100th Annual Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial
Kiowa Gourd Dance and Contest Pow Wow
August 12 & 13, 2022
Red Rock Park | West Arena 

Download the Kiowa Gourd Dance and Contest Pow Wow Flyer

4 pm Gourd Dance
730 pm Grand Entry

2 pm Gourd Dance
6 pm Grand Entry

Gourd Dance Head Staff
MC: Dr. Phil Dupoint, Kiowa- Carnegie, Oklahoma
Head Dancer: Tim Tsoodle, Kiowa- Carnegie, Oklahoma
Head Singer: Freddie Cozad, Kiowa- Mountain View, Oklahoma

Pow Wow Head Staff
MC: Erny Zah, Dine’; Choctaw; Jicarilla Apache, Farmington, NM
Arena Director/ Head Judge: Victor Bob, Dine’ Gallup, NM
Arena Director/ Head Judge: Faron Owl, Quechan; Ute; Dine’ Winterhaven, California
Registration/Tabulation: NS Tabulation- Red Rock, NM
Sound System: War Dance Live, Flagstaff, AZ
Host Drums & Head Dancers selected per session

Drum Contest
Northern; Southern & Hand Drum

Dance Contest Categories
Golden Age (Ages 60+)
Women’s all categories combined
Men’s all categories combined
Adults (Ages 18-59)
Women’s: Northern Traditional; Southern Traditional; Fancy Shawl; Jingle Dress
Men’s: Northern Traditional; Southern Straight; Fancy Feather; Grass Dance
Teens (Ages 13-17)
Girl’s: Northern & Southern Traditional combined; Fancy Shawl; Jingle Dress
Boy’s: Northern Traditional & Southern Straight combined; Fancy Feather; Grass Dance
Junior’s (Ages 7-12)
Girl’s: Traditional combined; Fancy Shawl; Jingle Dress
Boy’s: Traditional combined; Fancy Feather; Grass & Chicken (combined)
Tiny Tots (Ages 0-6) Combined

Friday Fire Rock Casino FREE Day!
Saturday $10 (12 and under free)
Parking $5 per day (mention Pow Wow Parking)

Bring your own chairs and canopies


For More Information: 

Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial Association Inc.  
285 South Boardman, Suite A
Gallup, NM 87301   

Phone:  505-863-3896  
Email:  gallupceremonialnm@gmail.com  


Download the Pow Wow Flyer

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