19th Annual Pechanga Pow Wow

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Gayle Anderson was live in Temecula for a preview of the 19th ANNUAL PECHANGA POW WOW, which will be held this weekend, July 11th through 13th at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula. Everyone is welcome to attend this FREE weekend-long event, featuring thousands of Native American dancers, singers, drummers, and artisans from tribes throughout North America. Visitors can also taste Native American-inspired foods such as buffalo burgers, Indian tacos served on traditional fry bread, and Native strawberry shortcake. Fireworks are scheduled Saturday evening.

The PECHANGA POW WOW also features Pow Wow contests for different age groups including seniors (63+) and tiny tots, as well as a drum contest. All contests are judged by participation and contest points beginning Friday, July 11th and include cash prizes. Sign-up for all contests will be closed at Noon Saturday, July 12th.

Please note: This is an alcohol and drug-free event. No weapons or firearms allowed on property.

Pow Wow Event Schedule:


7 a.m.       Shotgun 4 Man Scramble

Golf Tournament

Journey at Pechanga

$120 Per Player

5 p.m.       Gourd Dance

6 p.m.       Grand Entry

Invocation- Flag Song

Placing of the Colors

11 p.m.     Retire the Colors


Saturday, JULY 12th

11 a.m.      Gourd Dance

12 p.m.      Grand Entry

Invocation- Flag Song

Placing of the Colors

5 p.m.        Dinner Break

6 p.m.        Gourd Dance

7 p.m.        Grand Entry

Invocation - Flag Song

Placing of the Colors

Dusk          Fireworks (est. time)

9:30 p.m.   Peon Games

12 a.m.      Retire the Colors



11 a.m.      Gourd Dance

12 p.m.      Grand Entry

Invocation - Flag Song

Placing of the Colors

4:30 p.m.   Retire the Colors

5 p.m.        Awards

Parking for the Pow Wow is FREE.  Camping is available.

Friday, July 11th through Sunday, July 13th, 2014
Pechanga Resort & Casino
45000 Pechanga Parkway
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 770-4POW (4769)


If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com


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