Pow Wows are the Native American people's way of meeting together, to join in dancing, singing, visiting, renewing old friendships, and making new ones. This is a time method to renew Native American culture and preserve the rich heritage of American Indians.
What is a Native American Powwow?
OAKVILLE INDIAN MOUNDS. ECHOTA CHEROKEE FESTIVAL 2015
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Paint Clan
Bird Clan
Deer Clan Booth
This year's Festival was dedicated to Dennis Tuck Vice Chief Deer Clan. Dennis crossed over to be with the Great Spirit on May 24th, 2016. He will be greatly missed, but he was with us in spirit. "We never say goodbye, we say until we meed again; in Peace. Alabama Cherokee Tribe,
Shannon, Wolf Clan member ( CoosaNative.
Shannon's Booth
Chief Stanley Lame Bear Trimm & Don McAnally Deer Clan
Festival Vendors
Echota Cherokee of Alabama Booth ( Office/Gift Shop )
Dancers in the Circle
Spectators watching the Native Dancers Dance!
MC~ Cherokee Brasher and wife Debbie on stage with the drum team  the Red Road Singers
Dancers going around the circle.
The Candy Dance for kids.
SPORTSMAN LAKE. ECHOTA CHEROKEE FESTIVAL 2016