41st annual Stanford Powwow this weekend
Submitted by email@example.com on Thu, 05/10/2012 - 14:19.
The 41st annual Stanford Powwow will be taking place this weekend (May 11-13) in the Eucalyptus Grove.
From the Stanford Report article on the Powwow:
A powwow is a large social gathering of Indians – a place to renew old friendships and forge new ones, to celebrate and preserve a rich cultural heritage through singing, drumming and dancing, and to introduce the old ways to the young. It is also a place for non-Natives to become part of the celebration of Native ways.
The Stanford Powwow is free and open to the public. Participants are expected from American Indian tribes near and far. The event is expected to attract about 30,000 people. It is the largest student-run powwow in the nation.
You can look here for library resources on Native North Americans and American Indians and here for resources on Native Americans of California more specifically.
Photo by L.A. Cicero.