Autumn is in the air and with that comes the beautiful change in the landscape color along with a tribute and competition amongst our Native Americans. On Saturday, November 7th, the City of Sunset Valley will host the 24th Annual Austin Powwow at the Toney Burger Center, 3200 Jones Road, off of Highway 290 West, in Austin from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. This educational and family-friendly entertaining event is open to all ages, with a $5.00 admission for adults, children under the age of 18 are free.
This day of traditional dance exhibits and competition, singers, heritage storytelling is an authentic Native American Powwow, the largest in the state of Texas. Grand entries will be in the arena at 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. The Heritage Stage will host continuous live entertainment all day long, with Terry Tsotigh and the Redmen Blues Band, Virgie Raven Hawk and Terry Frazier demonstrating the Native American Flute, while the Hoskins Family will be performing dances of the their native tribe, the Kituwah along with other talented individuals.
It will also host one of the biggest Indian Markets in the country. They have only allowed vendors in with authentic, handmade Indian goods for you to purchase. And what would a day at an Indian Powwow be without some traditional Indian food. The Powwow’s Food Court features a cornucopia of Native American food as well as an abundance of traditional festival concessions. Try an Indian taco, shuck roasted corn, frybread, corn soup or a smoked turkey leg. The Indian Market and Food Court will be open from 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
So come out to the 24th Annual Austin Powwow and learn about Native culture, the fun way through this authentic, entertaining event.
Author:Allison Gaddy Phone: 512-954-8800 Dated: October 29th 2015 Views: 272 About Allison: Allison co-founded the Gaddy Group and manages the company’s Austin, Texas operations.
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