We welcome you to join this celebration of Native American heritage. We are humbled to host this gathering of First Americans here in Chase City, Virginia. Come spend a day or stay the weekend to enjoy this unique experience. May 11-13, 2018 10 Fairground Rd Chase City, VA 23924
As we gather in fellowship sharing American Indian Heritage Honoring the Earth Special Mothers Day Moments on Sunday
Each day we welcome tribal members of all Nations and honor Veterans. Elders share stories at nightly Bonfire on Friday & Saturday at dusk.
John "Blackfeather" Jeffries - Spokesman for the People- Occaneechi, Band of the Saponi Nation MC - TBA Arena Director - Burke Lemon - Cherokee Host Drum- Yapatoko Guest Drum - TBA Head Male Dancer - Jeremy Womble Head Lady Dancer - Contessa Scott Storyteller -TBA
ALL NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES WELCOME *** INTERTRIBAL GATHERING Grand EntryAdmissions Saturday May 12, 2018 @ Noon Adults $10 weekend pass or $7 Daily Sunday May 13, 2087 @ 1 PM Children 12 & under/Sr $5 day/$10 weekend
Life Skills Demonstrations by Bear and Lady Bear Brooks, Melungeon & Cherokee Natural Weaponry and Primitive Skills Demonstrations Rare Beads are available from BDI Beadworks Fry Breads, Buffalo Burgers, Saponi Stew and Indian Tacos are available from two amazing food vendors. Among the talented artists, Harold LittleBird famous pottery, writer, songsmith Cecky Ropeloski Fine Arts, Richard Waller - Native American Marketplace and More
John Blackfeather Jeffries, master of ceremonies and prefers to be known as spokesman for the people. He was Chief of Occaneechi, Band of the Saponi Nation. At a time when Occaneechi were known to be extinct, John Blackfeather and others helped bring attention to the very much alive nation of people in this area.
Frankie, Red Hawk, Tuscarora, demonstrates ancient leather tanning skills, natural weaponry and bone tools.
Burke Lemons, Arena Director
Special thanks to our 2017 sponsors!
McCluster Construction Aylor Forestry Hot Off the Press Dr. Thomas Lee Brankley Chase City Produce
2016 Pow Wow Pics Visit us on FB for more great photos, courtesy of Fork In The Road Photography, Rick Magann
3-Day Intertribal Native American Powwow May 13-15, 2016 10 Fairground Road, Chase City VA 23924 Bring a chair or blanket.
Honoring the Earth Friday evening begins at 6 PM with Bonfire until 9 PM Master Storyteller Patrick Stewart
Saturday & Sunday gate opens at 10 AM so you can visit Native American tradespeople and discover traditional handcrafted items, books, food and exhibits.
Daily admission: $7 General - -$5 Children 1-12 Weekend Pass $10
Lady Bear Brooks and Bear Brooks show typical camp practice.
With a warm public invite, we welcome you to join this celebration of Native American heritage. We are humbled to host this gathering of First Americans here, in Chase City, Virginia. Come spend a day or stay the weekend to enjoy this unique experience .
We are honored to have John Blackfeather Jeffries as Master of Ceremonies Noon Grand Entry
Dancers, Singers & Drums celebrate the reunion until dusk Saturday, until 6PM Sunday.
Head Lady Dancer Julia Brown Eagle Carter Arena Director Head Male Dancer Burke Lemons Darius Crow Carter
Dancers must register by 11 AM to participate in the raffles. Visiting drums are welcome. Special Musical GuestsJody Gaskins will join us to help celebrate
In our small town you'll find unique treasures and activities. MacCallum More Museum holds a 50,000 piece collection of Native American Artifacts gathered by Arthur Robertson Exhibit by Renowned Native American artist Rebiah Seminole
Thank you and we hope to See you at the powwow!
With deep appreciation we give thanks to special people who launched the 2015 Native American Gathering. Diana Ramsey Liz Lowrance Joseph Epps Dottie Bratton South Central Fair Association Chase City Chamber of Commerce Mecklenburg County Tourism Justin Kerns Mecklenburg County Economic Development Angie D. Kellett