Monday, October 10, 2011
PAST: The public is welcome to attend "The 9th Annual Veterans' Powwow at GMU" this THURS, Nov 10th, 12:00pm - 10:00pm, Free!
Thursday, November 10th
12:00pm - 10:00pm
In November, Native American and Indigenous Alliance, collaborating with Office of Diversity Programs and Services, sponsors major events celebrating National American Indian Heritage Month.
The Annual Veteran's Day Powwow has become a tradition at Mason. Currently, American Indian students make up 0.3% (99) of Mason's total student population. Learn more about the American Indian Heritage group at GMU.
The powwow is a central social event in indigenous culture, combining dance and music. As always, this powwow is open to all and is free of charge. A large selection of traditional art and crafts will be available for purchase.
This year's head staff: Host Drum: Stoney Creek and Buffalo Hill Master of Ceremonies: Clayton Old Elk (Crow) & Keith Colston (Tuscarora-Lumbee) Arena Director: Manuel Rodriquez (Comanche & Cheyenne) Head Dancers: Mary Phillips (Laguna Pueblo & Omaha) & Jason Warwick (Lumbee & Eastern Cherokee) Head Junior Dancers: Alexander Firewalker (Cherokee) & Alexis Hill (Seneca & Ojibwa)
For more information, call ODPS, 703-993-2700 or visit http://odps.gmu.edu. This event is sponsored by the Native American & Indigenous Alliance, Office of Diversity Programs & Services, the Indigenous Nations Alumni Alliance, and University Life.
George Mason University Main Campus
Dewberry Hall of the Johnson Center
4400 University Dr - Fairfax, VA
Metro: There's a bus that goes to campus from the metro's orange line, I've taken it before to get to a friends graduation. Though it is a bit far from the city, it is accessible by transit. See metro for access.