Events

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

Pow Wow Flyer: Queens Farm Pow Wow July 2017 (1) 

  Thunderbird’s 54th Year!!!

Print Out: Queens Farm Pow Wow July 2017 (1)flyer

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Upcoming Events for 2017:
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39th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow 2017 at Queens Farm, Floral Park, NY

Friday – Sunday
July 28- 30, 2017

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

Pow Wow Flyer: Queens Farm Pow Wow July 2017 (1) 

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers are hosts to New York City ‘s oldest and largest pow wow,  celebrating our 54nd 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 men’s style Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow Queens Farm

39th 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 Ponce

P.O. Box 521 College Station

New York, NY 10030 or email: thunderbirdvendors@gmail.com

Phone: (718) 347-3276

Vendors: 347-433-7329 thunderbirdvendors@gmail.com

MC Louis Mofsie: (201) 587-9633

Pow Wow Location:

Queens County Farm Museum

Matoaka Little Eagle and Powhatan Swift Eagle at ClearwaterMichael Taylor American Indian Hoop dancer Drums Along the Hudson

 

 

73-50 Little Neck Parkway

Floral Park, NY 11104-1129

Print Out: Queens Farm Pow Wow July 2017 (1)flyer

(718 347-FARM   WWW.QUEENSFARM.ORG

 

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.
Note Admission Update: Adults $10.00 (all weekend pass $16.00), 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 2017 (1) 

 

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. -10 p.m. Crafts and Food stands

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

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

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

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 pm Gourd Dancing

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pow Wow Dancing

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 or sell knives or other sharp objects to events at Queens Farm Museum. Calendar subject to change. For further information WWW.THUNDERBIRDAMERICANINDIANDANCERS.ORG

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Michael Ta lor and Louis Mofsie play flute Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

Directions

Pow Wow Flyer: Queens Farm Pow Wow July 2017 (1) 

Queens County Farm MuseumAlan Star Brown officiates at Drums Along the Hudson
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.

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

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 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

Pow Wow Flyer: Queens Farm Pow Wow July 2017 (1) 

 

 

PAST EVENTS

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers in collaboration with the National Museum of the American Indian are holding a Dance Social on Saturday, April 8, 2017,
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.
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.ed

 

Spring Dance and Music Workshop

 Saturday, March 18, 2017, from 7 to 10 PM.
 at The Carriage House
225 East 67th Street, Manhattan (between 2nd & 3rd Avenues).  

 Please note this new location.

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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 and backgrounds to learn 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.  
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The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers are presenting their 42nd annual concert of music, dance and storytelling at the Theater for the New City the last weekend of January and the first weekend of 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, January 27 and February 3, and Saturdays, January 28 and February 4 at 8 PM, with tickets prices of $10.  There are also special matinee performances for children on Saturdays and Sundays at 3 PM, January 28 and 29 and February 4 and 5, with tickets for children under 12 only one dollar (children must be accompanied by an adult paying the regular $10 price).
New choreography American Indian Hoop Dance with Michael A. Taylor & Marie Poncé to the music of Rob Mastriani and Louis Mofsie and New Stories by Matoake Eagle and Sheldon Raymore!
 
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.
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National Museum of the American Indian
Saturday  January 21, 2017
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The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers in collaboration with the National Museum of the American Indian are holding a Dance Social on Saturday, January 21, 2017, 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.
 
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.

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Carlos Ponce and Alan “Shooting Star” Brown Traditional Men’s Thunderbird  American Indian Dancers

Matoaka Little Eagle with Kids AICHAnnual Holiday Party 

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 

at La MaMa (The Downstairs, basement level)

 66 East 4th Street, in Manhattan (between Bowery and 2nd Avenue)

6 PM until 10 PM

 
Everyone is welcome to attend.  Admission is free. 
This is a potluck dinner – so please bring a dish to share. (Cold dishes are better because this venue has limited cooking facilities.) 
 
In addition to the dinner, there will be music, dance, games and, of course, socializing.  
 
The party is taking place in conjunction with a 3-day Indian Market with vendors selling traditional and contemporary Indian works. For more information about the Indian Market, visit LaMama.org/Indian_social.
 You can find more about Thunderbird activities at our website ThunderbirdAmericanIndianDancers.org.   
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The Annual Thunderbird Auction, with moderator Louis Mofsie, will be on Saturday, November 19, 2016, at The Carriage House,  225 East 67th Street,  in Manhattan (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues).Louis Mofsie Emcee at Thunderbird Concert at Theater for The New Citythunderbird_auction_flyer_picture_for_website
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The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers will be holding our annual November auction of Native American items.  Jewelry, leather goods, baskets, rattles, clothing, blankets and other beautiful items will be available.
The Auction will be on Saturday, November 19, 2016, at The Carriage House,  225 East 67th Street,  in Manhattan (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues).   Please note that this is a new location.  Auction items can be viewed from 6:00 to 7:00 PMwith the auction taking place from 7 PM until about 9 PM.
This is a great opportunity for early holiday gift shopping.
All proceeds from this auction are used for the Thunderbird American Indian Scholarship Fund, which has awarded over 500 grants for the college education of Native Americans.
Payment for winning bids can be made by cash or check (with proper id).  We cannot accept credit/debit card payments.
All are welcome to attend.  Admission is free.

Dance Workshop, Storytelling & Crafts Sale

Saturday October 15   7-10pm

at The Carriage House

225 East 67 Street (btw. 2nd & 3rd Avenues), New York CityMatoaka Little Eagle and Powhatan Swift Eagle at Clearwater

Hoop Dance Michael A Taylor and Marie Ponce

Native American Storytelling, Dance Workshops and Crafts Sale. Hands-on workshops and demonstrations of Native American Pow Wow Dance Styles and Storytelling shared by members of the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers.  One of few places in the east to learn American Indian Hoop Dance (hoops provided),hear American Indian Stories and purchase Native Crafts. Appropriate for adults and children 7 yrs and older.

 

Native American Auction

Saturday November 19

Preview and silent bits 6-7pm,   Live Auction  7-10pm

Michael Taylor and Louis Mofsie play flute Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

Michael Taylor and Louis Mofsie play flute Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

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at The Carriage House

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

Phenomenal prices on Native American Indian turquoise, silver and beaded jewelry, pottery, weaving, art work, regalia from Eastern and Western Native Artisans and peoples. Have a rare (tax deductible) opportunity to support the Thunderbird American Indian Dancer’s education fund while purchasing and learning about Native items collected from travels and events, across the 50 states, all year long.

 

Holiday Party

Saturday December 10  6-10pm

at La Mama Theater 66 East 4th Street between 2nd & 3rd Avenues), New York City, NY

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Children dancing the Calumet Contest dance with Thunderbird American Indian Dancers in Concert Theater for the New City Jan 2014 Photo by Lee Wexler.

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NMAI Events Calendar

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Traditional Dance Social

 

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

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

Carlos Ponce and alan "Star" Brown Traditional Men's Native American Dancers at TNC

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

Saturday January 21   7-10pm

at National Museum of the American Indian

One Bowling Green New York City, NY

(near Battery Park)

( #4 Train to Bowling Green and ride elevator up, #R to Whitehall, #1/#9 to Staten Island Ferry)

Free Admission, door prizes, refreshments Bring your shawl, moccasins or comfortable shoes to dance and see demonstrations of Yaqui Deer Dance, Grass, Jingle, Shawl, Traditional & Hoop Dances.

 

Thunderbird American Indian Dancers in Concert

January 27,28,29Heyna Second Sons Drum Group Sings

February 3, 4, 5

Fridays 8pm   Saturdays 3 & 8pm &  Sundays  3pm

at Theater for the New City 155 First Avenue (at 10th Street) New York City, NY

(212) 254-1109 or http://www.THEATERFORTHENEWCITY.NET

 

Dale Legunes Shaw and Smoke Dancer

Dale Legunes Shaw and Smoke Dancer

POW-WOW -- Alligator 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 — Alligator 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 -- Buffalo 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 — Buffalo 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.

 

 

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Young Winners TAID Pow Wow

Matoaka Little Eagle with Kids AICH

 

 

 

PAST EVENTS

Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow

Friday – Sunday
July 29- 31, 2016

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

Queens Farm Pow Wow July 2016(1)PrintFlyer

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

 
 

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

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: (718) 347-3276

Vendors: 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

(718 347-FARM   WWW.QUEENSFARM.ORG

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.
Note Admission Update: Adults $11.00 (all weekend pass $16.00), 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 or sell knives or other sharp objects to events at the Museum. Calendar subject to change. For further information WWW.THUNDERBIRDAMERICANINDIANDANCERS.ORG
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Directions                         Queens Farm Pow Wow July 2016(1)PrintFlyer

 

 

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 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):

ttle 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

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 April 16, 2016
7 – 10 PM
Traditional Dance Social
at National Museum of the American Indian, One Bowling Green, New York City

Children & Youth Dance Workshop
Saturday March 19, 2016
at American Indian Community House

Thunderbird Young Winners 2015 Queens Farm

Matoake young Tewa dancer crop

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

Get Reservations

Thunderbird American Indian Dancers in Concert at

Theater for the New City

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

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

Traditional Dance Social

Saturday January 30, 2016

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 Social postponed to Jan 30 at National Museum of the American Indian 1 Bowling Green

Click to See NMAI Calendar: \

Join the Thunderbird Indian Singers and Dancers in this participatory social evening full of inter-tribal dances and fellowships which is led by Louis Mofsie (Hopi/Winnebago).  Drum groups include Heyna Second Son Singers and Silvercloud Indian Singers. Bring Your Mocassins, Shawls or just sneeakers to dance in the circle with us and see dance demonstrations like Traditional Contest amd American Indian Hoop Dance!!

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Next Thunderbird Social at NMAI April 16, 2016

Holiday Party      NEW LOCATION!! NEW DATE!!

Saturday December 19, 2015
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  

We are recommending people (including Thunderbirds) bring only cold dishes.  This is because the facilities are La MaMa do not include any kitchen facilities, so we will have very limited warming and cleaning capacity.

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 Join Facebook Page: Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

New Dates: 41th Year at TNC and New Dec 19 Date for Holiday Party!!

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

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

Indian Country Today

Native American Auction

Saturday November 21, 2015

6 – 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)


national-museum-of-the-american-indianDance Workshop, Storytelling & Crafts Sale

Saturday October 17, 2015

7 – 10 PM

at American Indian Community House 254 West 29 Street 2nd floor New York City, NY (between 7th & 8th Avenues) Native American Indian Storytelling, Dance Workshops and Crafts Sale

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.

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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.

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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

(718 347-FARM   WWW.QUEENSFARM.ORG

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

20 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.

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

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

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

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

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

    drum contest?

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  10. Michael martinez
    Mar 21, 2016 @ 00:12:37

    Hi i live in sparks navada and would like a chance to see one of your shows out here for me and my family and yo have the experience of meeting you and experienceing my tribal

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