WUSTL School of Social Work to host 18th annual Pow Wow Saturday, April 5

Free and open to the public

WHAT: The 18th annual Pow Wow, part of American Indian Awareness Week at Washington University

WHEN: Saturday, April 5 from noon to 10 p.m. Grand entries of dancers will be showcased at 1 and 6 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 Pow Wow along with students, faculty and staff from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work.

COST: Free and open to the public

WHY: The Pow Wow draws crowds from all over the Midwest to experience American Indian dancing, singing, drumming, arts, crafts and food.

This year’s theme, “Honoring Our Native Veterans and All Those Who Serve,” marks the School of Social Work’s increasing collaborations with the St. Louis Vet Center, St. Louis Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, St. Louis VA Regional Office, the Missouri National Guard and various Veterans Service Organizations.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: (314) 935-4510 or http://gwbweb.wustl.edu/buder/events.html.