Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center's

Cultural Program

Scenes from the 2014 Pow-Wow: YouTube Link

Our 38th ANNUAL POW WOW is going to be held on September 24th & 25th, 2016

Thank you for making our Pow-Wow's a great success, as this aids in giving a true perspective of the native american culture that has been previously and is now. !!!!

We wish to Thank you all very much for spending your time with us.

We here at the Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center, Inc. are honored to count you as our friends.

There are many of you that from year to year we look forward to seeing and spending time with one and all.

DIRECTIONS:
From the Turnpike:
Take Exit #48.
Go south on Freeport Road towards Pittsburgh,
Go to the traffic light by Target and Giant Eagle Express and turn right onto Route 910.

**Once on Route 910, get into the left lane. Go to the top of the hill [red light] and continue thru until you come to a detour sign,
in about ½ mile making a left onto Indianola Rd. follow onto Dorseyville Rd in a 10th of a mile turn right onto Saxonburg Blvd.
Go approximately 1/2 mile and follow the parking signs.
Please note: The 30 MPH speed limit is strictly enforced.  

From Pittsburgh : Take Route 28 to Exit 11. Turn left onto Route 910 and follow directions from **
 

Alternate route from Pittsburgh : Take Route 28 to Exit 5B, Etna/Route 8.
Follow Route 8 for three traffic lights. (K Mart is on your right.)
Turn right onto Saxonburg Blvd. Stay on Saxonburg Blvd. For six miles. Follow the parking signs.

The Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center will be presenting it’s 38th annual Pow Wow, September 24th and 25th, 2016, from Noon to 7PM each day, with the grand entry at 1PM. The program includes American Indians from many tribes singing, dancing drumming arts and crafts; and Native American foods.

A gathering of various tribal members who share in singing, competition dancing and renewing friendships, a Pow Wow expresses and sustains American Indian heritages by observing old traditions. Each day, the Pow Wow begins with an exciting grand entry of all dancers in their spectacular and colorful regalia.

Throughout the day, visitors will enjoy watching and taking part in the judging of the various categories of competition dancing. Those inspired by the beat of the drum can join in with a variety of social dances such as the Snake or Round dance.

After working up an appetite in the dance area, Pow Wow participants can indulge in traditional American foods. There will be vendor’s booths to purchase authentic American Indian treasurers, such as jewelry, baskets, clothing, quilts, pottery and much more. Children will also participate in a variety of activities.

The Pow Wow will be held at 120 Charles Street, Dorseyville, Pa. 15238-1027, approximately twenty minutes from downtown Pittsburgh.

For more information, contact the Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center at 412- 782-4457 or www.cotraic.org .

Link to This years POW-WOW Flyer

Interested Native American Vendors and Dancers can

CALL FOR INFORMATION OR E-MAIL

Mike Simms 412-292-7683, or msimms606@aol.com OR Russell Simms 412-292-9128, or rsimms3671@msn.com

 

120 Charles Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Telephone (412) 782-4457 X202

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