16th Annual SFCC Pow Wow
May 17-18. Drawing dancers and drummers from Washington, Montana, Oregon, Idaho, Canada and beyond. Friday, 7 p.m.-midnight and Saturday, noon-midnight. There will be a break in dancing events at 5 p.m. Saturday for a feed in the SUB (Bldg. 17), featuring salmon, fry bread and other delicacies. In addition to the dance competitions, arts and crafts booths showcase work by area artists and different businesses.
There are multiple dance categories – Men, Women, Teen Boys and Girls, Boys and Girls and even Tiny Tots – plus a new one: SFCC Veteran Special Dance. Competitors perform a number of different dances including Traditional, Fancy, Jingle and Grass. Francis Cullooyah of the Kalispel Tribe is master of ceremonies. Host drum is the Wildrose from Yakima and surrounding areas.