • 8:30 p.m. – Intertribal Rounds
  • 9 p.m. – Golden Age and Adult Dances
  • 9:30 p.m. – Retiring the Colors
Powwow

Special Thanks to the 2022 Head Staff

  • Host Drum: Young Society
  • MC: Anthony Bluehorse
  • Arena Director: Merlin Kicking Woman
  • Head Man: Sheldon Shebala
  • Head Woman: Paula Shebala
  • Sound: Randy Vendiola
  • Whipman: Lou LaBombard
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