Big Time at Chaw' Se Grinding Rock St. park

topic posted Wed, September 5, 2007 - 9:13 PM by  Gypsi Star
Is anyone going to Grinding Rock State park for Big Time this year? I'm was curious if anyone else was going. Would like to meet some of the ppl I talk to on Tribe...
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Gypsi Star
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    Re: Big Time at Chaw' Se Grinding Rock St. park

    Thu, September 6, 2007 - 5:40 AM
    I think that event was last month, or the month before....
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      Re: Big Time at Chaw' Se Grinding Rock St. park

      Thu, September 6, 2007 - 5:42 AM
      Here's a list of upcoming powwows in California:

      August 31, Sept 1-2, 2007
      Barona Powwow

      September 7-9, 2007 , 2007
      Sycuan Traditional Gathering & 18th Annual Pow-wow
      The Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation's traditional gathering features Indian song, dance, arts, crafts, food.
      Free admission Fri. 7p.m.-12midnight, Sat.:12noon-12midnight, Sun. 12noon-6p.m.
      Sycuan Indian Reservation
      5441 Sycuan Rd.
      El Cajon, Ca. 92019-1810
      Ph#(619)445-2613 or Ph#(619)445-7776
      Web: Sycuan Fire Department 5449 Dehesa Rd. El Cajon, Ca. 92019-1810 Ph#(619)445-0117

      September 7-9, 2007
      Redding Rancheria Presents Stillwater Powwow 2007, CA.
      Shasta Dist. Fair Grounds
      1890 Briggs St.
      Anderson, Ca. 96007
      Ph#(530)378-6789-call Fax#(530)378-6788
      Web: Email:
      Administrative Business Hrs. Mon.- Fri. 8a.m.-5p.m.
      Men & Women's Golden Age Category Men & Women's All Around Special $1,000 3 Man Hand Drum Contest 1st-$300; 2nd-$200; 3rd- $100 Drums paid daily Iron Man & Woman $200
      Admission $2.00-Dancers included in pricing
      Indian arts & crafts
      For general info contact: James Howard, Sr. (530)255-8979 ext.1143 Irma Davis (530)275-1513 ext. 101
      For facilities info. contact: Rob Krikorian (530)227-1059
      For vendor info contact: April Carmelo (530)245-2620 Carolyn Ogilvie (530)225-8979 ext. 1104
      For Miss & Jr. Miss Stillwater info. Contact: Genevieve Markussen (530)275-1513

      September 7-9, 2007 (Fri.-Sun.)
      Bass Lake Precious Sunset Powwow
      Location: Fresno/Bass Lake @ Recreation Point in Sierra Nat'l Forest.
      email: Ph#(559)855-2705
      Info: Bass Lake Vacation Rentals Yosemite West Lodging, Inc. P.O. Box 507 Bass Lake, Ca. 93604 Ph#(559)642-2211
      Web: / Email: Email:

      September 8-9, 2007 (Sat. & Sun.)
      The Marin Museum of the American Indian's 35th Annual Trade Feast
      Marin Museum-American Indian
      2200 Navato Blvd. @ Miwok Park
      Navato, Ca. 94947/ or 94948
      Ph#(415)897-4067 Fax#(415)892-7804
      Web: Email:
      Event: Native American Dance Groups Entertainers Native American Arts Traditional Skills & Crafts Traditional Foods Kids Activities etc.
      Sept. 8th 11a.m.-6p.m. & 9th 11a.m.-5p.m., 2007

      September 15, 2007
      8th Annual Oakland Powwow
      PowWow in Oakland on Central American ENDdependence Day
      9.15.07 at 8th Annual Oakland Powwow Sept. 15, 2007 11-7p.m.
      Clinton Square Park in Oakland, CA. (International Blvd. (E14) between 6th & 7th Ave.)
      Also featuring: Danza Cuahtonal, Asian Lion Dancers, Red Sky Singers, Swift Cloud Drumming Circulo, All Nations Singers y mas
      Head Man: Larry Swimmer Head Woman: Phyllis Waukazoo
      MC: Randy Pico
      Arena Director: Earl Neconie
      spread la palabra... -cesar a. preciado-cruz (teolol)
      Gilbert Blacksmith 510-827-7944

      September 15-16, 2007 (Sat.- Sun.)
      Festival of the Americas Powwow
      El Dorado County Fairgrounds
      100 Placerville Dr.
      Placerville, Ca. 95667
      James Marquez Ph#(530)621-3096 Email:
      Location: Same Fairgrounds location but this year's Powwow will be outdoors.
      All drums & dancers welcome.
      Grand Entry: Sat. 1p.m.-7p.m. & Sun. Noon
      Bring your own chairs / sunshade
      $4.00 parking fee to the Fairgrounds
      Absolutely no drugs alcohol, or weapons.
      This is a smoke free event.
      Powwow Org. Name: Foothill Indian Education Alliance & El Dorado County Indian Council, Placerville, Ca. 95667 Powwow Info: Ph#(530)647-0423 or (530)644-5793 Vendors:(530)647-0423 or (530)621-3096

      September 21-23, 2007
      Soboba Powwow
      23333 Soboba Rd.
      San Jacinto, CA
      Information 951-654-2765

      September 22, 2007 Saturday
      Ohlone College Pow Wow "Big Time"
      In celebration of Ohlone College's 40 years of service in education to the community.
      This Pow Wow is dedicated to the Ohlone Tribe of the Bay Area.
      All dancers and drums welcome!
      Head staff TBA.
      For vendor information please contact Heidi Barkow 510-659-7381 or George Rodgers 510-659-6257 or or

      September 21-23, 2007
      Tule River Yokuts Pow-wow
      Tule River Yokuts Reservation - Porterville, California
      This years event will be held at the McCarthy Ranch. Approx. 9 miles east off Hwy 190 Porterville, CA. toward Eagle Mountain Casino on the Tule River Indian Reservation.
      Head Staff MC - Loren McDarment
      Arena Director - Bobby Whitebird
      Whip Man - JR Manuel
      Head Judge - Art Martinez
      Host Northern Drum - Woodstock
      Host Southern Drum - Southern Comfort
      Head Gourd Dancer - Albert Footracer
      Head Man - Tony Vera
      Head Woman - Vera Baga
      Teen Boy - Mike Davis Jr.
      Teen Girl - Barbara Avila Jr.
      Boy - Michael Nieto Jr.
      Girl - Poyomi McDarment
      Camping Available, no dogs, weapons, alcohol or drugs.
      Everyone Welcome!
      Harold Santos (559) 782-1619 or Zona Franco @ (559) 788-2779

      September 22, 2007
      Ohlone College Powwow "Big Time"
      510-659-7381, 510-659-6257
      email: or

      September 22-23, 2007
      14th Annual Hart of the West Intertribal Powwow
      William S. Hart Ranch Park & Museum
      24151 N. San Fernando Rd.
      Newhall, Ca. 91321
      Museum info:(661)254-4584
      Park Info:(661)259-0855
      Web: Email: or
      Contact:Mary Schultz @ Ph#(661)255-9295
      Native American Powwow Sept. 22-23, 2007 (Sat.-Sun.) Sat. 10a.m.-7p.m., Sun. 10a.m.-6p.m.
      Experience the Native American culture through enchanting music, beautiful dance, & appetizing food @ the 14th Annual Powwow! Whether you are watching the Dancers or shopping among the vendors, there is fun for all.
      New vendors are welcome.
      For more info. regarding the William S. Hart & Ranch, Please call (661)254-4584 or email us @ r
      Mary Schultz @ Ph#(661)255-9295

      September 28-30, 2007 (Fri.-Sun.)
      17th Annual Thunder & Lightning Powwow The Path of Our Ancestors
      Morongo Casino Resort & Spa
      49500 Seminole Dr.
      Cabazon, Ca. 92230
      Contact: Kimberly White Powwow Coordinator Office: Ph#(800)252-4499, ext. 23800 Fax#(951)755-5720 Email: Web:

      September 28-30, 2007
      24th Annual Pow Wow & California Indian Day Celebration
      Bishop Pow Wow will be held at the Barlow Lane athletic field in the Bishop Paiute Reservation which is located in the beautiful High Sierras on Highway 395 - approximately 200 miles South of Reno, Nevada and 250 North of Los Angeles, CA.
      All dancers, drums & vendors welcome.
      Admission and parking is FREE.
      Will be held outdoors so bring your own canopy and chairs.
      FREE BBQ to all.
      Head Drums: Bad Nation - Fort Thompson, S.D. and Zotigh Singers - Albuquerque, NM
      Arena Director: Ben Wolf
      MC: Mark McNair
      Head Man: Dallin Maybee
      Head Woman: Naomi Maybee
      Head Young Man: Brian Poncho
      Head Young Lady: Alyssa Richards
      Contact Rhonda Schultz @ 760873-9029, Nichole Lomaintewa@760-873-8087, Page Linton@760-920-2354

      September 29, 2007 (Sat.)
      West Valley College 19th Annual Powwow
      Location: West Valley College 1400 Fruitvale Ave. Saratoga, California 95070
      Contact: Michelle Reed @Ph#(408)741-4029 / Email: / Web:

      October 6-7, 2007
      Santa Ynez Powwow
      12th Annual Chumash Inter-tribal
      Live Oak Campground
      Santa Inez , CA
      Info: 805-688-7997

      October 6-7, 2007
      8th Annual San Dimas Pow-Wow
      Hosted by: The San Dimas Chamber of Commerce
      San Dimas, CA 91773
      Contact: 909-592-3818

      October 6-7, 2007
      Voices Gathering
      Honoring Veterans & Sacred Places
      23200 Bear Valley Rd., Apple Valley, CA

      October 6-7, 2007
      Oroville Salmon Pow Wow
      10th annual Oroville Pow Wow.
      Head staff and drums TBA.
      Vendor space(10 x 10 and 10 x 20) available.
      Lucky Preston

      October 6-7, 2007 Saturday & Sunday
      14th Annual Pow-wow “Honoring Our Ancestors & Cultural Ways”
      Yountville Veterans Home Picnic Grounds
      Yountville, California
      (North of Napa on Hwy 29, NE of San Francisco)
      Drum/Dance contests/ Native American flutes
      Traditional California Pomo Dancers
      Azteca Dancers: Danza Xitalli
      Northern Drum: “Swift Cloud”
      Southern Drum: “Red Buffalo”
      Headman: Percy Edwards, Colville/Nez Perce
      Headwoman: Natalie Leilani Suan, Tlingit
      Master of Ceremonies: Joe Smith, Lakota
      Arena Director: Dennis Carr, Blackfoot Pigean
      Head Teen boy: Daniel Swimmer, Lakota
      Head teen Girl: Angelina Swimmer, Lakota
      Head Boy: Running Near Carr, Blackfoot Pigean
      Head Girl: TBA
      Free to the public Family fun! Bring blanket, chair or awning
      Food and crafts available
      All Drums and Dancers welcome!
      Vendor info/questions: Suscol Intertribal Council, #707/256-3561 web site: PO Box 5386, Napa Ca 94581

      October 12-14, 2007
      San Manuel Powwow
      Cal. State Univ. San Bernardino
      San Bernardino, CA
      Info: 909/864-8933

      November 10-11, 2007
      CSU Northridge Powwow
      18111 Nordhoff, Northridge, CA

      November 10-11, 2007
      2nd Annaul American Indian Heritage Month
      In the City of Los Angeles
      Grand Entry Parade
      Union Station to Los Angeles State Historic Park Downtown LA.

      November 23-25, 2007
      Indio Powwow
      Cabazon Band of Mission Indians
      Fantasy Springs Casino Auditorium
      Indio, CA
      Info: 760-238-5770

      December 7-9, 2007
      11th Annual Winter Gathering Powwow
      Spotlight 29 Casino
      46-200 Harrison Place
      Coachella, CA
      Info: 760-775-3239

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