2016 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow


Posted By Paul G April 26th, 2015 Blog


2016 Gathering of Nations Pow wow

North America's Largest Pow Wow
The Pit
Albuquerque, New Mexico

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April 29-30, 2016



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Head Staff

Head Man – Spike Draper (posthumous)
Head Lady – Tonia Hall
Head Young Man – Darian Adakai
Head Young Lady – Jayda Gadwa

HEAD NORTHERN DANCE JUDGE: Clifton Goodwill- Pasqua, Saskatchewan
HEAD SOUTHERN DANCE JUDGE: Kelly Grant – Macy, NE
HEAD NORTHERN DRUM JUDGE: Ted Phelps – Thunder Valley, SD
HEAD SOUTHERN DRUM JUDGE: Kelly Cable – Lawton, OK
ARENA DIRECTORS: Randy Medicine Bear – Loveland, CO
George “Cricket” Shields – Shawnee, OK
ANNOUNCERS: Dennis Bowen, Sr. – Tuba City, AZ
Vince Beyl – Bemidji, MN
Ruben Little Head – Happy Flats, MT
(Roving) Jason Whitehouse – Madison Hts, MI
(Roving) Larry Yazzie – Tama, IA
INVITED DRUMS: Iron Boy – Prior Lake, MN
Cozad – Hominy, OK
Southern Style – Montezuma Creek, UT
Black Eagle – Jemez Pueblo, NM
Chiniki Lake – Morley, Alberta
MISS INDIAN WORLD 2015-16: Cheyenne Brady – New Town, ND

Prizes

Over $200,000 in Cash & Prizes to be Awarded
34 Categories – Elder’s 70+, Golden Age 55-69, Adults 19-54
$2,000 First Place All Adult Categories (19-54)
$5,000 First Place “WORLD CLASS” Northern Singing
$5,000 First Place “SOUTHERN CHALLENGE” Singing
Women’s Back-up – No. & So. Styles: $1000 Winner-Take-All
Maximum of 6 Registered with Drum
Hand Drum Singing Contest (Saturday Afternoon)
Men & Women Combined (No Age Limits) – 1st Place: $500
Dancers/Singer Registration: Thurs 10am-3pm, Fri 10am
GRAND ENTRIES: Friday: Noon & 7pm • Saturday: Noon & 6pm
A FAIR CONTEST FOR ALL DANCERS & SINGERS!

Specials

MIDNIGHT SPECIAL – “RELENTLESS WARRIOR”
Memorial Contest in Memory of Spike Draper
Men’s Fancy: 1st $1,000, Paying 4 Places
“QUEEN OF CONTEMP”
Contemporary Women’s Jingle Special 18+
Sponsored by Tonia Hall
WOMEN’S TRADITIONAL IN HONOR OF MIW 2015
$4000 in Prizes
Sponsored by Cheyenne Brady Family 2015
WOMEN’S JINGLE DRESS IN HONOR OF MIW 2015
Sponsored by Mia & Spencer Wilkinson, Jr
TEEN BOY’S STRAIGHT DANCE SPECIAL
13-18 Years Old, 5 places
Sponsored by Darian Adakai & Family
TEEN GIRL’S WHITE SHAWL SPOTLIGHT SPECIAL
1st $1500, 2nd $1000, 3rd $800, 4th $600
5th $400 + Jacket & Blanket, 5 Consolations
Sponsored by Jayda Gadwa & Family

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Comments

13 thoughts on “2016 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow

  1. Can’t wait soooo excited xoxoxoxoxo- See you next April 🙂 Skenn:nen 🙂

  2. arthur and genevieve serna says:

    really what we are inquiring about is to get a form or
    so my wife can sell here merchandise at this event and we do not know who to contact, please advise at this email or call me 505-495-8116
    thank you for your time

  3. Do you have educational programs at the pow wow, and if so, how does one apply to offer a program?

  4. Arlinda Jones says:

    What do you have in the order of handicap parking, and entrance access.

  5. Arlinda Jones says:

    What are your accommodations for handicap entrance, & parking? I have posted this twice, no reply so far.

  6. Joann Reusswig says:

    My name of my booth is Iroquois Eatery I cooked Native foods I would like to be in your powwow in 2017 please let me know as soon as possible I look forward to hear from you

  7. Richard Hathaway says:

    What are the dates for 2017? And is it always in Albuquerque?

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