SunWatch

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SunWatch

2301 W. River Road
Dayton, OH 45417
(937) 268-8199
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Hours

April–November
Tuesday-Saturday
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Sunday: noon-5:00 p.m.
Closed on Mondays

DecemberMarch
Saturday
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Sunday: noon-5:00 p.m.
*Closed Monday-Friday, except by appointment

Closed: New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Easter

General Admission

Adults $7.00
Seniors (60+) 6.00
Students (6-17) $6.00
Members are always Free!

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The Miami Valley Council for Native Americans 30th Annual Keeping the Tradition Pow Wow

Pow wowSaturday, June 23, 2018
12:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 24, 2018
12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Gates open at 11:00 a.m.; Grand entry at 12 noon and 6:00 p.m. Saturday, and 12 noon Sunday

During the Keeping the Tradition Pow Wow, the serene setting at SunWatch transforms with the beat of drums and the sounds and rhythm of American Indian music. For American Indians, Pow Wow is a special time to reflect upon a rich heritage and come into the Pow Wow circle with honor and respect for one another and the drum.

The event features both men’s and women’s dances, including the men’s grass dance and the women’s shawl and jingle dance, performed wearing full regalia. In addition, traditional American Indian arts, crafts and food will be available from vendors.

Admission: $8.00/Adults, $6.00/Seniors (60+) and Children (6-17), Free/Age 5 & under. Weekend passes are available for $15.00/Adults, $9.00/Seniors (60+) and Children (6-16), Free/Age 5 & under.
DSNH Members 1/2 price admission for this special event

Presented by: The Miami Valley Council for Native Americans

Schedule*

Master of Ceremony: Roger Campbell
Arena Director: Randy Medrano
Head Vet: Charlie Keith
Head Man: Wolf Grass Irwin
Head Lady: Lydia Green-Miller
Host Drum: Lakeside Singers
Invited Drums: Istayapi, Red Circle Singers, Southern Singers

Saturday June 23, 2018
11:00 a.m.    Miami Valley Flute Circle
Noon            Grand Entry - Flag Song - Victory Song - Prayer - Posting of the Staff and colors - Veterans Song
12:30 p.m.    Intertribal and Special dances
4:45 p.m.      Retreat of Staffs and Colors
5:00 p.m.      Dinner Break: Miami Valley Flute Circle
6:00 p.m.      Grand Entry - Flag Song - Victory Song - Prayer - Posting of the Staffs and Colors
6:30 p.m.      Intertribal and Special dances
8:30 p.m.      Retreat of Staffs and Colors
            
Sunday June 24, 2018
11:00 a.m.    Miami Valley Flute Circle
Noon             Grand Entry - Flag Song - Victory Song - Prayer - Posting of the Staffs and Colors - Veterans Song
12:30 p.m.    Intertribal and Special dances
4:45 p.m.      Retreat of Staff and Colors

*Subject to change