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10 Fun Pow Wows for Kids

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Thunderbird American Indian Dancers, Inc. in association with QUEENS COUNTY FARM MUSEUM
PROUDLY PRESENT THEIR GRAND MIDSUMMER POW WOW
Fri-Sun  JULY 29, 30, 31,  2021

Thunderbird’s 59th Year!!!

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Upcoming Events:

43rd Annual Thunderbird American Indian Powwow at Queens Farm Museum 2022

 

Go to: Queens Farm to get your tickets 

Special Admission Days

Friday–Sunday, July 29,30,31, 2022
Friday: Gates open at 6:00PM; Performances 7–10PM
Saturday: Gates open at 10:00AM; Performances 12–5PM & 7–10PM
Sunday: Gates open at 10:00AM; Performances 12–5PM

 

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!). An immersive cultural experience not to be missed!

Print out flyer here

Advance tickets recommended. Online tickets required.

Ticket sales open! Go to: Queens Farm to get your tickets 

 

More Info:

 

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

ALL TIMES LISTED BELOW ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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

 

Pow Wow Location:

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

Please keep up to date through the Queens Farm Website: WWW.QUEENSFARM.ORG

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

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.
Tentative Schedule of Events

DANCER REGISTRATION
In-person dancer registration will be 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.  1st, 2nd & 3rd Contest prizes awarded by category.

Categories Include: Tiny Tots, Teens, Adult Women’s and Men’s Traditional, Jingle and Grass Dance, Men’s and Women’s Fancy  Demonstrations in Social Dances, Native American Hoop, Smoke, Yaqui Deer Dances and other specials possible as time permits
WWW.THUNDERBIRDAMERICANINDIANDANCERS.ORG

DANCE CONTESTS
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

Important Guidelines:

After unloading, performers will move cars and park in the south parking lot.
● On Sat/Sun, all vehicles must be unloaded and parked by 10:00am (Sat/Sun), otherwise they will
be required to unload and park in the southside parking lot.
● For the safety of our visitors and for insurance purposes, no cars will be permitted on the farm
grounds after 5pm on Friday; 10am on Saturday & Sunday.
● All cars must maintain 5 mph speed or slower with flashers on while driving on the farm
grounds.

● Vendors will be located on the North side of the farm in the Orchard area.
● While driving on the farm grounds, everyone must maintain 5mph speed or slower with flashers
on.
● Vendors need to be set-up and operational when the gates open to the public at 6:00pm on Friday with no driving on the site after 5pm, and 10:00am on Saturday & Sunday; Because the site opens to the public at 10:00am on Sat/Sun, all vehicles must be on unloaded and parked by 10:00am, otherwise they
will be required to unload and park in the designated parking area.

 

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Past Events: 

THUNDERBIRD AMERICAN INDIAN DANCERS’ DANCE CONCERT AND POW-WOW

 

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/

Tomorrow! Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Benefit AICH at Ethical Culture Hopi Dances

See AICH Schedule of events

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Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Benefit

January 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm

New York Society for Ethical Culture
2 W 64th St., New York, NY 10023

$10.00

Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Benefit

American Indian Community House presents Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Benefit.

Saturday January 20th, 2018 7pm – 9pm

Tickets: $10
Purchase Tickets Online via Eventbrite

Hosted by our co-sponsor,
New York Society for Ethical Culture
2 W 64th St., New York, NY 10023

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Details

Date:
January 20, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost:
$10.00
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thunderbird-american-indian-dancers-benefit-for-aich-tickets-41397319497

Venue

New York Society for Ethical Culture
2 W 64th St
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Pics Link Thunderbird Queens Farm Pow Wow

Were you there at the 38th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow? It’s always the last full weekend (Fri-Sun) of July. Put it in your calendars!!!

Click here to see more pics MM Photography from Queens Farm Pow Wow Nice pics! Thanks

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Thunderbird Dance Social at NMAI April 16, 2016

Saturday, April 16, 2016, from 7 to 10 PM.   Thunderbird American Indian Dancers at TNC Group

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers in collaboration with the National Museum of the American Indian are holding a Dance Social Saturday, April 16, 2016, from 7 to 10 PM at the National Museum of the American Indian, One Bowling Green, in lower Manhattan.  Shawl TAIDEveryone is welcome to attend and there is no admission charge.

Louis Mofsie and the Heyna Second Sons singers lead this traditional indoor social dance and get-together.  Everyone is welcome to join in the Native American Dancing, or just to enjoy it as a spectator.  There will also be free door prizes and refreshments.

For more information about the Dance Social, link to www.nmai.si.edu.
Print out schedule at: thunderbird-schedule-2015-16-2
Read Article: Indian Country Today                                                                                                                http://www.nmai.si.edu/calendar/
Hoop Dance Michael A Taylor and Marie Ponce

New at Annual Thunderbird American Indian Dancers in Concert Feb 5-14, 2016 at TNC

 

Thunderbird American Indian Dancers in Concert at

Theater for the New City

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New choreography American Indian Hoop Dance with Michael A. Taylor & Marie Poncé to the music of Rob Mastrani and Louis Mofsie!

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POW-WOW -- Hoop dance in Thunderbird American Indian Dancers' Dance Concert and Pow-Wow, presented by Theater for the New City January 31 to February 9, 2014. Photo by Jonathan Slaff.

POW-WOW — Hoop dance in Thunderbird American Indian Dancers’ Dance Concert and Pow-Wow, presented by Theater for the New City January 31 to February 9, 2014. Photo by Jonathan Slaff.

Fridays – Sundays
February 5, 6, 7 & 12, 13, 14,  2016

Fridays 8 PM, Saturdays 3 & 8 PM, Sundays 3 PM Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (at 10th Street), New York City (212) 254-1109 or ..WWW.THEATERFORTHENEWCITY.NET     One dollar children’s tickets available only for matinee shows

https://www.youtube.com/embed/LjBRcwmv6rU“>Video:

Louis Mofsie, Marie ponce and Michael A. Taylor Native american indiand Hoop Dance for 600 excited spectators.

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers 41st Annual Concert at TNC

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers
are presenting their 41st annual concert of music, dance and storytelling at the
Theater for the New City the first two weekends in February.   
Print 2016 Schedule: thunderbird-schedule-2015-16-2
The Thunderbirds perform authentic dances of the Iroquois, Pueblo and Great Plains Native American peoples.  pow-wow-finale-of-thunderbird-american-indian-dancers-dance-concert-and-pow-wow-presented-by-theater-for-the-new-city-january-31-to-february-9-2014-photo-by-jonathan-slaff
 
Shows are on
Fridays, February 5 and 12, and Saturdays, February 6 and 13 at 8 PM, with tickets prices of $10. 
Special matinee performances for children are on Saturdays and Sundays, February 6,  7, 13 and 14 at 3 PM, with tickets for children under 12 only one dollar (children must be accompanied by an adult paying the regular $10 price). 
 
All performances are at the Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue at East 10th Street in Manhattan.  Phone (212) 254-1109 or go to www.TheaterForTheNewCity.net for tickets.

 

 

 

Thunderbird Dance Social April 18, 2015

 

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers in collaboration with the National Museum of the Finale Thunderbird American Indian Dancers in Concert Pow Wow Jan 2014 at Theater for the New City
American Indian are holding a Dance Social on Saturday, April 18, 2015, from 7 to 10 PM.
This event is at the National Museum of the American Indian, One Bowling Green, in lower Manhattan.  Everyone is welcome to attend and there is no admission charge.
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Louis Mofsie and the Heyna Second Sons singers lead this traditional indoor social dance and get-together.  Everyone is welcome to join in the Native American Dancing, or just to enjoy it as a spectator.  There will also be free door prizes and refreshments.Finale Thunderbird American Indian Dancers in Concert Pow Wow Jan 2014 at Theater for the New City
For more information about the Dance Social, link to www.nmai.si.edu.

 

Native Pow Wow Dance Workshop Just for Kids

Ray Two Feathers Leung Eagle Dancematoaka

Saturday March 28

10am-3pm

Native Pow Wow Dance Workshop

Just for Kids

Join Storytellers Dancers Singers Matoaka Little Eagle, Ray Two Feathers Leung, Hoop Dancer Marie Poncé for a day of American Indian Fun. Learn Fancy Shawl, Grass Dance, Traditional Style Category Dances featured in many pow wows across the country with The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

at American Indian Community House, 254 W 29th Street, 2th floor,
New York City
Native American Crafts Sale and Dance Workshops

www.aich.org

http://www.thunderbirdamericanindiandancers.org/events

Thunderbird schedule 2014-15Print PDF
 Join Facebook Page: Thunderbird American Indian Dancer

 

2 weeks of free Thunderbird workshops at AICH!!

Saturday March 21
7 – 10 PM

Crafts Sale and Dance Workshops-March 21

and

Saturday March 28

10am-3pm

Native Dance Workshop Especially for Kids

at American Indian Community House, 254 W 29th Street, 2th floor,
New York City
Native American Crafts Sale and Dance Workshops

www.aich.org

http://www.thunderbirdamericanindiandancers.org/events

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