April 28th 2016 is the Independent Scholars Evenings, presentation by Conrad Brown Kwaskwami on the Pow Wow. On April 22nd, this Friday is a prelude to the Pow Wow at Credit Island
Please read below and see attached.
" Algonquin River Pow Wow of Champions. 2016”
Algonquin is a form of language spoken by different tribes along the Mississippi River. It was convenient for them to speak the same language when they came to trade.
The upcoming event will encompass many different tribes who will come from all over the United States and Canada, bringing their own dance style while competing for the best. The winner will get a trophy and an honorarium. The Head Judge, Londel Seaboy is Dakota and Meskwaki. His father Danny Seaboy is Dakota, and the Master of Ceremonies, and will be giving the history of Credit Island during the Pow Wow.
Preston Duncan Kashemani will be at the prelude to the Pow Wow on Friday April 22th. 2016 at the Credit Island Lodge from 5pm – 10pm where the Brown Otter Drum group will be performing. Preston Duncan will be giving a presentation.
Informational talk April 28th. 2016on the upcoming event on May 6th, 7th and 8th 2016 will be given
Conrad Brown Kwaskwami.
Conrad is a member of the Meskwaki Tribe. He is part of the drum group, currently with the Brown Otter group, he was previously with the Red Earth drum group with whom he traveled all over the United States.
He is a Fish Clan member and part of Mississippi River Indian Alliance of the Quad Cities as well as a member of the Friends of Credit Island.
April 28th. 2016
2nd Floor of the Moline Commercial Club
1530 Fifth Avenue. Moline. Illinois.
Free and open to the public. Doors open at 6.30
Independent Scholars Evenings are sponsored by
THE INSTITUTE FOR CULTURAL & HEALING TRADITIONS, Ltd.
The Institute for Cultural & Healing Traditions, Ltd is a 501©3 organization since 1996