Heading to Kamloopa? Don’t Miss Julian Brave NoiseCat Stick Dance Special

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown July 28th, 2015 Last Updated on: July 28th, 2015


The 36th Annual Kamloopa Pow Wow will be held this coming weekend, July 31st – August 2nd in Kamloops, British Columbia. The Kamloopa Pow Wow is a pretty big deal, promising many specials for the dancers to compete in. One of this year's special's is Julian Brave NoiseCat Stick Dance Special. Read more about the special below.

17 drumsticks for 17 bands
That generation’s shared commitment to preserve land, language and culture

17 dancesticks for 17 dancers
This generation’s shared commitment to dance forward the spirit of our ancestors

• Champion: $2,000 + Jacket + dance stick
• 3 Consolations: $1,000 + Jacket + dance stick
• Top 10 dancers each receive a dance stick carved by renowned artist Ed Archie NoiseCat

17 sticks, symbolizing the 17 bands of the Secwepemc Nation
• 10 for dancers
• 7 for the people

For more information please follow the Julian Brave NoiseCat Stick Dance Special event page on Facebook.


The Kamloopa Pow Wow will be held at the “Special Events Facility” along No. 5 Yellowhead Highway, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. General Admission:$10.00 per Day or $20.00 Weekend Pass (includes Drummers & Dancers).

Grand Entry: Friday 7 pm, Saturday 12 pm & 7 pm & Sunday 12 pm

Good luck to all the dancers out there! And if you're heading out there, let us know if you have any great photos or videos to share with us!

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About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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