Celebrate Indigenous culture and tradition at annual Pow Wow March 11
February 24, 2017

Dancers at Pow WowStaff, students and members of the public are invited to Georgian College’s 12th Traditional Pow Wow – Honouring the Maple Sugar Moon (Ziibaakdoke-giizis) – on Saturday, March 11. Join the community in learning about and celebrating Indigenous culture and tradition.

“The Georgian College Pow Wow is a time for people to celebrate and learn more about indigenous culture through singing, dancing, drumming and feasting,” says Amy Taylor Special Events Co-ordinator. “A variety of talented artists and vendors attend the Pow Wow from all across Ontario every year to showcase their traditional crafts and artwork.”

The event will be held in the Barrie Campus gymnasium from noon to 9 p.m. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. The spectacular grand entry will take place at noon and again at 7 p.m. for the evening session. Dinner will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and the event wraps up at 9 p.m.

Admission and parking are free. Donations of non-perishable food items will go to the Food Locker program, an on-campus food bank for Georgian students.

All are welcome.

Learn more about the Pow Wow. For more information contact Amy Taylor, Special Events Co-ordinator at 705.728.1968, ext. 1373 or amy.taylor@georgiancollege.ca.