Northern Colorado Intertribal Pow-wow Association, Inc., (NCIPA),
is PROUD and very honored to host the
22nd Annual Spring Contest Powwow
and Indian Art Market

June 7-8, 2014
Northside Aztlan Community Center
112 Willow Street
Fort Collins, Colorado

"Honoring Our Drum"

SAFE Travels to ALL!!

Schedule of Events

Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Ground Blessing   Sunday: 10:00 a.m. Gourd Dance*
  10:00 a.m. Gourd Dance*     12:00 p.m. Grand Entry
  1:00 p.m. Grand Entry     ~ 7:00 p.m. Powwow concludes
  5:00 p.m. Dinner Break***        
  5:30 p.m. Gourd Dance*        
  7:00 p.m. Grand Entry        

*All gourd dancers are invited! 
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Head Staff

2013-14 Princess:

Miss Avaleena R. Nanaeto
Sac & Fox, Southern Ute, Ute Mountain Ute, Northern Ute, Meskwaki, Kickapoo

2014 Committee Honoree: Sabrina and Gus Irwin - Children's Activity Coordinator
Northern Co-MC Corky Old Horn, Crow - Crow Agency, MT
Southern Co-MC Erny Zah, Navajo, Jicarilla Apache, Choctaw - Sawmill, AZ
Arena Director: Randy Medicine Bear, Lakota - Loveland, CO
Head Gourd Dancer: Michael J. Pawnee, Cheyenne, Arapaho - Clinton, OK
Cooks (Concession): Morgan Family, Navajo, Zuni - Fort Collins, CO
Cook (Feed): Lorinda Medicine Bear, Navajo - Loveland, CO
Honor Guard: American Indian Veterans of Colorado - Denver, CO
Head Dancers: Picked per session.
Host Northern Drum: Meskwaki Nation - Tama, IA
Host Southern Drum: Bad Company - Colorado
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SPECIAL Contests

  • If you wish to sponsor a special contest, please email us.
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    Admission fees: (includes singers and dancers)
    Ages 13 and older $5.00/day or $8.00 weekend pass
    Ages 6-12 $3.00/day or $5.00 weekend pass
    5 and younger free
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    Major Sponsors

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    Powwow Disclaimer

    The Committee, Sponsors, Head Staff, Northside Aztlan Community Center staff, or wonderful volunteers of this event are not responsible for accidents, injuries, short-funded travelers, stolen or lost articles, or damage to personal belongings. This is a family event. Alcohol/drugs/weapons/disruptive behavior are strictly prohibited and this will be enforced.

    Parents - we ask that you please watch your children. This is a large facility, and children need to be kept safe.

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    Contact Information


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