Students host spring pow wow April 5

The Spring Pow Wow will take place April 5 in the Fieldhouse Arena.
The Spring Pow Wow will take place April 5 in the Fieldhouse Arena.
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The Native American Student Association will host an indoor spring pow wow April 5 to raise awareness about Native American culture and tradition.

Hundreds of people are expected to attend the 17th annual Spring Pow Wow in the Fieldhouse, including people from Native American communities in the Upper Peninsula, Indiana and Wisconsin. The event is approved for LIB 100 and 201 classes.

The event will celebrate traditional Native American dancing and music with Grand Entry performances at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Native American art, jewelry and cuisine will be available to purchase throughout the day. The event is free and open to the public.

Supporting sponsors include the Division of Inclusion and Equity, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Auxiliary Services, Cultural Programming Council, Gun Lake Tribe, Pokagon Band of Potawatomi and FireKeepers Casino Hotel.

For more information, contact NASA at gvsu_nasa@yahoo.com or Kristie Scanlon in the Office of Multicultural Affairs at (616) 331-2177.