Powwow of Champions   - Aug 14, 2015 to Aug 16, 2015

Powwow of Champions ORU Mabee Center
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK 74171

Phone: 918-378-4494
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The ORU Mabee Center in Tulsa will come alive in a colorful expression of dance, drum music and song as members of tribal nations from around the country gather to honor, strengthen and share traditions with each other and the general public at this year's Powwow of Champions. Over 300 dancers, dressed in full Native American regalia, will participate throughout the weekend in ceremonies and dances, including awe-inspiring grand entries, intertribal dances and dance competitions.

The grand entries at the Powwow of Champions mark the beginning of the sessions, led by the Eagle Staff and a Native American color guard. The procession of American Indian dignitaries and dancers is a brilliant and constantly moving sea of color circling the arena to the rhythmic beat of drum and song.  In the competitive dance sessions, dancers use the whole arena to exhibit their skills with grace and finesse while attempting to catch the judges' eyes with their personal style, footwork and striking dance regalia.

The ORU Mabee Center in Tulsa will come alive in a colorful expression of dance, drum music and song as members of tribal nations from around the country gather to honor, strengthen and share traditions with each other and the general public at this year's Powwow of Champions. Over 300 dancers, dressed in full Native American regalia, will participate throughout the weekend in ceremonies and dances, including awe-inspiring grand entries, intertribal dances and dance competitions.

The grand entries at the Powwow of Champions mark the beginning of the sessions, led by the Eagle Staff and a Native American color guard. The procession of American Indian dignitaries and dancers is a brilliant and constantly moving sea of color circling the arena to the rhythmic beat of drum and song.  In the competitive dance sessions, dancers use the whole arena to exhibit their skills with grace and finesse while attempting to catch the judges' eyes with their personal style, footwork and striking dance regalia.

The Powwow of Champions, hosted by the Intertribal Indian Club of Tulsa, will also feature arts and crafts including an excellent selection of traditional and contemporary jewelry, turquoise, artwork, Kachina dolls, beadwork, paintings, pottery, quality handcrafted items, books and music.  Traditional foods will be a prominent part of this annual powwow. Fry bread, meat pies and Indian tacos will be available as well as many other tempting and tasty items.

Daily admission tickets, family day passes and weekend wristbands are available.

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant

  • Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Bus/Motorcoach Parking, Group Rates Available

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-44, Route 66, US-75

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Sunday

11:00 am

9:00 pm

Friday

5:00 pm

11:00 pm

Saturday

11:00 am

11:00 pm

Located on S Lewis Ave just north of E 81st St.

Primary Contact:

Lynetta Seward




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From TravelOK.com Staff on 07/31/14

Janet, you can check on ticket prices by clicking the pricing tab just below the map feature on this page. To see this year's schedule, please click on 'View 2014 Powwow of Champions Schedule of Events,' which is located on the right side of this page. Have a great day and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Janet on 07/31/14

What time does all of this begin daily and how much are the tickets? Is there an itinerary showing the different events and times? Thank you!


From TravelOK.com Staff on 01/29/14

Kelsey, the date is listed next to the event name. This year it will be August 8-10. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Kelsey Brown on 01/29/14

When is the upcoming date for this, I'm wang to take my Cherokee Class to it, but my teacher needs the information.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 01/21/14

Martin, as soon as we get a date for this event, we'll be able to update this page. Please check back soon! Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com.


From martin ramirez on 01/17/14

please send me more information about this festival went start, what is date , I want a go


 
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