Events


7th Annual Auburn Big Time-Pow Wow
On October 17 and 18, 2014, Native American dancers, drummers, singers, artist and food vendors will be gathering from across the region to participate in the Auburn Big Time—Pow Wow at the Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High Street, Auburn, CA.
This free family-friendly event is open to the public with free parking at the fairgrounds. Spectators are encouraged to bring chairs.
This is a drug, alcohol and tobacco free event. No pets allowed.

Directions from Sacramento Take the Maple St exit toward Auburn
Continue onto Maple St
Stoplight straight onto Auburn Folsom Rd
Turn left onto Fairgate Rd

Directions from Reno: Take the CA-49 exit toward Grass Valley/Placerville
Turn right onto CA-193 E/CA-49 S/Grass Valley Hwy (signs for Placerville)
Turn right onto Lincoln Way
Turn left onto Auburn Folsom Rd
Turn left onto Fairgate Rd

ABTPW Program

6PM- 9PM Friday, October 17th
California Indian Dance Night

10AM- 9PM Saturday, October 18th
Intertribal Dance and Songs

11 AM- Gourd Dance
Head Gourd: Ben Wolf

12 PM- Grand Entry
Invocation & Flag Songs
Tiny Tots
Junior Boys and Girls
Teen Boys and Girls

5 PM Supper Break- Visiting Performers
Hawaiian Dance Group
Halau Ka Waikahe Lani Malie

6 PM Second Grand Entry
Dance Special
Inter Tribal Council of California
Sacramento Native American Health Center
Golden Age
Adult Men and Women
Contest Winners Announcement

Head staff
MC – Paul Flores (Yacqui, Apache)
Arena Director – Myron Horse (Oglala Lakota)
Head Man – Percy Edwards (Colville Confederated Tribes)
Head Woman – Rose Abrahamson (Shoshone/Bannock)
Head Youth Boy – TaTanka Horse (Lakota/Pit River, Paiute)
Head Youth Girl – Wiconi Horse (Lakota/Pit River, Paiute)
Head Gourd – Ben Wolf (Kiowa)
Eagle Staff & Color Guard
American Indian Veteran Association
Enrique Rudino
Host Drums
Northern: Creekside Singers (Pine Ridge, SD)
Southern: Big Medicine Singers (Bakersville, CA)

For more information or to join the committee, please contact SNA at lorenn@sierranativealliance.org or call SNA main office (530) 888-8767.
Click on the links to view Pow Wow Post Card
Post Card


Native Youth Arts Show
The Maidu Museum in Roseville is hosting a Native Youth Art Show this spring. Artwork from students of the Sierra Native Alliance and the United Auburn Indian Community will be on display April 12-30, 2013. This show opens in April with a reception Saturday April 12st, from 6:30-8:30pm at the Night Out at the Museum/Artwalk series. For more information visit: www. roseville.ca.us/indainmuseum

Yomen- Maidu Museum Spring Celebration
Interns from the SNA Native Youth Conservation Corps (NYCC) will be hosting a booth at the Maidu Museum’s Yomen: Spring Celebration on Sunday April 27th, from 10-3pm. This event celebrates spring and California Native culture with traditional dance groups, art and craft demonstrations, guided tours, storytelling, information booths, and children’s activities.
For more information visit: www. roseville.ca.us/indainmuseum