September 9, 2010 (El Cajon) – Native American dancers, drummers, and bird singers from across the nation will convene at the Sycuan reservation this weekend for the 21st annual Sycuan Pow-Wow. The three-day event (September 10, 11 and 12) will also feature Indian foods, Native American arts and crafts, and informational booths. The pow-wow is free and open to the public.
Contestants will vie for up to $125,000 in prize money. Participants include members of the Apache, Comanche, Cherokee, Chippewa Cree, Kumeyaay, Kiowa, Pawnee, Piute, Crow Creek Sioux, Yaqui and other tribes in traditional attire.
The pow-wow grounds are located behind the Sycuan casino at 5459 Sycuan Road in El Cajon. For more
Grand entry processionals will be held Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 1 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 1 p.m. For a complete schedule of pow-wow events, see http://www.powwows.com/gathering/images/flyers/1275002041_Sycuan_2010_Po....
For information on Sycuan Casino, see www.sycuan.com.