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Native Americans United to host 46th ISU Powwow March 31-April 1

March 27, 2017

Photo of Native American female dancers in beaded, colorful costumes.
A scene from a previous ISU Powwow

POCATELLO – The student group Native Americans United will host the 46th annual Idaho State University Powwow March 31-April 1 at the ISU Reed Gymnasium.

The powwow is a free event that features grand entries at 7 p.m. Friday, March 31, and at 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 1, with a dinner break at 5 p.m.

Dance contest categories are golden age 50-plus; traditional fancy, grass/chicken, women 18-49; traditional fancy, jingle, boys 13-17; traditional fancy, grass/chicken, girls 13-17; traditional fancy, jingle, junior boys, 6-12; traditional fancy, grass/chicken, junior girls, 6-12; and traditional fancy, jingle, tiny tots, kids 5 and younger.

The Host Drum is Catching Eagle, from Towaoc, Colorado; the Master of Ceremonies is Harold Begaye; arena director is Savon Benally; head man is Rod FirstStrike; and Head Woman is Kayla Marshall.

For more information, contact Jessica Rodriguez, 208-220-7394 or rodrjes2@isu.edu, or Yvonne Warjack, warjyvon@isu.edu.