Riverbank Traditional Pow Wow

June 3-5, 2016   

Louis Adado Riverfront Park, Lansing MI

Education Day activities are possible at a cost of $5 per student. Teachers and Chaperones are free. This fee includes all activities! If you are interested in bringing your class to the Educational Day, please contact:

Eva Menefee - eva.menefee@yahoo.com

Volunteers Needed

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Vendors Open 10:00 am

Children's activities 11:30 am

Grand Entry 1:00 pm

     Graduation Honor Song  3:00 pm

Performance by Jody Gaskin   5:30 pm

Grand Entry 7:00 pm

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser  8:30 am

Pow Wow Auction  10:30 am

Vendors Open 11:00 am

Grand Entry 12:00 noon

Closing Ceremony 4:30 pm

We are looking to increase our pool of volunteers for our program. If you are interested in participating as a volunteer. Please let us know! All volunteers of 4 or more hours will receive a free T-shirt!

The Native American Arts and Crafts Council was founded in 1989, for the purpose of preservation and promotion of the Michigan Woodland Indian Arts and Crafts.

Native American Arts and Crafts Council

Learn how you can get involved with the Pow Wow

Let us know if you have other questions!

To Participate in Education Day

Vendor Information

Vendor Spots are still available.  Click the button below for the vendor letter and booth application.  The deadline for applications was April 30.  Late applications will be accepted with appropriate fee attached.  Vendors must comply with the Native American Arts and Crafts Act.


725 Ridgewood AveLansingMI 48910, USA
+1.5177211502 • NativeAmericanACC@yahoo.com


Join us as we celebrate our 14th annual Riverbank Traditional Pow Wow. A Pow Wow is a Native American Cultural event. We encourage all member of the community to come and learn more about Michigan's first people. There will be drumming and singing, dancing, arts and crafts vendors, and of course food! 

This event has free admission.  Bring your lawn chairs!

Friday, June 3, 2016

Teachers and Home School families are invited to spend time at the Pow Wow on Friday.  Beginning at 9:00 am, groups can rotate through 6 different activity stations to learn more about the Native Americans in the Great Lakes.

Activities include:

Visiting an Indian Village

Learn more about Native American Medicines

Make a craft to take home

Learn about Native American foods

Listen to a Storyteller

Watching Native Dance and Hear the songs