We are still in Alabama, going to Oxford in1 week for the next pow wow. Please check out the pictures and video from the Napier Field Pow Wow. This was an awesome first time pow wow, we will be back next year!
Also got invited to do this pow wow at the end of June:
June 28 - 29, 2008 ~ 4th Annual Eastern Native American
Whippoorwill Hollow Organic Farm ~ Walnut Grove, GA
(Between Conyers and Monroe on Hwy 138)
Profits will go to support Native Americans with Diabetes and support OUR Elders - Demonstrators, Craft and Food Vendors, Educational Children's Games and activities, Story Tellers and Much More! Admission $10 per Vehicle - Bring the whole Family!! Gates open 10am - 6pm Saturday Grand Entry at 12 noon - Sunday 10am - 5pm Grand Entry at 1pm - Primitive Camping available for tents and campers for dancers and vendors only - Flag retirement ceremony & Trade Blanket on Saturday night - Contact: Whippoorwill Hollow Farms email@example.com 678-625-3272 Andy Byrd - 770-601-0109 Hilda Byrd - NO Politics, NO Weapons, NO Drugs, and NO Alcohol ! Vendors by invitation only - Directions: From Atlanta, take I-20 east to exit #82 (Conyers/Hwy 138). Take a left onto Hwy 138 and go 9 miles to Walnut Grove (Walton County). Continue through the traffic light - our farm is 1 mile on the left.
There is a gathering in July which we will also attend that is put on by a good friend of ours Squirrel. Here is the info for that one:
July 7 - 14, 2008 ~ A Journey of the Seventh Fire: A Continuation
Presented by Tradin' Tyme at the Squirrel's Den - To Honor the Creator, To honor the influence of the Positive Energies of the Universe and to Honor the Guidance of the spirits of the Good Ancestors.
HOW: Meditation and Contemplation. A loose schedule of events will be planned. Intertribal and Stomp Dance are definitely being considered. The Gathering will begin at 7am on 07/07/08 and will continue for 7 days to 07/14/08 on 7 acres of land.
It will begin by 7 fires lit by 7 fire keepers and 7 fire bearers by live embers carried in Alabama Mussel Shells to 7 Camps. When the fires are all lit, 7 Conch Shells will be sounded and the festivities will begin!
There will be Trade Blanket Daily and NO Vending - The FEED will be Communal Stone Soup- The specialty of the House!!
**NOTE: This event is by Invitation Only and NOT Open to the public ** Please call me if you are interested in attending or if you wish to help make this gathering a success. Squirrel 912-449-3335 firstname.lastname@example.org Very Little electricity - However there are Hot and Cold Showers and Restrooms on the grounds.
Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability: Your participation in this private event is at your sole and exclusive risk. The host of this event may refuse admittance, or ask you to leave the event at any time for any reason. You agree and understand that injuries and damages can occur by natural causes or by the acts of other persons or third parties, either as a result of negligence or because of other reasons and that you are personally responsible for all costs and/or risks associated with this activity. You agree and understand and intend that this assumption of risk and release is binding upon you and includes any minors accompanying you at this event.