All CCIE members that wish to participate and help in our booth please contact any of the council members or e-mail us here at CCIE. Your help would be very much appreciated. Participating in these events makes for a fun day, it is a great way to meet some new people and enjoy the conversations with those that visit our CCIE Information Booth.
California PowWow info can be found at the following sites: 500 Nations Crazy Crow Golden State Gourd Society Powwows.com Powwow Etiquette: Let Respect Be Your Guide Native American Pow Wows are social events. They should be fun – see beautiful regalia and breathtaking performances, as well as reunite with old friends and meet new ones – but, keep in mind that Pow Wows are also cultural events infused with tradition. There is a protocol, so just be aware of a few details (especially if you’re a first time pow wower) to avoid accidentally offending anyone or appearing disrespectful. Important people to know at a Pow Wow
- Emcee: This is the Master of Ceremonies. He is the keeper of all information that is important.
- Drum: This is the drum group, the players of the beautiful music heard at the Pow Wow.
- Head Male & Female Dancers: These highly revered dancers will be the ones to start each song or set of songs.
- Sponsoring Group: This is the Tribal group responsible for the Pow Wow.