The Penn State Powwow

Canceled for 2020

Dancer at the New Faces of an Ancient People Powwow

The annual Penn State Powwow has been canceled out of an abundance of caution and with the utmost respect for the health and well being of our participants.

We hope to resume the event next year.

Head Staff

  • Host Drum: 
  • Co-Host Drum: 
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  • Head Veteran Dancer: 
  • Head Male Dancer: 
  • Head Female Dancer: 
  • Arena Director: 
  • Assistant Arena Director: 
  • Emcee: 
  • Head Cook: 
  • Co-Head Cook: 
  • Powwow Princess:

Call for Volunteers

Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Bruce Teeple, at for more information about volunteer opportunities.

Thanks for considering sharing your time with the American Indian Powwow.

Contact Us / Powwow Coordinator

For more information about our powwow and how you can participate, please email John Sanchez at He is our powwow coordinator and he is always happy to talk powwow.

John Sanchez /
123 Carnegie Building
Penn State
University Park, PA 16802-5100

Group of drummers at the 2014 Powwow