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School’s Out Powwow at Mid-America All-Indian Center

On Saturday, May 14, the Mid-America All-Indian Center will host the annual “School’s Out Powwow” put on by Wichita Public Schools Title VI Native American Indian Education Program.

Native American students in the Wichita Public School district help to organize this event each year. Students in the Native American Program participate in several ways including acting as a student co-MC, student co-arena director, participation at the drum, JRTOC color guard, set up, and more.

The powwow is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend. Bring folding chairs or blankets to sit on.

2022 School’s Out Powwow

The Title VI princess for the 2022-2023 school year will be crowned.

For the first time, they’ll also be hosting the Men’s Fancy Dance Contest, which includes cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places.

There will also be a free traditional Native American meal while supplies last.

School’s Out Powwow Performers

This year, internationally known Native American dance troupe Indigenous Enterprise will attend to help educate Native students as well as the community and perform. Indigenous Enterprise consists of champion dancers from Canada and the US and their mission is to share the culture of Indigenous people and increase the understanding of Native identity.

For more information, visit WPS Native American Program here on Facebook

Date: May 14, 2022
Time: 2-9 p.m.
Location: Mid-America All-Indian Museum, 650 N. Seneca St. Wichita KS
Cost: FREE

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