Drums Along the Hudson Pow Wow” A Native American and Multicultural Festival 2022

Celebrating our 20th Anniversary!

Sunday, June 5, 2022 11am-6pm

in Inwood Hill Park 

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43rd Annual Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow at Queens County Farm Museum, NY Fri-Sun July 29-31, 2022

Go to: Queens Farm to get your tickets

AMERICAN INDIAN DANCERS
IN ASSOCIATION WITH QUEENS COUNTY FARM MUSEUM
PROUDLY PRESENT THEIR GRAND MIDSUMMER
Fri-Sun July 29-31, 2022

DANCING ♦ SINGING ♦ CONTESTS
CRAFTS ♦INDIAN FOOD
FOR INFORMATION CONTACT
(718) 347-FARM or WWW.QUEENSFARM.ORG
or WWW.THUNDERBIRDAMERICANINDIANDANCERS.ORG

This spectacular 3-day event is NYC’s largest Powwow and one of the top ten in the USA. It features intertribal Native American dance competitions by over forty Indian Nations. The Grand Entry showcases the dancers’ full regalia and The Sunset Lighting of the Bonfire is an enchanting ceremony. Program features an expansive market of authentic Native American art, crafts, jewelry and food (don’t miss the fry bread!). Singing by The Silver Cloud Singers, Heyna Second Sons, Smoke Dance, Native American Hoop Dance, Inter-Tribals and more. An immersive cultural experience not to be missed!

Advance tickets recommended. Online tickets required.
Performance schedule to come.


Click here to Get Your tickets and More Information


Friday–Sunday, July 29-31, 2022

 

More Info:


Friday, July 29: 6 PM – 10 PM Saturday, July 30: 10AM – 10 PM Grand Entry 1 PM and 7 PM
Grand Entry 7 PM Sunday, July 31: 10AM – 5 PM Grand Entry 1 PM
Bring your own seating
Pow-wow open rain or shine FREE PARKING


QUEENS COUNTY
FARM MUSEUM
73-50 LITTLE NECK PKWY.
FLORAL PARK, NEW YORK
11004


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

Students send LOA requests attention Michael A. Taylor


Directions to Queens County Farm Museum:


By Car: Grand Central Parkway to Exit 24 South (Little Neck 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 eastbound to Little Neck
Parkway. Walk 3 blocks north to Farm Entrance Gate.
Long Island Railroad: To Floral Park or Little Neck Station, where car service is available.

All cars must be parked and stationary before spectator entry times! No exceptions.

See  Pow Wow 2021

1-Day Pass: $15; $8 (Children ages 2-12)
3-Day Pass: $30; $16 (Children ages 2-12) Click here to Get Your tickets and More Information

​DANCER REGISTRATION
Dancer registration is Friday 5-7 PM & Saturday after 11 AM.  Contest dancers must register by Saturday 1 PM.  Although the majority of contest points are given Saturday and Sunday, participation points are awarded for Friday night dancing.  Contests will run rain or shine.  All dancers must pay at least a single day admission fee (covering the full weekend) before they enter the pow wow grounds, but there is no dancer registration fee. 

Admissions can only be bought on-line, preferably in advance: go to queensfarm.org/events.html, click on “POWWOW TICKETS”  and purchase by clicking on the linked EventBrite page.
Overnight Accommodation: Dancer RV’s must be moved into the parking lot overnight.

Artists Craftspeople Vendors please send vendor booth requests to thunderbirdvendors@gmail.com with picture(s) of your booth a few representative items and list of items, or mail in requests to:

Thunderbird Vendors Committee

c/o Marie Ponce

Box 521 College Station New York, NY 10030

Limited number of booths available on Museum grounds.


DANCE CONTESTS

DANCE CONTESTS:

Adult Categories Men’s Traditional, Women’s Traditional, Men’s Grass Dance, Women’s Jingle, Men’s Fancy, Women’s Shawl:

1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $100

Young Men and Young Women (8-15) 1st $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $50

Tiny Tots (7 and under): 1st $50, 2nd $35, 3rd $20


Friday
Gates Open 6 PM
Crafts and food stands 6 – 10 PM
Pow Wow Dancing 7 – 10 PM
Sunset Lighting of the Bonfire


Saturday
10 AM Gates Open
10 AM – 10 PM Crafts and food stands
12 – 1 PM Gourd Dancing
1 PM Grand Entry
1- 5 PM Pow Wow Dancing
7 PM Grand Entry
7-10 PM Pow Wow Dancing
Sunset Lighting of the Bonfire



Sunday

10 AM Gates Open
10 AM – 10 PM Crafts and food stands
12 – 1 PM Gourd Dancing
1 PM Grand Entry
1- 5 PM Pow Wow Dancing

Dance Contests See Events page

Thunderbird Autumn Celebration at Queens Farm Save the Date!! Sun Nov 13, 2022

Autumnal Celebration featuring The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers. Award winning Founding Director, Louis Mofsie; will be held outdoors at the Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, New York. 718 347 FARM (3276).

The Thunderbirds will perform dances from various regions and tribes.  Note: this is not a pow-wow open to all dancers; except for limited audience participation, only Thunderbird dancers will be performing.   
The Farm grounds will also host merchants selling Native American food,  jewelry, clothing, pottery and other items.


All admissions must be purchased on-line and should be made in advance.   All time, other details and ticket purchases can be found at the Queens Farm website www.QueensFarm.org/autumn-dance-celebration.

Admission to the Farm grounds and the Native American Market is at no charge.  For the dance performance, admissions are $15 for adults, $10 for children 4-11 years old, with those 3 and younger being admitted free.  


Parking is free.  There is no seating provided, so please bring your own chairs or blankets.
To purchase admission tickets, go to  www.QueensFarm.org/autumn-dance-celebration  (or go to the

Queens Farm homepage www.QueensFarm.org, click on “Events & Programs”;  on the dropdown menu click on “Autumn Dance Celebration).  From the Autumn Dance Celebration page,  click on “Purchase Tickets”.  This will bring you to the Eventbrite web page, which has more information and links to the ticket purchasing.  Since admissions are limited, we recommend buying tickets as soon as possible. 

All cars and vehicles must be parked and stationary on these outdoor museum grounds, prior to the admission and entry of spectators. Safety first!

Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/210656542367948

Save the Date for:

Thunderbird Auction Sunday November 20th, 2022 1pm at Riverside Church NYC

Thunderbird Annual Concert at Theater for the New City TNC 155 First Avenue (between 9th and 10th) Streets Friday-Sunday January 13,14, 15 and January 20, 21, 22, 2023 212 254 1109 Featuring new original and traditional Native American works and performances.

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