The Pawnees moved to Oklahoma Territory in 1874 and to this day retain many of their ancestors beliefs and customs. A ceremony and homecoming dance for the braves who died in battle and honoring the returning warriors has become the "World's Largest 'Free' Pow Wow."
* Most colorful outdoor spectacle in America
* Four nights - Thursday through Sunday
* Native costumes, snake dances, eagle dances, and much more
* Parade in downtown Pawnee - Saturday at noon
* Its all FREE
Weekend of the 4th of July each year - Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
The 25th Annual Oklahoma Indian Nations Powwow drew folks from throughout the state. Concurrent with the powwow was Summerfest 2014, which is highlighted in this program.
Grand Entry of Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma's 2014 Powwow.
Men's Grass Dance Choctaw Nation Powwow Durant Oklahoma November 23, 2012.
A lot of disinformation has been swirling around a US Marine dancing at the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Powwow, June 21, 2014. However, the record should show that this Marine (Lance Corporal ...
Native American Pow Wow Dancers performing at the Cherokee July 4th Pow Wow, 2014.