Waccamaw-Siouan 44th Annual Powwow

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Date(s) - 17/10/2014 - 18/10/2014
All Day

Waccamaw Siouan Tribal Grounds


The Waccamaw Siouan Tribe invites the public to share in their 44th year of “Celebrating Culture and Traditions during the 44th Annual Waccamaw Siouan Pow Wow. The event will be held on Friday, October 17 and Saturday, October 18, 2014 on the Waccamaw Siouan Tribal Grounds in the Buckhead Community of Bolton, NC. Over $13,000.00 will be awarded in Competition Prize Money. During the two day event Waccamaw Siouan History, Traditional foods, American Indian Dance Competition, Drumming Competition, Horse Show and Gospel Singing will be taking place. There will be a special “Veteran Honoring Ceremony held on Saturday, October 18th. We invite all Veteran’s, Native American and Non-Native American to come join us during this event and to participate in the Parade on October 18th.

Friday, October 17, 2014 Schedule of events.
9:00 A.M. Craft Traders Open
9:00 A.M – 2:00 P.M. School Day Activities (School’s must be registered)

  • American Indian Beading Technique
  • Pottery
  • Corn Husk Doll Making
  • Story Telling
  • Basket Making
  • American Indian Traders and more

2:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Displays, Demonstrations, Entertainment, Traders
7:00 P.M. Grand Entry #1

  • Flag Song, Prayer, Veterans Song
  • Inter-Tribal Dancing
  • Exhibition Dancing
  • Competition Dancing

12:00 Midnight Grounds Closed
Saturday, October 18, 2014
9:00 A.M. Craft Traders Open
9:30 A.M. Parade Line-Up begins
11:00 A.M. Parade
12:00 Noon Welcome

  • Crowning of 2014-2015 Princesses
  • Instructions from Arena Director
  • Introduction of Master of Ceremony

1:00 P.M Grand Entry #2

  • Free Style Competition Dancing
  • Inter-tribal Dancing
  • Style Competition Dancing
  • Exhibition dancing
  • Veteran’s Honoring Ceremony
  • Announcement of Tiny Tot Competition Awards

6:00 P.M. Grand Entry #3

  • Inter-Tribal Dancing
  • Exhibition Dancing
  • Retiring of Colors
  • Announcement of Competition Awards
  • Victory/Inter-Tribal Dancing

12:00 Midnight Closing

For more information please contact the Waccamaw Siouan Tribal Office at 910-655-8778.

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