Elizabethtown College hosts powwow April 16 Features authentic Native American dancers, musicians, vendorsApr 11th, 2011 | By Mike Schwartz | Category: Events
Elizabethtown College presents its first ever powwow from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 16, in celebration of Native American heritage.
Powwows are the Native American people’s way of gathering to celebrate life and share cultural traditions through dance and song and to see old friends and make new ones. The powwow, featuring authentic American Indian dancers, musicians and vendors, takes place in the College’s Thompson Gymnasium.
The program is open to the public and is sponsored by the College’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology, the Office of Diversity and the Provost and Senior Vice President.
Admission is $5 for adults; $3 for senior citizens and for those age 8 to 18; $1 for Elizabethtown College students and employees; and free for those under 7. No pets are allowed.
Contact: Diane Elliott, 717-361-1198, or Dr. Robert Wheelersburg at 717-361-1188.