Pow Wow Committee Member

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We are looking for anyone willing to share their talents with us and become part of our planning committee! We are a community of native and non native people coming together for monthly meetings to plan and organize our yearly pow wow! Want to know what it takes to plan a pow wow or other kinds of public events? Come and join us for a great experience! We are looking for grant writers, computer and social media savvy people, administrators, and anyone else who would like to join us.

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PO BOX 728, ZION, IL 60099, US

Mission Statement

WHAT IS A POW-WOW? A pow-wow is a planned social event and gathering of Native American people. It’s a time and place to meet old friends and make new ones. Awards and recognitions are given to the deserving. Gifts are given. Honor songs are sung. It’s a time to show-off the new dance outfits. Pow-wow times give us the chance to celebrate and reflect on Native American Heritage. WHO PARTICIPATES AT A POW-WOW? Everyone!!! The public is welcome. There are no spectators. When the MC announces an "inter-tribal" song everyone is welcome to dance if they choose to. Just browsing the trader booths or talking to people makes you part of the celebration.


Organized in 1992 by a local elder, this has become a tradition of local native and non native people to come together for this cultural event at a very sacred location.

We are looking for committee members to continue to help with planning, organizing, administration, grant writing, public outreach, etc. If you have talents you would like to share with us we would be delighted to have you and can show you the inner workings of organizing a pow wow!


We'll work with your schedule.


2400 Dowie Memorial DrZion, IL 60099



  • Event Design & Planning
  • Financial Planning
  • Group Facilitation
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Cross-cultural Communication


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Monthly committee meetings during spring and summer, pow wow weekend, special projects.

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