One Of America’s Largest Pow-Wows Is Coming To Nashville This Weekend


Native American dancerThe Native American Indian Association of Tennessee is about to hold its 35th Annual Tennessee Indian Education Pow Wow this coming weekend at the Long Hunter State Park.

The powwow is one of the largest Native American events in the country, and it’s now expecting to draw between 10,000 to 14,000 people to celebrate Native American culture, commented NAIA Director Ray Emanuel in a press release.

Where: Long Hunter State Park, 2910 Hobson Pike, Nashville

When: 9 a.m.-dark Friday (free for students and educators at local schools until 2 p.m.)

10 a.m.-dark Saturday: Opening ceremony at 11 a.m.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday: Opening ceremony at 11 a.m.

Highlights: Native American dancing, arts and crafts, food, a special demonstration village, full regalia, games,Tipi Village

Tickets: Adults, $6; seniors 65 and older and kids 6 to 12, $3; 5 and younger, free.

For information call 615-232-9179 or email [email protected].