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Los Angeles Pierce College First Annual Powwow

June 22, 2024

By Erin Hayes

A powwow is a gathering held by many Native American and First Nations communities which provide an opportunity for Indigenous people to socialize, dance, sing, and honor their cultures.

This event is open to the public (11:00am - 8:00pm). Free admission and free parking!

  • Master of Ceremonies: Walter Ahhaitty (Kiowa/Comanche)
  • Arena Director: Victor Chavez (Pueblo/Navajo)
  • Head Man & Head Gourd Dancer: Darren Henson (United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee)
  • Head Woman: Sonya Rodriguez (Cupeno/Northern Ute)
  • Southern Drum: Hale & Company
  • Northern Drums: Phoenix Boyz Wildhorse Singers

There will also be arts and craft vendors, food vendors, and educators on hand!

For more information, or if you need accommodations due to disability, please contact Vincent Whipple 5 business days prior to the event at: whipplvh@piercecollege.edu

Sponsored by:  Seamless Transfer of Ethnic Studies Grant * Pierce College Guided Pathways * Pierce College American Indian Studies

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