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23rd Annual Seven Arrows Powwow

23rd Annual Seven Arrows Powwow April 30-May 1

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Experience Native American Culture

23nd Annual Seven Arrows Powwow
April 30–May 1, Student Union Jordan Ballroom
Grand entry at noon and 7 p.m. on Saturday; noon on Sunday

Showcasing the customs of Native Americans in full regalia, the competition draws performers from all over the U.S. and Canada. “The Powwow weekend is filled with dancers and drummers,” said Ro Parker, the director of Multicultural Student Services.  “If folks want an opportunity to immerse themselves in the culture of the first people, this is a great opportunity.”

Powwow also features demonstrations and storytelling, and vendors will be selling traditional crafts and original artwork. General admission is $6; children under 12 are $4; students with a Boise State ID are free, and non-perishable food donations will be taken at the door for the Native American Council of Boise. Discounted parking in the Lincoln Garage will be $1.00 daily.

Native American drum in middle of circle of people wearing traditional clothingNon-perishable food donations for the Native American Council of Boise (NACOB) will be taken at the door.

MC- Tai Simpson
AD- J Dallas Gudgell
Host Drum: Vandal Nation from University of Idaho

Co-sponsored by Intertribal Native Council of Boise State and Red River Powwow Association

For venue, vendor or general information, call Multicultural Student Services (208) 426-5950


Beautiful traditional beadworkThe Annual Seven Arrows Powwow is one of Boise State’s signature events, featuring song, dance, storytelling and demonstrations—two days of high-energy performance and full regalia pageantry that highlights the rich heritage of Native Americans.

If you sell beadwork, jewelry, art and other traditional Native crafts, you’ll want to participate. Showcase your wares at this great and vibrant cultural gathering.

Seven Arrows Powwow Vendor Application (.pdf)

Hotel Accommodations

Group Rate Details:

Courtyard Boise Downtown
Start date: 4/29/16
End date: 5/1/16
Last day to book: 4/8/16
Rate: $109 USD per night
Book your group rate for 23rd Annual Seven Arrows POWWOW