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Denver March Powwow 2017 or Bust !!!!

Posted By Charlie Ballard March 24th, 2017 Last Updated on: March 24th, 2017

Its powwow time and starting off this season is one of the biggest powwows in the Indian Country – Denver March Powwow 2017!

The Denver March Powwow is run by the Denver Indian Center, “it started off as a youth enrichment powwow and has continued as that”, says Ken LaDeaux of the DMPW committee.  “The Denver March Powwow has also been featured as a premier exhibit at the NMAI (National Museum of American Indian) in Washington D.C.”.

The DMPW is held annually at the Denver Coliseum, which is the near the I-25 and I-70 interchange, as we came off the ramp and it made my heart feel good seeing their powwow sign!

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We got a chance to visit their venue on Thursday during the vendor check in.  On Friday afternoon, this arena is going to be packed with singers, dancers & visitors from all over the Indian Country!

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Heres Ken Ladeaux on the microphone, before the weekend festivities begin, a ground blessing took place to welcome everyone and wish them safe travels to & from Denver, Colorado.

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They also gave away sage and requested that it be given to friends & family for good feelings.  So to all of our powwows.com readers, this is from me to you.

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Afterwards, everyone was treated to a light dinner sponsored by the DMPW Committee with stew & frybread, yum.

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While waiting in line for stew & frybread, this guys powwow jacket caught my eye, its from the United Tribes Technical College Powwow in Bismark, North Dakota., circ 1993.

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Don't forget to watch powwows.com on Facebook this weekend, we'll be Live Streaming and doing special interviews for our viewers!

Hoka Hey! It's powwow time!

xoxo


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