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48th Annual Pow Wow

March 10, 2018 - March 11, 2018

California State University, Puvungna (Long Beach) 48th Annual Pow Wow on March 10 & 11, 2018

Public is welcome.  Admission & parking are free.  Dancers & Drums welcome!  Not responsible for theft, loss, accident, injury or personal expenses.  Absolutely no alcohol or drugs allowed.  California State law forbids overnight camping.  No pets allowed except for assistance animals.

Host Hotel:  Hotel Current special rates of $129 plus 12% tax is only good if reserved by February 23rd.  This rate includes an American breakfast buffet, free parking, free Wi-Fi, and shuttle service to and from CSULB.  Please email Nia Eng at or call (562) 597-1341 Ext. 117 to reserve your room.

5325 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach, CA 90804

Gourd at 11:00 am • Grand Entry  at 1:00 pm

Art and Crafts vendors • Dance Contests • Native Foods • Hoop Dancer

Head Staff:

Arlie Neskahi (Dine)
Master of Ceremony 

Victor Chavez (Dine)
Arena Director

Casey Fox (Arikara – Three Affiliated Tribes)
Head Man Dancer

Patricia Lopez (Taos Pueblo)
Head Woman Dancer

Coyote Canyon
Host Northern Drum

John Begay (Dine)
Head Southern Singer

Golden State Gourd Dance Society
Host Gourd

Rebecca Sanchez (Yaqui/Mayo/Mexican)

Ti at Society (Tongva)
California Indian Presentation


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March 10, 2018
March 11, 2018
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California State University Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, 90840 United States
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