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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



    ***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 


    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)


    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!  
    Head Man Special TBA  



    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