Nanticoke Indian tribe to host 40th Annual Powwow

Date Published: 
July 21, 2017

The Nanticoke Indian tribe will hold its 40th Annual Powwow on Saturday, Sept. 9, and Sunday, Sept. 10th. The powwow grounds are located in the middle of a wooded area off Route 24, John J. Williams Highway. Powwow signs will be posted along Route 24 between Routes 113 and 1. The powwow grounds will open at 10 a.m. both days, and Grand Entry on Saturday will be at noon, with a second dance session at 4 p.m. Sunday morning will begin with a worship service at 10 a.m., and Grand Entry on Sunday is at 1:30 p.m.. The Native American crafts and food vendors will be open at 10 a.m. on Saturday and noon on Sunday.

Attendees who are wheelchair bound or have motorized wheelchairs will enter the powwow grounds on Mount Joy Road and will be directed to the identified parking area, where unloading and access to seating is convenient. Unless otherwise directed, handicapped attendees who normally use the general powwow parking area will continue to do so. Special seating for these handicapped individuals will continue to be available and monitored by powwow staff.