An American Indian Pow-Wow Coming to Boonsboro

Photo Credit: Jean Surowiec

An American Indian Pow-Wow Coming to Boonsboro

Hollister, NC- Pow-Wow, an American Indian owned and operated company, will sponsor the Boonsboro, Maryland American Indian Pow-Wow and Show at the Washington County Agricultural Center in Boonsboro on October 6-7, 2007. The Pow-Wow is an opportunity for the public to interact with American Indian dancers, singers, drummers, artists, and craftspersons. This event is an attempt by Pow-Wow to educate the public about American Indians, past and present, through the arts.
The Pow-Wow will kick off with a parade of nations (grand entry) at 12pm on Saturday, October 6. The public will be able to visit with craft demonstrators and a large contingent of Native American Dancers. An American Indian Flutist will be at the Pow-Wow daily. Face painting will be available for children and others. Also, a tipi will be set up for the public.
The Aztec Dancers of Mexico City, Mexico will perform on Saturday and Sunday.
Keith Colston (Tuscarora-Lumbee) of Baltimore will serve as MC and Ray Silva (Laguna/Pueblo) will serve as head dancer. Members of the Haliwa-Saponi, Coharie, Chickahominy, Cherokee, Sioux, Iroquois, Lumbee, and Navajo are a few of the Tribes that will participate in this year's event.
The public will be able to purchase some of the finest Native American crafts available. Items for sale include turquoise jewelry, moccasins, beadwork, rugs, books, paintings, and dreamcatchers to name a few. Buffalo stew, fried bread, Indian corn soup, and buffalo burgers are just a few of the Native American food items that will be on sale at the event.
Admission to the Pow-Wow is as follows: Saturday-Sunday: Ages 3-12: $5. Ages 13-up: $7. This is a rain or shine event. Showtimes are: Saturday 11am-7pm and Sunday 11am-6pm.
For more information, please call the show promoter at 252-257-5383 or send email to: powwow@vance.net.