Oct. 6, 2003
CONTACT: Ward Mullens

EMU Family Day Features Traditional Native American Pow Wow, Oct. 11-12

YPSILANTI—Discover the excitement and beauty of Native American culture at the12th annual “Honoring Tradition” Pow Wow, Oct. 11-12 at Eastern Michigan University’s Bowen Field House.

The event, which features Native American dancers, singers and artists from the Great Lakes region, runs 11 a.m. - 10 p.m., Saturday, Oct 11, and 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 12.

The public is invited to participate in various social dances and to browse the Native American arts and crafts. Grand Entries are at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday and at 1 p.m., Sunday.

The event is hosted by the Native American Student Organization and the EMU Center for Multicultural Affairs. Tickets are $6 day/adults; $5 day/seniors, college students and students 13-17 years of age; $4 day/children 4-12; Free/children 3 and under, $15/family pass (up to 5 members). Weekend passes are available as well. All tickets are available at the door.

The Pow Wow is one of more than 50 activities scheduled during EMU's annual Family Day, Saturday, Oct. 11, noon - 4 p.m.

For more information on the Pow Wow, call 734.487.2377.