Our 68th Indian Hills Pow Wow is upcoming next year. We will get to work bringing a mix of progressive and traditional programming.
Three days and nights of pagentry, talent exhibitions, and dance competitions will be seen in NE Oklahoma City Friday through Sunday, when the 67th annual Indian Hills Powwow is held at 9300 N Sooner Road between Wilshire and Britton. Admission is free.
The official opening will be at 5 p.m. Friday when Gourd Dancing begins followed by the Grand Entry at 8 pm for Friday's celebration of dance contests.
The club's purpose is to share the Indian culture with non-Indians, to honor Indian servicemen and women, to provide benefits, to help provide educational opportunities for Indian students, and to assist the Native American people as a public service.
Over 20 arts and crafts booths will be set up for business Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Gourd dancers originally were select group of warriors who served as lawmen for the Indians during frontier days. Gourd dance begins at 2:pm Sat and Sunday.