Father’s Day Powwow returns to Stewart Indian School June 16-18

On Father’s Day weekend, the former Stewart Indian Boarding School will host their Father’s Day Powwow.

The 2023 Powwow will be led by the master of ceremonies, Jerry Bear, arena director, Art Martinez, and host drum Red Hoop. The dancing competition brings nationally and regionally known dancers to compete in several categories from “Tiny Tots” to “Golden Age.” All dancers and drummers are welcome to attend and participate.

The day begins with a grand entry. The grand entry times are Friday, June 16 at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, June 17 at noon and 6:30 p.m., and Sunday, June 18 at noon. Other activities also include arts and crafts booths, food vendors, and dry camping.

Stewart School Alumni are invited to a barbecue dinner June 17 at 4 p.m. at the Nevada Indian Commission Building on the campus of the Stewart School.

The Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum and gift shop will be open Friday-Sunday, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

For information, visit www.stewartindianschool.com.


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