Gathering of Veterans PowWow - Sept. 20 - Sept. 22, 2019

Seven Circles Heritage Center

8817 West Southport Road

Edwards, IL 61528

HONORING ALL VETERANS PAST AND PRESENT

​​Join us for a weekend filled with healing, honoring, and

celebrating all our warrior heroes.
Native American singers, dancers, craft vendors, and food.

 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - PLEASE COME JOIN US!

 

POWWOW SCHEDULE

Friday 6:00 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Reading of the Role Ceremony. R.O.T.C. Table ceremony. A special time
honoring our veterans who we are still waiting their return home.

 

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. gates open . Vendors open.

12:00 noon Gourd dancing to honor our veterans and to bless our arena.

1:00 p.m. Dancer Grand Entry with intertribal and exhibition dancing to follow.

4:30 p.m. Supper Break and Special Attraction

6:00 p.m. Gourd Dancing

7:00 p.m. Dancer Grand Entry and Evening Dancing

 

Sunday 10:00 a.m. gates open. Vendors open.

12:00 noon Gourd Dancing

1:00 p.m. Dancer Grand Entry

 

Host Drum: Spirit Of The Rainbow Singers

Invited Drums: TBA

Head Man Dancer: TBA

Head Lady Dancer: TBA

Emcee: TBA

All Drums and Dancers Welcome!

POWWOW ATTRACTIONS​

Joe Hand and Mikitcha (eagle) from Wildlife Prairie Park - Sat. & Sun. 10:30 - 4:30

 

We encourage everyone to visit the SPIRIT FIRE that will burn all weekend.

      Games and educational events for the children.

Our apologies, please bring lawn chairs as seating is limited. 

Also, participants please bring a dish to share in our potluck meal on Saturday.

Free primitive camping available on site. 

NO DRUGS OR ALCOHOL ALLOWED ON THE PREMISES!

 

For more information call 309-241-7487 or 309-241-7489.

 

Donations towards this and future PowWow's,

as well as Seven Circles in general, are always needed and appreciated!

 

SEVEN CIRCLES IS A 501(c)(3) NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION

EVENTS AT SEVEN CIRCLES ARE SPONSORED IN PART BY THE ILLINOIS ARTS COUNCIL.

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