Gateway to Nations Pow Wow 2013
Friday, May 31, 2013 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 7:00 PM (EDT)
Floyd Bennett Field
50 Aviation Road, Brooklyn, NY 11234
May 31, 2013: 10am-5pm Student Day (Open to School Groups and the General Public) $6 General Admission for everyone of all ages
School groups MUST pre-register...Please click HERE to download a registration form. All school registration forms and payment must be received by Friday, May 24th, 2013. For more information, Email email@example.com or call #718-686-9297.
June 1st & 2nd, 2013: 11am-7pm, Grand Entry of Dancers at 1pm and 4pm
$14 Adults & Teens, $8 Children 6-12 years old & Seniors 65+ (Plus online purchase fee)
Free for Children 5 years old and under
- Admission tickets, valid only on selected dates.
- This is a rain or shine outdoor event, therefore no refunds will be given
- Limited seating available so you’re welcome to bring your own chairs and/or Umbrellas.
- No alcohol or drugs, no outside food, drinks, ice or coolers will be allowed on the premises.
Mass Transit: From Manhattan, take the No.2 Train (No.5 train only on weekday rush hours on the East Side) on the West Side downtown to Flatbush & Nostrand Avenue (last stop), from there transfer to the Q35 bus south on Flatbush Avenue. Ask the driver to let you off at Floyd Bennett Field. Check the bus map for the many buses that connect to the Q35 line. Take any trains from Manhattan that stop at Atlantic or Pacific Avenue stations in Brooklyn and transfer to the No.2 or No.5 trains to the Flatbush/Nostrand Station and take the Q35 bus. The Q35 bus stops on Flatbush Avenue across from the entrance at the Ryan Visitor Center and again at the entrance road just before the bridge toll plaza.
By Car: From the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn take exit 11-S which brings you onto Flatbush Avenue South. About 1 mile south the Belt Parkway, keep left and turn left at the traffic light just before the Marine Parkway Bridge toll plaza. From central Brooklyn, you may take Flatbush Avenue south all the way to the Field. From the Rockaways take the Marine Parkway Bridge and make the first right at the traffic light after the toll gate.
Gateway to Nations Pow Wow is a full contest Pow Wow attracting over 500 Native American artists, educators, singers, dancers and performing groups from across the Americas. There will be over 40 artist booths selling crafts, jewelry, food and more. Other highlights of the event include authentic cuisine: buffalo burgers, venison stew and corn soup. Visitors can interact with representatives from tribs of the Lakota, Navajo, Mohawk, Seneca, Cherokee, Aztec, Mayan, Samoan, Hawaiian and many more. There is a live bird of prey exhibit, pony rides and tipi raising.
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Redhawk Native American Arts Council
Not-for-profit 501C3 Indigenous arts and cultural organization, founded and maintained by Native American artists and educators. We are dedicated to educating the public and breaking sterotypes by presenting the traditions and culture of Native People from across North, South, Central America, the Caribbean and the Polyneisan Islands.