Powwow of Champions   - Aug 08, 2014 to Aug 10, 2014

Powwow of ChampionsORU 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 powwow 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.  It's impossible not to move with the rhythm of the drum and be caught up in the energy. 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 falling on the beat of the music and striking dance clothes.

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

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Sunday

11:00 am

11:00 pm

Friday

5:00 pm

11:00 pm

Saturday

11:00 am

11:00 pm

Admission: $7 per person

Ages 5 & under: Free

Weekend wrist band: $15 per person

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.

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

Primary Contact:

Lynetta Seward




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From TravelOK.com Staff on 01/29/2014

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 01/29/2014

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


 
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