lunes, 3 de octubre de 2005

NAIA's Circle Of Life NAIA Pow-wow & Fall Festival

Thanks Dale!:

Native American Indian Association
Circle Of Life NAIA Pow-wow & Fall Festival
3rd Weekend In October Every Year
Call For Information (615) 232-9179
2910 Hobson Pike Nashville, Tennessee

History: The NAIA annual Pow-Wow has grown to be one of the largest Pow-Wow- east of the Mississippi River. The Pow-Wow consists of three days of activities which include traditional Native Dances with a diversity of Indian regalia in with judged categories; traditional arts and crafts including demonstrations of carving (stone, bone, and totem poles), basket-weaving, beading, and other artistry. A tipi village is erected with historical information and traditional lifestyles described. Demonstrations of ancient Indian games are performed, as well as a variety of storytellers featured.

This unique cultural event offers a rare opportunity for Tennessee's Native American Indians and visitors from all heritages living in Tennessee and surrounding states to come together for a celebration of music, dance and the arts. The NAIA Pow-Wow & Fall Festival also, offers an educational opportunity for the public to discover and learn more about the diversity of American Indian traditions, songs, dance, basket-weaving, carving, games, and other cultural events.

NAIA is extremely proud of its' 24 years of service to the Native American Indian residents of Tennessee, NAIA is an intertribal non-profit organization. The success of this annual event increases each year due to the sponsorships, grants, and increased audiences.

HOW CAN YOU HELP: Monetary donations of support. You can assist us in our commitment to provide free admission to all children on Friday and free admission to all seniors citizens and physically challenged individuals throughout the weekend event. Email or call 615-232-9179 to make a donation. By mail: 230 Spence Lane, Nashville, Tennessee, 37210-3623.

Purchase Advertisement in Pow-Wow-Book. (1/8 pge-1-full page available). Ask about Banner Rates. In addition to distributing to this at the Pow-Wow, we distribute information to all Tennessee Congressmen Senators, and other government staff and agencies because it provides useful information about the American Indian population, especially here in Tennessee.

All donations go directly to the NAIA Education/Scholarship Fund and the NAIA Emergency Relief Assistance Fund. No board members, or volunteer personnel, are paid--we are truly a volunteer organization! With your help we are making a difference. Contact office: to discuss your support opportunity. Help us help others in Tennessee. Together, we truly can make a difference.

For Pow-Wow information, updates, and directions call, Ray Emanuel at 615-232-9179 and leave a message. Email:

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