2017 Waccamaw Siouan POW WOW

  WACCAMAW SIOUAN POW WOW-----October 20th and 21st, 2017 The Waccamaw Siouan Tribe invites the public to share in their 47th year of "Celebrating Culture and Traditions during the 47th Annual Waccamaw Siouan POW Wow. The event will be held on Friday, October 20th and Saturday, October 21, 2017 on the Waccamaw Siouan Tribal Grounds in the Buckhead Community of Bolton, NC. General admission fee is $5.00, on Friday the 20th and $8.00 on Saturday the 21st. Sixty two (62) years and older is $5.00 on Saturday and children 4 years and under will be admitted free. Over $14,000.00 will be awarded in Competition Prize Money. During the two day event Waccamaw Siouan History, Traditional foods, American Indian Dance Competition, Drumming Competition, and Gospel Singing will be taking place. There will be a special "Veteran Honoring Ceremony held on Saturday, October 21st. We invite all Veteran’s, Native American and Non-Native American to come join us during this event and to participate in the Parade on October 21st.  

Friday, October 20th, 2017 Schedule of events.

 9:00 A.M. Craft Traders Open

 9:00 A.M - 2:00 P.M SchoolDayActivities (School's must be registered).· 

   * American Indian Beading Technique   

   * Pottery · 

   * Corn Husk Doll Making · 

   * Story Telling ·

   * Basket Making  

   * American Indian Traders and more 

2:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. 

Displays,Demonstrations,Entertainment, Traders

7:00 P.M. Grand Entry #1 

  *  Flag Song, Prayer, Veterans Song, 

  *  Inter-Tribal Dancing

  *  Exhibition Dancing 

  *  Competition Dancing 

12:00 Midnight Grounds Closed 

Saturday, October 21st, 2017 

9:00 A.M. Craft Traders Open

9:30 A.M. Parade Line-Up begins (Intersection of Old Lake Road and Jacobs Road)

11:00 A.M. Parade 

12:00 Noon Welcome 

  * Crowning of 2016-2017 Princesses 

  * Instructions from Arena Director 

  * Introduction of Master of Ceremony

 1:00 P.M Grand Entry #2 · 

  *  Free Style Competition Dancing 

  *  Inter-tribal Dancing 

  *  Style Competition Dancing 

  *  Exhibition dancing

  *  Veteran's Honoring Ceremony 

  *    Announcement of Tiny Tot

        Competition Awards 

6:00 P.M.


Grand Entry #3 · 

   *  Inter-Tribal Dancing 

   *  Exhibition Dancing

   *  Retiring of Colors 

   *  Announcement of Competition Awards 

   *  Victory/Inter-Tribal Dancing

 12:00 Midnight Closing   

For more information please contact the Waccamaw Siouan Tribal Office at 910- 655-8778