The American Indian Pow Wow celebration that was scheduled for this weekend has been postponed until November.
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This 10-minute podcast goes over the extensive history of American Indians at Long Beach State.
Co-hosts James Chow and Hannah Getahun go over the most recent Daily 49er special issue highlighting the 49th annual Long Beach Pow Wow. The coverage includes Samantha Diaz’s feature on the head man dancer of the event, Rachel Barnes’ article on the intergenerational traditions of American Indian tribes and Chow’s[Read More…]
American Indians from all over the state gathered at Long Beach State for the 49th annual Pow Wow held in the Central Quad where they sang and danced throughout the two-day event. Video by: Alex Apatiga Edited by: Paula Kiley
From young children to elders, different tribes from across California came together to display the way they dress, celebrate and create, at the 49th annual Pow Wow on Long Beach State’s campus this weekend. Pow Wow showcased decades of American Indian tradition from dance style to the food served. “It’s[Read More…]
“RAIN OR SHINE!” headlined flyers for the 49th annual Puvungna Pow Wow and Outreach at Long Beach State. Shine it did. Each thunderous drum hit galvanized a resounding turnout of guests singing and dancing together on the Central Quad Saturday afternoon. One of the biggest events of its kind in[Read More…]
Years of American Indian tradition will be on full display at the 49th Annual California State University, Long Beach Pow Wow Saturday and Sunday at Puvungna. The LBSU Pow Wow is the largest spring celebration in Southern California and usually attracts an estimate of 6,000 people during the two-day event,[Read More…]
Any true Long Beach local knows that one of the most lively things about the city is its art. Over the summer, a global network of artists under the name “POW! WOW!,” presented it’s annual mural project. With the help of over 20 artists, Long Beach saw new murals pop[Read More…]
Sixty-six-year-old Carolyn “Woman of the People” Reyes danced to the beat of the drum as the cone-shaped jingles sewn to her dress chimed. Her dandelion-yellow “healing dress” was embroidered with homemade turquoise beads that mirrored the sunny skies. Tribes from all over the country gathered at California State University, Long[Read More…]