43rd Annual Cal State Puvungna Pow Wow – March 9th and 10th

The American Indian Student Council at Cal State Puvungna proudly invites you to the

43rd Annual Cal State Puvungna Pow Wow

Saturday, March 9th: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday, March 10th: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
*Grand Entry at 1:00 pm both days*

Upper Campus Quad

Southern California’s largest American Indian gathering…

California State University, Long Beach’s annual American Indian social celebration will feature American Indian dancing, arts, crafts, and food. In addition to contests and inter-tribal dancing, there will be Gourd dancing with Dancer Registration closing at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 9. All dancers and drums are invited. Native foods such as mutton and beef stew, Navajo tacos, fry bread and Indian burgers will be on sale at the event, and American Indian vendors will be selling both traditional and contemporary American Indian art. To learn more about the Pow Wow or to view the schedule, please visit www.csulb.edu/powwow

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The Cal State Puvungna Pow Wow is sponsored by the American Indian Studies Program, American Indian Student Council, Division of Student Services, Student Life and Development, 49er Shops, Inc., and Associated Students, Incorporated.
For more information, please contact Anna Nazarian-Peters at (562) 985-8528 or e-mail powwow
For student interviews or presentations, please email publicity

  • Master of Ceremony: John Dawson
  • Arena Director: Victor Chavez
  • Head Man Dancer: Adrian Phoenix
  • Head Lady Dancer: Kristian Smith
  • Host Northern Drum: Changing Spirits
  • Head Southern Singer: Phillip Hale
  • Host Gourd: Golden State Gourd Society
  • Spoonkeeper: Patricia Lopez