Celebration of Indigenous Cultures

Three young people in regalia facing east

Since 2008, Clark College has celebrated indigenous cultures by hosting "Educating for the Seventh Generation," an evening of music, dance, tradition, and community.  According to organizers, the title references “our responsibility to teach the future Seventh Generation to maintain our resources, traditions and customs. It is the way of caring and preserving for the Seventh Generation, which is a true sustainable practice."

Please join us for our Annual POWWOW, Friday, November 3, 2017, Gaiser Student Center

5 p.m. -  Welcome and prayer, Refreshments served

5:45 p.m. - Welcome Address and Dreamcatcher Scholarship Presentation

6:00 p.m. - POWWOW Grand Entry

Information tables and vendors selling Native arts and crafts will be set-up. 

This is event is free and open to the public.

New Dreamcatcher Scholarship Opportunity

The Native American Celebration Planning Committee is pleased to announce a new scholarship at this year's POWWOW. The scholarship, named Dreamcatcher Scholarship, is designed to help current and future Clark College students that identify as indigenous to the Americas, Native American, or Indian. It will be awarded in the name of Becky Archibald and Anna Schmasow for their endless commitment of education for the seventh generation.

Scholarship applications will be available online or through the Diversity Center located in Gaiser Hall Room 214. Applications must by turned in to this same location.

Clark College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal in its programs and activities. If you need accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in this event, you should contact Clark College’s Disability Support Services Office at 360-992-2314 or 360-992-0901 VP, or visit Penguin Union Building 013, as soon as possible