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Plains Indian Museum Powwow
Saturday, June 18 2011, 9:30am - 9:00pm
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The Plains Indian Museum Powwow, Buffalo Bill Historical Center's (BBHC) longest-running public program, celebrates its 30th anniversary June 18 and 19, 2011 with exciting dancing, drum groups and art vendors.

Held at the BBHC's Robbie Powwow Garden in Cody, Wyoming, the powwow celebrates the vibrant cultural traditions of the West's Northern Plains tribes. Among the highlights are the grand entries at noon and 6 p.m. Saturday, and noon on Sunday.

Competitive dance categories include traditional, jingle dress, fancy, grass, team dancing, tiny tots, golden age, and chicken dance. Spectators are invited to watch the competition and can also visit the Powwow Learning Tipi hosted by Lakota educator Gloria Goggles to learn about powwow dances, etiquette, traditions, and songs. Gates open at 9:30 a.m. each day. Powwow runs until about 9 p.m. on Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets for the Plains Indian Museum Powwow must be purchased at the gate and are good for one day of the event only. Admission is $7 for adults 18 and older, $3 for youths 7 to 17, and free for children 6 and younger.
Location : Buffalo Bill Historical Center at Cody, Wyoming
Contact : Nancy McClure / (307) 578.4102
Web site: www.bbhc.org

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