12th Annual Rock, Rattle and Drum Pow Wow
Rising like the Water
Standing with Standing Rock and All Water Protectors
August 12th & August 13th 10 am to 5pm both days
Uniting in the true spirit of humankind our intertribal pow wow is a unique celebration and sharing of Native culture through traditional songs, dances and art. Traditionally pow wows are gatherings that Native American people use as a place to meet, dance, sing, renew, strengthen and share their rich culture. Our pow wow features authentic American Indian dancing, drumming, and tribal regalia. Native Americans ranging in age from toddlers to elders will dance in several different styles including fancy, traditional, grass and jingle dress wearing traditional and contemporary regalia. Well-loved drum groups provide vocal and rhythmic accompaniment for the dancers.
A variety of American Indian culture is expressed through award winning vendor exhibits of arts, crafts, demonstrations, music, contemporary and traditional foods. Every year our pow wow honors veterans, and shares an indigenous perspective on sustainable living and community. Local not for profit activist organizations will also be represented.
For the eleventh year, Aaron Athey of the Mohegan Nation is our Master of Ceremonies. Our Head Man Dancer is Urie Ridgeway, Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation, and Corey Jackson is our Head Lady Dancer, Nanticoke Indians, Millsboro, Delaware. Our Host Drum is Rez Dogs, a Northern Drum from Indian Island Maine and our Honor Drum is Red Blanket Singers, Intertribal Southern Drum And back by popular demand, The Aztec Dancers will also perform in the pow wow circle.
Grand Entry is 1:00 pm both days.
Special Honorings – Our special veteran’s honoring and presentation during the Grand Entry on Saturday and Sunday at 1pm is one of the highlights of the pow wow. All veterans and their families are welcome to participate.
Pow Wow One Day Admission:
Adults – $10.00
Seniors 65+ and Youth 11-17 – $5.00
Children 10 and under – $1.00
Saturday, August 12, 10am – 7pm, Grand Entry: 1:00pm
Sunday, August 13, 10am – 6pm, Grand Entry: 1:00pm
Come Stomp, Dance, Sing and Shake Your Tail Feathers
It’s Pow Wow time again! After twelve years of celebratory dance, song, and drumming, this year’s 12th Annual Rock, Rattle & Drum Pow Wow will explode in another weekend of American Indian music, dance, education, entertainment, arts and crafts vendors and cultural festivities fun for the whole family!
For two exiting days, Great Barrington, MA will be the center of Native American art and culture where American Indians will gather and share the richness, diversity and beauty of their indigenous ways. The 12th Annual Rock, Rattle & Drum Pow Wow will be held at the beautiful Great Barrington Fairgrounds
Location: Great Barrington Fairgrounds, 684 South Main Street Great Barrington MA
For more information please contact Susan Jameson at 802-753-6835 or Fidel Moreno, 832-777-8081, firstname.lastname@example.org