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January 23, 24, 25 2015
Sarasota Native American Indian Festival
Takes place at the Sarasota Fairgrounds,
3000 Ringling Blvd,
on Friday 9-5, Saturday 10-6, and Sunday 10-5.
Come join us and experience the traditions and
culture of the of the Native American people at
the Sarasota Native American Indian Festival.
Find 100% authentic, handmade, one-of-a-kind fine
arts and crafts, paintings, pottery, jewelry,
sculpture, bead work and leather work, along with
fantastic Native American food.
Little Big Mountain and the Big Mountain dancers
will be sharing traditional Native American drumming,
fluting, singing and various styles of dance
throughout the weekend.
Little Big Mountain is a fourth generation dancer,
singer and educator on Native culture.
The Big Mountain family’s performances started back
in the mid 1800’s with Little’s great grandfather
performing with the famous “101 Ranch Buffalo Bill Show.”
We are excited to have Nashville recording artist
Traci Snowe returning again this year to share her
music with us throughout the weekend.
This festival will continue to be a tribute to the
extraordinary life of artist Rex A. Begaye, its founder.
His remarkable gifts as an artist and educator of
Native American culture were the inspiration for this
event focused on bringing authentic Native American
culture to Sarasota.
Tickets at the gate, $7 adult, $3 6-12, 5 and under are free.
For more info: (941) 928-3694, snaif@mail.com,

February 6,7,8 2015
cox Osceola yamassee Seminole reservation Drum competition

300.00 winner takes all
Luck of the draw
Free primitive camping all weekend
Girl scouts and boy scouts welcome
Still got room for vendors
All welcome

February 20th, 21st, 22nd, 2015
Thunder on the Beach Powwow

This is our 12th year entertaining the
public at the Thunder on the Beach Powwow.
This year’s powwow will be held on
February 20th through the 22nd, 2015.
We are looking at the makings of a fantastic powwow.
Come and visit with some of the most amazing and
beautiful Native Americans throughout our great nation.
The Thunder on the Beach Powwow has over 30 artists
and vendors selling Native American art, music, and
other spectacular treasures. Barbecue meats,
kettle corn, a variety of ices, and delectable
Native American fry bread are just a few of the
tasty goodies that can be easily found
around the Thunder on the Beach Powwow.
Come and be dazzled by the stunning regalia the
native dancers wear for the powwow.
See an array of spectacular dances such as fancy shawls dancing,
Northern traditional, jingle dress dancing,
and a multitude of other dance styles.
Miss Judy, our fabulous story teller, will be there to
share all her wonderful tales, insightful and helpful advice,
and will happily answer any of your questions
about Native American culture.
View a plethora of tipi tents out in our field,
the exciting lash and steel show, along with some
amazing animals that roam the wild in the Treasure Coast!
This is a beautiful and memorable cultural event,
perfect for all ages. On behalf of everyone from the
Thunder on the Beach Powwow, we welcome you and hope
you have a wonderful time! We can’t wait to see you there!
(Dona Chesser) 772-567-1579,

March 6 -8 2015
DeLand Pow Wow

Behind DeLand YMCA
761 E. Int’l Speedway Blvd.,
Deland, FL 32724
Donation: $5 per person; Kids 5 and under FREE
All motorcycles welcome - Please park at back gate in grass.
Grand Entry: Fri 7 PM/ Sat 1 & 7 PM/ Sun 1 PM
Traditional Native American Dancing in Authentic Regalia,
Traditional Food & Drumming, Native Inspired Crafts, & Tepees
New this year Birds of Prey Princess Contest • Luck of the Draw,
Hoop and Fire Dancer Dept. of Florida
Purple Heart Mural Memorial
Bring your blankets & chairs ... and spend the day!!!
HOST HOTEL: Clarion Hotel
VENDOR CONTACT: Alison 386-801-5704 or delandpowwow@aol.com 
Dancers and Public Welcome
Alison McMillan, 386-801-5704