C & A Tribal College Plans Pow-Wow this Saturday at SWOSU


The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal College is hosting a Pow-Wow celebration this Saturday, April 16, on the campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

The Spring Pow-Wow will kick off with gourd dancing and specials at 1 p.m.  in the SWOSU Wellness Center. There will be a supper break at 5:30 p.m. followed by the grand entry at 7 p.m. Admission is free, and the public is invited.

Master of Ceremony will be Gerald Panana.

There will be a variety of contests throughout the day. 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 will also be set up.

The celebration is sponsored by the Cheyenne & Tribal College, C & A RESpECT and C & A Culture and Heritage.