SunWatch

SunWatch

2301 W. River Road
Dayton, OH 45417
(937) 268-8199
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April–November
Tuesday-Saturday
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Sunday: noon-5:00 p.m.
Closed on Mondays

DecemberMarch
Closed except for special events or by appointment.Call 937.268.8199 to book your group visit or field trip!

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 31st Annual Keeping the Tradition Pow Wow

Pow wowSaturday, June 22, 2019
12:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 23, 2019
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: TBD
Arena Director: TBD
Head Vet: TBD
Head Man: TBD
Head Lady: TBD
Host Drum: TBD
Invited Drums: TBD

Saturday June 22, 2019
11:00 a.m.    Entertainment TBA
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: Entertainment TBA
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 23, 2019
11:00 a.m.    Entertainment TBA
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