13. May 2017 - 10:00

28th Annual Cherokee Co Indian Festival & Mother's Day Powwow | Boling Park | Saturday, 13. May 2017

Saturday, May 13 10am - 6pm
Sunday, May 14 11am - 6pm

Everyone is Welcome!!

The powwow and festival will feature:
Native American Dance Competition
Native dancers only; see dance competition rules and
prize money breakdown on the rthunder.com
Grand Entry will be at 1:00 pm Saturday and Sunday
Honor Dance for Chipa Wolfe both days
Mother's Day Honor Dance both days
Emcee: Jody Gaskin
Host Drum: Red Boys
Arena Director: Charles Mesteth
Head Judge: Anthony Lett
Feast for singers, dancers, performers and sponsors
Native American cuisine such as buffalo, gator tail, roasted corn,
Indian frybread and more
Nammy Award Winning Flutist and Violinist: Arvel Bird
Birds of Prey: Ray Pena
Creek Encampment: Jim Sawgrass
Plains Cree Encampment: Katrina Fisher
Hoop Dancer: Amanda IronStar
Native arts and crafts
Warriors on horseback
Aztec dancers
Primitive Skills: flint knapping, fire by friction, hide tanning, cooking
Tipis, wigwam and living Indian village and displays
Environmental and Wildlife Displays
Our friends from Save the Horses rescue group
Train Rides from Wayne’s Train
Pony Rides, Rock Wall, Bungee Jump
Kid's activities and much more...

Tickets on sale at the gate:
Adults (13 years and up): $15
Children (6-12 years old): $5
5 years and under: FREE

General Information:

*Vendor spaces still available
**Acts are subject to change without notice.
**No pets allowed- this does not apply to Service Dogs.

**This is a rain or shine event**
  • I will speeking at a retreat in Ceader Mountain NC
  • I will be there dancing n will hav my beadwork selling too..if interested just look n find me.
  • Might go Kila Denton I went last year
  • Takara Matthews here's the invent page
  • Ruby I emailed u to rolling thunder it came back plz email me. renee_1_26@yahoo.com still want to help since I am still in wheel chair and cast.
  • when is the next one
  • Are the tickets one day tickets or the price is for both days?
  • Wld love to be able to attend , share video's please
  • I'd love to go, maybe if I get my SSI. I got family out there. My dad was born in Baxley GA it's on my birth certificate lol. Never been though.
  • This is the best event.
  • Can't dance this year but I love to work at the gate any where a wheel chair will go I have crushed left ankle got to have plate, screws, pins put in. Cherokee Rose Wolfe is on my friend list she can find me.
  • Can I get vendor info?
  • Let's go to it yozzzz!
  • place send me. vendor aplication
  • Need vendor information please
  • I am interested in Native Americans and their lives, issues, lifestyle, and history.
  • Would like info on vendor spaces
  • Would like to get some information on vendors space please.