Veterans Day Gourd Dance

Event details

  • Saturday | November 11, 2023
  • All Day

Join us for the Third Annual Veterans Day Gourd Dance on November 11, 2023.

Master of Ceremonies: Juaquin Hamilton-Youngbird (Sac & Fox/Cheyenne/Shawnee)
Host Drum: Ironbow Singers (Otoe-Missouria, Ponca, Osage, Pawnee)
Head Gourd Dancer: Jason Bender, U.S. Marine Corps (Absentee Shawnee)
Arena Director: Chuck Bread (Kiowa/Cherokee/Creek/Seminole)


Gourd Dance: 1 PM - 5 PM
Supper Break: 5 PM - 6:30 PM (Supper Break will be served at the Myaamia Community Center/Dining Hall next to the Council House)
Gourd Dance: 7 PM - 9 PM

Bring your own lawn chairs! This is a family-friendly event.

Absolutely NO alcohol or drugs allowed. NO firearms allowed except for law enforcement officials. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items and/or accidents.


Peoria: Charla EchoHawk (918) 540-2535
Wyandotte: Sherri Clemons (918) 961-1972
Miami: Julie Olds (918) 541-3131

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