KU Powwow & Indigenous Cultures Festival—Saturday, April 6

KU Powwow & Indigenous Cultures Festival
Join us for this free, family-friendly event! 


Saturday | APR 6 | starting at 11:00 am at the Lied Center

Free and open to the public

KU’s First Nations Student Association and the Lied Center would like to cordially invite you to the KU Powwow and Indigenous Cultures Festival on Saturday, April 6. The festivities will begin at 11:00 am. This is a free event with traditional powwow activities, as well as educational workshops, engaging speakers, indigenous films and children’s activities. Regional indigenous artists and craftspeople will have items for sale, and indigenous food will be available to purchase throughout the day. Learn more...

Event Schedule:

  • 11:00 am – FNSA Tipi unveiling
  • 11:30 am – Mural unveiling
  • Noon & 5:00 pm – Powwow 101 sessions
  • Noon–5:00 pm – Children’s activities
  • 1:00 pm & 6:00 pm – Grand Entry
  • 1:30 pm–4:00 pm – Educational seminars
  • 4:00 pm – “Identity by Design” inspired by Smithsonian NMAI
  • 7:00 pm – Indigenous film festival

KU Indigenous Cultures Festival
As part of the festival and leading up to the Powwow, there are several additional events in March that are free and open to the public, featuring Indigenous artists and filmmakerslike a film screening on March 27 at the Lawrence Arts Center and an art gallery exhibit and live painting on March 29 at the Cider Gallery. Click hereto see to see the full list of events, and follow the festival's Facebook page for more updates and information.

And don't miss...

Nataanii Means, hip-hop artist
Friday | APR 5 | 7:30 pm

Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure
Friday | APR 12 | 7:00 pm

The Last Bandoleros
Friday | APR 19 | 7:30 pm

Sunday | APR 21 | 6:00 pm

See the entire Lied Center season >