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Spirit of Nations Powwow and Heritage Festival sponsored by: Indian Creek Productions, Inc. and will be held at: Jacob Building, Chilhowee Park. No contest festival. Admission Fee: $5 adults; $1 children; veterans and active duty military personnel free. Host Northern Drum: Awohali Singers. Entertainment: blowgun contest, hand drum contest, flute music, storytelling. Booths and fees: Booth fee $50 Two openings possible. Directions: Interstate 40, take exit 392 toward Knoxville Zoo, use Chilhowee Park entrance nearest the zoo. General contact name: Mark Finchum 865-607-9427 firstname.lastname@example.org Vendor Contact email: email@example.com Other contacts: www.indiancreekproductions.com
25th Running Water Powwow - Cherokee Homecoming sponsored by: Native American Preservation Association of Georgia, Inc. and will be held at: Ridge Ferry Park. Festival/Powwow w/Contest. Total Prizes: 5k. Admission Fee: Age 13-64 $7:12 under and 65 over FREE. MC: Richard D Bird. HM: Bullett Standingdeer. HL: Nicole Williams. AD: Jamie Pheasant. Host Southern Drum: Bird Choppers Bird Family. Invited drums: All Drums welcome. Entertainment: Contest Powwow. Total Prizes: 5K. Adm: $ 7. Children 12 & under FREE.
MC: Richard Bird. Dave Trezak, Vickie Hutto, Aztec Dancers, Yellowhorse, Dale Arrowood and his Birds of Prey, J.J. Kent and Ryan Little Eagle. Booths and fees: 47 vendors @ $180.4 Food Booths @ $300. Comments: 25th Annual Running Water Powwow - Cherokee Homecoming and Ripe Corn Festival, on the banks of the Oostanaula River. Honor Guard: Native American Warrior Society; Host Motel: Days Inn, 1-706-295-0400. Powwow is located on Riverside Parkway in front of the Chieftains Museum - Major Ridge Home,in Rome, GA.
Directions: Directions: From Atlanta, I-75 N to Cartersville (Exit 290). Take GA 20 W (US 411 S) to Rome, in Rome turn right at GA SR Loop 1 (East Rome Bypass) follow GA Loop 1 to Riverside Parkway, turn left. From Chattanooga, I-75 S to Calhoun (Exit 312). Take GA 53 to Rome, in Rome, turn right at GA SR Loop 1 (North Rome Bypass) to Riverside Parkway, turn left. Follow Riverside Parkway past Chieftains Museum,powwow will be on your right. General contact name: Frank Blair 706-509-8119 / 706-676-3463 FMBlair@aol.com Vendor Contact: Frank Blair: 706-509-8119 / 706-676-3463 FMBlair@aol.com Other contacts: www.runningwaterpowwow.com
14th Annual Buffalo River Pow Wow sponsored by: Spotted Horse Trading Co. and will be held at: Pow Wow Grounds. No contest powwow. Admission Fee: Adults $5.00,Seniors 62+ $3.00, Children 5-12 $3.00, Under 5 Free. MC: Cecil Brill. HM: TBA. HL: TBA. AD: Clyde Maize. VD: TBA. Host Northern Drum: TBA. Host Southern Drum: TBA. Invited drums: All drums invited. Entertainment: Native American flute music, Demonstrations: Flint arrowhead making, Bow & arrow, tomahawk & spear throwing. Booths and fees: 1 Food vendor and 17 craft vendors. Still have craft vendor spaces available. Directions: 1690 Airport Ridge Rd. Off I-40 take exit 143 to South 21 miles to Linden, turn West on Hwy 412, through town to top of hill to Airport Ridge Rd. turn left and go 1.6 miles to pow wow on right. General contact name: Ray Benge 931-589-9628 firstname.lastname@example.org Vendor Contact: Sharron Benge email@example.com, ph: 931-589-9628
Cumberland Plateau 13th Annual Powwow sponsored by: Indigenous Intertribal and Native American Turtle Clan Association and will be held at: Putnam County Fairgrounds. No contest powwow. Admission Fee: Adults: $6.00 Children: $3.00 (under 4 free) Seniors: $2.00 55 and up. MC: Bert “Iron Turtle” Cox. Booths and fees: Total vendor spaces is 25. Room for Two food Vendors. 10x10 space $85.00, 10x20 $125.00
Food $175.00. There are a few spaces left. Directions: I-40 to exit 287, go north. Take a left on Veterans Drive. Go ¼ mile and Fairgrounds is on the right. Signs will be posted. General contact name: Linda 931-544-4908. Vendor Contact: 931-544-4908 firstname.lastname@example.org