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Washington University's School of Social Work to host 15th anniversary powwow Saturday, April 9

WHAT: The 15th annual powwow, part of American Indian Awareness Week and the celebration of the Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies’ 15th anniversary.

WHEN: Saturday, April 9 from noon to 10 p.m. Grand entries of dancers will be showcased at 1 and 7 p.m. Arts & crafts booths will open at 10 a.m.

WHERE: Washington University’s Athletic Center, near the intersection of Forsyth Boulevard and Olympian Way.

WHO: Tribal dancers from throughout the Midwest will participate in the powwow along with students, faculty and staff from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work.

COST: Free and open to the public

WHY: The powwow draws crowds from all over the Midwest to experience American Indian dancing, singing, drumming, arts, crafts and food. This year’s anniversary powwow features an arts and craft show, an expanded drum circle, and a special stomp dance exhibit. A commemorative t-shirt featuring the artwork of a young native artist will be available for purchase during the event.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: (314) 935-4510