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THE ORIGINAL NEWSLETTER ON EAST COAST AMERICAN INDIAN EVENTS
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November 04-05-06/11

Niceville, FL

24TH Annual Thunderbird Intertribal Powwow sponsored by: Thunderbird Intertribal Council and will be held at: Niceville Mullet Festival Grounds, Corner of FL Highway 85N College Boulevard, Niceville Florida. Contest Powwow. Total Prizes: $3000 Plus. Admission Fee: Powwow: $5; $3 - Age 12 and younger. Children s Day: $3. MC: Ty Bell. HM: C.J. Jones. HL: Debbie Jones. AD: Harley McGahee. Host Northern Drum: Na-Ma-Wo-Chi. Host Southern Drum: Southern Sons. Entertainment: Billy Whitefox. Booths and fees: 30 Craft - $140; 4 Food - $200. Comments: VA Mobile Counseling Center will be on site to provide non-medical readjustment counseling. Directions: Located at the Niceville Mullet Festival Grounds, Corner of FL Highway 85N College Boulevard, Niceville Florida. Take Exit 55 on I-10. Go 15 miles south of FL Hwy 85. General contact name: Kirby Locklear 850-863-5311. committee@thunderbirdpowwow.org Vendor Contact: Bobbiee Humphrey; (850) 678-6379 Bobbieh882@cox.net Other contacts: Glenn Farmer 850-678-7714

November 05/11

Lawrenceburg, TN

7th Annual Trail of Tears Re-enactment Walk supported by: First Nations People of TN. and will be held at: Lawrenceburg Tennessee Public Square Historic Downtown Lawrenceburg Tennessee. Social event. Admission Fee: None/ Free to the public. Host Southern Drum: Southern Echo. Invited drums: Southern Echo out of Crossville Tennessee. Entertainment: Southern Echo out of Crossville Tennessee. Booths and fees: No vendors. Comments: This is a walk and social open to the public. Bring covered dish to share at the social after the walk. Social held at David Crockett State Park Shelter number 1. Directions: NASHVILLE *Take I-65 S toward HUNTSVILLE *Merge onto TN-396 W / SATURN PKWY via EXIT 53 toward COLUMBIA / SPRING HILL. 4.4miles *Merge onto US-31 S / TN-6 S toward COLUMBIA. 8.9 miles *Turn SLIGHT RIGHT (beside the Subway) onto US-412 W / US-43 S / TN-6 S. Continue to follow US-43 S / TN-6 S. 37.7 miles to Lawrenceburg, TN *Turn RIGHT onto E. GAINES ST. / US-64/TN-15 (Walgreen s on left at intersection after you turn right there is a Save-A-Lot store on the right, go across the railroad track and at the next Traffic light turn left) 0.2 miles Turn LEFT onto N MILITARY AVE / N MILITARY ST. 0.1miles *Enter Public Square roundabout 0.1 miles MEMPHIS *From Memphis follow 64 highway East to you get to Lawrenceburg *At the 3rd red light turn right onto N MILITARY AVE / N MILITARY ST. 0.1miles *enter Public Square roundabout 0.1 miles CHATTANOOGA *Follow 64 west to Lawrenceburg *At the 3rd red light Turn LEFT onto N MILITARY AVE / N MILITARY ST. 0.1miles *Enter Public Square roundabout 0.1 miles SOCIAL Directions From Lawrenceburg head west on 64 highway and you will see the sign for David Crockett State Park. We will be in Shelter Number 1 the first one on the left as you enter the Park. It has a play ground behind the shelter. General contact name: Vicky Garland
931-766-0827 vlg42@hotmail.com Vendor Contact: None

November 12/11

Pulaski, TN

7th Annual Bell Benge's Memorial Motorcycle Ride and Re-enactment Walk sponsored by: Giles County Tourism Foundation and the Giles County Trail of Tears Task Force and will be held at: Trail of Tears Interpretive Center Highway 64 and Stadium Street Pulaski Tennessee. Social event. Total Prizes: None. Admission Fee: Riders pay $15.00 it includes a patch/rocker and a meal. Walkers pay nothing but do not eat until after the Motorcycle riders are done. MC: Tim Turner. Host Southern Drum: Southern Echo. Invited drums: Southern Echo from Crossville Tennessee. Entertainment: Southern Echo from Crossville Tennessee. Booths and fees: No Vendors. Comments: Drum starts at 10:00 Registration at 11:00 Walk begins at 11:15 Lunch at 12:00 after walk Riders depart at 1:00 p.m. Benefiting the Giles County Trail of Tears Interpretive Center. Walk will be from the interpretive center to the overlook and back to the interpretive center.Ride will be a 75 mile figure eight including Bell and Benge s routes you can do one or the other loop or both loops. Directions will be furnished to ride captains. Directions: Pulaski Tennessee 64 highway exit off of interstate 65 south the Center is on old 64 highway and Stadium Street 2 blocks from the court house. General contact name: Tim Turner 931-424-4044 gctourism@gilescountytourism.com Vendor Contact: None
Directions: Pulaski Tennessee 64 highway exit off of interstate 65 south the Center is on old 64 highway and Stadium Street 2 blocks from the court house
General contact name: Tim Turner 931-424-4044 gctourism@gilescountytourism.com

February 17-18-19/12

Vero Beach, FL

Thunder on the Beach Powwow sponsored by: Thunder on the Beach Powwow Committee and will be held at: Indian River County Fairgrounds 7955 58th Ave, Vero Beach,Fl 32977. No contest powwow. Admission Fee: $6.00 Adults, $4.00 Children and Seniors Childern under 6 Free. MC: Ron Colombe. HM: Thomas Zermero. HL: Juanita Zermero. AD: Billy Kipp. VD: Phillip Robertson. Host Northern Drum: The plainsmen. Host Southern Drum: Falcon Singers. Invited drums: Red Bird Jrs. Entertainment: Flute contest, primitve camps, story circle, Buffalo Bill, Shi Shi Whitecloud, lash and steel, Teepee exibit archery demo treasure coast wildlife and much more. Booths and fees: 30 vendor booths and 4 food booths, and 2 speciality booths. Directions: get on I-95 go to Vero Beach exit, that puts you on rt-60 go east to 58th ave, turn north go 6 1/2 miles we are on the left. General contact name: Dona Chesser 772-567-1579 deedee1579@aol.com Other Contacts: Jody Swiss jewerly@aol.com 772-321-0225

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May 25-26-27/12

Mt. Airy, NC

Mt. Airy Native American Powwow 2012 sponsored by: Double Trouble and will be held at: Veteran's Memorial park. 691 West Lebanon St. Mt. Airy, NC 27030 336-428-4395. Festival/Powwow No Contest. Admission Fee: Friday May 25, 2012 Free Kids Day Gates open 9 am Til 3 pm  Friday evening Gates open 4 pm Til 8 pm Admission $7 Kids under 5 Free. Saturday May 26th & Sunday May 27th 11 am Till 7 pm  Admission $7 all day Kids under 5 Free. MC: Ken Cloudwalker. HM: Running Wolfe. HL: Woman Brave Spirit & Mayola Maize. AD: Thundering Buffalo. VD: Carlos Martin & Clyde Maize. Host Southern Drum: Raven Wood & Singers.Invited drums: All Drums & Dancers Welcome Luck of the Draw Friday 1 Draw Saturday 4 Draws Sunday 4 Draws Total 9 Draws in all. $5 Registeration Required. Entertainment: Indian Dancers in Regalia, Craft Vendors, Food Vendors, Children's Events, Demonstrations Ceremonies, Veteran's Tribute & Flute Performing Live Demonstrations by the following: Bikers Aganist Child Abuse. Blue Star Mothers Aganist Child Abuse. Rolling Thunder Aganist Child Abuse Disabled Veterans. Booths and fees: Craft Vendor Spaces Available. 10 X 10 $ 125.  10 X 20 $ 175  20 X 20 $ 200 Bigger Spaces Available  Food Vendor Spaces Available Space $ 200 URL: facebook.com/powwoweats@yahoo.com   Head Man; Running Wolfe. Head Lady; Woman Brave Spirit. MC; Ken Cloudwalker. Host Drums; Raven Wood Drums & Singers Others Powwow Org. Name Nuluti Equani Ehi Tribe. Other Drums: All Drums & Dancers Welcome. Arena Director: Thundering Buffalo Jack Johnson. Additional Information Craft Vendors, Food Vendors, Spaces are filling up fast please call soon we have a few spaces available.  General contact name: Ridge Runner 336-306-4654 nwacarolinas@yahoo.com Vendor Contact: Ridge Runner   336-306-4654 nwacarolinas@yahoo.com

August 31 - September 01-02/12

Thurmond, NC

2nd Annual Foothills Native American Powwow 2012 sponsored by: Ridge Runner and will be held at: Thurmond Community Center 1679 US Hwy 21 Thurmond, NC 28683. Festival/Powwow No Contest. Admission Fee: Friday Aug 31, 2012 Free School Kids Day 9am till 3pm  Friday evening 4pm till 8pm Admission $7 Kids 5 & under Free Sept. 1 & 2 Saturday & Sunday All Day Admission $ 7 Kids 5 & under Free Gates open 11 am till 7 pm. MC: Ken Cloudwalker. HM: Running Wolfe. HL: Woman Brave Spirit & Mayola Maize. AD: Thundering Buffalo. VD: Carlos Martin & Clyde Maize. Host Southern Drum: Raven Wood & Singers. Invited drums: All Drums & Dancers Welcome Luck of the Draw. $5 Registeration Fee. Friday 1 draw. Saturday 4 Draws. Sunday 4 Draws. 9 Draws in all. Entertainment: Indian Dancers in Regalia, Craft Vendors, Food Vendors, Children's Events, Demonstration Ceremonies, Veteran's Tribute & Flute Performing Live. Booths and fees: Craft Vendor Space. 10 X 10  $125. 10 X 20  $175. 20 X 20  $200. Food Vendor Spaces $200. No Power.
Outside Restrooms. Contact Information Contact:Ridge Runner 336-306-4654 Email: nwacarolinas@yahoo.com
URL: facebook.com/powwoweats@yahoo.com  
Head Man; Running Wolfe. Head Lady; Woman Brave Spirit. MC; Ken Cloudwalker. Host Drums; Raven Wood Drums & Singers Others Powwow Org. Name Nuluti Equani Ehi Tribe. Other Drums: All Drums & Dancers Welcome. Arena Director: Thundering Buffalo Jack Johnson. Additional Information
Craft Vendors, Food Vendors, Spaces are filling up fast please call soon we have a few spaces available. 
General contact name: Ridge Runner 336-306-4654 nwacarolinas@yahoo.com Vendor Contact: Ridge Runner   336-306-4654 nwacarolinas@yahoo.com

September 14-15-16/12

Pfafftown, NC

Pfafftown Native American Powwow 2012 sponsored by: Double Trouble and will be held at: West Central Community Center 6130 Yadkinville Rd Pfafftown,NC 27040. Festival/Powwow No Contest. Admission Fee: Friday Sept. 14th  Free School Kids Day 9am Till 3pm. Friday Evening Sept. 14th Gates open 4 pm til 8 pm Admission $7 Kids under 5 Free. Sat. May 15 & Sunday Gates Open 11 am til 7 pm All Day Admission $7 Kids under 5 Free. MC: Ken Cloudwalker. HM: Running Wolfe. HL: Woman Brave Spirit & Mayola Maize. AD: Thundering Buffalo. VD: Carlos Martin & Clyde Maize. Host Southern Drum: Raven Wood & Singers. Invited drums: All Drums & Dancers Welcome. Luck of the Draw. $5 Registeration Fee.1 Friday 4 Saturday 4 Sunday 9 Draws in all. No Power bring Generator. No Camp Feed. Entertainment: Indian Dancers in Regalia, Craft Vendors, Food Vendors, Children's Events, Demonstration Ceremonies, Veteran's Tribute & Flute Performing Live. Booths and fees: Craft Vendor Spaces 10 X 10  $125 10 X 20  $175 20 X 20  $200 Food Vendor Spaces $200 Head Man; Running Wolfe. Head Lady; Woman Brave Spirit. MC; Ken Cloudwalker. Host Drums; Raven Wood Drums & Singers Others Powwow Org. Name Nuluti Equani Ehi Tribe. Other Drums: All Drums & Dancers Welcome. Arena Director: Thundering Buffalo Jack Johnson. Additional Information Craft Vendors, Food Vendors, Spaces are filling up fast please call soon we have a few spaces available. 
General contact name: Ridge Runner 336-306-4654 nwacarolinas@yahoo.com Vendor Contact: Ridge Runner   336-306-4654 nwacarolinas@yahoo.com