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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

CRIT Native American Days and Pow Wow Sept. 26 - Oct. 2

Parker, Arizona; The Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) is sponsoring the Native American Days Fair Expo, September 26th through October 2nd
 with the theme, “Community, United by Choice.”

A Pow Wow is part of the event, held
September 30th to October 2nd.

Hand Drum Contest Sponsored by Jones/Humeumptewa Families
Host Northern Drum: Midnight Express
Host Southern Drum: Cozad
MC: Terry Fiddler
Arena Director: Darrell Goodwill
Host Gourd Dance Society: Comanche Little Ponies

Sept. 29
Jr. Miss CRIT and Miss CRIT pageants, 8 p.m., Manataba Park stage.

Sept. 30

Livestock entries, at livestock arena.

Fun Run/Walk, 7 a.m., Four Corners

Opening Ceremonies, 12 noon, $3 admission

Native Visions Film Festival, Blue Water Cinemas, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Makaav Band, 2 p.m.

Community Barbecue, Irataba Hall, 4 p.m.

Traditional Baby/Tot/Pee-Wee contest, Irataba Hall stage, 4 p.m.

Tribal Dance Groups & Open Bird Dancing, powwow arena, 4 to 6:45 p.m.

Powwow Grand Entry, 7 p.m., Tiny Tots & Drum Contests at 11 p.m.

5th annual Cecelia Mariscal Softball Tourney, call Tim 928-916-1725

Oct. 1
Admission $3

10-Mile Run, 6 a.m., Mohave Village

Parade, 10 a.m., California Avenue

Shinny Tourney, 1 p.m., Little League field

5th annual Cecelia Mariscal Softball Tourney

Miss Outstanding Teen, 12 noon, stage

Horseshoe Tourney, 12 noon Memorial Park

Miss Jr. Western Pageant, 2:30 p.m., Manataba Park stage

Little Miss Dudette & Little Mr. Dude Contest, 2:30 p.m., Manataba Park stage

Miss Parker Pageants (4 categories) 3:30 p.m., Manataba Park stage

Gourd Dancing, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., powwow arena

Bird Dance Contest 4 to 7 p.m., powwow arena

Powwow Grand Entry, 7 p.m.

Peon Handgames, 9 p.m., at shed

Oct. 2
Pow Wow Grand Entry, 12 noon to 5:30 p.m.

There are four age categories and the top four winners will receive cash prizes:
Juniors, ages 6 to 12; Teens, ages 13 to 17; Adult, 18 to 54; and Golden Age, 55 and older.

Host Northern Drum is Midnight Express; and Host Southern Drum is Cozad. Arena Director is Darrell Goodman; and Host Gourd Dance Society is Comanche Little Ponies.



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