Spring Pow Wow 2014 recap

Thank you to our host drum Wildrose as well as the rest of our drum groups, it was a pleasure to have you grace us with your songs. Thank you to our MC Carlos Calica for keeping our Pow Wow running smoothly. Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers, for which without their help this event would not be possible. Thank you to the vendors for coming out and supporting the event. Thank you to all of the dancers who came out and showed us what they got. We hope you all had a great time, and we are excited to see you all next year.IMG_3515

Congratulations to our Little Miss First Nations Victoria Swift and Miss First Nations Shana Lombard. Thank you to our 2013 champions for representing First Nations so well.


April 11-13 2014 Spring Pow Wow Royalty Application

Anyone 15-18 years of age interested in becoming Miss First Nations at this years spring Pow Wow at the University of Washington can print out and fill out the forms below and submit them day of Pow Wow at the registration desk. Good luck to all of our participant and we look forward to seeing you at Spring Pow Wow.

Royalty Application Miss 2014 (1)


For more information visit the facebook page at www.facebook.com/events/198000653722509/?ref=br_tf

Parking for the 2014 Spring Pow Wow April 11-13


With the completion of the renovation on Husky Stadium there are new parking opportunities awaiting guests and volunteers of the 2014 University of Washington Spring Pow Wow. There will be an elders parking lot located next to Hec Ed in lot E17 (highlighted in red). Along with closer general parking in lot E12 (highlighted in yellow). If you are dropping off visitors there is a drop off zone in lot E10 (highlighted in purple). For those that are volunteering for security there will be parking in lot E8 (highlighted in green) simply ask for a parking pass from one of the heads of security. As in the past there will also be parking in lot E1. Lot E97 in front of the graves building will be closed Sunday.

Spring Powwow Parking Map 2014

Getting to the parking lots going north on Montlake take a right at the second stop light after crossing the Montlake bridge crossing the Lake Washington Ship Canal.


April 11-13 2014 Spring Pow Wow/Slahal Tournament

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Don’t miss the 2014 Spring Pow Wow starting April 11 at 7pm at Hec Ed, this event is free to the public. There will also be a Slahal tournament on Saturday starting at 12pm, located in the Marv Harshman practice court connected to the arena. Look forward to seeing you all there.

For more information on the Slahal tournament visit the facebook page at https://m.facebook.com/events/1453154604903046

Spring Pow Wow 2014 little miss application

Here is the 2014-2015 Spring Pow Wow Little Miss application. Good Luck to all of our applicants and we look forward to seeing you April 11th-13th at the Pow Wow.

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2009 UW Spring Pow Wow crown courtesy of Lily Martina Lee.

Enter your little miss for a chance for her to win the 2014 crown. The application is in the word document bellow. Forms may be turned in day of at the Spring Pow Wow at Alaska Airlines arena. Hope to see you there.

Royalty Application 2014

Reminder Winter Pow Wow January 25th

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January 25, 2014 from 1pm (Grand Entry)- 7pm (pacific standard time). In the Grand Ballroom 2nd floor of the Husky Union Building, 4001 East Stevens Way, NE Seattle Washington.

All are welcome to this one of a kind event and enjoy the rich heritage of Native Peoples.

Presented by the University of Washington’s American Indian Student Commission.

For further information go to the facebook event page.


Groundbreaking on UW Longhouse

On October 25th 2013 from 3pm to 5:30pm the University of Washington will break ground on a project to build a Native American style longhouse, on the Seattle campus. The longhouse is expected to be completed by winter of 2015 and will be used as a gathering place for native students, faculty, and the university of Washington community, where everyone can relax, learn, and build strong relationships with one another.

The ceremony will take place in parking lot N6 adjacent to McMahon and Lewis halls. All are welcome to attend. For more information go to http://www.washington.edu/omad/2013/09/10/uw-to-break-ground-on-native-american-longhouse-facility-october-25/