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Frederick, MD Pow-Wow Update: Mohawk Hoop Dancer Scheduled

Press Release

Contact: Barry Richardson

(252) 532-0821 (e-mail: powwow@vance.net)

FREDERICK, MARYLAND POW-WOW SCHEDULED FOR May 2011

Hollister, NC– Pow-Wow, an American Indian owned and operated company, will sponsor the Frederick , Maryland American Indian Pow-Wow and Show at the E-Eventplex at the Frederick Fairgrounds ( 797 E. Patrick Street Frederick , MD 21705 ) on May 20-22, 2011. 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 is an opportunity for the public to interact with over 100 American Indian dancers in regalia (outfits), singers, drummers, artists, and crafts persons. Over $8,000 will be offered in dance and drum prizes, which will attract more than 100 dancers in full regalia from throughout the United States and Canada . Dance/Drum Contests for Frederick are as follows:

Men’s Fancy: $500, $250 and $125
Women’s Fancy: Same
Men’s Traditional: Same
Women’s Traditional: Same
No category for grass and jingle, however: Men’s Grass Dance Special: $500 (must have three contestants)
Women’s Jingle Dress Special: $500 (must have three contestants)
Jr (Fancy and Traditional Only): $75, $50 and $25
Child: $50, $25 and $20
Tots: $10
Drum: $1,500, $750 and $400 ($200 for first two (2) drums registered. At least six (6) drummers must be present at time of registration.
Grass and Jingle categories will dance in fancy dance categories

Send e-mail for host hotel information.

Gates open at 9:00AM on Friday, May 20th for a cultural exchange for area schools. Native American Cultural Exchange programs allow teachers, students, and others to interact with our population. The cultural exchange program closes at 2PM. Space is still available for our special school program. Please encourage your child’s school to attend.

On Saturday, gates will open at 11:00AM, and the event will kick off with a parade of nations (grand entry) at 12:00 noon. Over 50 Tribes will be represented at this year’s event, and they include: Haliwa-Saponi, Piscataway, Chickahominy, Rappahannock, Cherokee, Sioux, Iroquois, Lumbee, Hopi, Mattaponi , Nansemond, Choctaw, Navajo, and so many other Tribes and nations.

An American Indian Flutist will be at the Pow-Wow and hoop dancer Pete Four Winds (Mohawk) will perform daily. Face painting will be available for children and others. A tipi will be set up for the public and horse rides will be available as well.

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.

This is a rain or shine event, but always call or e-mail before you go.

Coming up:

2011 Pow-Wows/Programs

Sponsored by Pow-Wow

Frederick, MD Pow-Wow: May 20-22, 2011 (Contest)

Rocky Mount, NC: June 25-27, 2011 (Contest)

Howard County , Maryland Pow-Wow-July 23-24, 2011 (Contest)

Fredericksburg, VA: Nov 4-6, 2011 (traditional)

Great A me rican Indian Exposition and Pow-Wow: Nov. 11-13, 2011 (contest)

American Indian Educational School Cultural Exchange Programs-2011

· May 20, 2011 at the Frederick , Maryland Fairgrounds

· July 22, 2011 at the Howard, Md Fairgrounds

· October 26-27, 2011: Howard County , MD American Indian Educational Cultural Program.: Howard County Fairgrounds.

· November 4, 2011: Fredericksburg American Indian Education Cultural Exchange-Fredericksburg Fairgrounds

· November 10-11, 2011: Richmond A me rican Indian Cultural Exchange-The Showplace 3000 Mechanicsville Turnpike in Richmond , VA.

· November 16 and November 22, 2011 American Indian Education Program: Raleigh

Please partner with us by encouraging your family and friends to attend our events. Also, please post this information on your social web sites, and please give this information to your local media. We can’t do these programs without you!!!!!

For more information, please call the show promoter at (252) 586-7913 or (252) 532-0821 or send e-mail to: powwow@vance.net This is not a web-site.

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