Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal College Plans Pow Wow on April 16


An Excellence in Higher Education Celebration is being planned by the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal College for Saturday, April 16 starting at 1 p.m. in the SWOSU Wellness Center in Weatherford.

The Spring Pow Wow will kick off with gourd dancing and specials at 1 p.m. There will be a supper break at 5:30 p.m. followed by the grand entry at 7 p.m. Master of Ceremony will be Gerald Panana.

There will be a variety of contests. Men and junior boys will compete in fancy dance, straight dance, traditional dance, and grass and chicken dance. Women and junior girls will compete for best buckskin, cloth, fancy shawl and jingle. Tiny tots (ages 0-6) will also compete for prettiest shawl.

Arts and crafts vendors are welcome, but there is limited space available. Please call 580.774.3742 to make booth reservations.

The public is invited to all events, which are sponsored by the Cheyenne & Tribal College, C & A RESpECT and C & A Culture and Heritage.