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45th Annual USU Pow Wow

Members of the USU Native American Student Council (NASC) are proud to announce the 45th Annual "Echoing Traditional Ways", to be held March 16th and 17th.

2018 Pow Wow Information


March 16th & 17th, 2018

Grand Entry

March 16
March 17


USU Nelson Fieldhouse,
700 North 800 East, Logan, UT

Admission Rates

General Admission - $4,
USU Student w/ ID - $3,
Seniors, 65+ - $3,
Children Under 7 - FREE,
Please contact us at

Host Hotel

University Inn & Conference Center
*Ask for special Pow Wow Rates

Dance Categories

Dancers compete within the following age sets for each dance category: Golden Age, Adult, Teens, Juniors, and Tiny Tots:

  • Men's Traditional Dance
  • Men's Grass Dance
  • Men's Fancy Dance
  • Women's Traditional Dance
  • Women's Jingle Dance
  • Women's Fancy Shawl Dance


  • Men's switch Dance - NASC Committee
  • Women's switch dance - hosted by USU Center of Women and Gender
  • Head Man Special - Men's Northern Traditional
  • Head Woman Special - Tiny Tots

2018 Pow Wow Head Staff


History and Explanation of the Pow Wow

Traditionally, Pow Wow's served a number of functions. They were held in the spring to celebrate the new beginning of life. Honoring warriors, personal achievements, and ceremonies for dropped eagle feathers are still part of Pow Wows today. The Pow-Wow preserves a deep, lasting sense of family, pride and tradition. Behind the display of dance, music and vibrant regalia are sacred legends and meanings.