OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

OSU hosts annual spring pow wow

03/31/1998

CORVALLIS - Drumming, dance, cultural ceremonies and food will be featured during Oregon State University's 22st annual Spring Pow Wow at Gill Coliseum on Saturday and Sunday, May 16-17.

Festivities, which are free and open to the public, are organized by OSU's Native American Student Organization. Doors open at 10 a.m. each day.

Grand entry celebrations are at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and at 1 p.m. on Sunday. The grand entry is the featured dance of a pow wow, used to bring in the dancers. It is led by the color guard and goes around in a circle and loops until all dancers are in the arena.

Master of ceremonies is Bob Tom from Siletz.

For information, contact the OSU Native American Longhouse, 541-737-2738.