MSF Harvest Pow Wow – September 22 & 23, 2012
Save the date! The 18th Annual Harvest Pow Wow will be held on September 22 & 23, 2012 at the Naper Settlement, 523 Webster Street, Naperville, IL. 60540.
All are welcome to attend this family friendly event.
Meet TWILIGHT Star Chaske Spencer “Werewolf” Sam Uley
Saturday from 1pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm and Sunday, 1pm to 4pm with pow wow admission.
Register for a special VIP Reception with Chaske Saturday or Sunday from noon to 1pm – $25 includes pow wow admission and refreshments. To reserve your spot call (708) 257-4300 or register and pay online.
Chaske is of Sioux/Nez Perce/Cherokee/Creek descent and is a member of the Fort Peck Reservation. Chaske plays Sam Uley, head of the wolfpack in several of the Twilight movies. While here, Chaske will also be representing the non-profit organization www.unitedglobalshift.org.
Other Pow Wow highlights include:
- Save Our American Raptors (SOAR) -Eagle and other Birds of Prey – 12-5pm
- Hana Hou Hula Hawaiian Dancers – Saturday at 5pm
- Native American Dancing and Drumming
- Exhibit by Wolf Mountain Sanctuary
- Native American arts, crafts and food
- Native Flute Players
- Tipis Invited
- Cultural Demonstrations
- Children’s Crafts -11am -5pm
- Grand Entry – Sat. 1pm & 7pm, Sun. 1pm
- Tour Naper Settlement – Until 4pm daily
- Special Veteran Honoring – Sat. & Sun 1pm
- Flintknapping (Arrowhead Making) -11am -5pm
Pow Wow Admission: Adults $8, Seniors 62+ $5, Children 5-10 $5. Purchase tickets in advance online. Group rates and weekend passes available. Bring lawn chairs. Pow Wow takes place rain or shine. No alcohol or drugs allowed. Sorry, no pets. Your admission fee supports MSF and its programs. Event subject to change. For up to date information (773) 585-1744 or check our website. The Harvest Pow Wow is partially supported by a grant from the city of Naperville.
Host Hotel: Country Inn and Suites, Naperville, (630) 505-3353
Head Staff: Emcee- Leonard Malatare, Arena Director- Mark LaRoque, Head Veteran- T.J. Grace, Head Male Dancer- Thorpe Sine, Head Lady Dancer- Nicole Sine, Host Drum-Milwaukee Bucks, Invited Drum – Little Thunder and Sawasnohsaeh Singers.