Suquamish Renewal Pow-Wow Friday, Saturday
March 31, 2012 · Updated 7:21 AM
SUQUAMISH — The annual Suquamish Renewal Pow-Wow is Friday and Saturday, March 30-31, in the House of Awakened Culture in Suquamish Village.
The event is open to the public.
The Pow-Wow begins Friday at 6 p.m. with dinner followed by a Coastal Jam. The grand entry is Saturday, 1 p.m., with the Royalty Pageant at 4:30 p.m. Host drum is Smokey Valley from the Sto:lo Nation. Master of ceremonies is Antone George of the Lummi Nation. Arena director is Sonny Eagle Speaker. Head Man is Gerald Brien. Head Woman is Clarissa Betancourt.
The Pow-Wow will feature jackpot dancing in all categories, sobriety honoring, and a hand drum contest.
Call Trisha Price, (360) 340-4925; or Craig Miller, (360) 509-2502. All vendors are tribal preference only; call Sonny Mabe, (360) 930-1545.
— This version corrects the location of the powwow on the first paragraph.