Student Center-Room 1610
(505) 566-3321

Office Hours

Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm

San Juan College 7th Annual Contest Pow Wow

Download the 2014 Pow Wow Schedule here

April 11 & 12, 2014 at McGee Park

Friday, April 11

3:00p Doors Open
5:00p Gourd Dance
3:00-7:00p Registration Open/Close
7:00p Grand Entry

Saturday, April 12

9:00a Doors Open
10:00a–12:00p Gourd Dance
10:00a–5:00p Registration Open/Close
12:00p Grand Entry
5:00–7:00p Gourd Dance
7:00p Grand Entry

Head Staff

Host Northern Drum: Young Spirit, Frog Lake, Alberta, Canada
Host Southern Drum: Buc Wilde, Chinle, Arizona
Master of Ceremonies: Ruben Little Head, Sr., Lame Deer, Montana
Master of Ceremonies for Gourd Dance: Erny Zah, Sawmill, Arizona
Arena Director: Spike Draper, Kirtland, New Mexico
Head Gourd Dancer: Milton Yazzie, Rio Rancho, New Mexico


  • Ages 6-59 - $6
  • Ages 5 and under - Free
  • Elders 60+ - Free
  • Singers and Dancers must pay the daily admission fee of $6

Sorry, there are no weekend passes.

Vendor Application

The $80.00 fee is required by April 4, 2014. Download the Vendor Application Form here or contact the San Juan College Native American Center at (505) 566-3321 or nac@sanjuancollege.edu.


The priority deadline to submit a food permit application is April 3, 2014. A 10-day prior notice is required.

Download your food permit checklist, requirements, and application packet from www.nmenv.state.nm.us/fod/Food_Program/documents/TemporaryPermitPacket-Web-2013.pdf.

Mail your completed application to:
3400 Messina Drive, Suite 5000
Farmington, NM 87402

For questions regarding permits call (505) 566-9741.

For more information, please call Michele Peterson at (505) 566-3321. Or send an email to nac@sanjuancollege.edu.