Cody, Wyoming's annual Plains Indian Museum Powwow Day, held late June, is a celebration of the rich, vivid Native American culture through song, dance, costume and sharing of ideas.
Organization: Park County Travel Council
Dates: 06/15/2013 - 06/16/2013 update info
Time: 9:30:00 PM - 1:00:00 PM
Event Cost: $10.00 adults, $5.00 7-17 year olds, kids 6 and un
Venue: Buffalo Bill Historical Center Joe Robbie Powwow Gardens in Cody,WY
Contact: Buffalo Bill Historical Center
Phone: (307) 587-4771
Take part in the dancing, music, and energy of the Plains Indian Museum Powwow. Dancers, drum groups, and artists gather from across the Northern Plains to celebrate the vibrant cultural traditions and histories of the people of the Plains that are still present today. The Powwow is a competitive event that brings in talented dancers and drum groups who will show you what a Powwow. Over forty Native artists will have booths on the Powwow grounds, along with fry bread vendors and a grill menu and beverages in the concession stand is all about.
- The Plains Indian Museum Powwow is a culturally diverse event held in Cody, Wyoming.
- The event takes place annually in late June.
- Locals and tourists are given the opportunity to participate in dancing, singing, eating and competitions celebrating the Plain Indian's traditions.
- An event aimed at preserving and sharing cultural identity.
Overview: Cody, Wyoming's Plains Indian Museum Powwow is an opportunity for locals and tourists to reconnect with the past and share ideas and cultural differences with Native Americans. Friends and local tribes gather together and share dance, food and traditional stories, there is also a costume competition for any-one handy with a sewing machine. The activities are both fun and a great eduction for children and adults alike.
When: The Powwow is held annually in June.
Where: Buffalo Bill Historical Centre in Cody, Wyoming.
Fee: Costs vary throughout the event.
Details: Guests at the Powwow can participate in an Indian Culture fancy dress competition as well as dance and jingle competitions. Indian delicacies and desserts are just a few of the wide range of traditional foods available to sample. The event is a great reminder of the diversity of culture in the American West and the need to retain traditional cultures.