Mt.Juliet, TN. The stage is being set at Mundy Park in Mt. Juliet for the 34th annual Pow Wow this weekend, September 26-27th, 2015.
September is American Indian Heritage Month and the Pow Wow is steeped in history and tradition. Native American food is always featured at this popular event, along with a marketplace of beautiful jewelry, arts and crafts. Native American music and daily performances of hoop dancing in colorful ceremonial costumes is educational and entertaining for all ages. An intertribal and individual dance contest and a drum contest will offer thousands of dollars in prize money.
This year, hip hop is being added to the musical lineup!
Lakota Hip-Hop artist Frank Waln was born and raised on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. After earning a degree in audio arts and acoustics in Chicago, Waln has performed his music and conducted his successful motivational workshops across the country; inspiring a new generation of Native Americans to rise up in response to historical injustice.
Waln has been featured on MTV’s Rebel Music and has been profiled in The Chicago Tribune and USA Today.
Waln will perform this Saturday, September 26th at 4:30pm at the Mt. Juliet Pow Wow.
Bring your lawn chairs this weekend and celebrate American Indian Heritage Month this weekend at Mundy Park, 300 Mundy Memorial Drive in Mt. Juliet. Gates open at 10:30AM.