Austin Powwow celebrates Native American Heritage Month —
August 9, 2020

Austin Powwow celebrates Native American Heritage Month

By Vanna Vasquez

Native American Heritage

On Saturday, Nov. 5, Great Promise for American Indians is inviting the public to celebrate Native American Heritage Month at the 25th Annual Austin Powwow and American Indian Festival, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. 

For those interested in American Indian cuisine, there will be a wide range of authentic foods at the food court–make sure to get their most popular food:  frybread. They will also have over 100 booths of authentic arts and crafts at their American Indian market. A heritage stage will showcase American Indian culture through a variety of performances such as drumming, dancing, singing, storytelling and more. Finally, there will be a traditional dance contest with $25,000 worth of cash prizes.

This year’s festival will be held at the Travis County Expo Center in east Austin. Admission for the festival is $5 for adults and free for children under 12 years old. For more information, please visit

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