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Our next event is our Memorial Day Weekend Powwow, Saturday May 24th and Sunday May 25th, 2014. It will be at 4-H Camp Marshall located in Spencer, Mass. See the flyer for more information. 

♥ We have a FOOD VENDOR for the weekend ♥

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Pow-wows:  Traditionally, the American Indianist Society sponsors two major pow-wows. One is held during the Memorial Day Weekend at the end of May and the other during Columbus Day Weekend in October.  These coincide with the three day holiday weekends.  Throughout the year, there are many pow-wows which are supported by members of the American Indianist Society.
 
Craft Shows: At pow-wows members display their own craft work and study the craftwork of others.  The shows are usually held in the arbor and the craftwork is displayed on blankets or benches. Ribbons are awarded, but awards are really secondary to the learning potential presented to those who attend the show.
 
Educational Seminars:  Periodically, the American Indianist Society sponsors or assists at workshops and seminars on various craft techniques, dance steps, specific regalia, and singing.  These workshops are announced in our newsletter, Talking Leaves.
 
Artifact Sales:  Besides being a fund raiser for our organization, artifact sales are one way to recycle items not needed or outgrown with the intention of making them available to someone looking to put an outfit together and could use a good deal.  Persons who present items for the artifact sale may either donate the item to our organization or receive a percentage of the final auction price with the proceeds going into our general fund.
 
Marie Radice Award:  This award is presented for excellence in Native American craftwork and research.  Marie had been making Native American regalia for many years and she was known for her intensive research and precise attention to detail.  Marie's craftwork sets a standard of excellence we should strive to achieve.  This award is now given in her memory.
 
Fashion Shows: In addition to craft shows, fashion shows display the rich variety of American Indian regalia.  This show can inspire you to dreate your own clothes or can provide ideas and techniques as to how to improve your own clothing projects.

2014 May Powwow Flyer
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This is the "second edition" of our event flyer. Please check back for an updated version that will contain more details as soon as they are available for publication. This is a "Rain or Shine" event. If the field conditions are not favorable to hold the dance in the Arbor located in the field near the pond, we will hold the dance inside Andrews Hall.

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