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42nd Annual Dance for Mother Earth Powwow

Saturday, April 5, 2014
12:00 AM
Skyline High School; 2552 N. Maple Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Doors at 10:30am, Grand Entries on Saturday at 12 & 7pm and on Sunday at 12pm

Everyone is welcome to attend this celebration of Native American culture! Join us as hundreds of dancers and drummers will showcase Native American dancing and drumming. Vendors selling Native American arts and crafts will be available, along with traditional Native American food.

There will be dance competitions for all age categories and a drum contest. Head dancers picked per session. Specials: Hand drum contest, switch dance, and a Native Bling contest.

Special Guest: Dr. Jessica Metcalfe, owner and creator of Beyond Buckskin Boutique. She will co-host a full-scale fashion show on Saturday showcasing Native American designers!

General Admission: $10; Students with ID and Seniors 60 & Over: $7; Family Pass: $25; Children (5-12): $5

Invited Drums:
Head drum judge: Marcus Denny
Tha Tribe
Southern Straight
Tha Bucks
Wisconsin Dells
Young Buffalo Horse
Young Kingbird
Big Red
Mandaree

Featuring:
Host Drum: Crazy Spirit
Co-Host Drum: Painted Rock
Head Veteran: George Martin
Arena Director: Dave Shananaquet
MC: Jason Whitehouse
Head Dance Judges: Ken & Sheryl Funmaker

Presented by the University of Michigan, the Native American Student Association, EMU, and the Native American Student Organization.