Annual Spring Honor Dance and Powwow set for April 2023

MINOT, N.D. – Mark your calendar for the 33rd annual Spring Honor Dance and Powwow Celebration at Minot State University on April 21 and 22.

The two-day celebration, hosted by the Native American Cultural Center and Native American Cultural Awareness Club, will be held at the MSU Dome and feature standard dancing, drumming, and an honor parade for the Minot State graduating class of 2023.

“The University is made up of people doing different things across campus, and the Spring Honor Dance and Powwow Celebration is one of those times each year when the campus comes together to host one of the largest student-led activities at Minot State,” Annette Mennem, Native American Center director said. “Come join us April 21 and 22, when we celebrate the graduating class of 2023.”

The event will also include three Grand Entries over the two days beginning on Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday will feature the traditional entry of dancers at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

While the Spring Honor Dance and Powwow Celebration is free and open to the public, vendors will be on site selling jewelry, clothing, crafts, food, and other items.

A full itinerary of the celebration will be released at a later date.

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Published: 01/11/23   

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