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intertribal powwow

Intertribal Powwow Planned Saturday on SWOSU Campus

An intertribal powwow will be held this Saturday evening, March 10, at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

The Native American Student Association (N.A.S.A.) is hosting the 3rd annual powwow at the Pioneer Cellular Event Center that begins at 7 p.m. and ends around 10 p.m. Admission is free, and the public is invited.

Registration begins at 6 p.m. A concession stand run by the N.A.S.A. will also open at 6 p.m. The concession stand is a fundraiser for the SWOSU student organization.

There will be contests for both males and females. Male categories are: traditional, straight, grass, fancy as well as junior/teen boy’s combine. Female categories are: buckskin, cloth, jingle and fancy as well as junior/teen girl’s combine. There will also be a tiny tots contest. Recognition of 2018 N.A.S.A. princess Jozette Paddlety will also take place.

All princesses, organizations and clubs are invited. Vendors are welcome but must reserve in advance by contacting Chris Tall Bear at 580.890.7949 or

The event is part of a series of events held in conjunction with the Washita Battlefield National Historic Site.