CELEBRATE THE CABAZON XXXIX INDIO POWWOW AT FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO NOVEMBER 25-27
Sept. 15, 2022 – INDIO, CA – The Cabazon Band of Cahuilla Indians will host their annual powwow at the Special Events Center at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, November 25-27. The community is invited to attend this beloved, family-friendly event. Admission is free.
The 39th annual celebration includes Native American dance contests for all ages, bird singing, and drum contests. A wide variety of traditional Native American food, hand-crafted jewelry, dream catchers, and other arts and crafts will also be available. This is a drug and alcohol free event.
“The Cabazon Band of Cahuilla Indians are excited for the return of our Powwow,” Chairman Douglas Welmas said. “We are proud to share our rich tradition of bird singing, which is an oral form of storytelling, as well as showcasing the vibrant regalia, dances, music, song and history of the indigenous people of North America, not only with other native peoples but with non-native people as well.”
Over the three day cultural event, attendees will have the opportunity to experience the incredible history of Native American cultures, in many forms, that have been passed down for generations. This meaningful celebration is something everyone should experience.
Friday, Nov. 25: 5 p.m., gates open; 5 p.m., bird singing; 8 p.m. grand entry
Saturday, Nov. 26: 11 a.m., gates open; 1 p.m., grand entry; 5 p.m., bird singing; 8 p.m., grand entry
Sunday, Nov. 27: 11 a.m., gates open; 12 p.m., grand entry