Nesika Illahee (Siletz) Pow-Wow
Many different Tribal nations will be represented at the annual Nesika Illahee Pow-Wow on Aug. 12-14, 2011, in Siletz, Ore., held by the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians. The public is invited to attend this family-friendly event, a tradition for the Siletz people and other American Indians.
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 2011-2012 Siletz Royalty on Aug. 12 at 6 p.m. All dance styles will enter the arena at 7 p.m. during the first Grand Entry. ?
A parade winds through downtown Siletz at 10 a.m. on Aug. 13. This hometown event includes Tribal royalty, drummers, dancers, equestrian units, vintage cars and floats.?