Nesika Illahee Pow-Wow
All events, except the parade, take place at the Pauline Ricks Memorial Pow-Wow Grounds on Government Hill in Siletz. The celebration will start with the crowning of the 2010-2011 Siletz Royalty on Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. All dance styles will enter the arena at 7 p.m. during the first Grand Entry. Dances in which the public can participate that are non-competitive will follow the Grand Entry.
A parade winds through downtown Siletz at 10 a.m. on Aug. 14. This hometown event includes Tribal royalty, drummers, dancers, equestrian units, vintage cars and floats. A variety of food and Native arts and crafts and jewelry will be offered for sale by more than 50 vendors on the pow-wow grounds. Nesika Illahee Pow Wow 2009This alcohol- and drug-free event is free.