California Pow-Wows


Dates & places may change.  Contact event for confirmation.


July 17-19, 2015 – RedBirds Children of Many Colors Powwow

Moorpark College, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark, CA 93021.  (Ventura County, Southern California) The Children of Many Colors Intertribal Powwow is Redbird’s signature event. Powwows are cultural celebrations, including Native American singing, dancing, arts, crafts, food and cultural demonstrators. $2.00 suggested donation per vehicle. Public Welcome. All drums and dancers welcome. Friday, July 17, from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Open Flute Circle All wind instruments and their players welcome. (powwow begins Saturday) Saturday, July 18 from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Gourd Dancing and Intertribal Powwow Princess Contest. Intertribal Bird Singing Storytelling Dinner Break (Second gourd dance session and intertribal dancing after dinner break) Sunday July 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Veteran’s Honoring/Gourd Dance Ceremony. Intertribal Powwow Intertribal Bird Singing (Powwows are not scripted gatherings – they are a mixture of celebration and ceremony that happens in real, fluid time). Family friendly, outdoor event. Public welcome. Shade canopies and chars suggested for those planning to spend the day. Service animals welcome but not inside the dance arena; provide shade for your kids and canine companions. http://www.redbirdsvision.org/index.htm

July 18 & 19, 2015 – 22nd Annual Suscol Intertribal Council Powwow

Yountville Veterans Home, Picnic Grounds, 100 California Dr., Yountville, CA. 11:00 a.m. to dusk both days. Free and open to the public. Information: (707) 256-3561, suscolcouncil.org.


October 2-4, 2015 – 25th Annual Stillwater Pow Wow

Shasta District Fair Grounds, 1890 Briggs St., Anderson, CA 96007. Friday: 7:00 p.m. Grand Entry, Saturday: 12:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Grand Entry, Sunday 12:00 p.m.

Head Staff MC: Carlos Calica, AD: Roy Reddner, HM: Gary Villa, HW: Candace Linklater, HTB: Quindon Calica, HTG: TBA. Host Drum: Midnight Express, Guest Drum: Southern Express. Spotlight Special $600 Winner Take All. Drum Contest $1,000.00 1st place. Admission $3.00, Free Parking.

For More Information, Contact James Hayward or Louise Davis (530) 225-8979. Vendor Information Contact:  Rob Krikorian (530) 227.1059. Stillwater Princess or Brave Information, Contact: Louise Davis (530) 242.4511, http://www.redding-rancheria.com/stillwater-pow-wow.php.