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Thunderbird American Indian Dancers, Inc.

Thunderbird’s 55th Year!!!

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2018/19 New CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Thunderbird schedule 2018-19 (1)

Native American Auction

November 18 6 – 10 PM      review 6 – 7 PM, auction 7 – 10 PM

at The Carriage House, 225 East 67th Street, New York City

(between 2nd & 3rd Avenues)

auction pix

Quality items gathered all year round, by The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers organization, throughout Indian Country, will be available at an old fashioned auction.

Buy items and learn about Authentic hand-made craftsmanship in: turquoise, silver,  pottery, Native regalia for dancing, instruments, weaving, bead and feather work, Hopi to Maya to Six Nations and more.

Item review starts 6pm. The auction, lead by Louis Mofsie, company director, begins 7pm. Proceeds help send Native students to school and help Thunderbird volunteer members preserve Native American Indian culture and share events with the community. Please help by joining us!!

Auction participants are asked to make payments by cash or check

only.

Thunderbird Auction Nov 2018 (1)

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Saturday December 15   7 – 10 PM

Holiday PartyIMG_20141220_203751430_HDR

at The Carriage House, 225 East 67th Street, New York City

Holiday potluck dinner – bring a dish to share – plus crafts sale

WWW.THUNDERBIRDAMERICANINDIANDANCERS.ORG

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Fridays – Sundays

January 25-27 & February 1-3

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

Fridays 8 PM, Saturdays 3 & 8 PM, Sundays 3 PM

Info for last year’s 2018 concert

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

March 2 2019  7 – 10pm

An Evening of Native American Storytelling

at The Carriage House, 225 East 67th Street, New York City

(between 2nd & 3rd Avenues)

 

Friday – Sunday July 26 – 28

Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow

Link Photos: Thunderbird Pow-wow at Queens Farm by John Ramirez

at Queens County Farm Museum

73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY

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

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Calendar subject to change.

Admission is free for all events except the January & February concerts and the Mid-Summer Pow Wow.

Write to THUNDERBIRDDANCERS@GMAIL.COM if you would like email notices of Thunderbird events.

For further information go to WWW.THUNDERBIRDAMERICANINDIANDANCERS.ORG.

July 26-28, 2019

44th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow 

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

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers are hosts to New York City ‘s oldest and largest pow wow,  celebrating our 54nd year.

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

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

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)

  • Home
  • Learn About the Farm
  • 2009 Queens Farm Thunderbird Powwow video slideshow:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4sMbqeB604&feature=related

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

 

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 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.

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

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)

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

 

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24 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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