Friday, March 27
Spotlight 29 Casino
46200 Harrison Pl, Coachella, CA 92236
Native American culture will come alive with Native American song and dance at the festive Inaugural Spring Gathering POW WOW presented by the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians March 27-29th outside on the grounds behind the showroom at Spotlight 29 Casino. Admission is FREE.
Native Americans from across the United States, Canada, and Mexico attend the gathering for a spectacular display of traditional handmade regalia, dancing, songs, arts, crafts and food. The Spring Gathering POW WOW provides a great opportunity for people of all ages to participate in a memorable cultural event filled with Native American tradition and heritage.
The Spring Gathering POW WOW brings multiple tribes together to compete in various dance and drum contests. Guests will see dancers in the “tiny tots” group (6 years and under), up to the “golden age” group, which will feature both men and women ages 65 and older. Cash prizes are awarded to the top performers in every category. Special performances include the Ironman Fancy, as well as the Men and Women’s Team Dance.
A highlight of the Spring Gathering POW WOW is the Grand Entry, where all of the tribal dancers enter in a procession. Grand Entry times are Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 1 p.m.
Enjoy Bird Singers and Dancers on Friday from 5pm to 7pm and Saturday 5pm to 7:30pm.
Guests can also enjoy delicious food, including authentic recipes like Native American Fry Bread and Indian Tacos. A variety of vendors will be on hand selling items such as Native American jewelry, Native American artwork as well as clothing and apparel, pottery, and traditional dream catchers.
Spring Gathering POW WOW hours:
Friday, March 27 from 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. estimated
Saturday, March 28 from 1:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. estimated
Sunday, March 29 from 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. estimated
For more information, call 866-377-6829 or visit www.Spotlight29.com.