Powwow Planned Saturday on SWOSU Campus

A powwow will be held this Saturday evening, March 5, at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

The H.O.P.E. student organization is hosting the powwow at the Wellness Center and runs from 3-10:30 p.m. A free supper of stew, Indian corn, frybread and cake will be held at 5:30 p.m.

Traditional dancing will take place including contests in: men combine, woman combine, teen boy combine and teen girl combine. First place wins $100, second place $50 and third place $25.

Dr. Henrietta Mann will be an honor guest. Also at the event, the first SWOSU Native Princess and Junior Princess will be crowned.

The master of ceremony is Carla Whiteman. Head singers will be Parker Emhoolah and Ducky Anquoe. Lead man dancer is Larenzo Beard, head lady dancer is Krystal Caesar and arena directors are Darrell Yazzie and Sherman Addi.

The public is invited. Vendors are welcome to attend subject to approval by H.O.P.E. For more information, contact Katherine Churchill at 580.514.5441 or Michael Meeks at 405.687.0594.