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Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center
5011 Bernie Whitebear Way, Seattle, Washington 98199
30th Annual Seafair Indian Days Pow Wow. Come and celebrate with our family, reunite with old friends and make new ones! Enjoy fantastic food, music, and dance. All are welcome as we proudly share our native culture at Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center grounds.
Friday: 4pm-10pm | Grand Entry 7pm (Community Dinner 5pm)
Saturday: 10am-10pm | Grand Entry 12pm and 7pm | Coastal Grand Entry 11am and 6pm
Sunday: 10am-8pm | Grand Entry 12pm
Admission: Friday FREE admission, Saturday and Sunday $5 admission for 12 and older
Masters of Ceremony: Arlie Neskahi & Grant Timentwa
Arena Director: Rob Charles
Head Man Dancer: Sheldon Shebala
Head Woman Dancer: Paula Shebala
Host Drum: «206» Singers
Seafair Indian Days Princess: Lauren Galt
Seafair Warrior: Dimtri McDonald
Food Vendors: We will have our famous UIATF traditional salmon bake, plus Off The Rez and The 12th Frybread Crew serving Indian tacos. We'll also have the Adobo Brothers making Adobo, a traditional Filipino dish, and Snow Heaven making frosty snow cones and delicious huckleberry lemonade!
Arts and Crafts Vendors: There will be amazing native artists selling their traditional handmade art of all kinds from pottery, jewelry, music, handwoven rugs, paintings, clothing, and so much more! You don't want to miss out! If you would like to be a vendor contact Lynnette Jordan at [email protected]
Drum Contest! Day Pay for the first 10 drums!
Specials and Honoring's:
Bernie Whitebear Memorial Veteran's Special
Randy Tulee Memorial Special — Men's Round Bustle 18+
Head Man & Head Woman Sweetheart Special
NAWDIM Honoring Native Babies Special
Outgoing Seafair Princess Honoring Graduates Special
Outgoing Seafair Warrior Teen Boys Ironman Fancy Special
United Indians Special — All Women's Categories 30+
Our Pow Wow Poster Artist:
Marvin Oliver is one of the Northwest Coast's foremost contemporary sculptors and print-makers, who has made strides in the art world for the development and recognition of Native American Contemporary Fine Art. Oliver's career spans over 40 years, and he has worked in a variety of media including cedar, bronze, steel and glass. Oliver's monumental public works have been installed throughout the state of Washington and the United States, Canada, Japan and Italy. Oliver is Professor of American Indian Studies and Art at the University of Washington, and serves as Adjunct Curator of Contemporary Native American Art at the Burke Museum. He also holds a part-time post at the University of Alaska Ketchikan
Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors!
Stillaguamish Tribe & Washington Indian Gaming Association.
You can donate too! Please consider sponsoring our cultural event which creates a powerful bond among our region's diverse Native peoples while also educating tourists and the broader community about our history and culture.
Go to unitedindians.org/get-involved/donate/
to make a donation!
Volunteers are still needed! There are over 200 shifts that need to be filled for this year's powwow. We need volunteers to help out with recycling and compost sorting, in our salmon booth, set up and clean up etc. Please contact Katie Stover our Volunteer Coordinator at [email protected]
if you can donate four hours or more to help. Thanks to those who have already signed up to volunteer!
Security: The security position are all currently filled! Thank you to all that came out and applied on June 29th!.. There will be NO walk-in hiring for Security the day of the powwow.
Camping: Camp for the whole weekend for $25 per space. No pets allowed on camp grounds/Pow Wow grounds. No open campfires on campgrounds/Pow Wow grounds. No RV's
Royalty contest: For more information go to unitedindians.org/seafair-pow-wow/seafair-pow-wow-royalty-competition/
or contact Abriel Johnny at [email protected]
Metro bus #33 to Discovery Park (+10-15 min. walk) kingcounty.gov/depts/transportation/metro/schedules-maps/033.aspx
For driving directions click on link for Google Maps and Directions or go to unitedindians.org/contact-info-search/hours-location-directions/
For more information please visit our website at unitedindians.org/seafair-pow-wow/
or call 206-285-4425.