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5th Annual University of Pennsylvania Pow Wow

Natives at Penn and the Greenfield Intercultural Center presents their 5th Annual University of Pennsylvania Powwow!!!

EVERYONE is welcome to join us! This event is a celebration of Native American culture, spirituality and so much more. This is a social gathering that will introduce Penn campus to traditional and modern Native American people, clothing, singing, dancing, and cuisine. Native American arts and crafts will be available for sale, there will be a special dance competitions with cash prizes, as well as an all mens special dance contest, all womens special dance contest, and a new and FUN dance special called the "Cake Dance and Potato Dance." Individuals can watch, join the dances, learn, visit/meet others, renew old friendships and make new ones.

3720 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Grand Entry: 11am
FREE Admission!!!

Cake Dance
Potato Dance

All Men Categories Dance Contest Special:

All Women Categories Dance Contest Special:

Head Staff:
Host Drum group: MedicineHorse Singers
Co-host Drum group: Storm Boyz
Head Man Dancer: Duncan Munson - Nanticoke Lenni Lenape
Head Lady Dancer: Cinnamon Spear - Northern Cheyenne
Master of Ceremonies (MC): TBA
Arena Director: TBA

If you would like to volunteer for the event, register as a powwow dancer, or sell authentic Native American made arts or crafts, then please fill out one of the forms provided below:

Dancer registration, click here.

Vendor registration, click here.

Volunteer registration, click here.

If you would like more information regarding the upcoming powwow, please contact: nativesatpenn@gmail.com

Big THANK YOU to our sponsors!

Greenfield Intercultural Center and Association of Native Alumni

Parking Options

Drexel University Parking Services

  • Name: Lot G
  • Rates: $7 Evening / Weekend Flat Fee; Overnight weekday parking may be purchased with daily passes for an additional $5/evening.
  • Location: Southeast corner of 34th and Market Streets, with the vehicle entrance in the rear at 34th and Ludlow Streets. The Drexel Parking Garage has a clearance of 6 feet 9 inches. Capacity 824.
  • Google Maps: Street View
  • Interactive Map: map
  • Website: drexel.edu

Penn Parking Services

  • Hourly Parking
  • Rates: $11 for the first hour — $2 each additional hour - $30 maximum — FROM 12 am TO midnight
    Early bird* — before 9 a.m. out by 5 p.m.
    Evening* — after 5 p.m. out by midnight *$17 cash until midnight
    credit card at all times
  • Location: Walnut 38 Garage at 38th & Walnut; GPS Coordinates: 39.953997,-75.198691
  • Google Maps: Street View

Visitors are encouraged to park at the Campus Park and Ride at 1600 South Warfield Street. Parking is FREE on weekends. Please visit this link for more parking information: click here


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