SANTA FE, NM - April 3, 2018: The Institute of American Indian Arts' (IAIA) presents its
on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 10:00 am-7:00 pm (with Grand Entry at 11:00 am) on the IAIA Campus --
83 Avan Nu Po Road, minutes from the intersection of Rodeo Road and Richards Avenue, on the south side of Santa Fe. For directions and a map of the campus, click here.
This will be a contest powwow along with a drum contest, with over $4,500.00 in cash prizes awarded throughout the day.
In addition to the Powwow activities, visitors will be able to enjoy many food and arts and craft vendors throughout the site.
The 2018 IAIA Spring Powwow is free of charge, and open to the public.
Informational hand-outs will be available to the public while supplies last.
Welcome by IAIA President Dr. Robert Martin (Cherokee Nation)
Justin Atencio (Santo Domingo/Hopi)
Nape Waste Win (Oglala Lakota)
Head Gourd Dancer:
Beau Falling Star Tsatoke (Kiowa)
Host Southern Drum: (Pumpkin Vyne Skidi-Pawnee)
Host Northern Drum:
Thunder Boyz (Cochiti Pueblo)
Master of Ceremonies: James Edwards (Pawnee/N. Cheyenne/Comanche)
Student MC: Chad Browneagle (
Arena Director: Aaron Frye (Cherokee/Chickasaw)
Student AD: Bryson Runsabove Meyers (
For more information, contact
(Comanche) at 505.424.2339 or
Booth Space Information
Space is limited and provided on a first-come, first serve basis.
One 6' table with two chairs will be provided. There is no guarantee that
electrical outlets will be available at your table. Set up is from 8:00 - 9:00 AM.
Vendors are responsible for their own merchandise, loading and unloading.
All sales are between vendor and customer.
For more information and to download the Vendor application, please
For more information on vending, contact Phil Cooney at
IAIA is an Alcohol & Drug Free Campus
PHOTOS FROM 2017 IAIA SPRING POWWOW
Photos by: Jason S. Ordaz