Indian Center pairs sale with Autumn Powwow
Donations are being sought for the Autumn Benefit Powwow which will feature a Book and Art sale for the first time. The Powwow will take place Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Mid-America All-Indian Center, 650 N. Seneca. The Indian Center is accepting donations of books, magazines, CDs, posters and other items from a variety of genres, including American Indian topics. Proceeds will be used to purchase artwork for the Indian Center museum as well as new books and media for the museum’s reference library.
Individuals and businesses are also invited to rent booth space by calling (316) 350-3340. Donations and booth inquiries will be accepted until Wednesday, Oct. 12.
Both the Book and Art Sale and the Autumn Benefit Powwow will take place indoors at the Indian Center. The hours for the sale are 1-8 p.m.; the powwow will take place from 1-10 p.m. The powwow will include gourd dancing from 1-5 p.m. and a grand entry of intertribal dancers at 6:30 p.m. The closing song is scheduled for 10 p.m.
The Autumn Benefit Powwow is free and open to the public. Donations, however, will be accepted. All money raised from the powwow will be used to help fund the 2012 American Indian Festival at Century II.
For more information about the Book and Art Sale and Autumn Benefit Powwow, contact Indian Center Director April Scott at (316) 650-3341.