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

  Thunderbird’s 52nd Year!!!

Upcoming Events for 2015-16:
Young Winners Queens Pow Wow 1
Thunderbird schedule 2015-16
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New Dates: 41th Year at TNC!!

Annual Thunderbird American Indian Dancers in Concert at Theater for the New City Fri-Sun 

February 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21,2016  FRIDAYS 8PM, SATURDAYS 3 & 8PM & SUNDAYS 3pm

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

 Video 36th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow at Queens County Farm Museum Native American Indian Hoop Dance

Thunderbird Traditional Dance Social at The National Museum of the American Indian

national-museum-of-the-american-indianThunderbird Dance Social

Saturday October 18

7 – 10 PM

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    Indian Country Today

NMAI Events Calendar

 

Native American Auction

Saturday November 21

beadwork6 – 10 PM
Preview 6–7PM, Live Auction 7–10PM at

American Indian Community House, 254 West 29th Street, 2nd floor, New York City (between 7th & 8th Avenues)

 

 

Holiday Party          NEW LOCATION!!

Saturday December 12              
6 – 10 PM

   Matoaka Little Eagle with Kids AICHRay Two Feathers Leung and Carlos Ponce
at La MaMa Theater, 66 East 4th Street, New York City Holiday potluck dinner – bring a dish to share – plus crafts sale

 

Traditional Dance Social

Saturday January 23

7 – 10 PM
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at National Museum of the American Indian

One Bowling Green, New York City #4 #5 to Bowling Green, R to Whitehall, #1 to South Ferry or Rector

Directions

NMAI Museum Calendar Schedule

Thunderbird American Indian Dancers in Concert at

Theater for the New City

Fridays – Sundays
February 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21

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

 

Children & Youth Dance Workshop
Saturday March 19
at American Indian Community House

Thunderbird Young Winners 2015 Queens Farm

254 West 29th Street, 2nd floor
12 – 3 PM 7 – 10 PM

Free lessons for young people in Native American Dance
Native American Dance & Music Workshops and Crafts Sale

Thunderbird Social at National Museum of the American Indian

Saturday
April 16
7 – 10 PM
Traditional Dance Social
at National Museum of the American Indian, One Bowling Green, New York City

 

Young Winners TAID Pow Wow

Matoaka Little Eagle with Kids AICH

Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow

Friday – Sunday
July 29- 31

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

Mayan Weavers Erikson and Miriam Gomez Exhibitors at Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow at Queens Farm featured in Indian Country Today

bonfire TAID PW

38th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow         Friday – Sunday July 29- 31, 2016 

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers are hosts to New York City ‘s oldest and largest pow wow,  celebrating our 52nd year.

Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow 2014 Queens farm

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

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

38th Annual Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow
at Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY 11104-1129

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

Vendors:  Mail pictures of booth and a few items. and list of items to:

Thunderbird Vendors Committee

c/o Marie McKinney-Ponce

P.O. Box 521 College Station

New York, NY 10030 or email: thunderbirdvendors@gmail.com Phone: 347-433-7329

MC Louis Mofsie: (201) 587-9633.

Ray Two Feathers Leung Eagle DancePow Wow Location:

Queens County Farm Museum

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 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.
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.

Click to See:Pow Wow Contest Winners for 2014

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 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.

Gabriel Perez, Donna Kolm,  Michael D. Taylor, Roman Perez, Sandi Capasso, Ray

Gabriel Perez, Donna Kolm, Michael D. Taylor, Roman Perez, Sandi Capasso, Ray “Two Feathers” Leung, Louis Mofsie

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

 
 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4sMbqeB604&feature=related

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAST EVENTS

Saturday March 21 & 28

7 – 10 PM

Crafts Sale and Dance Workshops-March 21 and Saturday March 28

10am-3pm

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

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 10001254 West 29th St 2nd Floor, New York City, NY 10001

(212) 598-0100 http://www.aich.org(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 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDV7wDdV8l8

 

 

January 24, 2015 7 – 10PM

Traditional Dance Social

at National Museum of the American Indiannational-museum-of-the-american-indianat National Museum of the American Indian

One Bowling Green,One Bowling Green,

New York, NY 10004 New York, NY 10004

Phone: 212-514-3700 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.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 CountryNMAI CalendarArticle in Indian CountryNMAI Calendar

 

 

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

TWO WEEKENDS

Fri-Sun January 30, 31 & Feb. 1

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

Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (at 10th Street), New York City (212) 254-1109 or WWW.THEATERFORTHENEWCITY.NET

 

Children & Youth Dance Workshop

Saturday   March 19

12 – 3 PM 7 – 10 PM

at American Indian Community House, 254 West 29th Street, 2nd floor

Free lessons for young people in Native American Dance
Dance & Music Workshop and Crafts Sale
Native American Dance & Music Workshops and Crafts Sale

 

Traditional Dance Social

April 16, 2015 7 – 10PM

at National Museum of the American Indiannational-museum-of-the-american-indianat National Museum of the American Indian

One Bowling Green,One Bowling Green,

New York, NY 10004 New York, NY 10004

Phone: 212-514-3700 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.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 CountryNMAI CalendarArticle in Indian CountryNMAI Calendar

bonfire TAID PW

38th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow         Friday – Sunday July 29- 31, 2016 

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers are hosts to New York City ‘s oldest and largest pow wow,  celebrating our 52nd year.

Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow 2014 Queens farm

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

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

38th Annual Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow
at Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY 11104-1129

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

Vendors:  Mail pictures of booth and a few items. and list of items to:

Thunderbird Vendors Committee

c/o Marie McKinney-Ponce

P.O. Box 521 College Station

New York, NY 10030 or email: thunderbirdvendors@gmail.com Phone: 347-433-7329

MC Louis Mofsie: (201) 587-9633.

Ray Two Feathers Leung Eagle DancePow Wow Location:

Queens County Farm Museum

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 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.
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.

Click to See:Pow Wow Contest Winners for 2014

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 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.

Gabriel Perez, Donna Kolm,  Michael D. Taylor, Roman Perez, Sandi Capasso, Ray

Gabriel Perez, Donna Kolm, Michael D. Taylor, Roman Perez, Sandi Capasso, Ray “Two Feathers” Leung, Louis Mofsie

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

 
 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4sMbqeB604&feature=related

9 Comments (+add yours?)

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  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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