Events

Indian Country Today: Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow 10 Biggest !!    

Thunderbird’s 51 st Year!!!

Click to See: Contest Winners 2014!!

Upcoming Events for Spring / Summer 2014:
 Click to print Thunderbird Schedule 2013- 2014
 Join Facebook Page: Thunderbird American Indian Dancers
Theater for the New City Annual Thunderbird American Indian Dancers in Concert  2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4fIZJW8uBo

 Video 36th Annual Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summr Pow Wow Native American Indian Hoop Dance 

 

Thunderbird American Indian Dancers PortraitNovember 15, 2014  6-10pm

Auction

Preview 6-7pm  Live Auction 7-10pm

Auction of Native American items: Silver, Turquoise, Pottery, Handmade American Indian items, Regalia from around the country

at American Indian Community House

254 West 29th St 2nd Floor, New York City, NY 10001

(212) 598-0100 http://www.aich.org

December 20, 2014 7-10pm

Holiday Party

at American Indian Community HouseHeyna Second Sons at Drums Along the Hudson 2012

254 West 29th St 2nd Floor, New York City, NY 10001

(212) 598-0100 http://www.aich.org

Pot Luck Dinner Bring a dish to share, Native American Indian Dancing, Drumming, Music and Fun!

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDV7wDdV8l8

January 24, 2015 7 – 10PM

Traditional Dance Social

national-museum-of-the-american-indianat National Museum of the American Indian

One Bowling Green,

New York, NY   10004
Phone: 212-514-3700

Entrance to The National Museum of the American Indian includes security screening. Do Not bring knives or other sharp objects to the museums.

Article in Indian Country             NMAI Calendar 

 

TWO WEEKENDS

Fri-Sun January 30, 31 & Feb. 1

& February 6, 7, 8, 2015 at 8pm Matinees Sat & Sun at 3pm

Inuit DancersThunderbird American Indian Dancers in Concert

Theater for the New City

155 First Avenue (at 10th Street), New York City, NY 10003

(212) 254-1109 or WWW.THEATERFORTHENEWCITY.NET

 


Saturday March 21
7 – 10 PM

Crafts Sale and Dance Workshops

at American Indian Community House, 134 West 29th Street, 4th floor,
New York City
Native American Crafts Sale and Dance Workshops

Saturday April 18
7 – 10 PM
Traditional Dance Socialnational-museum-of-the-american-indian

at National Museum of the American Indian, One Bowling Green, New York City #4 or #5 Train to Bowling Green, #R Train to Whitehall #1 to Staten Island Ferry

www.drumsalongthehudson.org/

37th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow         queens pastoral farm scene   

July 24- 26 ,  2015 Friday – Sunday   

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancer are hosts to New York City ‘s oldest and largest pow wow,  celebrating our 50th year.

Friday – Sunday
July 24 – 26
Annual Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow
at Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NYThunderbird Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow 2014 Queens farm

(718) 347-FARM or WWW.QUEENSFARM.ORG
WWW.THUNDERBIRDAMERICANINDIANDANCERS.ORG or (201) 587-9633.

73-50 Little Neck Parkway

Floral Park, NY 11104-1129

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MCE5XvRxSY

(718 347-FARM   WWW.QUEENSFARM.ORG

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBj-EPxt0lg

Marie McKinney hoop dancer Thunderbird Pow Wow 2009

 This well attended powow will feature three days of intertribal Native American dance competitions to which the public is invited. Over 40 Indian nations are represented at this spectacular event held in the apple orchard on the farm grounds. A large selection of quality Native American art, crafts, jewelry and foods are available.
Admission: Adults $10.00 (all weekend pass $15.00), children: $5.00 (age 12 and under) (all weekend pass $7.00)    (Free with Farm Membership PLUS)

Performance Times Gates Open
Friday 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m.
at Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY  11104-1129
(718) 347-FARM or WWW.QUEENSFARM.ORG MORE INFO BELOW..
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MCE5XvRxSY

 Note: *Entrance to the National Museum of the American Indian includes a security screening.
Please do not bring knives or other sharp objects to events at the Museum.
Calendar subject to change.
For further information WWW.THUNDERBIRDAMERICANINDIANDANCERS.ORG or (201) 587-9633.

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Directions

Queens County Farm MuseumAlan Star Brown officiates at Drums Along the Hudson
73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, New York 11004-1129
(718) 347-3276


By Car:

From Brooklyn, Manhattan , Queens (West):
Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 24 (Little Neck Parkway) make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 3 blocks to Museum or Long Island Expressway East to Exit 32 (Little Neck Parkway) make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 1 ½ miles to Museum.

From Long Island (East):
Northern State Parkway West into Grand Central Parkway West to Exit 24 (Little Neck Parkway) make left onto Little Neck Parkway, drive 3 blocks to Museum or Long Island Long Island Expressway West to Exit 32 (Little Neck Parkway) make left onto Little Neck Parkway, drive 1 ½ miles to Museum.

From the Bronx (North):
95 South to the Throgs Neck Bridge to Clearview Expressway south to Exit 1, Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 24 (Little Neck Parkway) make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 3 blocks to Museum.

or Whitestone Bridge to Cross Island Parkway to exit 29 East, Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 24 (Little Neck Parkway) make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 3 blocks to Museum.

From New Jersey (South):

Verrazano Bridge to Belt Parkway East to Cross Island Parkway (this will be a right fork toward Whitestone bridge). Take Cross Island Parkway to Exit 29 East, Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 24.  Make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 3 blocks to Museum.


By Public Transportation:

Subway and Bus:
E or F Train to Kew Gardens/Union Turnpike Station
Q46 Bus (eastbound on Union Tpk.) to Little Neck Parkway Stop

Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow Queens County Farm Museum

Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow Queens County Farm Museum

Cross Union Tpk and walk North on Little Neck Pky 3 blocks to Museum Entrance

Long Island Railroad:

Hempstead Line to Floral Park Station where Triple-A car service is located

516-328-8888, call for prices. (appx. $10 for two people) 24hr service 7 days a week
or Port Washington Line to Little Neck Station where Ollie’s car service is located
718-229-5454, call for prices ($15 for two people) 24hr service 7 days a week
Both LIRR stations are approximately 2 ½ miles from the Farm Museum.

The Q79 bus does run from the Little Neck Station to the Farm everyday Except Sunday on a very limited basis. Here is a link to the schedule: q079cur

 

  

 
 

 

 

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PAST EVENTS 2013-2014

 

October 18, 2014   7- 10pm

Dance Workshops, Storytelling, Crafts Sale

at American Indian Community House

254 West 29th St 2nd Floor, New York City, NY 10001

(212) 598-0100 http://www.aich.org

Native American Crafts Sale, Storytelling and American Indian Dance Workshops taught by members of The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

 Native American Crafts Sale, Storytelling and American Indian Dance Workshops taught by members of The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

36th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow-Wow

at Queens County Farm Museum

 

 

 
Finale Thunderbird American Indian Dancers in Concert Pow Wow Jan 2014 at Theater for the New City

Friday – SaturdayCarlos Ponce men's traditional Drums Along the Hudson NYC TAID

July 25-27, 2014

 

73-50 Little Neck Parkway

Floral Park, NY 11104-1129

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MCE5XvRxSY

(718 347-FARM   WWW.QUEENSFARM.ORG

Marie McKinney hoop dancer Thunderbird Pow Wow 2009

 This well attended powow will feature three days of intertribal Native American dance competitions to which the public is invited. Over 40 Indian nations are represented at this spectacular event held in the apple orchard on the farm grounds. A large selection of quality Native American art, crafts, jewelry and foods are available.
Admission: Adults $10.00 (all weekend pass $15.00), children: $5.00 (age 12 and under) (all weekend pass $7.00)    (Free with Farm Membership PLUS)

Performance Times Gates Open
Friday 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m.
at Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY  11104-1129
(718) 347-FARM or WWW.QUEENSFARM.ORG MORE INFO BELOW..
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MCE5XvRxSY

 Note: *Entrance to the National Museum of the American Indian includes a security screening.
Please do not bring knives or other sharp objects to events at the Museum.
Calendar subject to change.
For further information WWW.THUNDERBIRDAMERICANINDIANDANCERS.ORG or (201) 587-9633.

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Directions

Queens County Farm MuseumAlan Star Brown officiates at Drums Along the Hudson
73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, New York 11004-1129
(718) 347-3276


By Car:

From Brooklyn, Manhattan , Queens (West):
Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 24 (Little Neck Parkway) make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 3 blocks to Museum or Long Island Expressway East to Exit 32 (Little Neck Parkway) make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 1 ½ miles to Museum.

From Long Island (East):
Northern State Parkway West into Grand Central Parkway West to Exit 24 (Little Neck Parkway) make left onto Little Neck Parkway, drive 3 blocks to Museum or Long Island Long Island Expressway West to Exit 32 (Little Neck Parkway) make left onto Little Neck Parkway, drive 1 ½ miles to Museum.

From the Bronx (North):
95 South to the Throgs Neck Bridge to Clearview Expressway south to Exit 1, Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 24 (Little Neck Parkway) make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 3 blocks to Museum.

or Whitestone Bridge to Cross Island Parkway to exit 29 East, Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 24 (Little Neck Parkway) make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 3 blocks to Museum.

From New Jersey (South):

Verrazano Bridge to Belt Parkway East to Cross Island Parkway (this will be a right fork toward Whitestone bridge). Take Cross Island Parkway to Exit 29 East, Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 24.  Make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 3 blocks to Museum.


By Public Transportation:

Subway and Bus:
E or F Train to Kew Gardens/Union Turnpike Station
Q46 Bus (eastbound on Union Tpk.) to Little Neck Parkway Stop

Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow Queens County Farm Museum

Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow Queens County Farm Museum

Cross Union Tpk and walk North on Little Neck Pky 3 blocks to Museum Entrance

Long Island Railroad:

Hempstead Line to Floral Park Station where Triple-A car service is located

516-328-8888, call for prices. (appx. $10 for two people) 24hr service 7 days a week
or Port Washington Line to Little Neck Station where Ollie’s car service is located
718-229-5454, call for prices ($15 for two people) 24hr service 7 days a week
Both LIRR stations are approximately 2 ½ miles from the Farm Museum.

The Q79 bus does run from the Little Neck Station to the Farm everyday Except Sunday on a very limited basis. Here is a link to the schedule: q079cur

 
 

  

 

Saturday  March 15, 2014  7 – 10PM

Carlos and little girl at TNC Deer Dance ThunderbirdsDance Workshops, Storytelling, Crafts Sale

at American Indian Community House

134 West 29th St 4th Floor, New York City, NY 10001

(212) 598-0100 http://www.aich.org

Native American Crafts Sale, Storytelling and American Indian Dance Workshops taught by members of The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

 

Saturday April 12, 2014    7 – 10PM

Traditional Dance Social

at National Museum of the American Indian

Thunderbird Social at NMAI Heyna Second Sons Drum Louis MofsieOne Bowling Green,

New York City, NY 10004
Phone: 212-514-3700

Article in Indian Country             NMAI Calendar

Click here to print Thunderbird schedule 2013-14

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Drums Along the Hudson in Inwood Park

Sunday June 1th  11-6pm

Take #1 Train to 217th St and Broadway walk west up the hill to the lake in Inwood Park Pow Wow, Shad Fish Festival, Vendors, International Dances, Tom Porter The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers #1 Train to 217th Street and Broadway walk west up the hill toward Inwood park  Pow Wow by the lake. Bring your blanket, http://www.drumsalongthehudson.org 


Click to Print pff of Thunderbird schedule 2013-14

Saturday, October 19, 2013   7 – 10pm

Dance Workshops, Storytelling, Crafts Sale

at American Indian Community House

134 West 29th St 4th Floor, New York City, NY 10001

(212) 598-0100 http://www.aich.org

Native American Crafts Sale, Storytelling and American Indian Dance Workshops taught by members of The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

 

 beadworkSaturday, November 16, 2013  6 – 9PM

Auction

Preview and Silent Auction 6-7pm  Live Auction 7 -9 PM 

at American Indian Community House

134 West 29th St  4th Floor, New York City, NY 10001

(212) 598-0100 http://www.aich.org

Native American Indian Items: Regalia, Pottery, Bead Work, Silver, Turquoise, more…

 

Gabe Carlos and Roman at Drums Heyna Second SonsSaturday

December 21, 2013 

7 – 10PM

Holiday Party

at American Indian Community House

134 West 29th St  4th Floor, New York City, NY 10001

(212) 598-0100 http://www.aich.org

Holiday  Potluck Dinner – bring a dish to share – plus crafts sale 

January 4, 2014  7 – 10PMAlan Star Brown officiates at Drums Along the Hudson

Traditional Dance Social

at National Museum of the American Indian

One Bowling Green,

New York, NY   10004
Phone: 212-514-3700

Entrance to The National Museum of the American Indian includes security screening. Do Not bring knives or other sharp objects to the museums.

Article in Indian Country             NMAI Calendar 

 

Fridays 8PM, Saturdays 3 & 8PM,  Sundays 3PM

TWO WEEKENDSInuit Dancers

January 31, Feb. 1, 2

& February 7, 8, 9, 2014

Thunderbird American Indian Dancers in Concert

Theater for the New City

155 First Avenue (at 10th Street), New York City, NY 10003

(212) 254-1109 or WWW.THEATERFORTHENEWCITY.NET

 

Saturday March 16
7 – 10 PM
Crafts Sale and Dance Workshops
at American Indian Community House, 134 West 29th Street, 4th floor,
New York City
Native American Crafts Sale and Dance Workshops

Saturday April 20
7 – 10 PM
Traditional Dance Social
at National Museum of the American Indian, One Bowling Green, New York City #4 or #5 Train to Bowling Green, #R Train to Whitehall #1 to Staten Island Ferry

Sunday May 19, 2013

11 am- 6pm

Drums Along the Hudson: A Native American Festival

More Information:

www.drumsalongthehudson.org/

Thunderbird’s 50th Year Celebration!!!

35th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow                                     July 26 – 28,  2013 Friday – Sunday   

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancer are hosts to New York City ‘s oldest and largest pow wow,  celebrating our 50th year.

Friday – Sunday
July 26 – 28
Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow
at Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY
(718) 347-FARM or WWW.QUEENSFARM.ORG
Entrance to the National Museum of the American Indian includes a security screening.
Please do not bring knives or other sharp objects to events at the Museum.
Calendar subject to change.
For further information WWW.THUNDERBIRDAMERICANINDIANDANCERS.ORG or (201) 587-9633.

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1:56 Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Video WWW.THEATERFORTHENEWCITY.NET Review of the Show

Thunderbird’s 50th Year Celebration!!!

35th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow                                     July 26 – 28,  2013 Friday – Sunday   

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancer are hosts to New York City ‘s oldest and largest pow wow,  celebrating their 50th year.

This well attended powow will feature three days of intertribal Native American dance competitions to which the public is invited. Over 40 Indian nations are represented at this spectacular event held in the apple orchard on the farm grounds. A large selection of quality Native American art, crafts, jewelry and foods are available.
Admission: Adults $10.00 (all weekend pass $15.00), children: $5.00 (age 12 and under) (all weekend pass $7.00)    (Free with Farm Membership PLUS)

Performance Times Gates Open
Friday 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m.
at Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY
(718) 347-FARM or WWW.QUEENSFARM.ORG MORE INFO BELOW..
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MCE5XvRxSY

 Note: *Entrance to the National Museum of the American Indian includes a security screening.
Please do not bring knives or other sharp objects to events at the Museum.
Calendar subject to change.
For further information WWW.THUNDERBIRDAMERICANINDIANDANCERS.ORG or (201) 587-9633.

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Directions

Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, New York 11004-1129
(718) 347-3276


By Car:

From Brooklyn, Manhattan , Queens (West):
Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 24 (Little Neck Parkway) make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 3 blocks to Museum or Long Island Expressway East to Exit 32 (Little Neck Parkway) make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 1 ½ miles to Museum.

From Long Island (East):
Northern State Parkway West into Grand Central Parkway West to Exit 24 (Little Neck Parkway) make left onto Little Neck Parkway, drive 3 blocks to Museum or Long Island Long Island Expressway West to Exit 32 (Little Neck Parkway) make left onto Little Neck Parkway, drive 1 ½ miles to Museum.

From the Bronx (North):
95 South to the Throgs Neck Bridge to Clearview Expressway south to Exit 1, Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 24 (Little Neck Parkway) make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 3 blocks to Museum.

or Whitestone Bridge to Cross Island Parkway to exit 29 East, Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 24 (Little Neck Parkway) make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 3 blocks to Museum.

From New Jersey (South):

Verrazano Bridge to Belt Parkway East to Cross Island Parkway (this will be a right fork toward Whitestone bridge). Take Cross Island Parkway to Exit 29 East, Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 24.  Make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 3 blocks to Museum.


By Public Transportation:

Subway and Bus:
E or F Train to Kew Gardens/Union Turnpike Station
Q46 Bus (eastbound on Union Tpk.) to Little Neck Parkway Stop
Cross Union Tpk and walk North on Little Neck Pky 3 blocks to Museum Entrance

Long Island Railroad:

Hempstead Line to Floral Park Station where Triple-A car service is located

516-328-8888, call for prices. (appx. $10 for two people) 24hr service 7 days a week
or Port Washington Line to Little Neck Station where Ollie’s car service is located
718-229-5454, call for prices ($15 for two people) 24hr service 7 days a week
Both LIRR stations are approximately 2 ½ miles from the Farm Museum.

The Q79 bus does run from the Little Neck Station to the Farm everyday Except Sunday on a very limited basis. Here is a link to the schedule: q079cur

Thunderbird Theater for the New City Concert flyer Jan 27-Feb 5 2012
Sunday May 20, 2012 Drums Along the Hudson Inwood Park 11-6pm Take #1 Train to 217th St and Broadway walk west up the hill to the lake in Inwood Park Pow Wow, Shad Fish Festival, Vendors, Intl Dance, Tom Porter The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers #1 Train to 217th Street and Broadway walk west up the hill toward Inwood park  Pow Wow by the lake. Bring your blanket, http://www.drumsalongthehudson.org

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Earlier this Year

Flyer: 34th Annual Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summer at Queens Farm Pow Wow July 2012

Saturday December 15
7 – 10 PM
Holiday Party
at American Indian Community House, 134 West 29th Street, 4th floor,
New York City
Holiday potluck dinner – bring a dish to share – plus crafts sale

Saturday January 5
7 – 10 PM
Traditional Dance Social
at National Museum of the American Indian, One Bowling Green, New York City

Fridays – Sundays
January 25, 26, 27
February 1, 2, 3
Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Annual Concert at Theater for the New City    

155 First Avenue
(between 9th and 10th Streets)
New York, NY 10003
Tickets:

Telephone: (212) 254-1109   Fax: (212) 979-6570          www.theaterforthenewcity.net/

July 27, 28 and 29
34th Annual Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow 2012

New York City ‘s oldest and largest pow wow will feature three days of intertribal Native American dance competitions to which the public is invited. Over 40 Indian nations are represented at this spectacular event held in the apple orchard on the farm grounds. A large selection of quality Native American art, crafts, jewelry and foods are available.
Admission: Adults $10.00 (all weekend pass $15.00), children: $5.00 (age 12 and under) (all weekend pass $7.00)    (Free with Farm Membership PLUS)

Saturday October 20

7 – 10 PM
Crafts Sale and Dance Workshops
at American Indian Community House, 134 West 29th Street, 4th floor,
New York City
Native American Crafts Sale and Dance Workshops
Saturday Nove

mber 17

6 – 9 PM
Auction
preview and silent auction 6 – 7 PM, live auction 7 – 9 PM
at American Indian Community House, 134 West 29th Street, 4th floor,
New York City

Performance Times Gates Open
Friday 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m.
Friday – Sunday   July 27 - 29, 2012 Annual Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow
at Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY
(718) 347-FARM or WWW.QUEENSFARM.ORG MORE INFO BELOW..
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MCE5XvRxSY

 Note: *Entrance to the National Museum of the American Indian includes a security screening.
Please do not bring knives or other sharp objects to events at the Museum.
Calendar subject to change.
For further information WWW.THUNDERBIRDAMERICANINDIANDANCERS.ORG or (201) 587-9633.

**

Directions

Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, New York 11004-1129
(718) 347-3276


By Car:

From Brooklyn, Manhattan , Queens (West):
Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 24 (Little Neck Parkway) make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 3 blocks to Museum or Long Island Expressway East to Exit 32 (Little Neck Parkway) make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 1 ½ miles to Museum.

From Long Island (East):
Northern State Parkway West into Grand Central Parkway West to Exit 24 (Little Neck Parkway) make left onto Little Neck Parkway, drive 3 blocks to Museum or Long Island Long Island Expressway West to Exit 32 (Little Neck Parkway) make left onto Little Neck Parkway, drive 1 ½ miles to Museum.

From the Bronx (North):
95 South to the Throgs Neck Bridge to Clearview Expressway south to Exit 1, Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 24 (Little Neck Parkway) make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 3 blocks to Museum.

or Whitestone Bridge to Cross Island Parkway to exit 29 East, Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 24 (Little Neck Parkway) make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 3 blocks to Museum.

From New Jersey (South):

Verrazano Bridge to Belt Parkway East to Cross Island Parkway (this will be a right fork toward Whitestone bridge). Take Cross Island Parkway to Exit 29 East, Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 24.  Make right onto Little Neck Parkway and drive 3 blocks to Museum.


By Public Transportation:

Subway and Bus:
E or F Train to Kew Gardens/Union Turnpike Station
Q46 Bus (eastbound on Union Tpk.) to Little Neck Parkway Stop
Cross Union Tpk and walk North on Little Neck Pky 3 blocks to Museum Entrance

Long Island Railroad:

Hempstead Line to Floral Park Station where Triple-A car service is located

516-328-8888, call for prices. (appx. $10 for two people) 24hr service 7 days a week
or Port Washington Line to Little Neck Station where Ollie’s car service is located
718-229-5454, call for prices ($15 for two people) 24hr service 7 days a week
Both LIRR stations are approximately 2 ½ miles from the Farm Museum.

The Q79 bus does run from the Little Neck Station to the Farm everyday Except Sunday on a very limited basis. Here is a link to the schedule: q079cur

Thunderbird Theater for the New City Concert flyer Jan 27-Feb 5 2012
Sunday May 20, 2012 Drums Along the Hudson Inwood Park 11-6pm Take #1 Train to 217th St and Broadway walk west up the hill to the lake in Inwood Park Pow Wow, Shad Fish Festival, Vendors, Intl Dance, Tom Porter The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers #1 Train to 217th Street and Broadway walk west up the hill toward Inwood park  Pow Wow by the lake. Bring your blanket, http://www.drumsalongthehudson.org

video of theThunderbird American Indian Dancers  – Native American dancers presentation held  atTheater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (at 10th Street), New York City(212) 254-1109 or WWW.THEATERFORTHENEWCITY.NET Review of the Show

Saturday March 24, 2012 7 – 10 PM Crafts Sale and Dance Workshops MC Louis Mofsie host Thunderbird American Indian Dancers at The New American Indian Community House NEW LOCATION!! 134 WEST 29 ST 4TH FLOOR New York City Native American Crafts Sale and Dance Workshops Hoop Dance, Grass Dance, Pow Wow Dancing (Free)
http://www.aich.org
Saturday April 21, 2012 7 – 10 PM
Traditional Dance Social
at National Museum of the American Indian*(note below)
One Bowling Green, New York City

http://nmai.si.edu/calendar/

Saturday January 21, 2012 7 – 10 PM Traditional Dance Social at National Museum of the  American Indian One Bowling Green New York City

NMAI Calendar
Carlos Ponce and Alan “Shooting Star” Brown Traditional Men’s Native American Dancers at Theater for the New City NY, NY

Thunderbird Dancers and

Singers at the Thunderbird Social at The Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian in New York City.

1 Bowling Green #4 to Bowling Green  http://www.nmai.org

Hoop Dance Video

Join the Thunderbird Indian Singers and
Dancers led by Louis Mofsie (Hopi/Winnebago)
in an evening of social dancing. Heyna’s
Second Sons is the featured drum group.
Bring your family and enjoy the festivities.
Diker Pavilion
7PM – 10PM

January 27-Feb 5, 2012

Annual Thunderbird American Indian Dnacers Concert at Theater for the New City 1st Av and 10th St 212 254 -1109

Adults $10 & Special 3pm Matinees Kids $1

Click Theater for the New City for tickets and more info.

Fridays - Sundays January 27, 28, 29 February 3, 4, 5, 2012
Thunderbird American Indian Dancers in Concert
Fridays 8 PM, Saturdays 3 & 8 PM, Sundays 3 PM

Saturday April 16, 2011  7-10PM Traditional Dance Social  Diker Pavilion American Indian Museum Heye Center Traditional Social w/the Thunderbird Indian Singers & Dancers at National Museum of the American Indian, One Bowling Green, New York City Heyna’s Second Sons is the featured drum group. Entrance to the National Museum of the American Indian includes a security screening.  Please do not bring knives or other sharp objects to events at the Museum.

Rain or Shine – FRE

Ninth Annual Drums Along the Hudson®:A Native American Festival Sunday, May 22nd, 201111:00 am until 6:00 pm

Inwood Hill Park 218th Street and Indian Road (4 blocks west of Broadway)

The Ninth Annual Drums Along the Hudson®: A Native American Festival will take place on Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 in Upper Manhattan’s Inwood Hill Park from 11:00 am until 6:00 pm, rain or shine. http://www.drumsalongthehudson.org/ Friday – Sunday July 29-31, 2011 Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Annual Concert Friday (8PM), Saturday (3 & 8 PM) & Sunday (3PM) January 28, 29, 30, February 4, 5, 6, 2011 Theater for the New City 155 First Avenue (at 10th Street) New York City (212) 254-1109  WWW.THEATERFORTHENEWCITY.NET

Saturday, March 19 , 2011 7-10PM

Crafts and Dance Festivalat American Indian Community House, 11 Broadway, 2nd floor, New York City Native American Crafts Sale and Dance Workshops

2011/2012 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Annual Concert

WWW.THEATERFORTHENEWCITY.NET

—PAST EVENTS—

2011/12 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
THE BIG DRAW WITH LOUIS MOFSIE AND THE THUNDERBIRD AMERICAN  INDIAN DANCERS
Saturday
October 15
7 – 10 PM
Traditional Dance Social
Press Release

 Draw powwow style dancers wearing
traditional regalia. Artist Maria Hupfield (Anishinaabe)
will lead the activities. Music and
dance will be provided by Louis Mofsie (Hopi/
Winnebago) and the Thunderbird Dancers.
Presented with The Drawing Center. NMAI Events   The Big Draw
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Thunderbird American Indian Dancers 2010/2011 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Flyer (pdf) :33rd Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow

July 29-31, 2011

Tues.-Fri, July 5-8 & 12-15 2011 | 11 AM – 12 PM

Summer Dance at the NMAI w/Louis Mofsie (Hopi/Winnebago) & Michael Taylor (Choctaw)

Join us for storytelling and dance Tuesdays through Fridays with Louis Mofsie Hopi/Winnebago) and Michael Taylor (Choctaw) from July 5–15 and Luana Haraguchi (Native Hawaiian) from July 19–29. First come, first served.
Categories: Kids & Families, Performances
Venue: American Indian Museum Heye Center
Event Location: Diker Pavilion
Cost: Free
Flyer (pdf) :33rd Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow

July 29-31, 2011

33rd Annual Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summer Pow July 29, 30, 31, 2011 at Queens County Farm Museum 73-50 Little Neck Parkway Wow at Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY (718) 347- FARM or WWW.QUEENSFARM.ORG <a href=” Customize or get detailed directions“>Click for Hop Stop Directions Subway, LIRR, Express Bus from any location MAP, hotels

33rd Annual Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summer Pow-Wow
73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral, Park, NY 11004
Contact:      Louis Mofsie
Vendors contact: Marie McKinney or Donna Ahmadi at thunderbirdvendors@gmail.com with pictures and list of items or mail to
P.O. Box 521 College Station
New York,  NY    10030
Phone:                201-587-9633
Email:                 LouisMofsie@
New York City ‘s oldest and largest powwow will feature three days of inter-tribal Native American dance competitions to which the public is invited. Over 40 Indian nations are represented at this spectacular event held in the apple orchard on the farm grounds. A large selection of quality Native American art, crafts, jewelry and foods are available. Hoop Dance, Tlacopan Aztec Dancers, Smoke Dance & other specials and Sunset Lighting of the Bonfire.
Annual, Traditional, Contest Powwow with Specials.
Vendors please send: contact info, list of items and picture of stand to:
thunderbirdvendors@gmail.com or mail to: Thunderbird Vendors
c/o Marie McKinney
P.O. Box 521 College Station
NY, NY 10030.
Admission: Adults $10.00 (all weekend pass $15.00), children: $5.00 (age 12 and under) (all weekend pass $7.00).  Proceeds go to Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Scholarship Fund and Queens County Farm Education Fund. Everyone who loves and respects this family event is welcome.
33rd Annual Thunderbird Pow Wow Schedule of Events:
Friday: 6PM Gates Open,
6 -10PM Crafts and food stands,
7 – 10PM Pow Wow and ‘specials’ Sunset Lighting of the Bonfire
Saturday: 10 AM Gates Open,
10AM-10PM Crafts and food stands,
1P M Grand Entry,
1 – 5 PM Pow Wow Dancing
7 PM Grand Entry,
7 – 10PM Pow Wow and ‘specials’ Sunset Lighting of the Bonfire
Sunday: 10 AM Gates Open
10AM-10PM Crafts and food stands
1P M Grand Entry
1 – 5 PM Pow Wow Dancing
Drums, Vendors, Food, Dance Contests and Special Guests:
Host Drum:  Heyna Second Sons
Drums:  Black Bear,  Young Blood
MC: Louis Mofsie;
Guests like: Tlacopan Aztec Dancers; Thunderbird Hoop and Smoke Dancers; Crafts,
Vendors: Authetic Native American  Items: Bead work, Silver and Shell work and Authentic Jewelry and Regalia, Pottery, Dolls, Crafts and Crafts Demonstrations, Weaving, CDs, Native Foods, Bonfire at Sunset, Hay rides,
Dance Contests:
1st-$500, 2nd-$300, 3rd-$100  Prizes for Adults:
Men’s and Women’s Traditional, Womens’ Jingle and Shawl, Mens’ Grass and Fancy dances.
1st-$100, 2nd-$75, 3rd-$50  Prizes for Young Men and Women (8-15)
1st-$50, 2nd-$35, 3rd-$20  Prizes for Tiny Tots (7 and under)
Specials and demonstrations
Dancers register between Friday noon and Sat at 1pm, points for participation in Grand Entries and Friday contests. Limited camping for dancers and dinner provided on Saturday.

Calendar subject to change. For further information, call 201 587-9633

Print: Flyer (pdf) :33rd Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow July 29-31, 2011

Customize or get detailed directions<a href=”http://www.hopstop.com/mini/route?zip2=11004&address2=73%2d50+LITTLE+NECK+PKWY&mode=s&city1=newyork Customize or get detailed directions“>”><a href=”http://www.hopstop.com/mini/route?zip2=11004&address2=73%2d50+LITTLE+NECK+PKWY&mode=s&city1=newyork Customize or get detailed directions“>Click for Hop Stop Directions Subway, LIRR, <a href=”http://www.hopstop.com/mini/route?zip2=11004&address2=73%2d50+LITTLE+NECK+PKWY&mode=s&city1=newyork Customize or get detailed directions“>Express Bus from any location MAP, hotels By Car: Grand central Parkway to Exit 24 South (Littleneck Parkway) or Long Island Expressway (495) to Exit 32 South, to Farm Entrance Gate. Free parking available at the Farm. Subway/Bus: E or F Train to Union Turnpike/Kew Gardens station. Transfer to Q46 bus to Littlee Neck arkway. Walk 3 Bocks north to Farm Entrance Long Island Railroad: To Little Neck Station, where cr service is available.   The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Calendar for Fall and Winter 2011 through Spring and Summer 2012: Click flyer link  below:

story_xlimage_2010_05_R4535_Drums_Along_the_Hudson.jpgSaturday, March 19 7-10PM, 2011

Crafts and Dance Festival

at American Indian Community House, 11 Broadway, 2nd floor, New York City Native American Crafts Sale and Dance Workshops

thunder_11_03 conor kirin julian kitty tnc stage.jpgSaturday April 16, 2011 7-10PM

Traditional Dance Social

at National Museum of the American Indian, One Bowling Green, New York City

Sun, July 10, 2011, 3 pm Thunderbird American Indian Dancers at SummerStage Rumsey PlayfieldCentral Park  (enter park at East 72nd Street)New York, NY  10065 Tel: (212) 360-2777 Free admission Enjoy City Parks Foundation’s spectacular, first-ever commission in honor of SummerStage’s newest program, SummerStage Kids presented by Disney. This family affair celebrates international culture and will awaken the kid in all of us through engaging performances, puppetry, music, workshops … Click here to view the full SummerStage schedule.

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7 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Trackback: Understanding American Indian Culture « Thunderbird American Indian Dancers
  2. Martina Manypaws
    Oct 10, 2011 @ 18:46:23

    O’siyo, greatest pleasure meeting you Feathers, I will never forget the afternoon that the beach with the Girls !
    Wa do
    Manypaws.

    Reply

  3. Robin hall
    Aug 07, 2012 @ 13:45:41

    When will the events for the fall (if any) be posted?

    Reply

  4. abbrakile
    Aug 21, 2012 @ 09:11:24

    Soon autumn, hurry to say goodbye to summer!).

    Reply

  5. Matthew Richardson
    Jul 20, 2014 @ 14:03:25

    drum contest?

    Reply

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