After an absence, the Lansing Riverbank Traditional Pow Wow is back.
Lansing will celebrate culture, diversity and family fun with the Riverbank Traditional Powwow taking place Saturday and Sunday, May 30th and May 31st 2015, on the west side of Louis Adado Riverfront Park in downtown Lansing. Admission is FREE and open to the public.
Vendors will open on Friday at 12:00 noon, 11 a.m. on Saturday and 10:00 on Sunday.
Activities will feature authentic Native American singing, drumming, dancing, crafts, foods, raffles, and a children’s area with games, storytelling and crafts. There will be a special day for school children. Stay tuned!
Grand Entries (entries of Native American dancers and drummers) will take place at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 30th, and at 12:00 noon on Sunday, May 31st.
Sponsors include: The Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs, Lansing Community College, City of Lansing, Ingham County Hotel/Motel Fund, MSU American Indian Studies, and the Native American Arts and Crafts Council.
“After a brief absence we are excited to be bringing back the powwow to the Riverbank Park in Lansing. It was time. ” says Robin Menefee, event co-sponsor.
Robin and various participants are available for interviews, live remotes, and various demonstrations.
For more information contact Robin Menefee at:
For vendor information contact Eva Menefee at: