40th Annual Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow July 27-29, 2018

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Celebrate The Thunderbirds’ 40th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow at Queens County Farm Museum on July 27-29, 2018 in Floral Park, New York, in TAID’s 55th year! On Indian Country Today’s 10 biggest pow wow list and as New York City’s oldest and largest powwow, the Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow will feature three days of inter-tribal Native American Indian dance competitions, Native Crafts Demonstrations, Items and Exhibit booths in th Farm’s outdoor museum, to which the public is invited.

at Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY (718) 347-FARM or WWW.QUEENSFARM.ORG

DANCING   SINGING  CONTESTS  CRAFTS   INDIAN FOOD

ADMISSION:  ADULTS $10.00

CHILDREN $5.00 (12 & UNDER)     WEEKEND PASS $16 & $7 FOR CHILDREN

Bring your own seating

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THUNDERBIRD AMERICAN INDIAN DANCERS SCCHOLARSHIP FUND & QUEENS COUNTY FARM MUSEUM EDUCATION FUND

 

FREE PARKING   AND CAMPING FOR DANCERS AND POW WOW VENDORS

 

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Thunderbird Vendors Committee  

c/o Marie Poncé

P.O. Box 521 College Station

New York, NY 10030 or

Email: thunderbirdvendors@gmail.com or Phone: (718) 347-3276,

MC Louis Mofsie: (201) 587-9633

 

Pow Wow Location:

Queens County Farm Museum

73-50 Little Neck Parkway

Floral Park, NY 11104-1129

 (718 347-FARM   WWW.QUEENSFARM.ORG

 

This well attended pow wow 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.
Note Admission Update: Adults $10.00 (all weekend pass $16.00) and children: $5.00 (age 12 and under) (all weekend pass $7.00)

(Free with Farm Membership PLUS)

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE THUNDERBIRD AMERICAN INDIAN DANCERS SCHOLARSHIP FUND & QUEENS COUNTY FARM MUSEUM EDUCATION FUND.

Pow Wow Flyer: Queens Farm Pow Wow July 27-29,  2018 (1) 

Hoop Dancers and Specials

 

Michael A Taylor Hoop Dancer (Choctaw)

 

 

3 Days Performance Times
Friday 6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Crafts and Food

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Pow Wow Dancing,

Sunset Lighting of the Bonfire

Gates Open

6:00 p.m.

Saturday 10:00 a.m.        Gates Open

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Crafts and Food Stands   Rain or Shine

12:00 p.m.– 1:00 p.m. Gourd Dancing

1:00 pm              Grand Entry

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pow Wow Dancing

7:00 p.m.          Grand Entry
7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Pow Wow Dancing, Sunset Lighting of the Bonfire

 10:00am
Sunday 10:00 a.m.         Gates Open

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Crafts and Food Stands   Rain or Shine

12:00 p.m.– 1:00 p.m. Gourd Dancing

1:00 pm              Grand Entry

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pow Wow Dancing

7:00 p.m.          Grand Entry
7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Pow Wow Dancing, Sunset Lighting of the Bonfi

.10:00am

at Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway

Alan Shooting Star Brown Traditional mens style Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow Queens Farm

Floral Park, NY  11104-1129

(718) 347-FARM or WWW.QUEENSFARM.ORG MORE INFO BELOW..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xDEb5KExVI

Vendors! Authentic Native American items, no new age or mass produced items offered.

Please do not bring or sell knives or other sharp objects to events at Queens Farm Museum. Calendar subject to change. For further information WWW.THUNDERBIRDAMERICANINDIANDANCERS.ORG

 

Kitty Gabourel

Directions

Queens Farm Pow Wow July 2018

 

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

By Car:

From Brooklyn, Manhattan , Queens (West):
Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 24 (Little Neck Parkway) make right onto Li

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):

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.

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

Cross Union Tpk and walk North on Little Neck Parkway 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. 24 hr service 7 days a week or Port Washington Line to Little Neck Station where Ollie’s car service is located 516-352-6666, call for prices
Both LIRR stations are approximately 2 ½ miles from the Farm Museum.

The Q79 bus  runs from the Little Neck Station to the Farm everyday Except Sunday on a very limited basis. Here is a link to  Google Maps   

 

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Thunderbird Evening of Music, Poetry and Original Works at AICH

TRADITIONAL AND CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN INDIAN

Print Flyer: Thunderbird cultural event 2018

Saturday, April 21,2018 

7 to 9 PM

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers will host an evening featuring Native American music, dance and poetry on April 21, 2018, from 7 to 9 PM.  This event will be held at the American Indian Community House, 39 Eldridge Street, 4th floor, in Manhattan (in Chinatown between Canal and Hester Streets).

There is no admission charge, and everyone is welcome.

The performances will cover a panorama of Native American Culture, ranging from traditional works to contemporary ones.

 

 

TRADITIONAL AND CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN INDIAN

 

Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Dance and Music Workshop at The Carriage House

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers are holding our annual spring

Dance and Music Workshop on Saturday, March 17, 2018, from 7 to 10 PM.

Click here to print flyer: Thunderbird Dance Workshop 3_2018

 
This event is being held at:
225 East 67th Street 
Manhattan (between 2nd & 3rd Avenues).   
 
The Workshop will include lessons in several Native American dances and songs and practice on musical instruments, for all who want to participate.   This is a unique educational opportunity for people of all ages (including children) and backgrounds (both Native and non-Native) to learn about Native American music and dance. 
 
There will also be tables set up with American Indian jewelry and other handmade items, available for purchase at very reasonable prices.
 
All are welcome to attend.  Admission is free. Thunderbird schedule (1)

Thunderbird Events

Thunderbird Events

Save the Dates:  Saturday March 17th 7-10pm   and

Saturday April 21st  7-10pm  Special Artists Salon Event

Thunderbird Dance & Music Workshop and Crafts Sale

at The Carriage House

225 East 67 Street, New York City ( between 2nd & 3rd Avenues)

Little Baby loves Carlos Ponce at TNC Deer Dance Thunderbird American Indian Dancers   Matoaka Little Eagle and Powhatan Swift Eagle at Clearwater   8_thunderbird alan kitty louisHoop Dance Michael A Taylor and Marie Ponce

Full House Saturday!!Last Chance Today 44th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Concert Kids $1

Carlos Ponce and Alan “Star” Brown Traditional Men’s Native American Dancers at TNC

44th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Concert Kids $1

Tickets http://www.theaterforthenewcity.net

212-254-1109

Michael Taylor’s (Choctaw) New Hoop Dance Choreography, Yaqui Deer Dancer Carlos Ponce (Maya) and Matoaka Eagle’s (Santo Domingo Kewa Pueblo and Chickahominy) special story, MC Louis Mofsie (Hopi/Winnebago)

Hoop Dancer Michael A. Taylor (Choctaw)

Reviews and Top Links: Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Concerts

43rd Annual Thunderbird American Indian Dancers’ Dance Concert and Pow Wow

http://theatermania.com/off-off-broadway/shows/43rd-annual-thunderbird-american-indian-dancers-dance-concert-and-pow-_322554/

BWW Dance Review: Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwdance/article/BWW-Dance-Review-Thunderbird-American-Indian-Dancers-Present-Concert-at-Theater-for-The-New-City-20180204

 

Native America Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

http://hidvl.nyu.edu/video/000563584.html

Michael Taylor and Louis Mofsie’s Same Beat(starts at 6:45mns) Hemispheric Institute Digital Video Library

Michael D Taylor Grass Dancer

Aired on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network in half hour segments. This episode of ‘Native America’ contains a performance by members of the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers, the first piece features two female dancers, Dale Legones Lifetime Member of the Thunderbirds and modern dancer)  and the second, two male – in both, one dancer does traditional Native dance while the other does improvisational dance. The male dancers are Louis Mofsie (Hopi/Winnebago) and Michael Taylor (Delaware). The episode also features the Native American blues-rock group ‘Indigenous,’ which consists of three brothers, Mato Nanji (vocals and guitar), Pte (bass), Horse (percussion), and their sister, Wanbdi (drums, vocals). The siblings are members of the Nakota Nation and grew up on the Yankton Indian Reservation in South Dakota.The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers traces its roots back to a group of teenagers called the Little Eagles, which included director Louis Mofsie.

Videos of Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=thunderbird+american+indian+dancers+show&qpvt=thunderbird+american+indian+dancers+show&FORM=VDRE

 

43rd Annual Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Concert at Theater for the New City

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers are presenting their 43rd annual concert of music, dance and storytelling at the Theater for the New City the first two weekends of this coming February.
This is a unique educational and entertainment experience.  The Thunderbirds perform authentic dances of the Iroquois, Southwest and Great Plains Native American peoples. Each dance is introduced with a complete explanation of the dance and its cultural context and is accompanied by live music.
Shows are on
Fridays, February 2 and 9, and
Saturdays,  February 3 and 10 at 8 PM,
with tickets prices of $12.
There are also special matinee performances for childrenon Saturdays and Sundays at 3 PM,
February 3, 4, 10 and 11, with tickets for children under 12 only one dollar (children must be accompanied by an adult paying the regular $12 price).
All performances are at the
Theater for the New City,
155 First Avenue at East 10th Street in Manhattan.
Phone (212) 254-1109 for reservations or go to:
www.TheaterForTheNewCity.net for advance ticket purchases.
Also see American Indian Community House Calendar: https://aich.org/calendar/

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