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IAIA 2018 Spring Powwow

Sat, May 5, 2018, 10:00 am7:00 pm

| Free

2018 IAIA Powwow Flier

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) presents its 2018 Spring Powwow on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 10 am–7 pm. Download, view, and print the 2018 IAIA Powwow Flier.

  • Head Man: Beau Falling Star Tsatoke (Kiowa)
  • Head Lady: Justina Bruns Nape Waste Win (Oglala Lakota)
  • Head Gourd Dancer: Beau Falling Star Tsatoke (Kiowa)
  • Host Southern Drum: Pumpkin Vyne Skidi-Pawnee
  • Host Northern Drum: Thunder Boyz Cochiti Pueblo
  • Master of Ceremonies: Erny Zah (Navajo/Jicarilla Apache/Choctaw)
  • Master of Ceremonies (Student): Chad Brown Eagle (Shoshone Bannock/Spokane)
  • Arena Director: Aaron Fry (Cherokee/Chickasaw)
  • Arena Director (Student): Bryson Runsabove Meyers (Chippewa Cree)

The Institute of American Indian Arts is an alcohol and drug-free campus.


8:00 amConcession setup, contest registration, and volunteer and community service check in
10:00 amGourd dancing
10:45 amDrum roll call
11:00 amGrand Entry: Invocation, colors, flag song, victory song, and welcome by IAIA President Dr. Robert Martin
11:30 amIntertribal (all drums)
12:00 pmTiny tots
12:15 pmIntertribal
12:30 pmHead Man give away and special
1:00 pmRed Shawl special
1:15 pmWelcome Muscogee Creeks
1:30 pmJunior and Teen contest (boys and girls)
1:45 pmIntertribal
2:00 pmAdult golden age contest (womens and mens)
2:15 pmHead Lady give away and special
2:30 pmMen’s and Women’s dance (points)
3:00 pmIAIA Ambassador announcement
3:15 pmIAIA Alumni honor song
3:30 pmHead Man and Head Lady two step
4:00 pmIntertribal
3:30–5:00 pmDinner (no break in schedule)
4:30 pmHonor song for IAIA Graduates
5:00 pmWomen’s contest
5:40 pmIAIA Student dance competition
5:45 pmIntertribal
6:00 pmMen’s contest
6:30–7:00 pmIntertribal

Photographic Selections from the 2017 Powwow


Sat, May 5, 2018
10:00 am–7:00 pm
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Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA)


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Santa Fe, NM 87508 United States
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