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2nd Annual Marin Powwow

Venue: Terra Linda High School New Gym
320 Nova Albion Way
San Rafael, CA 94903
Phone: 415-342-2049
Dates: Mar 17th, 2024
Times: 11am to 8 pm
Cost: FREE
2nd Annual Marin Powwow
Hosted by Marin American Indian Alliance & Sponsored by Marin Community Foundation and County of Marin. https://marinamericanindianalliance.org
All are welcome to the 2nd Annual Marin Powwow as we join in celebration of the Indigenous communities that live and work in Marin on Coast Miwok land.  Since 1968 the Marin American Indian Alliance (MAIA) has been a place where Indigenous people get together to share traditions, songs, dances and prayer so we are excited to have this opportunity to bring the community together in this good way.  Between all the various Nations represented in the Bay Area there is a wide variety of traditions about welcoming the springtime, but we can all agree that getting together to sing and dance after the challenges of winter is an important and welcome celebration. 
Open Gourd Dance at 11 am
Grand Entries at 12 pm and 5:30pm
Traditional Powwow (no contest)
Azteca Dancers: TBA
Hawaiian Dance Group: Halau Hula Na Pua O Ka La’akea
California Indian Dance Group: Su-Nu-Nu-Shinal
Hoop Dancer: Eddie Madril (Pasque/Yaqui) 
Turtle Island Award Presentation
Native American Arts & Crafts Vendors
Native American Food Vendors (Taos Cafe, Al Pastor Papi, K&P Kickin Kettle Korn)
Drug & alcohol free event
Vendors by Invitation Only (No Drop-Ins)
 
HOST STAFF
MC:  Tom Phillips (Kiowa/Muscogee) 
Arena Director: Reuben Crowfeather (Standing Rock Hunkpapa)
Northern Drum: All Nations
Southern Drum: Red Buffalo 
Head Man Dancer: Darren  Henson (Keetoowah Cherokee)
Head Woman Dancer: Yvonne Marshall (Shoshone Bannock/E.Shoshone) 
Head Teen Girl: Rainy Wilcox (Dine/Ohkay Owingeh)
Head Teen Boy: Tank Young (Cherokee/Choctaw/Jacarilla Apache/Taos Pueblo)
 
General Info: 415-342-2049 or Publicity Coordinator, becky@native-expressions.com