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The American Indian Student Association is pleased to host the 108th Annual Spring Powwow! One of the nation's longest running student-led powwows, the AISA Spring Powwow will take place on the South Oval lawn, in the heart of The University of Oklahoma's Norman campus, on Saturday, April 23rd, 2022, from 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM. 

We will update this website as more information becomes available.

Head Staff

EmceeWhitney Rencountre 
Arena DirectorCletus Gayton 
Head Gourd DancerHubert Kaulaity 
Head Gourd SingerMike Kihega 
Northern DrumTBD 
Southern DrumSouthern Thunder 
Head ManEdson Yellowfish 
Head LadyCourtney Reeder 
Color GuardBuddy Bond Color Guard 
Little MissPaislee McAlister 
Little MisterGabriel Whiteshirt 
'20-'22 AISA Indigenous RoyaltyCelena George 
'20-'22 AISA Indigenous RoyaltyAdarius Begay 

Schedule of Events

12:00 PMRegistration Begins
12:30 PMCedaring
1:00 PMGourd Dance
5:00 PMSupper Break
5:45 PMOU Indigenous Royalty Specials
6:15 PMOU Indigenous Royalty Crowning
6:30 PMGrand Entry

Frequently Asked Questions

The Spring Powwow is completely free for attendees!

In the event of inclement weather, please check our social media accounts for the most up-to-date plans.

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You can park in any of OU's parking lots! More information about parking, including a map, can be found at the link below.

Parking Information:

April 23rd is going to be a busy day on campus, so parking could be difficult to find. Be sure to get to campus early to ensure a parking spot.

Bring what you would to any powwow: cash, chairs, regalia (if applicable), blankets, etc.

The contest categories are as follows:

  • Men (16+)
  • Women (16+)
  • Teen boys
  • Teen girls
  • Tiny tots