Paradise Pow Wow Marks 18th Year Saturday and Sunday

Jul 10, 2014 8:51 PM by Linda Watkins-Bennett

The Paradise Pow Wow takes place Saturday and Sunday, July 12th and 13th, at the Gold Nugget Museum.

Everyone is welcome to the event, which is free. Donations will be accepted though at the gate and information booth.

More than 50 tribal drummers and dancers will take part, with Master of Ceremonies Val Shadowhawk directing activities in the Arena, and explaining to visitors the history and meaning of what's taking place.

The Grand Entry each day will honor Veterans and Elders and will begin at Noon.

The Pow Wow features vensors selling woven baskets, hand made jewelry, beaders and beads, and flutes. Indian Tacos and Fry Bread will be for sale, along with other snacks an beverages.

Represented tribes include Cherokee, Chippewa, Cree, Blackfood, Shawnee, Lakota, Ute, Pomo, Apache, and local Maidu tribes.

Proceeds will be donated to the Katie Marie Prosser Foundation, which supports Native American students at Butte College and Chico State University entering the medical field.

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The Gold Nugget Museum is located at 502 Pearson Road, in Paradise. For more information call (530) 872-8722 or visit . ">


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