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39th Annual UCR Pow Wow

UCR Pow Wow
Cahuilla Birdsingers

May 27-29, 2022

University of California, Riverside
Riverside Sports Complex
1000 W. Blaine St. Riverside, CA 92507

Parking in Lot 26 

*Admission is Free & Open to the Public*
 All Dancers, Drums, and Birdsingers Welcome!!!

Click down below for more information

 

  • SCHEDULE

    ***Tentative Schedule subject to change***

    ***May 27th***
    5 p.m.: Bird Singing (Dancer Registration Opens)
    6 p.m.: Gourd Dance
    7 p.m.: Grand Entry

    ***May 28th***
    11 a.m.: Bird Singing
    12 p.m. & 6 p.m.: Gourd Dance
    5 p.m.: Miwok Dancers
    1 p.m. & 7 p.m.: Grand Entry (Dancer Registrations closes at 1pm)

    ***May 29th***
    11 a.m.: Danza Azteka Kalpulli Teuxihuitl
    12 p.m.: Coronation of new UCR Pow wow Princess
    1 p.m.: Grand Entry 

  • HEAD STAFF

    Master of Ceremonies: Glen Begay & Mylo Smith

    Arena Director: Victor Chavez

    Head Man: Jake Miller

    Head Woman: Shandiin Biiliilitso

    Head Boy: Joseph Sepsey

    Head Girl: Aislynn Arnold

    Host Northern Drum: Indian Hill

    Host Southern Drum: Hale & Co.

    Invited Drum: Bearsprings

    Out Going Ms. UCR Pow Wow Princess 2018-2022: Katianna Warren (Diné)

     

  • CONTESTS
    GOLDEN AGE (50+) *All Categories Combined  
    ADULTS (18-49)

    Men's Traditional;

    Men's Grass/Fancy

    Women's Traditional;

    Women's Jingle/Fancy

    TEENS (13-17)

    Boy's Traditional;

    Boy's Grass/Fancy

    Girl's Traditional;

    Girl's Jingle/Fancy

    JUNIORS (6-12) *All Categories Combined  
    TINY TOTS (1-5) *All Winners!  
    NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION SPECIAL TBA  
    Head Man Special TBA  

     

  • HOTELS

    Local Hotels

    You have several hotel options, both near UC Riverside and closer to downtown with its lively nightlife and popular restaurants. The hotels listed below are all first-class and many have special discounted rates for guests visiting UC Riverside.
    Click here for a visual map

We would like to thank our sponsors:
    ▪    Native American Student Programs
    ▪    Native American Student Association
    ▪    UCR Rupert Costo Endowment Chair
    ▪    Highlander Empowerment Referendum