Powwow Guide 2009
26 th Gathering of Nations Powwow
North America's largest powwow is packed with Native foods, traditional dancing and music, and 800 artists and traders. This year's Stage 49 features music and entertainers from across North America (See "Gathering of Nations Entertainment Schedule").
Gathering of Nations Entertainment Schedule
Friday, April 24
Indigenous hip-hop at Gathering of Nations
Everything can change in one instant. RedCloud remembers well the moment that forever altered his life and set it skittering off on its present trajectory. He was in the sixth grade in Hawthorne, a predominantly black and Mexican-American community in South Los Angeles. (He's still proud to live there, now with his wife and 2-month-old son.) Sensing a fight, he joined a herd of kids as they broke into a run toward a patch of playground where two older black students were facing off. In Hawthorne, RedCloud says, kids learned to fight at a young age. Since the violence of gang life and abusive homes touched everyone sooner or later, toughness was a subject of study.
Fierce Women Warriors Labor Day Party at Tractor Brewery Wells Park
Comedy superstar Rick Overton headlines a Labor Day party in honor of the backbone of our community—working men and women.
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