DTES HONORING ELDERS POW WOW photos from Sat Oct 15 in Vancouver Downtown Eastside

PHS (Portland Hotel Society) Community Services Society’s DTES Honoring Elder’s Pow Wow committee, invite you to share with us, a celebration to honor our elders who reside in the DTES with a traditional style pow wow.

Our elders come from all across ndn country, and rarely make it out to cultural events, so PHS Community Services Society pow wow committee want to bring a cultural celebration to them!

*The committee, respectfully invited our Tuesday night drums groups and dancers to participate.

Love Medicine
Indian Time
Sitting Still Thunder
Oceanside Dakota

HOST DRUM: Oceanside Dakota who have support DTES events, actions over the years.

*DANCERS: Who will share about their style of dance:
(confirmed thus far:)

Curtis Joe: Men’s Chicken Dance
Riannon Nahanee: Women’s Fancy
Will Visser: Men’s Fancy
Jr. Waskewitch: Men’s Grass

Invited: Unconfirmed:
Keith Nahanee: Men’s Traditional
Women’s Traditional: Gloria Nahanee
Robin Prince: Women’s Jingle

VENDORS INFO: This event an exhibition style Pow Wow, no commercial tables please, but local artists can bring their own blanket to display their arts and crafts


Emcee in Training: Ian Bee
Assisted by John Miller

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