Native Justice Powwow Moves Indoors

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

The 4th annual Native Justice Powwow will move to Great Hall in Allen Chapman Activity Center in response to rainy forecasts.

The 4th annual Native Justice Powwow hosted by The University of Tulsa College of Law will be held in Great Hall of The Allen Chapman Activity Center on TU’s campus, 440 S. Gary Ave. The move allows the event to take place regardless of weather. The time and date of the powwow have not changed.

The powwow will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 16. the event is free and open to the public. Public parking will be available in the lot west of the activity center, across S. Florence Ave.

The powwow is being held in conjunction with the conference “Exhibiting Culture: Museums and Indians” to be held at Gilcrease Museum, Friday, May 15. For more information on the conference and powwow, visit: www.law.utulsa.edu/nalcconference.

The Native Justice Powwow is held annually by TU’s Native American Law Students Association. It features traditional tribal songs and dances, including gourd dancing in the afternoon, and intertribal traditional, straight, and fancy dancing in the evening. Native American vendors will be selling crafts and other items. Some traditional food will be available for free, with a small charge for other items benefiting various groups. Presentations throughout the event will honor those who contribute to the justice systems that serve Native American Communities.

Contact:
Barbette Veit
918-631-5604
barbette-veit@utulsa.edu